VISTAS Online is an innovative publication produced for ACA by Dr. Garry R. Walz and Dr. Jeanne C. Bleuer of Counseling Outfitters, LLC. Its purpose is to provide a means of capturing the ideas, information and experiences generated by the annual ACA Conference and selected ACA Division Conferences. Papers on a program or practice that has been validated through research or experience may also be submitted. This digital collection of peer-reviewed articles is authored by counselors, for counselors. VISTAS Online contains the full text of over 900 proprietary counseling articles published from 2004 to 2017.
The Bridge to I Am: Rapid Advance Psychotherapy
Brief therapy is an umbrella term for a variety of approaches to psychotherapy. It differs from other schools of therapy in that it emphasizes a focus on a specific problem and direct intervention that specific problem. Rapid Advance Psychotherapy is a standardized five session brief process that includes: 1) Revealing the history; 2) Recognizing the Impasse; 3) Releasing the Past; 4) Responding to fear; and, 5) Reconnecting to the Spirit. It is a timely and cogent model.