The clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) degrees at UWS are unique in that a standardized patient program is utilized as part of the curriculum. Actors portray clients so students can practice their skills with the actor, who is trained to give specific and useful feedback.
Watch the following two-minute segment to see Dr. Michelle Cox, CMHC director, working with an actor from this program.The clinical mental health counseling (CMHC) program at UWS uses an innovative standardized patient program, which utilizes actors to portray clients in orde... ... See MoreSee Less
According to a report by the CDC, people who get less than seven hours of sleep per night have an increased risk of the following conditions: obesity, heart disease, diabetes, stroke, depression, arthritis and kidney disease. ... See MoreSee Less
Stress can adversely affect physical and mental health. One common result of stress is an inability to sleep. Insufficient sleep can increase the risk of a range of health conditions. Reducing stress ...
“Words have the power to destroy or heal. When words are both true and kind, they can change the world." - Jack Kornfield
This week, make it a daily practice to notice the words you use. See if they pass the test of being both true and kind. Be mindful of things you say just out of habit. Can you improve your speech in a way that affects others in a more positive way? Giving kindness affects the giver as much as the receiver.
With a little daily mindful effort, we make our world a better place. #UWSLife #MindfulnessMinute ... See MoreSee Less