Therapy Methods

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Self Help

Engaging in a self-care routine has been clinically proven to reduce or eliminate anxiety and depression, reduce stress, improve concentration, minimize frustration and anger, increase happiness, improve energy, and more.  Self-help makes you a better, wiser person. By increasing your self-awareness capabilities, self-help efforts can help you learn to recognize potential problems before they are  out of your control. 

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Tapping

EFT tapping is an alternative acupressure therapy treatment used to restore balance to your disrupted energy. It's demonstrated some benefits as a treatment for anxiety, depression, physical pain, and insomnia

 
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EMDR

 EMDR is a structured therapy that encourages the patient to briefly focus on the trauma memory while simultaneously experiencing bilateral stimulation (typically eye movements), which is associated with a reduction in the vividness and emotion associated with the trauma memories. Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR) therapy is an extensively researched, effective psychotherapy method proven to help people recover from trauma and PTSD symptoms. 

 

Award/Mentions

ISCA

For the State of Illinois
Elementary School Counselor of the Year 2012

ASCA

In 2015, one of the ASCA cohort members (Erin Vandermore) became the first elementary school counseling program to receive RAMP recognition in Chicago! As mentioned in "The Use of Data in School Counseling: Hatching Results (and So Much More" by Trish Hatch and Julie Hartline
Foreword by Cheryl Holcomb-McCoy

Articles and Newsletters

Go Solo Article

Interested in starting your own entrepreneurial journey in health and wellness but unsure what to expect? Then read up on our interview with Erin Vandermore, founder of Age of Uncertainty Coaching, located in Asheville, NC, USA.

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ISCA newsletter and Insights.
Spring 2012

Editorial Feedback and Insight

Editorial Feedback

101 Solutions for School Counselors and Leaders in Challenging Times 1st Edition, Kindle Edition by Stuart F. Chen-Hayes (Author), Melissa S. Ockerman (Author), Erin Chase McCarty Mason (Author) A must read!

Reviewer

Developmental Counseling Model for Illinois Schools.

Best Practices for School Counselors 2018 Edition

Contributor

CPS Framework for School Counselors Companion Guide Version 1.1 – June 2014