Counseling graduates Stephanie Robinson (’11), Jordan Esfeld (’20), Kathryn Pennings (’20), Annie Rooney (’20) published an article titled Integrating trauma-Informed Yoga into Addiction Treatment. Read the full article here https://www.tandfonline.com/doi/full/10.1080/15401383.2021.1972067?src=&
Dr. LeAnne Steen, director and founder of the Center for Play Therapy at Loyola, appeared on WWL-TV’s "Great Day Louisiana" for Part One and Part Two of “Parenting Tips During a Pandemic.”
Student Jhante Rivet is working with Dr. Madison Silverstein in Scholars Committed to Opportunities in Psychological Education (SCOPE), a comprehensive and culturally informed program that works with undergraduate students of color interested in gaining admission to graduate programs in psychology. Congratulations, Jhante!
Dr. Christine Ebrahim introduced a new “Crisis Intervention” elective in the Counseling Department that now has a permanent place amid our course offerings.
Dr. John Dewell received the University Senate Award for Community Service, recognized for his work as clinical director of the Loyola Center for Counseling & Education (LCCE).
Student leaders from Chi Sigma Iota, counseling honors society, continue to promote service, advocacy, and community during COVID through their organization of a socially distanced day of service, virtual participation in the NAMI Walk and fundraiser, and a peer mentorship program for counseling graduate students.
Dr. Christine Ebrahim presented on the ACA Code of Ethics at the annual conference of the Louisiana Counseling Association and presented four continuing education events in the Greater New Orleans Area on applied counseling ethics and working with clients in crisis.
Student Mya Sherman published an article with Dr. John Dewell in the Louisiana Counseling Journal: “Addressing Climate Trauma Among Adolescents: Process-Oriented Group Therapy as a Way Forward.” Congratulations, Mya!
Dr. T'Airra Belcher and Dr. Christine Ebrahim presented on Ethical Practices in LPC Supervision at the annual conference of the Louisiana Counseling Association in Baton Rouge, LA.
Student group Students Addressing Race & Privilege (SARP) continues to promote antiracist and social justice values within the counseling department through facilitation of new student orientation, regular meetings, sharing and creation of resources, and open forums for community building and conversation.