“I just really like grocery shopping…”

Hey, there! I have some stuff to say, so get ready! … My summer has gone swimmingly. Only because, I designate the summer months to self-improvement of some sort, and let me tell you, I’ve got some shit done this time. These last three months, I’ve evaluated lifestyle choices and made some crucial changes to my daily … Continue reading “I just really like grocery shopping…”

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Why Clinical Mental Health Counseling?

Hello, again! To follow-up my last blog post, I'd like to explain why I chose to pursue clinical mental health counseling (CMHC). Since I first announced my application and acceptance into Plattsburgh’s graduate program, I’ve been asked why I chose to switch fields. I get it. It's unexpected. English….mental health counseling….*balances invisible subjects in palms … Continue reading Why Clinical Mental Health Counseling?

Meet a counselor-in-training: curiosity, empathy, personal development, & optimism

Could you give a quick description of Clinical Mental Health Counseling? I view clinical mental health as the practical application of treating psychopathology. A clinician would make up treatment plans and provide the human relationship that helps a client heal. I think mental health is not only about the chemical and biological mechanisms, but it's also about … Continue reading Meet a counselor-in-training: curiosity, empathy, personal development, & optimism

7 Self-Care Tips For Your Midterms Week (or anytime!)

  We all know it’s coming, the exhaustion, the tightness in your neck and shoulders, the inkling of dread when you look at your to-do list. Midterms week is hell. Even for those who have a light workload, the increased stress-level of the general college population dredges campus with negative energies. The pressure to succeed … Continue reading 7 Self-Care Tips For Your Midterms Week (or anytime!)