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What the U.S. does better than Europe to prevent home-grown terrorism, and what I should tell my children about the dangerous world we all live in.

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Watching the news these days, it is filled with grim realities of the uncertain and dangerous world we live in. As a psychotherapist and professor of counseling, I am often faced with questions from parents of “what do I tell my children?” “How do I keep them away from danger [...]

By | 2018-04-07T05:35:16+00:00 April 7th, 2018|Public Mental Health|0 Comments

The Power of Graduate School: A Professor’s Experience

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Tonight, (March 12, 2018) I experienced something I don’t think I had ever experienced at this level and with this emotional intensity. Teaching my Advanced Clinical Counseling Skills class, my students requested that I do a demonstration of an individual counseling session, as I would do in my private practice. [...]

By | 2018-04-07T05:33:40+00:00 April 2nd, 2018|Graduate School, Public Mental Health|0 Comments

Justice Served 40-175 Years in Prison, So Little, So Late

By Dr. Dean Aslinia Yesterday we all saw and heard the reactions as the defamed child abuser of more than 150 young girls, a former medical doctor, Larry Nassar received his prison sentence of 40-175 years. As a mental health professional I was infuriated with several things: The letter and comments that Dr. Nassar [...]

By | 2018-03-30T23:22:20+00:00 January 27th, 2018|Public Mental Health, Sexual Health|0 Comments

A mental health expert’s prediction: There are going to be a lot more mass shootings and killings across the U.S.

Here are the reasons why: By Dean Aslinia, Ph.D., LPC-S, NCC Over the past 35 days the citizens of the United States have had to grapple with a series of domestic terrorist acts. First inLas Vegas, where a killer named Stephen Poddock decided to settle his personal misfortunes with the deaths of more than 56 [...]

By | 2018-01-16T20:05:31+00:00 January 16th, 2018|Public Mental Health|0 Comments