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.
From New Age to Neuroscience; Creating New Narratives with Meditation Programs and Guided Imagery in Addiction Treatment
Psychodynamic based approaches encourage therapists to assume a one-up, omnipotent position. Person-centered therapists aim to create a non-directive, non-judgmental relationship with the client. In narrative therapy, the counselor maintains a collaborative position and encourages the client to restory his or her experience in a self-empowering way.