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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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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
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...


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...


Oct
22

Man’s Best Friend: Healing Through Pet Therapy







In this video, Ginny Vose, Trauma Specialist and Mental Health Counselor with JCAC, introduces Zoey, her Therapy Assistant. Zoey is a year and a half old French Bulldog who helps Ginny during Animal Assisted therapy sessions. Ginny talks about the benefits of Animal Assisted Therapy and walks you through what a typical session looks like with Zoey.



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, Ga.


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Oct
15

Play Therapy: Speaking Your Child's Language







In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, talks about what play therapy is, how it works, and what to expect from a play therapist. Play therapy is a form of counseling for children. The counselor isn’t “just playing” with the child, rather than walking them through Therapeutic play. In this video, Erica explains why play therapists use play as a form of therapy, and the benefits for your child. What can you expect from a play therapist at JCAC? Erica explains what the first 4 play therapy sessions look like. She also walks you through confidentiality and play therapy between counselor to parent, as well as treatment plans, goals, and parent support at home....


May
21

How To Find The Right Counselor For You Online






In this video, Erica Gregory, Owner and Clinical Director of JCAC, provides resources on how to find the right counselor for you. She discusses how to find a counselor online, what the credentials behind their name means, we well as provides questions to ask the counselor, and yourself, to help you find the best match for you.



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, Ga.


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May
14

No Cost Boot Camp 4 Divorcing Women: Empowering Women With Knowledge







In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director and Owner of JCAC, talks about how JCAC participates in a No Cost Boot Camp for Divorcing Women. Erica's role is the counselor and this team gives no cost information to women going through a divorce or may go through a divorce in the near future, in order to support, empower, and provide needed information to go through this process successfully. In this video, Erica explains the rolls of each team member - the Counselor, Lawyer, Private Investigator, and Financial Advisor.



To register at no cost or for additional questions: Please call Debbie Dorman (770) 377-4941



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Apr
02

What To Expect: First Appointment With JCAC








In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, explains what you should expect during your first appointment with Johns Creek and Alpharetta Counseling. She starts with the creation of your client portal, the first communication with your counselor, as well as details about virtual and in-office sessions. Erica then explains what you will discuss with your counselor during your first meeting; including your past, your present, your future goals, as well as coming up you’re your treatment plan. She then explains what to expect if you are seeking individual counseling, couples counseling, or child/adolescent counseling. To learn more, please see the links below.




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Mar
26

Psychiatrist, Psychologist, Counselor, & Therapist. What's The Difference?











In this video, Erica Gregory, Clinical Director of JCAC, explains the differences between psychiatrists, psychologists, and counselors/therapists. She discusses the differences in required schooling as well as what appointments and services look like. Erica also breaks down the different licenses that counselors can have depending on school program and experience. In this video, Erica also provides questions to ask clinicians, and yourself, to help you find the best match for you.



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 coun...