About Counselor Magazine

FULL LAYOUTCounselor, the Magazine for Addiction Professionals is a national, peer-reviewed publication that blends the in-depth information often found in journals with the ease-of-read and style of a magazine.

The magazine has a circulation of 21,000+ addiction treatment professionals – including psychologists, psychiatrists, counselors, criminal justice personnel, nurses, clinical supervisors, social workers, and mental health counselors.

The bi-monthly publication (February, April, June, August, October, and December) features in-depth articles written by the top experts in the addiction treatment field. In addition, each issue of Counselor features several columns – On the Web, Research to Practice, Professional Development and Alternative Therapies – that deliver practical and useful advice to addiction professionals. Readers can also earn CE credits by completing the quizzes included in each issue.

In 2008, Counselor provided an in-depth look at topics about addiction in Baby Boomers; involving children in the recovery process; the culture of recovery in America; traumatized, addicted adolescents; science-based theory regarding addiction as a brain disease; holistic remedies; ethics issues; integrated addiction and mental health treatment strategies; assessing for sex addiction; fatherlessness and adolescent substance abuse; recovery capital, and much more.

In 2009, Counselor will look at topics about mindfulness and addiction; Oxford Houses; evidence-based treatment for youths; implications of online counseling; chronic pain management and recovery; substance abuse treatment in the gay and lesbian population, and much more.

In each issue of Counselor, addiction treatment professionals also are provided with assessment tools and expert advice through award-winning writers and researchers, all of whom are top experts in the addiction treatment field. Previously titled “Professional Counselor,” Counselor, the Magazine for Addiction Professionals, is published by Health Communications, Inc.

Our Parent Company – Health Communications, Inc.

Founded in 1976, Health Communications (HCI), located in Deerfield Beach, Florida, publishes several new titles per year for professionals and consumers, including such well-known titles as Adult Children of Alcoholics (Woititz), Healing the Child Within (Whitfield), and Healing the Shame that Binds You (Bradshaw). The company also provides information and education to addiction and mental health professionals through Counselor, The Magazine for Addiction Professionals, as well as our fully accredited conferences and distance learning via US Journal Training, Inc.

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