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Posts by Donna Harrington

A Student’s Guide to Southwestern’s Mission

I'm in my second year of a Masters degree program in counseling at Southwestern College, finishing up my last quarter of classes before my internship. Having been here a while, I think I'm now qualified to say a bit about what Southwestern College is all about, from a student's perspective. So here's what I'm going…
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Abstaining from Narcissism

At Southwestern College, in the first year of classes, the instructors and the curriculum invite us to look deeply at ourselves. We are invited to become more aware of both inner sources of strength and unconscious patterns that may not be serving us. I'm very grateful to have had this opportunity for self-inquiry. I'm sure…
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My Research on Spiritual Awakening

In the summer of 2014, I took "Foundations in Human Science Research" with Michael Schwab at Southwestern College. As part of this class, I wrote a research paper on spiritual awakening. This paper was based on 10 years of personal experience exploring spiritual awakening (through meditation and other forms of spiritual practice) from 2004 to…
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Four Mandalas from Archetypal Psychology Class

In the spring of 2014, I took "Archetypal Psychology" with Heather Wulfers at Southwestern College. I was a bit intimidated about taking this class. Of all the classes I'd taken at Southwestern, this was the subject I'd had the least experience with, and I wasn't sure exactly what to expect. I had a feeling this…
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Attracting New Clients

This is episode 8 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Emilah Dawn DeToro and Jacob Gotwals. In this episode (recorded in November 2013), we talk about various ways of attracting new clients: what we’ve tried, what we like, what’s worked for us, and what hasn’t. Listen Now / Download (Duration: 41:52 — 28.8MB) …
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Psychotherapy as a Creative Process with Tejal Murray

This is episode 9 of the Aspiring Coaches and Therapists podcast, by Jacob Gotwals. In this episode (recorded in January 2014), I interview Tejal Murray, who completed a master’s in art therapy / counseling at Southwestern College. Listen Now / Download (Duration: 42:55 — 29.5MB) Find out: How Tejal’s background as an artist supports…
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Where Do Southwestern College Grads Work? Alex (Pschorr) Calhoun

Alex (Pschorr) Calhoun, LMHC I completed my internship in Albuquerque, NM as part of the Southwest Family Guidance Center and Institute’s Suicide Assessment Team.  I must say that 2011 was a big year for me!  In 2012, I found myself graduated and happily married.  Currently, I am working as a psychotherapist counselor and coordinating bi-lingual…
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Where Do Southwestern Grads Work? Jennifer Albright, Art Therapy/Counseling

Jennifer G. Albright, MA, ATR, LPC/MHSP Graduated in 2003. Professionally, I am working with Experiential Healing Center in private practice serving children, adolescents, and adults with individual, family and group services. In addition, I am teaching Methods and Principles of Substance Abuse Counseling at Southwest TN Community College. I continue to work with at-risk boys…
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