The day he was arrested felt like the end of the world. But looking back years later, Eric Beeson, Counseling@Northwestern faculty member and researcher, considers it to be one of the best days of his life. It was the moment that everything changed.
In a relationship, our desire to know and understand one another is inevitable. Helping those we care about to understand who we are fosters self-awareness and establishes mutual respect. However, several nuances should be considered when it comes to cross-cultural and interfaith relationships.
At the American Counseling Association conference in March, Counseling@Northwestern faculty member Dr. Eric Beeson and online graduate student Babatunde Aideyan presented twice on the emerging field of neurocounseling. In a session titled “Creating a Neuroscience Agenda for Counseling Research,” they focused on how to conceptualize research using the Research Domain Criteria (RDoC), a framework for neuroscience research created by the National Institute of Mental Health.
To be admitted into the Counseling@Northwestern program, applicants must participate in and complete a group interview. This unique aspect of the application process can cause confusion or even anxiety for some applicants. Here, we will go through why we conduct the group interview, what to expect, and tips for excelling during this important part of the admissions process.
Each April, the American Counseling Association (ACA) sponsors Counseling Awareness Month to encourage people to learn about professional counselors and the benefits of counseling. Many people are afraid to seek counseling, even though they could benefit from it. Some common misconceptions perpetuate the myth that counseling is scary. However, the following facts will demonstrate that counseling is for everyone and counselors are here to help.
If you’ve ever struck out and felt discouraged when something got in the way of your health and fitness goals, here are a few simple ways to redirect and always come out on top.