Category: Smith Psychotherapy Associates

life transitions counseling

How to Handle Moving Away from Your Support System for College

College is a new and exciting time in the life of an incoming freshman, but with all that excitement comes a whole flurry of various lifestyle changes. As a result, a new student can sometimes find themselves feeling overwhelmed, which could result in needing anxiety therapy or life transition counseling from a behavioral health services…
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October 3, 2018 0
mental health counselor

The Effects of Hazing or Bullying on College Students

Hazing and bullying are two of the most serious issues students may have to contend with during their college years. For many students, this is the first time they are living away from home and their families. As a result, the need to feel like they belong to a new peer group may result in…
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September 28, 2018 0
anxiety therapy

How Anxiety Therapy Reduces College Stress

Attending college is one of the most important times in a young person’s life, as it is often the first time they are moving away from home and their families. As a result of this, many incoming students can find the situation to be highly stressful, unsure of how to navigate their emotions. With that…
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September 26, 2018 0

New Northeastern District Chair for the NASW Illinois Chapter

I have some great news! After the recent 2015 NASW Illinois Chapter Election, I was elected the NORTHEASTERN DISTRICT CHAIR. Below is the announcement from Nina Nguyen, NASW Illinois Chapter Manager, Communications and Membership.  Congratulations to the newest members of the National Association of Social Workers (NASW) Illinois Chapter Board of Directors! All new board members will begin…
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June 2, 2015 0