Posted March 7th, 2016 by & filed under Tips/Advice on choosing a graduate program, Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog, Where Do Southwestern College Grads Work?.
How Quitting School Was the Best Thing that Ever Happened to Me
Charmayne Kilcup, PhD
At the young age of twenty-three, I was bright-eyed, bushy tailed, and sure I wanted to be a therapist. I had just graduated college and knew that furthering my studies was the next step in my career. I…
Posted October 25th, 2014 by & filed under Job Advice & Tips, Counseling Program at SWC, Top News, Reflections from President Nolan, Featured.
President Nolan shares some thoughts about Internships in Counseling and Art Therapy. …
Posted February 20th, 2014 by & filed under Job Advice & Tips, Top News, SWC Blog, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students, Featured.
Thoughts on Practicum and Internship from a Second Year Student at Southwestern College
- Your practicum is an awesome experience. Seeing first clients will never happen again. You have time in supervision to hash out concerns and explore ideas, and hear other people’s ways of doing therapy. We are all different, and it’s a…
Posted January 17th, 2013 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students.
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Questions You Should Have About Graduate School in Counseling or Art Therapy
Every graduate student and (especially) prospective graduate student should have a keen interest in the answers to these four questions:
1) What are the training experiences the school will provide?
2) How will the school help me prepare…
Posted July 24th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Wilderness Fasts & Earth Based Healing.
Craig Tomas McAdams, Internship in Maras, Peru: Theatre Begins
First, I wanted to give you all an amazing update on “Steve” from the last blog: the Andean Research Institute has graciously put up the funds to get Steve treatment at a clinic here in Peru. Apparently, we are heading to a clinic…
Posted June 4th, 2012 by & filed under Top News, Reflections from President Nolan.
What Kind of Training do Counselors and Art Therapists Get?
In graduate training for Counseling and Art Therapy, you take a number of courses related to the theory and practice of Counseling or Art Therapy. Makes sense. In these classes, you learn fairly directly about “doing therapy.” And at Southwestern College, we strongly encourage the…
Posted December 13th, 2011 by & filed under Top News, Wilderness Fasts & Earth Based Healing.
Maras is an amazing place as it is starting to rain frequently elsewhere in the valley, yet it remains sunny here on most afternoons. The cloud views from our residence at ARI can only be described as stunning. Our work with the children continues, and even when it does become wet and chilly, we are…