Blunt Therapy Frank Talk About Mental Health FAQ

Frequently Asked Questions

Blunt Therapy is a blog about the kind of things people go to therapy for. Therapy. Mental health. Addictions. Parenting. Relationships. We offer tips, advice and analysis from a licensed therapist who’s been there.

Blunt Therapy is edited by a Licensed Professional Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist who has training and experience in the fields of addictions, family therapy, trauma, and co-occurring disorders.

Blunt Therapy publishes articles from any qualified writers who have an expert level understanding of the subject areas about which we publish posts.

Blunt Therapy is happy to accept professionally-written blog posts from authors with an expert-level understanding of their subject matter. We accept submissions in the following categories: Counseling, Human Behavior, Mental Health, Addictions, Relationships, Parenting, as well as Personal essays related to any of the above.

There is no charge to publish an article that meets the above-mentioned standards, provided you are not promoting a product or service in any way. Posts must be a minimum of 1,000 words and be submitted in Microsoft Word, along with any images, an author’s picture, and a bio. For more information, go here.

We also publish Sponsored Posts that meet certain criteria. You can contact us for rates.

Randy Withers, MA, NCC, LCMHC, LCAS, is the Lead Writer and Editor of Blunt Therapy.

His work has been featured in several online publications, including Medium, P.S. I Love You, ThriveWorks Global, The Mighty, The Mission, The Good Men Project, Yahoo! Lifestyle, and Magazine.

Randy is a Board-Certified Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor and Clinical Addictions Specialist living outside of Asheville, NC. He currently works full-time as an addictions counselor at a large state psychiatric hospital.

Randy has a minor in Psychology, a Bachelor’s Degree in English Literature, and Master’s Degrees in Education and Clinical Mental Health Counseling. He is licensed to practice in North Carolina but is board-certified at the national level.

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You sure can. Blunt Therapy accepts advertisements from products and services related to the content of the website.

In general terms, the product must relate to mental health, addictions, relationships, or parenting.

Sponsored posts will be identified as such per Goolge TOS. Links will receive a “sponsored” rel= tag as well.

If you are interested in learning more, including prices and fees, please use our contact form

Blunt Therapy does participate in affiliate marketing programs to promote quality, worthwhile products and services that we think will benefit our readers. It doesn’t cost you an additional penny to buy something through an affiliate link. If you’d like to learn more and see a list of the affiliate products promoted on this site, please visit the affiliate disclosure page.

Randy Withers is available for interviews, consultations, speaking engagements, and guest contributions. Please visit our Coaching Page for more information. 

While Blunt Therapy cannot provide online counseling services, we do refer readers to BetterHelp, one of the largest and most trusted online counseling providers out there. This link will get you 10% off your membership (affiliate link). Give them a try today! You’ll be glad you did.

Blunt Therapy Frank Talk About Mental Health FAQ
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