Destigmatizing Mental Illness One Story at a Time
Aug10

Destigmatizing Mental Illness One Story at a Time

Everyone has a story. Everyone feels insignificant at times. Everyone has challenges. Everyone will experience both bad and good. Everything we experience and go through is a part of us, but it doesn’t have to define us. And, most important: Others have been where you are; you are not alone. From The People You Meet in Real Life, 2013, Brighton Publishing LLC Melissa Hopely Rice was back on the Hill and she felt great, although she...

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The Power of Play
Jan31

The Power of Play

Kristy A. Brumfield, Ph.D., watched the 8-year-old girl climb up on the table in the playroom. The girl stood, looking at Brumfield from her new perch. “You look like you’re not sure about being up there,” Brumfield said. “No, I’m fine!” the girl replied breezily. “I bet you’re scared I’m going to fall.” “Sounds like you know you could fall off that table, and if you fall, you’re going to get hurt,” Brumfield said. “Yeah, but I’m not...

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David Martinson joins Graduate Psychology Dept.
Jan17

David Martinson joins Graduate Psychology Dept.

David Emil Martinson, Ph.D., has joined Immaculata University as an assistant professor in the Graduate Psychology Department. He is teaching counseling psychology seminars and a course on counseling theories and techniques. Martinson holds a master’s degree in education and a doctoral degree in counselor education and supervision, both from the University of South Carolina. His research interests include transcultural counseling,...

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