Posted February 20th, 2014 by & filed under Featured, Job Advice & Tips, So you want to become a therapist? Tips and Advice for Prospective Students, Student Reflections and Updates, SWC Blog, Top News.
Thoughts on Practicum and Internship from a Second Year Student at Southwestern College
- Your practicum is an awesome experience. Seeing first clients will never happen again. You have time in supervision to hash out concerns and explore ideas, and hear other people’s ways of doing therapy. We are all different, and it’s a…
Posted June 4th, 2012 by & filed under Reflections from President Nolan, Top News.
What Kind of Training do Counselors and Art Therapists Get?
In graduate training for Counseling and Art Therapy, you take a number of courses related to the theory and practice of Counseling or Art Therapy. Makes sense. In these classes, you learn fairly directly about “doing therapy.” And at Southwestern College, we strongly encourage the…
Posted October 26th, 2011 by & filed under Counseling at SWC, Vision Quests & Earth Based Healing.
Entering the second year of my counseling program, I immediately felt the shift of focus from myself to the client. Going to the Southwestern Counseling Center for Practicum concretizes this transition. The Center sits in a small shopping mall surrounded by fun businesses such as the cycling shop, an Ayurvedic café and a paleteria (Mexican…