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David M.

David J. Miller is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Certified Counselor living in Fresno, California, the heart of Californiaâ??s Central Valley. He is currently employed by Fresno County Department of Behavioral Health in the crisis unit, where he works with clients with a... Full Bio
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Can’t tell your counselor that? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Can’t Say That What do you do if there are things you can’t tell your counselor? Clients and commenters have told me a number of times that there were t ... Read on »
Do you feel like a loser? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Are you a loser? Do you feel like one? Winner or Loser? Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Here are 13 ways to guarantee you will be a loser. Do not try. Yo ... Read on »
How angry is too angry? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Does your anger get out of control? Anger Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com People with an anger management problem seem to have only one setting on their ... Read on »
Martin Luther King Jr. Day by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Today we celebrate Martin Luther King Jr. Day Read on »
Being verbally blunt can be a good or a bad thing. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Saying what you think can get you liked or it can get you hated. Are you one of those people who find they can’t help saying what they think? This can b ... Read on »
Ways you create a miserable life. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Are you making yourself miserable? Ways you create a miserable life Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Life can be hard, things happen that are out of your c ... Read on »
Does anger management class help anger issues? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What is anger management class and how does it help? Anger Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Anger and anger issues are factors in a majority of referrals t ... Read on »
Tools for Stress Busting. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Feeling stressed out? Try these stress reduction tools. Feeling stressed out? Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Life is full of stress. Good stress, bad st ... Read on »
Looking for a job as a California therapist? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Fresno County, CA is hiring for Unlicensed Mental Health Clinician This just came across my desk. If you are wanting to work as a Mental Health Clinici ... Read on »
How to avoid confusion and misunderstandings. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Do misunderstandings and confusion harm your relationships? Avoiding confusion and misunderstandings Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Misunderstandings ca ... Read on »
Is Rumination Chewing up your mental health? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What is Rumination and why is rumination destroying your mental wellness? Rumination – Chewing your emotional cud Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com Ruminati ... Read on »
Mental Illness or Mental Health? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. Do people have a mental illness or are they in poor mental health? Mental Health or Mental Illness? Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com The language we use i ... Read on »
Alexithymia and the Feelings Palette. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Your feelings palette – What feelings paint your life? Managing feelings Photo courtesy of Flickr ( istolethetv ) Most of us are familiar with the palle ... Read on »
Choosing between the law or your ethics, a dilemma for counselors. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. What if the law says the counselor should do something but doing it will hurt someone? Occasionally a reader sends in a question that has far-reaching ... Read on »
Making 2015 a great year by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What is ahead for you in 2015? Happy New Year From Counselorssoapbox.com Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com The New Year is upon us. For some this has come t ... Read on »
Most read mental health blog posts 2015. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller What have people been reading on counselorssoapbox.com this last year? Here is a list of the most read mental health, mental illness and substance abuse ... Read on »
Mental Illness – counselorssoapbox looks back and ahead. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller Mental health – Mental illness – the field is changing. Mental illness has been in the news a lot this past year. Some of that coverage has been a good ... Read on »
Happy Holidays From Counselorssoapbox by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health Happy Holidays From counselorssoapbox Photo courtesy of Pixabay.com     Read on »
Could you use a little magic? by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller This time of year magical things seem possible. Is there something you wish would happen but you can’t believe it is possible?  You would like a better ... Read on »
Healthy things to do when you are alone. by David M. Posted in: Blog Posts in Mental Health By David Joel Miller. You wanted alone time – now what? Are you like the rest of us? Your life is hectic? You wish the kids or the spouse would leave you alone? At work if i ... Read on »