I’m Human and I’m not Sorry

After my first year in the Clinical Mental Health Counseling graduate program at UT Tyler, I recieved this as my annual review results: I met expectations and exceeded expectations on every category. This year, the faculty decided that I did not meet expectations in almost all areas. These are the results I recieved today: If [...]

Life Coaching

I had this idea of starting a life coaching business (I've finished all my LPC (counselor) coursework, just have internships left). The life coaching industry is currently unregulated so there aren't the same licensure requirements as counseling (which I still fully intend to keep pursuing). Plus, life coaches have a bit more leniency in terms [...]

Students Surviving Stigma

Hi all, I know it has been a while since I've posted again. I've just been riding things out. When I got the committee notice I was devastated. I felt certain I was going to get kicked out, this near to the end. But, I proposed a solution: I step back from practicum, don't see [...]

In the Midst of “No”

I've been thinking a lot lately about how our culture defines success. And, how there is often this "good things come to those who wait" mentality. But I think the truth is, good things come to those who put themselves out there and who risk being told "no." We have to be willing to accept [...]