Posted July 13th, 2014 by Jim Nolan, Former President & filed under Professional Training Certificates & NEI, Student & Alumni Stories, Ecotherapy.
Sylvan Schneider goes on a Vision Quest at Southwestern College, and shares his experience....…
Posted February 22nd, 2014 by Jim Nolan, Former President & filed under Art Therapy at SWC, Counseling at SWC, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
Vice President Katherine Ninos shares her understanding of the essence of Quimby/Southwestern College...…
Posted January 15th, 2014 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
Would I rather be ‘right’ or be in the loving?
“If you judge people, you have no time to love them.”
“Every time you smile at someone, it is an action of love, a gift to that person, a beautiful thing.”
- Mother Teresa
“As I walked out the door to the…
Posted January 12th, 2014 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
*This post is a special note to myself, a reminder that my job is not to be Little Miss Sunshine ALL the time, but more accurately sometimes the clearest joy is in continuing on.
So what if I need to get things done—like go to my job so I can keep making money to pay…
Posted October 17th, 2013 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
This morning I arrived on campus ready to tackle my day--yes, tackle, as in "I may have to listen to 'We Will Rock You' by Queen to really get my day started." Maybe not quite as bright-eyed and bushy-tailed as I like, but I showed up. In conversation with the incredible and very supportive Dru…
Posted October 10th, 2013 by Southwestern College & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, Consciousness & Mindfulness.
by Bryce Downey, graduate of Southwestern College, Santa Fe
Not for the first time in my life do I find myself here: my physical surroundings are incredibly beautiful & conducive to frequent adventures, I am blessed with a sweet, conscientious, & peppy roommate, sharing a spacious, comfortable, quiet home. I have three…
Posted June 20th, 2013 by Magdalena Karlick & filed under Counseling at SWC, Wild Heart Gallery, Creativity & More, Art Therapy at SWC.
by Debbie Schroder
As it got close to 6:00 on Monday evening I could feel my eagerness to begin painting. Every Monday evening the in-state art therapy interns and I engaged in amazing relationships with our canvases. We painted for an hour, then shared our work and talked for the rest of…
Posted April 14th, 2013 by Donna Harrington & filed under Student & Alumni Stories, SWC Blog.
Kate Latimer, Santa Fe, NM
I took a hiatus from the counseling world after the birth of my daughter in April of 2011, leaving my much loved job as a counselor at Solace Crisis Treatment Center (formerly the Santa Fe Rape Crisis and Trauma Treatment Center). Becoming a mom has been an incredible initiation full…