Author: Saybrook


Saybrook University: Be ready for change

Recently, we asked several of our students, alumni, and faculty what Saybrook University means to them. Their answers were striking. What quickly emerged from our conversations was that Saybrook was an experience more than an education. Everyone we spoke to pointed to the transformation that they experienced at Saybrook University, and how that transformation has… Read more »

How to become a licensed mental health professional

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

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… Read more »

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

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

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… Read more »

The Berlin experience

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… Read more »