Psychology

The Lasting Psychological Trauma Inflicted at Our Borders

The Lasting Psychological Trauma Inflicted at Our Borders

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

It Takes A Village: Community Care for Autism

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Undergraduate Publications & Presentations

Self-Love and Valentine’s Day: The Untold Story

Self-Love and Valentine’s Day: The Untold Story

The Call to Leadership

The Call to Leadership

July 25

8 Jobs You Can Do with a Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology

An interest in psychology and studying for a degree in the field comes with a wide range of career opportunities once you graduate and that degree is obtained. Most people are surprised to hear this, and, in fact, a straight-line path from a Bachelor’s degree in psychology or any psychology degree to a psychologist career being the only option is one of the most common […]

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July 13

Why Emotional Intelligence Should be a Priority in the Hiring Process

27 emotions an hour is how many distinct emotions we feel, on average, every hour of every day according to Dr, Travis Bradberry, PhD. This means that during the typical work day we experience upwards of 200 discernible emotions, and that is a number far too large to ignore. He says, “We are emotional creatures before we are rational creatures. We have an emotional reaction […]

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June 21

The Lasting Psychological Trauma Inflicted at Our Borders

The Administration for Children and Families at the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services says it has separated nearly 2,000 children from adults at the southern border over the past 6 weeks. While President Trump just signed an executive order to bring an end to this policy of separating families, the psychological damage has been done. These actions have likely inflicted psychological trauma on […]

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June 19

How Environmental Factors Impact Mental Health

Ranked as one of the leading causes of illness and disability around the globe, mental illness is a widespread health challenge. In fact, data from the World Health Organization reveals that approximately one in four people worldwide will suffer from a mental illness at some point in their lives. While there are still plenty of researchers and clinical psychologists alike who don’t know about mental […]

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June 19

Survival Tips for Marriage Ending

The end of a marriage can be incredibly challenging on many levels, including emotionally, mentally, and financially. While every marriage is different, and circumstances will dictate your actions in many instances, here are some tips from marriage and family therapy (MFT) professionals that can help you get through this difficult time. 1. Talk to a therapist. Therapists are trained to help you in a way […]

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June 01

How to Cope in the Event of a Tragedy

Learning to cope in the event of a tragedy is a valuable life skill. Tragedy, in one form or another, may be inevitable. Of course, the way it affects you may not be quite the same as it affects others. Part of what makes tragedy so challenging is that there is no one-size-fits-all coping method, but, there are coping strategies that will help—you just have […]

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May 08

How to Build Productive Teams at Work

Almost every profession has activities, projects, and events that require team collaboration. There are several steps to take when building the most productive teams possible. To build a successful team, it is crucial to understand how organizational behavior can provide solutions to today’s problems in the workplace. Structure Teams must be organized to work efficiently. The following guidelines need to be established as soon as […]

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May 07

Considering a Career in Clinical Counseling?

If you are considering a career in clinical counseling, you are in good company. It takes courage and compassion to dedicate your career to helping others. Fortunately, the career prospects for clinical counselors are excellent. With strong job growth expected, once you obtain the necessary credentials there should be a variety of career paths available to you. The Strong Demand for Mental Health Counseling The […]

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May 04

The Bamboo Ceiling: Asian Americans and the Myth of the Model Minority

By Debra Kawahara, PhD Associate Dean of Academic Affairs & Professor for the California School of Professional Psychology Asian Americans are the fastest-growing, best-educated, and highest-income racial group in the United States according to a new study by the Pew Research Group. The recent study also found that Asian Americans place more value on marriage, parenthood, hard work, and career success when compared to other […]

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