Posted March 27th, 2015 by & filed under Top News, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
Sometimes I'll get compliments like, "You're so organized!" At these times, I'll often respond by saying, "Thanks! That's true, I am—except when I'm not!" That's because I try not to think of myself as being any particular thing—responsible, irresponsible, loving, hateful, or whatever.
In my experience, when I get invested in a particular idea about…
Posted March 20th, 2015 by & filed under Top News, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
When I got accepted at Southwestern College (in Santa Fe), I had been living in Albuquerque for about a decade. My wife and I felt quite comfortable in Albuquerque, and we were not inclined to move to Santa Fe. It was clear that I would be commuting; the question was, how?
The Rail Runner train…
Posted March 15th, 2015 by & filed under Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
This weekend a group of Art Therapy students, soon to be interns, gathered for the Capstone Process. Debbie and I facilitated this weekend, focused on transition, group dynamics, an art offering and goodbyes. These students are moving from having multiple classes and seeing clients at the Southwestern Counseling Center, to entering into the full-time…
Posted March 6th, 2015 by & filed under Valuable Posts on working in the Mental Health Profession, Top News, Student Reflections and Updates, Featured.
2nd Year SWC student Caitlin Harper explores her perspective on the use of humor in counseling. …
Posted March 5th, 2015 by & filed under Top News, Student Reflections and Updates, Art Therapy/Counseling at SWC, Featured.
Influenced by archetypes and art therapy, Sprout explores the interplay between the unconscious and conscious parts of the psyche. …