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Celebrating Our Anniversary!

Celebrating our 87th Anniversary as the oldest Counseling Association in the United States! The Connecticut Counseling Association is proud to be the oldest professional counseling association in the U.S. We work hard every day to strengthen our profession and have ties...

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In Boston’s wake, expert advice on how to deal, heal with traumatic events

By Phyllis Swebilius pswebilius@nhregister.com / Twitter: @pswebilius   An old “Mr. Rogers’ Neighborhood” clip flying around this week on social media shows Fred Rogers, in shirt and tie, calmly talking about troubled times. “When I was a little boy, and something bad happened in...

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Resources and Information in Aftermath of Newtown Tragedy

As a Red Cross Disaster Mental Health Partner, ACA has been in touch with ARC regarding disaster mental health assistance from the counseling profession to assist in the aftermath of the tragic shooting in Newtown, CT. There are no deployment...

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2013 Legislative Update

CT Counseling Association Conference- April 5, 2013 Kenneth L. Przybysz LLC The 2013 legislature kicked off in early January in the aftermath of a horrendous tragedy. The tragedy in Newtown has consumed the legislative session. This week legislators approved a bipartisan package...

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When The Unthinkable Happens

When the unthinkable happens: Counseling children following the Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting Heather Rudow December 18, 2012 When the lives of six educators and 20 children between the ages of 6 and 7 were cut short in a mass shooting at...

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The Dalai Lama Visits Danbury

The Dalai Lama Visits Danbury What did I take away from hearing the Dalai Lama speak at Western Connecticut State University in October, 2012? I first should mention that the theme of his talk centered on the factors that are involved...

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Where East Meets West

By: Lynne Shallcross Originally Posted on: http://ct.counseling.org/2012/10/where-east-meets-west/ Cliff Hamrick was meditating long before he became a counselor, having found the practice useful for treating the depression he had experienced some years before. Now a private practitioner in Austin, Texas, Hamrick integrates Eastern...