Indigenous Healing Program Reduces PTSD in Veterans
A Native American-inspired ceremony, like those used to prepare warriors for return to village life, reduced symptoms of psychological trauma in a small group of veterans, researchers report in the April Journal of Counseling & Development. Arie T. Greenleaf and colleagues examined the impact of the nature-based Veterans Vision Fast program on five veterans over six weeks, finding significant improvements in measures of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder and in general well-being. Indigenous healing practices may offer new directions in treatment for counselors providing transition services to veterans.
FEATURED ARTICLE: Volume 97 ■ Number 2 ■ April 2019
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Effects of a Rite of Passage Ceremony on Veterans’ Well-Being
Arie T. Greenleaf, Kevin M. Roessger, Joseph M. Williams and Jaimie Motsenbocker
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Helping Those Who Help Themselves: Does Counseling Enhance Retention?
Allison J. Lockard, Jeffrey A. Hayes, Benjamin D. Locke, Kathleen J. Bieschke and Louis G. Castonguay
The Efficacy of Interventions Aimed at Reducing Procrastination: A Meta-Analysis of Randomized Controlled Trials
John M. Malouff and Nicola S. Schutte
Reexamination of the Five-Factor Model and College Students' Treatment-Seeking Attitudes
Gregory T. Hatchett and Heather L. Park
Considering and Navigating New Relationships During Recovery From Intimate Partner Violence
Paulina Flasch, David Boote and Edward H. Robinson
Counselor Supervision: A Comparison Across States and Jurisdictions
Richard C. Henriksen Jr., Susan Henderson, Ya-Wen (Melissa) Liang, Richard E. Watts and Danielle Marks
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Validation Study of the Orientation Model: A Dual-Process Assessment Framework
Brett D. Wilkinson
Psychometric Synthesis of the Counselor Burnout Inventory
Gerta Bardhoshi, Bradley T. Erford and Hansori Jang
Family Functioning, Family Structure and Differentiation of Self in Heterosexual Spanish Couples: An Actor–Partner Analysis
Martiño Rodríguez-González, Maria Schweer-Collins, Chance A. Bell, Jonathan G. Sandberg and Carmen Rodríguez-Naranjo
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