CAS009 - An Historical Perspective on the field of Mental Health Counseling w/ Dr.  James Messina
Airdate 3/2/2006

Contributing Editor:

 

Dr. Stephen Giunta received his Ph. D. in Marriage and Family Counseling in 2002 from the University of Floridaís Department of Counselor Education. He is a licensed mental health counselor in the State of Florida and a member of the board for the Florida Mental Health Counselors Association. Dr. Giunta is the past Program Chair for Argosy University/Tampa and is currently in private practice.

Guest:

Dr. James Messina received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology in 1974 from the State University of New York at Buffalo. That same year, he completed a Post-Doctoral, NIMH Fellowship in Mental Health Administration at the University of Florida. An author, consultant, editor, and adjunct faculty member, he has been has been a licensed psychologist in the State of Florida since 1980.

 

Dr. Messina is a co-founder of the American Mental Health Counselor Association and that associationís second president. He is a Founding Member of the Board of Directors for the National Board of Certified Counselors. He is a past Member of the Board for the American Counseling Association and has chaired a national committee for the American School Counselors Association. He was a Drafter of language for the Licensure of Mental Health Counselors in the State of Florida and is the recipient of a number of nation, state and local awards for service to the profession and the community.

Dr. Messina's Website:

www.coping.org

Music used in this podcast:

Jaime Beauchamp - "Memorial Day" obtained from the Podsafe Music Network - Link to music

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