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Interview with Alyson Carr About the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam
Robin Phillips interviews Dr. Alyson Carr on the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam. Topics include: how to prepare for the NCMHCE, how to manage and overcome test-taking anxiety, why the counseling exam is so important, the role of the DSM-5 in the exam, what to do on test-day to increase your chances of success, and much more!

 What One Woman Learned From Failing the National Counseling Exam
Failing the counseling exam is an abiding fear looming over would-be counselors pursuing their Masters degree and then their internship work. There’s a reason for this fear, seeing that 40-45% of people taking the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Examination (NCMHCE) fail. But could failing the NCMHCE or the NCE ever be a good thing? In an article for Counseling Today, Alyson Carr shares that her experience failing the counseling exam turned out to be positive because of the lessons she learned from it

Being the MFT that Couples and Families are Looking For
When it comes to gaining client trust in the Marriage and Family Therapy field, credibility begins with the question: what are couples and families looking for?

The Internet’s Impact on Communication and Counseling
Sherry Turkle speaks on connection at the cost of conversation. Though she doesn’t mention telemental health, perhaps the online counseling community could be the best of both worlds.