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Monthly Archive May 2012

Are You Ready To Become a Therapist?

Becoming a Conscious Therapist, Helper, Healer... Are Your Internal Landscapes Ready? At Southwestern College, we are in the process of buying the piece of land next to the College---4.39 acres to fill with Vision…The College is on the ascendant for sure… But those of you know have taken my courses know that I…
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Art Therapy as a Projective Technique

Yet another version of "What Is Art Therapy?" I am not an Art Therapist, but I studied Projective Psychological Testing in graduate school (much to the chagrin of my Counseling Psychology faculty, who asked me, directly, “Are you trying to be a Clinical Psychologist?”, to which I answered kind of dumbly, kind of smartly, and…
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I Want To Be a Therapist, But I Am Worried…

Graduate School: What You Are Worried About   You’re worried about $$, Jobs and Whether You Can Really Be a Therapist.   Worry #1: I have written four blogs recently about this topic. At Southwestern College, we have increased scholarships seven-fold, we are keeping tuition the same NEXT year, no increases; Uncle…
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Why Study Counseling at Southwestern College?

What is the difference among Counseling Programs? Why Should You Study Counseling at Southwestern College? We have a team of seven people—Robert Waterman, founder of the College (1977), Katherine Ninos (Vice President and member of the first graduating class in 1981), President Jim Nolan, Academic Dean Webb Garrison, and faculty members Deborah John,…
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Addressing Affordability of SWC’s Graduate Education: Part Three: “Option Three”

Part Three OK, so here is what got me going on this “Affordability” thing—or at least it served as a kickstart, in addition to Craig McAdams saying at the Trustee meeting “Jim, you should BLOG about this!”  He was right.  Thanks, Craig… I was looking at the websites of some of our sister…
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Three Part Series on Affordability at Southwestern College: Part Two–New Scholarships for 2012-13

Addressing Affordability of SWC’s Graduate Education: Part Two New Scholarships   For academic year 2012-13, we have increased our scholarship offerings approximately SEVEN-FOLD. There are approximately thirty some opportunities through the year for students to get some help making ends meet as they negotiate the complicated waters of graduate school. Honorary Scholarships, Donor Scholarships,…
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Three Part Series on Affordability at Southwestern College: Part One–We are NOT raising tuition for 2012-13

Addressing Affordability of SWC’s Graduate Education: Part One We Are Not Raising Tuition for Academic Year 2012-13   Southwestern College has made a decision to NOT raise tuition for academic year 2012-13. Not only are we NOT raising tuition, but we increased our scholarship offerings  next academic year SEVEN-FOLD. That’s SEVEN TIMES what we have…
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