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Jun
09

Navigating Insurance for Counseling: What You Need to Know | JCACounseling Podcast Short


Understanding how to use insurance for counseling, psychiatry, and psychology services can be complex and overwhelming. In a recent short clip from the JCAC podcast, the hosts break down the essentials of utilizing insurance for mental health services, offering valuable insights on ensuring your child receives the best possible care.



The Reality of Using Insurance 4 Counseling | JCAC Podcast Short










The Necessity of a Medical Diagnosis:


One of the key points discussed in the podcast is that insurance requires a medical diagnosis to cover mental health services. This means that your counselor or service provider must diagnose your child with a specific mental health condition. The hosts emphasize...


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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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.


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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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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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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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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...