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May
17

Conquering Impostor Syndrome: Finding Your Purpose as a Counselor | JCACounseling Podcast Short














Impostor syndrome can be a challenging hurdle for counselors to overcome. In this short clip from the podcast, the hosts discuss how knowing your "why" can serve as a powerful tool for challenging impostor syndrome and staying grounded in your work with clients.


Click on the following link to watch this podcast short: https://youtu.be/bVHAEixocQ0



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About This Podcast Short


Understanding Impostor Syndrome:


Impostor syndrome is a common experience among counselors, where feelings of self-doubt and inadequacy can undermine confidence and competence. The clip acknowledges that the impostor voice can be overwhelming, but it offers a mindset shift to combat these feelings.


The Power of Knowing Your "Wh...


May
16

Exploring Counseling: Is It Right for You? | JCACounseling Podcast Short














Are you considering a career in counseling but unsure if it's the right fit for you? In this short clip from the Healing Through Connection Podcast, the hosts delve into what it truly means to be a counselor, answering common questions like "Do I want to become a counselor?" and "What does the work week look like as a counselor?"


Click on the following link to watch the podcast short: https://youtu.be/NMcZmeB4q6c



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About This Podcast Short


Understanding Counseling:


The episode begins by addressing the fundamental question: "Do I want to become a counselor?" The hosts discuss the intrinsic motivations behind pursuing a career in counseling and the qualities that make someone well-suited for this...


May
15

Unveiling Your Counseling Path: Discovering Your Niche | JCACounseling Podcast Short


In this short clip from the JCACounseling Healing Through Connection Podcast, hosts Erica, Hannah, and Myah delve into the essential process of discovering your niche as a counselor. They unpack the crucial steps involved in identifying the right population, niche, and theory models that resonate with you as a counselor.














Click on the following link to view this podcast short: https://youtu.be/60NGRFr3_4E


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About This Podcast Short


Exploring Your Niche:


During the episode, Erica, Hannah, and Myah emphasize the importance of discovering who you are becoming as a counselor. This journey begins with asking the right questions and exploring various areas within the counseling field. They discuss the ...


May
14

Crafting Your Path: Steps to Becoming The Counselor YOU Want To Be | JCACounseling Podcast


Are you passionate about counseling and wondering how to carve out your path in this rewarding field? In our latest podcast episode, we had an enlightening conversation with undergraduate students from JCAC who are actively pursuing careers in counseling. They shared their personal stories, insights, and practical steps that can guide you in becoming the counselor you aspire to be.


Click on the following link to check out this episode: https://youtu.be/TvzzmEl_XLg?si=TZihJR8HH-WrVNrR



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About This Episode


Finding Inspiration:


The conversation began with our guests sharing what inspired them to pursue counseling. Like many, their journeys were deeply personal. One student spoke about overcoming c...


Dec
18

Mindful Motherhood: Prioritizing Mental Health for Stay-at-Home Moms



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What is mindfulness? Mindfulness is the practice of being fully present in the moment without judgment, a valauble tool for stay-at-home moms facing the challenges of motherhood.



Understanding Mindfulness in Motherhood


Mindfulness helps mothers navigate day-to-day chaos with calmness. It fosters a meaningful connections with their children. By being present in the moment, you're able to build memories, but also reduce overwhelming yourself by allowing yourself as mom to focus on one task at a time. Overall, mindfulness helps relieve stress, provide mental clarity, and promote self-compassion, all contributing to the wellbeing of stay-at-home moms in their fulfilling journey of raising ther...


May
02

3 Questions You Need to ASK Your Potential Counselor


When looking for a counselor- finding the right fit is very important. Don't let a computer match you, talk on the phone with a potential counselor to feel out who is the right fit. In this video Erica gives you 3 essential questions to ask a potential counselor to determine if they are the right fit for you! #JCACounseling #CounselorSearch #FindingACounselor









Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns Creek, Milton, Roswell, and Cumming, G...


Apr
25

How EMDR Works... In Everyday Language! | Looking for EMDR? Start Here!


So how does EMDR work? Will it help me? In this video, Erica shares in everyday language how EMDR can help manage difficult emotions and memories from a past trauma. To learn more about EMDR or schedule with a JCA Counselor- click here: https://www.alpharettajohnscreekcounseling.com/emdr-trauma #JCACounseling #EMDR #Counseling




How EMDR Works... In Everyday Language! | Looking for EMDR? Start Here!





Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service at our Alpharetta office which is conveniently located to serve Johns...


Nov
14

Are you struggling with the winter blues?


If you find yourself feeling down, anxious, hopeless, fatigued, or just not yourself starting around fall while feeling relief starting in the spring – it could be Seasonal Affective Disorder (SAD).



Roughly 20% of the US population is affected by mild to severe SAD.



SAD can be caused by a range of factors including increased stress due to holidays, chemical changes due to less sunlight including vitamin D deficits, increased melatonin production, and decreased serotonin production, family or personal history of mental health diagnoses



Symptoms to look out for:


Decreased energy


Changes in appetite


Changes in sleeping patterns


Feeling depressed, hopeless, worthless


Less interest in things you...


Oct
14

BUILDING CHARACTER: 3 Proven Tips To Help Build Confidence | Fostering Self Esteem Part 3


Most parents want to see their children become confident and independent adults with good self esteem. In this series, Erica explores how you can foster self esteem and confidence at home with your Priorities, Discipline, and Building Character. In part 2, Erica dives into how to help build character in your children by helping them answer "Why" to good behavior. Erica Gregory explains how having a foundation in morals and integrity can grow self esteem and confidence in children.


https://youtu.be/OwybMjPkX0Q



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Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Fl...


Sep
30

3 Proven Tips To Help Build Confidence in Your Child | Fostering Self Esteem Part 2: Discipline


Most parents want to see their children become confident and independent adults with good self esteem. In this series, Erica explores how you can foster self esteem and confidence at home with your Priorities, Discipline, and Building Character. In part 2, Erica dives into your discipline and boundary setting and gives examples to use discipline to grow confidence and character, rather than bringing out problem behavior like lying.


https://youtu.be/28bEzqj8MSc


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Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling (#JCAC) is a warm and family orientated counseling practice in Alpharetta, Ga. We offer online counseling services in the states of Georgia and Florida. We offer in-office counseling service a...