I created fifteen “Soul Cards” [pictured at left] for the Expressive Arts exhibition at our MA in Psychology & Counseling Residency in April 2013. What started out as something like just a compliance to fulfilling coursework for a course
I have learned a lot from AA, although I am not an alcoholic. When my mind is twittering about what I need to do tomorrow and what so and so said earlier today, whether I canget it all done, and
And she answers: Probably not. Meditation is only one way to find stillness within. My husband sings in two choirs. A good friend walks in the woods. Well, I walk in the woods. I even like walking in the woods.
In life sometimes I get so caught up in all the mundane and necessary things that I forget why I started to do something. Or why I am walking down a specific path. In learning to counsel with people and
From Greta Enriquez (MA PSY) I was very nervous sharing my artwork. For me art is so personal and the interpretative aspects of viewing art compounded my anxiety. That was before I was called on to introduce my product.
Being part of the Goddard family has blessed me with the opportunity to express myself in ways that are extremely natural to me. Creating art, and then being able to show it in this year’s Expressive Arts Exhibit, was
It’s wonderful to be back on Goddard’s campus in the midst of the mountains as spring insistently pushes its way in. We welcomed new students and presented our Expressive Arts opening in the Haybarn Theatre Gallery for the 6th
For me, a magical aspect of residency is getting ready: making airline reservations, planning the seminar I will teach, hearing from students about the artwork they will exhibit and present, and looking forward to conversations with students and faculty colleagues
I assume that many new MA in Psychology & Counseling students at Goddard can relate to the discomfort I experienced at first residency at being initiated into the process of, well, learning how to trust the process. To be perfectly
Below are brief descriptions of my current three favorite books on meditation. Each one is written by psychologists who have been practicing psychotherapists and meditators for more than 25 years. I use them for reference, inspiration and companionship. I reread
The last work of the Master of Arts degree in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Goddard College is the “Final Product.” This work represents a culmination and integration of coursework, and may take the form of a thesis or
I discovered meditation about fifteen years ago. It was not something I expected and it happened like this: I was at a day-long Continuing Education workshop designed for mental health professionals like myself, Counselors, Social Workers and Psychologists. All of