Category Archives: Counseling Psychology

AA

Today I attended my first Alcoholics Anonymous meeting.  As part of our Substance Abuse and Treatment class we were ask to attend a meeting and write a paper about our experience.  Substance abuse is overwhelmingly prevalent in our society and … Continue reading

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My First Weekend-in-Residence

I survived my first weekend-in-residence for my Adult Psychopathology blended class.  I must say, I was a little anxious going in- okay I was dreading it- as the sheer thought of two days back to back in class from 8:30-5:30 … Continue reading

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Call Me Tricia

Today in my Psych Appraisal and Assessment class I assumed the role of Tricia, a 14 year-old girl plagued with a troubling family life.  The topic of this week’s class was doing assessments with families and couples, and after going … Continue reading

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Kicking Off the Second Semester

After an incredibly restful and relaxing break, I feel refreshed and ready to take this coming semester by storm.  After one week back I already feel in the swing of things and I’m looking forward to getting settled into my … Continue reading

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One Semester Down!

I have officially completed my first semester of graduate school and I am one night away from starting my second….time certainly does fly!  I feel like it was just yesterday that I was sitting in Fundamentals Week, doing ice breakers … Continue reading

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We’re down to crunch time, people!

With only three more weeks of classes, I am in the last steps of this marathon of a semester! But what a rewarding marathon it has been! I feel like I have learned so much! Not only in regarding to … Continue reading

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Moving from Idaho to Boston

Moving is never easy. Even for someone like me who has moved around quite a bit growing up; moving is always just a mess of emotions. While I was excited about the prospect of moving to somewhere new, getting out … Continue reading

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Indian Summers

Today was a gorgeous, warm day! Especially in comparison to how rainy it has been the past few days. There seems to be a peaceful feel to today. As this semester continues, papers and other assignments are starting to pile … Continue reading

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Self-Care

When I first heard about teachers emphasizing the importance of self-care, I kind of laughed. I’ve heard so many horror stories of grad school and how much it consumes your life; so, the idea of taking time out of that … Continue reading

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First Day at Practicum

So today was the first day of orientation at my practicum. At first I was afraid I would fall behind in the training since the orientation started Monday; but, I quickly fell into line with what was being discussed and … Continue reading

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