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Prepare for the NCMHCE with Techniques from the Special Forces
Mental toughness techniques used by the Special Forces can play a crucial role in successfully passing the National Clinical Mental Health Counseling Exam (NCMHCE).

Will You Survive the Workforce After Passing the ASWB Exam?
It’s likely you have what it takes to pass the Social Work exam. Though passing the licensed clinical social work exam gets you licensed, there is a learning curve when it comes to actual practice.

Two of our incredible coaches, Melissa Mendoza and Jennifer Kolb, are back for another AATBS “Coaches' Corner” session.

Two of AATBS’s incredible coaches, Melissa Mendoza and Jennifer Kolb, teamed up for the first ever Coaches’ Corner session.

How the Body Influences the Mind
What does it mean to “feel?” By what process do we gauge our emotions? In other words, how is it that we know we are angry, sad, hungry, fearful, tired, excited, etc.? A brief examination of what is referred to by Drs. Craig, Critchley, Garfinkel, and others as “interoception” may provide some helpful insights into these questions.

The Amazing Power of
Discouragement and feeling like a failure can be detrimental to your success. However, failure is not final. If you believe in improvement, then you can pass the EPPP. 

EPPP Study and Sleep (Part 3): Six Ways to Improve Your Sleep
This post will build on these previous articles by examining six specific steps you can take to improve the quality of your sleep. These steps are for everyone, not just those with obvious sleep problems, since we could all benefit from better quality sleep.

What is the EPPP?
The Examination for Professional Practice of Psychology (EPPP) is the licensing exam one must take to become a practicing psychologist in the United States and Canada.

EPPP 2 Exam News
At the January 2017 meeting, the ASPPB approved the development of a new examination to “assess the competency-based skills necessary at entry-level licensure…designed to complement the EPPP.”

3 Tips for MFT Exam Prep Success
MFT exam prep can often accompanied by anxiety and a desire to just give up. It’s important to remember that while successful MFT exam prep is crucial, there are ways to approach studying that don’t invite such pressure.