Recognizing Burnout

​Burnout is a word we often use within the helping professions. It has become the topic of numerous continuing education classes, lectures, and seminars and is something that we strive to prevent at all costs. Although burnout is a hot topic within the field of mental health, it is a phenomenon that can be experienced... Continue Reading →

Get to know the counselors (Cara Nicholson)

My name is Cara Nicholson. I earned my Master of Arts Degree in Counseling from Governors State University. Within the program, I chose the Marriage and Family sequence which allowed me to study counseling with individuals, couples, family, children, and adolescents. I am passionate about instilling self-empowerment and hope in my clients, whether I am... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of an Olive Branch Intern

A counselor’s job isn’t always easy. This week, I had the opportunity to really think about my own self care while working with my clients. Counselors experience hearing painful as well as exciting events that transpired throughout someone’s life journey. “The counselor” is an important tool in the therapeutic progress and if a counselor isn’t... Continue Reading →

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