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.
From neuroscience, adoption, addiction recovery and multicultural mentorship—read on to get a glimpse into some of the workshop topics that our team took part in on the second day of the conference!
The American Counseling Association (ACA), the professional and educational organization representing professional counselors across diverse practice settings, held its 65th annual conference from March 16-18th in San Francisco, CA. The event provides counselors with an opportunity to network and learn from practitioners conducting critical research within the field.
Wellness in your community is about connection, purpose, and accountability. So often we go about our day feeling isolated and unconnected to people in our neighborhood or city, which can have an impact on our mental and physical health. If you’re feeling isolated or not invested in your community, then it’s time to evaluate how you can make space for wellness in local spaces and organizations.