Welcome to the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic's blog!

We provide affordable, quality counseling and psychological services to the University of Southern Mississippi and Hattiesburg community. For more information, call (601) 266-4601 or visit our webpage.

Here are some of the things you can expect to find on our blog:

  • Information about our services and upcoming events
  • The latest mental health news
  • Tips for promoting health and wellness

Tuesday, February 21, 2017

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Counseling Psychology Doctoral Students Match for Internship

Seal of the United States Department of Veterans Affairs (1989-2012)Every year, advanced doctoral students in applied psychology programs around the country complete a highly competitive application and interview process for internship positions at a variety of clinical settings. These students typically spend their final year of training working full-time as psychology interns in these settings. Since there are more applicants than available internship placements, the process can be a stressful one.

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Friday, February 17, 2017

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Career Counseling in Hattiesburg

Most adults spend a significant portion of their daily lives at work. When one is satisfied with one's job, it can be extremely rewarding and provide an important source of meaning in one's life. However, not everyone is fortunate enough to have a career they enjoy. Moreover, it is not uncommon for our feelings about our job to change over time. It can be difficult to know what to do when we realize that we no longer like our job.

The idea of quitting may force us to confront financial uncertainty. How long would it take us to find another job? What would we do in the meantime? And perhaps most intimidating of all, who is to say we would like our next job any better than we like our current job? If you have ever felt "stuck" in a job you dislike, these concerns will probably be familiar.

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Tuesday, January 17, 2017

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Sticking to New Year's Resolutions

New-Year Resolutions listDo you have any New Year's resolutions for 2017? If you are like most of us, you have struggled to stick to some (or all) of your resolutions in prior years. It is tough to maintain one's motivation when one is not seeing results, stress increases, or time becomes more scarce.

So what will make this year different? How are you planning to succeed in 2017?

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Tuesday, January 10, 2017

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Spring 2017 Hours

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The Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will reopen for services on January 17. Whether you are a current client who is ready to return or someone interested in seeking services for the first time, please feel free to call to schedule an appointment.
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Thursday, December 8, 2016

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Clinic Closed Until January 17

Fall LeavesIn accordance with the University of Southern Mississippi's schedule, the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will closed on December 7 and will reopen on January 17. We are unable to provide services during this time. Anyone needing services prior to January 17 should contact another provider.
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Friday, September 30, 2016

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Updated Information on Visitor Parking

We recognize that parking on the University of Southern Mississippi campus can be a frustrating experience at times, and we want to make sure that visitors to campus have access to accurate information about where to park. The Department of Parking Management has made some changes to visitor parking that may impact clients of the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic who are not affiliated with the university (i.e., persons who are not university students, staff, or faculty).

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