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7 Signs an MFT Can Help Your Relationship

The first few months of a new relationship are the best, aren’t they? It’s all about the nervous energy, long conversations about the future, meeting the family for the first time, and spending every waking moment together. Ah, love!

4 Tips on Coping with Sibling Rivalry

When we’re young, our siblings are our best friends.  Every free moment is spent together – playing, laughing, bonding through trouble caused throughout the day, and competing for attention. Yes, the seed for sibling competition and rivalry is planted young.  For those that face the task of overcoming it, it’s a lifelong commitment.

Before diving head first into how you can cope with this issue in your own life, let's focus on a relationship we can all aspire to emulate.

5 Characteristics of Marriage and Family Therapists

Whether you are looking to become a marriage and family therapist (MFT) or are considering seeking treatment from a professional marriage and family therapist, but don’t know exactly what to look for, this blog introduces some basic characteristics of marriage and family therapists so you know what to expect.

Tips for Managing Your MFT Practice

If you are managing your own marriage and family therapy practice or you are considering starting one, you know there is more to it than simply counseling patients. Private practice marriage and family therapists need to also be business savvy when it comes to managing their practice.

These are some things to consider for MFTs starting a private practice and a reminder for those who already have one.

5 Ideas for Random Acts of Kindness

With a constant assault of bad news in the media, it can be easy to forget that there are good people too, and that for every bad thing that happens, there are even more good things we can do. If you're interested in making a positive difference in the world, but don't know where to start, consider one of these five ideas for random acts of kindness.

The Impact of Pets on Your Health

Pets: They are our dear, loyal companions and integral parts of our family. They bring us joy (and sometimes frustration when they chew our favorite shoes), but can they actually be good for our health?

Many studies were conducted analyzing the effect pet ownership has on human health, psychological well-being, and longevity. But, there are conflicting results. Some studies demonstrate a positive impact on our health, while other researchers state this claim is merely an unsubstantiated hypothesis.

Common Core State Standards: Helping or Hurting K-12 Education?

If you’re a K-12 educator, you've likely been discussing the Common Core State Standards with your school administration and what it will mean to you as a teacher and to your students.

According to U.S. Secretary of Education Arne Duncan, “these standards have the capacity to change education in the best of ways – setting loose the creativity and innovation of educators at the local level, raising the bar for students, strengthening our economy and building a clearer path to the middle class.”

The Differences between a DBA and a PhD in Business

When it comes to choosing the best business doctorate program for you, how do you decide between a PhD in Business or Business Administration and a Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) degree?

Career Paths for PhD in Psychology

For many students, the idea of pursuing a degree in psychology is attractive because of the field’s notorious diversity and seemingly endless list of opportunities.  Those who choose psychology at the graduate level, study human behavior with an emphasis on research methods and statistics, which provides them with a unique skillset they can easily adapt to a variety of careers after graduation.

The Ins and Outs of Industrial Organizational Psychology

Are you familiar with industrial organizational (I-O) psychology?  Yes, it’s a mouthful, but if you've ever worked in a professional environment, you've witnessed that environment’s distinct organizational culture and how people relate to each other in the workplace. This is the foundation of industrial organizational psychology—the scientific study of the workplace.

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