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Self-Love and Valentine’s Day: The Untold Story

Self-Love and Valentine’s Day: The Untold Story

The Call to Leadership

The Call to Leadership

Educators: Our Most Monumental Figures

Educators: Our Most Monumental Figures

Seasonal Depression: Combating the Holiday Blues

Seasonal Depression: Combating the Holiday Blues

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

November 09

Advice for Being in a Relationship with a Non-Therapist

As a therapist, you are uniquely skilled to help clients with a number problems, including their relationships. But, does having a day job that involves offering advice about someone else’s relationship troubles make you the authority in your own relationships? Not exactly. Many Marriage and Family Therapists (MFTs) encounter common hurdles in their own relationships that come as hazards of the trade. Some therapeutic skills […]

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November 07

Honoring Them, and Why They Serve

By Charles Loftland, MSgt, USAF, Ret. Leadership and service are possibly the most defining elements for those men and women who have committed their lives to wearing the uniforms of America’s Armed Forces. The rich heritage of military service has been both a reflection of the best of times and worst of times in our country. The diversity in our ranks has also represented a history […]

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November 07

Why COAMFTE Accreditation is Important to Your MFT Education

Of the many vital acronyms in the psychological profession, COAMFTE is especially important if you’re hoping to enjoy a promising career as a marriage and family therapist. The Commission on Accreditation for Marriage and Family Therapy (COAMFTE) accredits training programs like the M.A. and PsyD programs offered by Alliant International University to ensure the highest caliber of professional education. Learn more about COAMFTE and how […]

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November 02

How to Choose the Best Psychology School to Meet Your Goals

Choosing a home for your education is no easy task. We see thousands of students each year who have already determined that they want to study psychology, but are struggling through the process of deciding where to carry out their studies. So here is a practical guide to choosing the best school for you. If you’re interested in studying psychology at the undergraduate, master’s, or […]

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October 19

How Organizational Psychologists Benefit Company Culture

Alliant International University is proud to play a vital role in influencing modern business by educating and training industrial-organizational psychologists in the California School of Professional Psychology (CSPP). Many prospective organizational psychology students don’t realize just how vital their skillsets are to the livelihood and growth of companies of all sizes and across all industries. Here some of the strategies organizational psychologists use to help […]

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September 30

I’m an Entrepreneur—Do I Really Need to Attend Business School?

Entrepreneurship is pretty straightforward, right? You come up with an awesome idea, locate some investors, and—after some behind-the-scenes sweat equity—become an inspiration to others as you smile and rake in the dough. Does that sum it up? Primetime TV shows like “Shark Tank” and critically-acclaimed films like “The Social Network” that portray the seemingly overnight successes of college dropouts or regular Joes have led us to believe […]

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August 30

Helping Couples Stay Together: The Task of a Premarital Counselor

The nuclear family has evolved. No longer does the American household or the modern relationship fit one shape, size, or style. Yet the family unit remains the cornerstone of our society, and our identity as a species— no matter how it may look. Something that distinguishes the marriages and families of today is the high rate of divorce. In the United States, first-time married couples […]

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August 24

A Day in the Life – 10 Responsibilities of a School Psychologist

School psychologists use their advanced training in human development, behavior, and mental health to help students excel in the school environment. These professionals work to improve their students’ lives across a number of areas, including helping with academic performance, boosting social functioning, working to resolve behavioral problems, and supporting emotional health. School psychologists may have either a master’s or doctoral degree, and in California must […]

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August 15

What is Organizational Psychology, and Why is it Growing so Rapidly in the United States?

Have you ever seen a movie in which  a company calls in a “pro” to solve a workplace issue? Whether they are hired to help companies boost employee morale or enhance productivity in an organization, the real-world title for these “pros” is “industrial-organizational psychologist.” These specialized, rapidly-growing career paths are ideal for people who are interested in both the psychology and the business organization professions. […]

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