Vistas Online 2009

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.


A Tool of Facilitating Courage: Hope is a Choice

Mark Blagen and Julia Yang


The purpose of this paper is threefold. First, the authors will elaborate how Individual Psychology is a psychology of courage. Secondly, the elements of facilitating courage will be discussed. Lastly, a tool of facilitating courage: “Hope is a Choice” is included to illustrate the processes of encouragement.

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