Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic use cognitive information processing theory and Holland’s theory to help guide our career counseling services. In this post, we'll explain what that means for our clients and provide an idea of what to expect from career counseling.
Wednesday, March 8, 2017
My name is Christopher Perez, and I am currently in the third year of my doctoral training in counseling psychology at the University of Southern Mississippi. My research interests relate to positive parenting practices. That is, I study what parents can do to increase the likelihood of positive mental health in their children. On the clinical side of things, I have worked with college students, Veterans, and sex offenders, with each setting offering unique challenges that stimulate my eagerness to learn more.
Thursday, March 2, 2017
Mindfulness originated as a Buddhist meditation practice and has been around for thousands of years. It has received increased attention from mental health professionals in recent years. In fact, some counselors and psychologists are incorporating aspects of mindfulness into their treatment for a variety of mental health concerns. Mindfulness-based approaches are also popular for stress management and improving one's ability to cope with a variety of challenging situations. If you’ve heard the term “mindfulness,” you may have wondered what it is and why it has become so popular.