Journal of Mental Health Counseling

A professional journal covering the field of mental health counseling, from theory to research to practice. Publishes articles on current theory, therapeutic applications, original research, and professionalism. This is the official journal of the America

Articles from Vol. 27, No. 3, July

Counseling for Adolescents and Children At-Risk in Italy
The aim of the present article is to describe the difficulties experienced by some Italian children and adolescents. We distinguish, however, between overt forms of maladjustment, such as juvenile delinquency, drug addiction, depression, and suicidal...
Person-Centered Therapy with Impoverished, Maltreated, and Neglected Children and Adolescents in Brazil
This article reports on a program that provides person-centered therapy for impoverished, maltreated, and neglected children and adolescents in Brazil. The program, which is staffed by volunteer therapists, started in 2002. Since then, nearly 100 hundred...
Psychological and Cultural Influences on Koreans' Help-Seeking Attitudes
This study examined the influence of gender, cultural variables (i.e., horizontal and vertical individualism), and personal psychological variables (i.e., psychological distress, social-network orientation, and self-concealment) on attitudes toward...
Reaching Out: Mental Health Delivery outside the Box
Mental health does not exist in a vacuum. Indeed, a person's mental health can be influenced by sociocultural, political, and economic forces (Blustein, McWhirter, & Perry, 2005). For this reason, scholars in the mental health field have been increasingly...
Research Submissions to JMHC: Perspectives from the Associate Editor
I am extremely pleased to serve as the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC) associate editor for research, especially as the role affords me the opportunity to work with such fine colleagues as Drs. Jim Rogers, Alex Hall, and Bernie Jesolowski....
Staying Normal in an Abnormal Corner of the World: Mental Health Counseling in Israel
In the course of the last four years, Israeli citizens have repeatedly been exposed to terrorist attacks, and there are several other issues in Israel's current situation that highlight the need for intensive mental health counseling. The article focuses...
The Context of Contribution: Publishing Practice Articles in the Journal of Mental Health Counseling
THE COSMOLOGICAL CONTEXT OF CONTRIBUTION: THE REALLY BIG PICTURE We are born, we live and we die. Everything is born, lives and dies: from a quark to a grain of sand, to an ocean, to a human being, to a thought, to a star, to a galaxy ... to the...
The JMHC: Alive and Well and Moving Forward
I am very honored and excited to be taking over as editor of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC). I am especially pleased to be following in the footsteps of Dr. Carole Pistole whose stewardship of the journal over the past three years has...
The Seamless Transition: On Exiting the JMHC Editorship
Being editor of the Journal of Mental Health Counseling (JMHC) has been an honor, a privilege, a learning experience, and a pleasure. I developed many new relationships, through e-mails, particularly with authors and reviewers. Although I met a few...
Truth or Consequences: A Neopragmatic Critique of Contemporary Mental Health Culture
The mental health counseling profession has increasingly identified with the values of contemporary mental health culture by adopting a descriptive, medicalized perspective. Using a postmodern, neopragmatic analysis, I argue that the consequences of...