mental health counselor
- A specialist who can talk with patients and their families about emotional and personal matters, and can help them make decisions.
English dictionary of cancer terms . 2015.
Look at other dictionaries:
Mental health counselor — Mental health counselors (or MHCs) practice mental health counseling which is a dynamic, holistic, strengths based and psychoeducational discipline born in the late 1970s when several mental health professionals realized that the master’s degree… … Wikipedia
Mental health professional — A mental health professional is a health care practitioner who offers services for the purpose of improving an individual s mental health or to treat mental illness. This broad category includes psychiatrists, clinical psychologists, clinical… … Wikipedia
Mental health provisions in Title V of the No Child Left Behind Act of 2001 — Contents 1 Mental Health Provisions in the No Child Left Behind 1.1 Subpart 2, Section 5241: Elementary and Secondary School Counseling Programs 1.2 Subpart 14, Section 5541: Grants for th … Wikipedia
Counselor — or counsellor may refer to: Contents 1 Medicine and social work 2 Law and government 3 Other … Wikipedia
Health realization — (HR) is a resiliency approach to personal and community psychology [Mills, R: Realizing Mental Health: Toward a new Psychology of Resiliency , Sulberger Graham Publishing, Ltd. 1995.] first developed in the 1980s by Roger C. Mills and George… … Wikipedia
Counselor education — is an academic discipline that has its roots in education, counseling, and other human services occupations. The primary focus of Counselor Education is the training and preparation of academic professionals who will teach the curriculum of… … Wikipedia
mental disorder — Any illness with a psychological origin, manifested either in symptoms of emotional distress or in abnormal behaviour. Most mental disorders can be broadly classified as either psychoses or neuroses (see neurosis; psychosis). Psychoses (e.g.,… … Universalium
Licensed Professional Counselor — (LPC) is a licensure for mental health professionals. The exact title varies by state, but the other most frequently used title is Licensed Mental Health Counselor (LMHC). Several U.S. states, including Illinois, Maine, and Tennessee, have… … Wikipedia
Community counselor — Community counselors provide counselling for traumatized communities in the aftermath of large scale natural disasters. They are trained in basic psychological techniques but are not necessarily professional psychologists. While the concept of… … Wikipedia
College Health — is a field of medicine that exclusively deals with the medical care of college age students (from age 18 through 28 years). Many colleges and universities campuses offer some sort of student health service, but there is wide variability in the… … Wikipedia