Refugees Remind Us ‘Surrendering is Not an Option’
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Refugees Remind Us ‘Surrendering is Not an Option’

Marisol Bucio is a current Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in clinical mental health. She works with refugees in Chicago, and was selected this past spring for the NBCC Minority Fellowship Program led by the National Board for Certified Counselors. Bucio will receive funding and training to facilitate her education and service to underserved minority populations. … Continue reading »

Sport & Health Psych Playbook: Addressing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the NFL
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Sport & Health Psych Playbook: Addressing Chronic Traumatic Encephalopathy (CTE) in the NFL

Josh Zettel is a second-year Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in counseling with a specialization in sport and health psychology. A recent report confirmed what health professionals have long considered among the most serious concerns about contact sports: All but one athlete in a group of former NFL players who had donated their brains … Continue reading »

Together, Let’s Fill the Resources Void for Young Adults With Autism
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Together, Let’s Fill the Resources Void for Young Adults With Autism

Alice McCutcheon is a third-year clinical doctoral student in Adler University’s Psy.D. program. Her studies center on child and youth psychology and neurodevelopmental disorders, such as autism. My journey helping children diagnosed as autistic began in 2009. I was an undergraduate English and psychology student at Otterbein University. First, I began working with children who were facing Autism … Continue reading »

Hard-Earned Ultra-Marathon Lessons Are Not Left at the Finish Line
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Hard-Earned Ultra-Marathon Lessons Are Not Left at the Finish Line

Emma Hart is a first-year Adler University student pursuing a master’s degree in counseling with a specialization in sport and health psychology. She recently reflected on her journey training for, and completing an ultra-marathon. Goal setting and decision-making are two vital mental skills; both in sport, and in life. After I decided to run a 100-kilometer … Continue reading »