How to become a licensed mental health professional

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Are you considering a career as a licensed mental health professional? Does pursuing a career as a licensed counselor seem overwhelming? Don’t panic. You’re not alone. The field of psychology, in particular counseling psychology, can be difficult to navigate. There are a host of different programs, degrees, and paths that can lead you toward becoming… Read more »

The Balloon

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By Kent Becker, Ed.D. Dean, College of Social Sciences Education Beyond Borders: Immigration in Contexts provided students and faculty the opportunity to take part in a study abroad course that examined global topics from a multi-disciplinary lens. Dr. Kent Becker reflects on how this experience in Berlin impacted him by highlighting the challenges that refugees face and… Read more »

The Happiness Habit: Cultivating a positive mindset through mindfulness, optimism, and gratitude

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by Shannon McLain, M.S. Shannon McLain, a Saybrook University student, explores the concepts of mindfulness, optimism, and gratitude, and how each of these can offer a path to maintaining positivity even in the most challenging situations. Viktor Frankl once said, “Everything can be taken from a man but one thing; the last of the human… Read more »

Managing holiday stress: An integrative approach

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By Luann Drolc Fortune, LMT, Ph.D. Director of Instructional Excellence, College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences A faculty member from Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences shares tips for staying grounded and minimizing stress during the December holiday season. It is perhaps no wonder that people of many faiths have chosen the darkest time… Read more »

The Berlin experience

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By Nathan Long, Ed.D.President, Saybrook University As many of you may know, Saybrook is going global through a partnership with TCS Education System and its colleges and universities. Our inaugural trip for Education Beyond Borders will take us to Berlin to examine the issues of immigration from a global context. Even though this experience has just… Read more »

What does a wellness coach do?

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By Dr. Devorah Curtis, Ph.D., B.C.C. A faculty member from Saybrook University’s new master’s degree program in Integrative Wellness Coaching talks about the increased demand for the sought-after coaching curriculum and how it can be applied in a variety of health care settings. The role of a certified wellness coach is often misunderstood. Some people… Read more »

2 ways Saybrook is going global

By Nathan Long, Ed.D.President, Saybrook University Now more than ever, globally engaged individuals can become the critically needed leaders our communities need. When we look back on this point in history, it will become increasingly apparent that our institution’s commitment to developing learners with a global focus and interdisciplinary approach is essential. International Education Week… Read more »

Election 2016: Politics in the age of polarization

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Saybrook University’s own Dr. Stanley Krippner engages in a round table discussion with long-time faculty member, author, and existential psychologist Dr. Kirk Schneider about the fractured condition of our society in the days leading up to the 2016 presidential election.

#ThisIsSaybrook

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By Nathan Long, Ed.D. Saybrook University President I have had some significant time to think about a great deal with respect to our wonderful Saybrook University. As a non-profit, private, regionally accredited institution conceived in 1964 and officially launched in the mid-1970s, the original idea put forward by established scholars like Rollo May, Abraham Maslow,… Read more »