• Women in the Behavioral Health Industry: Why Executive Leadership Needs a New, Female Face

    When universal education activist and Nobel Prize laureate Malala Yousafzai addressed the United Nations in 2013, she pointed out that “we cannot all succeed when half of us are held back.” Her words resonated with women’s rights advocates as she boldly confronted an inequity that still needs to be addressed today, especially in the behavioral health field.


  • Continuing Care Plan Adherence Following Residential Addiction Treatment

    Common sense suggests that greater patient adherence to substance use disorder (SUD) treatment recommendations is associated with better outcomes. Surprisingly, however, there is limited previous research systematically investigating the adherence-outcome relationship in the context of SUD treatment.


Howard  Rosenthal

Howard Rosenthal, EdD, CCHMC, MAC, NCC, LPC, is a founding board-certified human services practitioner who has written more than 20 articles for Counselor magazine. He is Professor and Program Coordinator of Human Services and Addiction Studies at St. Louis Community College at Florissant Valley in Missouri. He is the author of a number of books, including the bestseller, Special 15th Anniversary Edition Encyclopedia of Counseling. More counselors use his Vital Information and Review Questions CD program to prepare for counselor licensure and certification and to study for the NCE/CPCE than any other audio program.