Posted August 20th, 2020 by & filed under Reflections from the President, Student & Alumni Stories, Featured.
This conversation between SWC President Ann Filemyr, who also serves as Director of the Ecotherapy Certificate, and alumna MelindaJoy Pattison, explores the benefits of ecotherapy, especially during the pandemic with the higher levels of stress we are all experiencing. Simple ways to access nature, even on a city street or in a backyard, and receive…
Posted April 20th, 2020 by & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Student & Alumni Stories, Featured.
By Diane Chavez
I finished grad school at Southwestern College in Santa Fe, New Mexico in 2015. I never thought grad school was possible. I went to the emergency room in 2003 with a migraine. That migraine lasted ten years. That was in addition to my MS symptoms which had started 10 years earlier. This…
Posted January 29th, 2020 by & filed under People of SWC, Featured.
By Kate Latimer
The work of a counselor is inherently ironic, and often misunderstood. We are shepherds of grief, sadness, doubt, fear and anger, and know that when we can help our clients feel these things, and look the pain in the eye, that healing occurs. This is the transformational paradox. We often feel worse…
Posted October 11th, 2015 by & filed under Professional Training Certificates & NEI, Consciousness & Mindfulness, SWC Blog.
Graduate student, Amy Gordon, describes a fascinating first experience with Holotropic Breathwork. …