Monday, April 27, 2015

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Clinic Closed Between April 29 and May 26

Abstract Art of Bernd Luz in Acryl-Technology on canvas
By Bernd Luz, via Wikimedia Commons
In accordance with the university schedule, the Community Counseling and Assessment Clinic will close at 5:00 pm on April 29 and reopen on May 26. We are unable to provide services during this time.

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Wednesday, April 8, 2015

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Myths About Therapy

Based on interviews she has conducted with mental health providers around the U.S., Margarita Tartakovsky (World of Psychology) recently shared some of the responses she received to her question about the biggest myths about therapy. She reminds us that these misconceptions are fairly common and serve to discourage people from seeking professional help.

The myths on her list are ones we hear regularly at the Clinic from individuals seeking counseling for the first time. Examples include:
  • Therapy is only for people who are in crisis.
  • Going to therapy means there's something wrong with you.
  • The therapist is going to fix you.
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