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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...


May
26

Let's Make REAL CHANGES By Busting 3 DIET MYTHS! |Counselor Led Weight Loss Journey


JCAC Counselor, Ginny Vose, busts 3 weight loss myths and walks you through how to take the first step toward a permanent lifestyle change you can live with.







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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The JCAC Counselors specialize in counseling services throughout the lifespan! We offer play therapy...


Dec
29

YO YO Dieting... Let's Cut The String Together By: Ginny Vose, M.Ed., MA


It is getting to be that time of year again. The New Year brings on New Year's Resolutions. I can almost hear the groans of despair as I type this. We have all heard that the number one New Year’s Resolution is to lose weight and to get into shape. However, this is always the New Year’s Resolution that gets broken the fastest, as well. I get it because I am in the very same boat. Sadly, I have lost the weight... Once in my twenties, again in my thirties, and again in my forties. This past October, I turned 50. Not only do I want to look better, but I want to feel better. I know that at this stage of my life, my health could become compromised if I don’t lose the weight. So ...


Nov
05

Guided Imagery to Positive Self-Talk: Rewriting Your Negative Thoughts









In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to calm the negative thoughts in your brain. You will practice how to change negative self-talk into positive statements that will leave your feeling calm, focused, and strong.



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.


For our website be sure to Click Here


To schedule, an intake Click Here


To join our mailing Cli...


Mar
19

Guided Imagery to Letting Go Of Anxiety to Find Peace and Calm









In this video, Ginny Vose, Counselor with JCAC, leads you through an exercise to learn how to physically and mentally relax through your stress or anxiety. You will learn how to incorporate grounding techniques, such a breathing, contracting your body, and imagery, to relax your mind and body.



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.


For our website be sure to Click Here


To schedule, an intake Click ...


Mar
05

Soothing Grounding: 7 Ways to Calm Your Mind (Part 3 of 3)








In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses one type of Grounding. You will learn 7 ways how to focus your mind using Soothing Grounding. These include thinking about your favorite things, repeating inspiring quotes to yourself, and practicing selfcare. Check out our previous videos on Mental and Physical Grounding to learn how to calm your mind using techniques such as imagery, reading, mental games, stretching, breathing, and more.


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 Alpharett...


Feb
25

Physical Grounding: Anchor Your Body - Calm Your Mind (Part 2 of 3)






In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses another type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways to anchor your body in order to calm your mind, using Physical Grounding. These include stretching, breathing, and more. Stay tuned Alice's last grounding video next week where she will discuss Soothing Grounding.


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.


For our website...


Feb
19

Mental Grounding: 5 Ways to Calm Your Mind (Part 1 of 3)








In this video, Alice Hamrick, Counselor with JCAC, discusses one type of Grounding to help with Anxiety. You will learn 5 ways on how to focus your mind using Mental Grounding. These include imagery, reading, or playing mental games. Stay tuned for future videos that discuss Physical and Soothing Grounding.



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.


For our website be sure to Click Here


To schedule, a...