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Welcome toCounseling & Psychological Serviceswebsite! Carlos J. Gomez, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Donald L. English, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Yvonne Langdon-Maduekwe, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Rebecca Whitfield, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Susan Recinella, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist (FL and GA) Anghela Kane Jenna Banks, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Lindsay Barbee, LMHC, ATRLicensed Mental Health Counselor Kimberly Bechtel, LMHC, ATRLicensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist Brittany Benton, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Julia Coelho, LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor Madalyn Conetta, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Michelle Gad, Psy.D.Psychology Resident Erin Gallivan, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Naoya Izawa, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Annette Peters, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Jessie Spraggins Rochford, MS, ATR-BC, LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered & Board CertifiedArt Therapist Sue Shapiro, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist, DBTC Trinity Weaver, MPH Jenna Banks, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Lindsay Barbee, LMHC, ATRLicensed Mental Health Counselor Kimberly Bechtel, LMHC, ATRLicensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist Brittany Benton, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Luke Brocco, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Julia Coelho, LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor Madalyn Conetta, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Terri K. Duck, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Rebekah Elliott, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Erin Gallivan, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Robyn Gast, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Melissa Hinely, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Magnolia Hood, M.S.Ed., LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor Naoya Izawa, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Jessica Johnston-York, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Denesha McCray, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Michael Nackashi, Psy.D.Licensed Psychologist Mary Norman, LMFT, NCCLicensed Marriage and Family Therapist Annette Peters, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist Brett Smith, Psy.DLicensed Psychologist Jessie Spraggins Rochford, MS, ATR-BC, LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered & Board CertifiedArt Therapist Sue Shapiro, Ph.D.Licensed Psychologist, DBTC Julia Storace, M.A., LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor Sarah Sturges, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Brittany Thorn, Ed.S., LMHCLicensed Mental Health Counselor Kotrish Wright, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Maris Young, LCSWLicensed Clinical Social Worker Olivia DeAngelo, M.A.Psychology Resident Kelly Dillon, M.A.Doctoral Psychology Intern Michelle Gad, Psy.D.Psychology Resident Mandy Hughes, Psy.D.Doctoral Resident Sara Staley, Psy.D.Psychology Resident Aisha Dugan-Wright Christian Koller Debbie Robinson Mark Tombrink Jillian Konopa, M.S. Miyeon Yeon, M.S. FAQs Videos

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Welcome toCounseling & Psychological Serviceswebsite!

Here you will find information about our services and staff, as well as information about our training program, campus resources, and crisis management. There are also links to self-help tools for students and general mental health information.

The college years can be filled with new and enriching experiences but can also present challenges which may interfere with your academic progress and emotional well-being. Counseling & Psychological Services is here to help you overcome challenges, attain your life goals and enhance your personal growth. Our goal is to help you make the most of your years here at FSU.

We invite you to explore this website and take advantage of the many services and resources of your Counseling & Psychological Services. Thank you for visiting!

Carlos J. Gomez, Ph.D.
Director of Counseling & Psychological Services

Administrators

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Carlos J. Gomez, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Director

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal and Relational Development, Group Theory and Process, Training and Supervision, Personality Development, Psychopathology, and Diversity Concerns
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology and M.S.Ed. in Mental Health Counseling, University of Miami
Theoretical Orientation:Integrative with an emphasis on Existential and General Systems Theories
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Association for University and College Counseling Center Directors

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Donald L. English, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Associate Director

Liaison to University Health Services, Liaison to FSU Athletics

Areas of Interest: Student-athletes, Psychological Assessment, Psycho-Education, Clinical Systems, Men’s issues, Depression and Anxiety
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Memphis, M.S. Clinical Psychology, Loyola University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, General Systems and Constructivist Approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Association for the Coordination of Counseling Center Clinical Services (ACCCCS)

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Yvonne Langdon-Maduekwe, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Assistant Director for Outreach

Liaison to C.A.R.E., Liaison to FSUPD

Areas of Interest: Relationship issues, Trauma and Recovery, Life Transitions, Self-esteem, LGBT, Family of Origin, Diversity Concerns, and Supervision and Training
Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Howard University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative w/ a focus on Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, Multiculturalism, Family Systems, and CBT

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Rebecca Whitfield, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Assistant Director for Treatment Coordination

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Anxiety, Stress Management, Interpersonal Relationships, Self-esteem, Education and Awareness of Mental Wellness, and Supervision and Training
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal, Client Centered, and Trauma Focused CBT
ProfessionalAffiliation: National Association of Social Workers, National Association of Forensic Counselors

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Susan Recinella, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist (FL and GA)

Director of Training

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Anxiety, Relationship issues, Grief and Transitions, and Supervision and Training
Education: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Nova University
Theoretical Orientation:Integrative, Interpersonal, and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Dr. Recinella spends her time in the area of social justice, and enjoys singing, visiting the beach, and traveling

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Anghela Kane

Business Manager

Education: B.S. in Business Management; working on 2nd degree in Religion and Social Work
Interests: Anghela enjoys reading and hanging out with her family.

Coordinators

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Jenna Banks, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Doctoral practicum coordinator

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, OCD, LGBTQ issues, Eating Disorders and Body Image, Outreach & Advocacy, and Group Therapy
Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, and emotion-focused treatment
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Interests: Jenna enjoys preparing delicious meals, video and board games, movies and theater, and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her two cats Kenji and Cleo.

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Lindsay Barbee, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Withdrawal and Course Drop Coordinator, Alcohol and other drug Programscoordinator,Liaison to Fraternity and Sorority Life

Areas of Interest: Stress management and self-care, adjustment issues and anxiety, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, self-esteem and identity, substance abuse concerns, anger management
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic and integrative, focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Client-Centered and Solution-Focused approaches

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Kimberly Bechtel, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

reach coordinator,LIAISON TO INTERFAITH COUNCIL

Areas of Interest: Multicultural counseling; Interpersonal skills and Relational Development, Identity and Self-Esteem; Depression and Anxiety; Adjustment and Family of Origin issues
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University. Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Registered Art Therapist
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Cognitive Behavioral, Systems Theory, Narrative and Art Therapy techniques to provide solution focused care that is both trauma informed and strengths-based​​​​​​​
Professional Affiliation: American Art Therapy Association, Florida Art Therapy Association​​​​​​​
Interests: Interests include painting, photography, reading, travel, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends

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Brittany Benton, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Noles C.A.R.E. Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Grief and Loss, Childhood Trauma, Interpersonal Relationships and Family Conflict concerns, Attachment, Depression, Anxiety, LGBTQ+ issues
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care and Family Systems Theory
Interests: Crocheting, traveling, and trying a different variety of foods and restaurants, spending time with friends, family, and one sweet, spoiled pup

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Julia Coelho, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Masters Internship Coordinator, Post-masters residency coordinator

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Sexual and Domestic Violence, Family of Origin issues, Grief and Loss, Attachment, Anxiety, Depression
Education: M.S. and Ed.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach using aspects of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Interpersonal, and Narrative Therapy

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Madalyn Conetta, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Victim Services coordinator

Areas of Interest: Trauma and recovery; interpersonal relationship issues- including peer, family of origin, or romantic relationship concerns; group therapy; couples counseling; grief and loss; attachment and boundaries; reparenting and identity development.
Education: MSW, Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with emphasis on interpersonal process in therapy and use of attachment-based, psychodynamic, & trauma-informed approaches.

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Michelle Gad, Psy.D.
Psychology Resident

Behavioral health consultation Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Psychological Assessment, Health Psychology, Family of Origin Issues, Stress and Anxiety, Personality Development, Resilience, and Social Justice
Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Adler University; M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Adler University; M.S. in Forensic Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation:Integrative, with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Adlerian theory
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association; North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
Interests: Michelle enjoys going to Disney World, playing tennis, traveling, finding new coffee shops, and spending time with family and friends

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Erin Gallivan, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Group Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal Relationships, Women’s Issues, Mindfulness, Adjustment, Anxiety, Identity/Personal Development, Group Therapy, Supervision, and Social Justice Advocacy
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Georgia
Theoretical Orientation: Integrativewith a focus on interpersonal process approach andcognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association,Florida Psychological Association, and American Group Psychotherapy Association

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Naoya Izawa, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Psychology Residency Coordinator, Liaison to Center for Global Engagement (International Students)

Areas of Interest: Men’s health, Mind and body a holistic approach to mental health, Working with international students, Developmental issues such as Identity development, Self-esteem, Relationships, and Existential concerns
Education: Psy.D. Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology, University of Hartford
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with emphasis on Client Centered, Existential, Solution-Focused approach, and Positive Psychology
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Naoya is fluent in Japanese. Naoya enjoys playing golf, bike riding, and watching world soccer games.

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Annette Peters, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Research Coordinator

Areas of Interest:Interpersonal Relationships, Identity Development, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Sleep, Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Interpersonal, Narrative, Multiculturalism, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Also informed by Cognitive-Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association and American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Annette enjoys running, hiking, biking and spending time outdoors. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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Jessie Spraggins Rochford, MS, ATR-BC, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered & Board CertifiedArt Therapist

Eating Disorder Treatment Team Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Women’s and Gender Issues, Eating Disorders, Body Image, and LGBTQ students
Education: M.S., Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation:Humanistic and Existential Theory with an integration of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Art Therapy Association, Florida Art Therapy Association

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Sue Shapiro, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, DBTC

Crisis Services Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Relationship issues, LGBTQ issues, Grief and Sadness, Anxiety and Social Fears. Psychoeducation with a focus on learning to cope more effectively – e.g., gaining insight, increasing the ability to regulate emotions, communicate effectively, tolerate stress without making it worse, mindfulness and biofeedback
Education: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with a focus on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal, Family Systems and Psychodynamic

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Trinity Weaver, MPH

Mental health education Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, depression, stress management, health education
Education: Masters in Public Health, Florida Agricultural and Mechanical University
Interests: Trinity enjoys music, reading, and spending time with her family.

Clinical Staff

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Jenna Banks, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Doctoral Practicum Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, OCD, LGBTQ issues, Eating Disorders and Body Image, Outreach & Advocacy, and Group Therapy
Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on cognitive-behavioral, motivational interviewing, and emotion-focused treatment
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Interests: Jenna enjoys preparing delicious meals, video and board games, movies and theater, and traveling. She also enjoys spending time with her two cats Kenji and Cleo.

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Lindsay Barbee, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Mental Health Withdrawal and Course Drop Coordinator,Alcohol and other drug Programscoordinator, Liaison to Fraternity and Sorority Life

Areas of Interest: Stress management and self-care, adjustment issues and anxiety, interpersonal relationships, mindfulness, self-esteem and identity, substance abuse concerns, anger management
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic and integrative, focusing on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy with Client-Centered and Solution-Focused approaches

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Kimberly Bechtel, LMHC, ATR
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered Art Therapist

Liaison to Interfaith Council

Areas of Interest: Multicultural counseling; Interpersonal skills and Relational Development, Identity and Self-Esteem; Depression and Anxiety; Adjustment and Family of Origin issues
Education: Master of Science in Art Therapy, Florida State University. Licensed Mental Health Counselor. Registered Art Therapist
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Cognitive Behavioral, Systems Theory, Narrative and Art Therapy techniques to provide solution focused care that is both trauma informed and strengths-based
Professional Affiliation: American Art Therapy Association, Florida Art Therapy Association
Interests: Interests include painting, photography, reading, travel, being outdoors and spending time with family and friends

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Brittany Benton, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Noles C.A.R.E. Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Grief and Loss, Childhood Trauma, Interpersonal Relationships and Family Conflict concerns, Attachment, Depression, Anxiety, LGBTQ+ issues
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Motivational Interviewing, Trauma-Informed Care and Family Systems Theory
Interests: Crocheting, traveling, and trying a different variety of foods and restaurants, spending time with friends, family, and one sweet, spoiled pup

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Luke Brocco, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal and relational development, family of origin issues, social health & boundaries, effects of modern living, wellness & healthy living, anxiety, depression, transitions & adjustment issues
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Systems Theory, Narrative Therapy, Solution-focused therapy, Problem-solving model, Strengths-based therapy, Cognitive-behavioral therapy
Interests: Luke enjoys traveling, camping, practicing fitness, reading, and cheering for the Clemson Tigers and FSU Seminoles

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Julia Coelho, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Masters Internship Coordinator, Post-masters residency coordinator

Areas of Interest: Trauma and Recovery, Sexual and Domestic Violence, Family of Origin issues, Grief and Loss, Attachment, Anxiety, Depression
Education: M.S. and Ed.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach using aspects of Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Trauma Focused Therapy, Interpersonal, and Narrative Therapy

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Madalyn Conetta, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Victim Services coordinator

Areas of Interest: Trauma and recovery; interpersonal relationship issues- including peer, family of origin, or romantic relationship concerns; group therapy; couples counseling; grief and loss; attachment and boundaries; reparenting and identity development
Education: MSW, Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with emphasis on interpersonal process in therapy and use of attachment-based, psychodynamic, & trauma-informed approaches.

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Terri K. Duck, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Group Therapy, Gender and Sexual Minority Concerns, Mindfulness, Perfectionism, Anxiety, and Interpersonal/Identity Development
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, Louisiana Tech University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Positive Psychology, and Strengths-Based approaches, through a feminist lens, to focus on increasing acceptance, self-compassion, and valued living
Interests: In her free time, Terri loves to spend time with family, experiment with baking, and spoilingher dog

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Rebekah Elliott, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, anxiety, depression, substance use, stress management, coping, self-esteem and identity, interpersonal relationships, and boundaries
Education: MSW, Clinical Social Work, Florida State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative strengths-based approach utilizing Solution-Focused, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, Mindfulness, and Trauma-Informed Care
Interests: Hiking, camping, traveling, being outdoors, and spending time with family

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Erin Gallivan, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Group Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Interpersonal Relationships, Women’s Issues, Mindfulness, Adjustment, Anxiety, Identity/Personal Development, Group Therapy, Supervision, and Social Justice Advocacy
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Georgia
Theoretical Orientation: Integrativewith a focus on interpersonal process approach andcognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT)
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association,Florida Psychological Association, and American Group Psychotherapy Association

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Robyn Gast, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Film School Clinician

Areas of Interest: Adjustment and life transitions, coping/emotional regulation skills, self-compassion, depression, anxiety, relationships, multiculturalism and diversity, LGBTQ+ issues and working with adoptees
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach including elements of strengths-based, client-centered, solution-focused, cognitive-behavioral therapy and systems theory
Interests:: Robyn enjoys traveling and exploring new cultures, listening to music, participating in fitness classes, watching movies/tv and attending sporting events.

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Melissa Hinely, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression, Interpersonal Relationships, Adjustment Concerns, Identity Exploration and Development, and Substance Use
Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology at Georgia Southern University; M.S. in Clinical Psychology at Georgia Southern University
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic with an emphasis in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) and Interpersonal Process Therapy (IPT)
Interests:: Melissa enjoys baking and cooking, crafting, and spending time with her dog Georgia. Her Saturdays in the Fall are often spent watching college football and cheering on both Georgia Southern University and the University of Georgia..

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Magnolia Hood, M.S.Ed., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

RENEW Supervisor

Areas of Interest: Anger and Stress Management, Grief work, Training and Supervision, Trauma-Informed Therapy, Women’s issues in mental health, and Integration of faith-based modalities.
Education: M.S.Ed., Counselor Education with a Specialization in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy, Southern Illinois University, Carbondale
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach with a foundation of Strengths-Based and Client-Centered techniques, CBT, Family Systems, and multicultural/faith-based frameworks
Professional Affiliation: Florida Counseling Association, Mental Health Counselors of Central Florida
Interests: Magnolia’s greatest honor is being the mother of two exceptional daughters. She enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, serving in ministry, watching movies and karaoke.

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Naoya Izawa, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Psychology Residency Coordinator, Liaison to Center for Global Engagement (International Students)

Areas of Interest: Men’s health, Mind and body a holistic approach to mental health, Working with international students, Developmental issues such as Identity development, Self-esteem, Relationships, and Existential concerns
Education: Psy.D. Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology, University of Hartford
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with emphasis on Client Centered, Existential, Solution-Focused approach, and Positive Psychology
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Naoya is fluent in Japanese. Naoya enjoys playing golf, bike riding, and watching world soccer games.

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Jessica Johnston-York, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, depression, gender and sexuality concerns, disordered eating and body image concerns, sexual trauma, self-compassion, relationship counseling, outreach, supervision, and group therapy
Education: Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, Texas Tech University
Theoretical Orientation:Integrative with an emphasis on person-centered therapy and emotion-focused therapy within a multicultural framework
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Jessica enjoys reading, playing games (board, video, and roleplaying), hiking, cooking and baking, traveling, spending time with friends and family, and playing with her dog and cat

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Denesha McCray, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Attachment issues, Depression, Anxiety, and Grief and Loss
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Solution-Focused, Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, and Emotionally Focused Therapy
Interests: Traveling, running, exploring new restaurants, and spending time with family and friends

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Michael Nackashi, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Depression,Trauma,Interpersonal Challenges,Multiculturalism, andOutreach
Education: Psy.D.Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University. M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Interpersonal Process Therapy (IPT), and Relational-Cultural Therapy (RCT)
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association

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Mary Norman, LMFT, NCC
Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Self-Esteem, Stress Management, Relationship Concerns, Attachment Issues, LGBTQ+, Whole Body Wellness
Education: M.A. in Marriage, Couple, and Family Therapy, University of Central Florida
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative including elements of Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Solution Focused Therapy, expressive arts, mindfulness, and mind-body exercise
Professional Affiliation: National Board for Certified Counselors, International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors
Interests: Mary enjoys doing POP Pilates or yoga, trying new vegetarian food, drinking local coffee, crafting, exploring nature, and enjoying live music

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Annette Peters, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist

Research Coordinator

Areas of Interest:Interpersonal Relationships, Identity Development, Multiculturalism and Diversity, Sleep, Trauma, Anxiety, and Depression
Education: Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology, University of Northern Colorado
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Interpersonal, Narrative, Multiculturalism, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR). Also informed by Cognitive-Behavioral and Acceptance Commitment Therapy.
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association and American Group Psychotherapy Association
Interests: Annette enjoys running, hiking, biking and spending time outdoors. She loves traveling and spending time with family and friends.

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Brett Smith, Psy.D
Licensed Psychologist

Areas of Interest: ADHD, Student-athletes, Psychological Assessment, Men’s issues, Depression and Anxiety
Education: Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology, Eastern Kentucky University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral therapy and Client-Centered
Interests: Soccer, reading science fiction, playing video games and traveling

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Jessie Spraggins Rochford, MS, ATR-BC, LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor, Registered & Board CertifiedArt Therapist

Eating Disorder Treatment Team Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Women’s and Gender Issues, Eating Disorders, Body Image, and LGBTQ students
Education: M.S., Art Therapy, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation:Humanistic and Existential Theory with an integration of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Art Therapy Association and Florida Art Therapy Association

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Sue Shapiro, Ph.D.
Licensed Psychologist, DBTC

Crisis Services Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Relationship issues, LGBTQ issues, Grief and Sadness, Anxiety and Social Fears. Psychoeducation with a focus on learning to cope more effectively –e.g., gaining insight, increasing the ability to regulate emotions, communicate effectively, tolerate stress without making it worse, mindfulness and biofeedback
Education: Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with a focus on Cognitive Behavior Therapy, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, Interpersonal, Family Systems and Psychodynamic

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Julia Storace, M.A., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Areas of Interest: Adjustment issues, anxiety, stages of development and change, multicultural counseling, working with international students, substance abuse treatment and recovery, empowerment and stress management
Education: M.A. in Community Counseling, University of Saint Joseph
Theoretical Orientation: Existential paradigm drawing from evidence-based Cognitive Behavioral interventions and Narrative Therapy
Interests: Spending time with family and friends, learning about different cultures, trying new foods, traveling to new places and raising my children

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Sarah Sturges, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Liaison to Pride Student Union

Areas of Interest: Gender and Diversity Issues, working with students who are Trans and LGBTQ+, Family of Origin work, identity exploration and development, Communication (having difficult conversations, and Social Justice Advocacy
Education: MSW, Clinical and Social Policy Administration, Minor in Women’s Studies, Florida State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Theoretical Orientation: Strengths-Based with aspects of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Trauma-Informed Care, Narrative Therapy approaches, and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Professional Affiliation: National Association of Social Workers
Interests: Beingoutdoors, hiking, biking and kayaking, along with reading a good book and practicing yoga

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Brittany Thorn, Ed.S., LMHC
Licensed Mental Health Counselor

Liaison to DSA Professional Development Committee

Areas of Interest: Anxiety, Adjustment & Life Transitions, Family Conflict, Interpersonal Relationships, and Anger Management
Education: Ed.S. & M.S. in Mental Health Counseling, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach including aspects of Solution-Focused, Strengths-Based, Cognitive Behavioral and Family Systems
Interests: Brittany enjoys traveling, photography, baking and spending time with family and friends

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Kotrish Wright, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Areas of Interest: Trauma Informed: Stress management and self-care, anxiety and depression, trauma and anger management, self-esteem, and family conflict as well as faith-based and multiculturalism
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative using Strengths-based, Systems Theory, and Cognitive Behavior Therapy
Interests: Kotrish enjoys serving in ministry, working out, laughing endlessly, trying new dishes/cuisines, listening to live music, reading, traveling, spending time with loved ones, encouraging others to reach their goals, cooking for friends/loved ones, and watching mindless television to relax.

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Maris Young, LCSW
Licensed Clinical Social Worker

Treatment Coordinator

Areas of Interest: Depression, Anxiety, Crisis work, LGBTQ+ issues, Trauma, Family of Origin concerns, Grief and Loss
Education: MSW in Clinical Social Work, Florida State University, Licensed Clinical Social Worker
Theoretical Orientation: Strengths-Based with aspects of Solution-Focused and Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Family Systems, Trauma-Informed Care and Interpersonal Therapy approaches
Interests: Spending time with friends, family, and two dogs, playing board games and trivia, reading, trying new, local restaurants

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Olivia DeAngelo, M.A.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Self-Esteem; Stress and Burnout; Relationship Issues; Psychological Assessment
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Counseling Psychology, Tennessee State University; M. A. in Clinical Psychology, Middle Tennessee State University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with an emphasis on Humanistic and Psychodynamic approaches
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association, Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Olivia enjoys being outdoors, hiking and kayaking. She also loves music and singing. She is a big fan of the shows Friends, The Office, and Survivor.

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Kelly Dillon, M.A.
Doctoral Psychology Intern

Areas of Interest: Stress and Anxiety; Identity and Self-Esteem; Mood Dysregulation; Interpersonal Relationships; Personality Development
Education: Doctoral Student in Counseling Psychology and School Psychology, Florida State University; M.A. in Clinical Psychology, University of Central Florida; B.S. in Psychology, Villanova University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with an emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT)
Professional Affiliation: American Psychological Association
Interests: Kelly enjoys visiting Orlando theme parks, participating in runDisney events, watching Villanova and FSU basketball, and playing board games with friends

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Michelle Gad, Psy.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Psychological Assessment, Health Psychology, Family of Origin Issues, Stress and Anxiety, Personality Development, Resilience, and Social Justice
Education: Psy.D. Clinical Psychology, Adler University; M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Adler University; M.S. in Forensic Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative, with a focus on Cognitive Behavioral Therapy and Adlerian theory
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association; North American Society of Adlerian Psychology
Interests: Michelle enjoys going to Disney World, playing tennis, traveling, finding new coffee shops, and spending time with family and friends

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Mandy Hughes, Psy.D.
Doctoral Resident

Areas of Interest: Attachment and Identity Development, Trauma and Empowerment, Interpersonal relationships, Couples Counseling, Spirituality, Adjustment and Life Transitions, EMDR, and Biofeedback
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, Biola University. M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Biola University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative with a focus on Attachment-based Psychodynamic, Interpersonal, and Cognitive Behavioral Therapies
Interests: Mandy enjoys spending time with her dogs and friends, fitness and health, jogging, dance lessons, golf, comfort food and a good movie, and exploring new restaurants.

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Sara Staley, Psy.D.
Psychology Resident

Areas of Interest: Anxiety; Depression; Adjustment and Transitional Issues; Identity and Self-Esteem; Gender and Diversity Issues; LGBTQ+; Interpersonal Relationships
Education: Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology, NOVA Southeastern University, M.S. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
Theoretical Orientation: Integrative approach pulling from a variety of frameworks including Interpersonal Process Therapy (IPT), Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT), and psychodynamic approaches
Professional Affiliation: Florida Psychological Association
Interests: Sara enjoys having quality time with friends, listening to music, playing videogames and spending time with her three cats. She also enjoys watching TV/movies, spending time in nature (when it’s not too hot outside!) and attempting to befriend wildlife.

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FAQs

What do psychological services do? ›

You'll work with people of all ages on a wide range of psychological difficulties in mental and physical health. This can include anxiety, depression, psychosis, 'personality disorder', eating disorders, addictions, learning disabilities and family or relationship issues.

What is Counselling and psychological service? ›

Counselling and Psychological Services (CAPS) offers free workshops on a range of personal development, mental health, and wellbeing issues. Mental health training, including Mental Health First Aid, is also available.

Does Columbia offer free therapy? ›

Counseling Services practitioners routinely treat students for depression, anxiety, relationship issues, and other psychological concerns. Individual, short-term counseling is available at no charge to all currently enrolled, full-time students.

What does caps stand for mental health? ›

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) provides confidential and non-judgmental help with your personal growth and psychological wellness.

What are examples of psychological treatment? ›

Types of talking therapy
  • Talking therapies on the NHS. ...
  • Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) ...
  • Guided self-help. ...
  • Counselling. ...
  • Behavioural activation. ...
  • Interpersonal therapy (IPT) ...
  • Eye movement desensitisation and reprocessing (EMDR) ...
  • Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy (MBCT)

What is the most common psychological treatment? ›

Psychotherapy or counseling.

It is one of the most common treatments for mental health disorders. It involves talking about your problems with a mental health professional but is so much more.

What are the 3 types of counseling? ›

So, what are the three main types of counseling? Psychodynamic, humanistic, and behavioral approaches are the most common and each support different individual therapies.

How do you do Staff counselling? ›

Guidelines for a Counseling Session

State the effect of the problem on the work environment or on the employee's performance. Ask for the individual's perception of the problem and what is causing it. Encourage the employee to speak freely and candidly and listen to the information given. Keep an open mind.

What are the four types of counseling? ›

Four of the Most Common Types of Counseling
  • Cognitive Behavioral Therapy. CBT is based around the idea that we can make permanent changes in our behavior by changing our negative patterns of thinking. ...
  • Dialectical Behavioral Therapy. ...
  • Family Therapy. ...
  • Group Therapy.

How can I get therapy if I have no money? ›

You can find free or low cost therapy through social services, nonprofits, universities, financial assistance programs, and employee assistance programs. The average cost of an hour-long therapy appointment can range from about $65 to $250, depending on your therapist's training, experience, and location.

How can I get free psychological therapy? ›

Community centers, hospitals, schools, and places of worship sometimes offer free or low-cost counseling. Many community organizations also host peer-support groups (groups run by people facing the same issues) and recovery groups which can provide additional care.

Why is therapy not covered by insurance? ›

In some instances, people choose to pay out of pocket for therapeutic services rather than claim coverage through their insurer. Why? Insurance companies only pay for medically necessary services. They require a mental health diagnosis before they will pay claims.

What is CAP assessment? ›

A CAP assessment is a study of an institution's collections, buildings, and building systems, as well as its collections care policies and procedures. The assessment involves a site visit by collections and building assessors, who spend two days touring the museum and interviewing staff and governing officials.

What is a CAP NHS? ›

Contraceptive diaphragm or cap - NHS.

What does caps stand for and what is its purpose? ›

A National Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS) is a single, comprehensive, and concise policy document introduced by the Department of Basic Education for all the subjects listed in the National Curriculum Statement for Grades R - 12.

What are the 4 types of mental illness? ›

anxiety disorders. personality disorders. psychotic disorders (such as schizophrenia) eating disorders.

What does psychological treatment mean? ›

Psychological treatment is the specific purview of trained mental health professionals and incorporates diverse theories and techniques for producing healthy and adaptive change in an individual's actions, thoughts, and feelings.

What does psychological care mean? ›

Psychosocial care, as defined by the National Council for Hospice and Specialist Palliative Care Services, is care concerned with the psychological and emotional well-being of the patient and their family/carers, including issues of self-esteem, insight into an adaptation to the illness and its consequences, ...

What are the 3 most common psychological disorders? ›

Of those, the three most common diagnoses are anxiety disorders, depression and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD). These three conditions make up around 30 percent of all diagnoses of mental illness in America.

What are the two most common psychological disorders? ›

Right now, nearly 10 million Americans are living with a serious mental disorder. The most common are anxiety disorders major depression and bipolar disorder.

What are the 7 stages of counselling? ›

7 Steps in the Counseling Process
  • Willingness. Being willing to seek and attend counseling is a crucial step for any individual. ...
  • Motivation. Being willing to make changes and engage in them involves maintaining and sustaining motivation. ...
  • Commitment. ...
  • Faith.
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What are the three C's in counseling? ›

There Are Three C's in Counseling: Caring, Challenge, Commitment.

What are the 7 principles of counseling? ›

This chapter explains the "ethical principles" that guide the helping professions: autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, fidelity, and veracity.

Why is staff counseling important? ›

Counselling helps the employees to come out from the problems, gives a new way to deal with the problems. Counselling shows how much the employer care for the employee. Counselling may help to identify the employee the work related problems and the poor performance.

What is staff counseling? ›

Workplace counseling is therapy offered to employees of a company, often through an employee assistance program, that provides employees with a safe place to discuss any issues that they're struggling with.

Is staff Counselling important? ›

Counseling is an effective and preventive people management strategy for organizations to help employees better managing stress, personal issues or work related problems. Benefits to the organization: Decrease costs related to turnover, burnouts, absenteeism & accident-related disability.

What are the 6 types of therapy? ›

Approaches to psychotherapy fall into five broad categories:
  • Psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies. ...
  • Behavior therapy. ...
  • Cognitive therapy. ...
  • Humanistic therapy. ...
  • Integrative or holistic therapy.

What are the five counseling steps? ›

The basic stages of counseling are: 1) Developing the client/clinician relationship; 2) Clarifying and assessing the presenting problem or situation; 3) Identifying and setting counseling or treatment goals; 4) Designing and implementing interventions; and 5) Planning, termination, and follow-up.

What are the 6 principles of counseling? ›

This chapter describes the six core ethical principles underlying ethical analysis in the profession of counseling. These principles are autonomy, nonmaleficence, beneficence, justice, fidelity and veracity.

How many people need therapy but Cannot afford? ›

Eight in 10 people said going to therapy was a good investment, but 40% of those surveyed reported that they needed financial support to attend therapy, the survey found.

What if therapy doesnt work for me? ›

If therapy has failed you, you still have plenty of options for feeling better. If therapy isn't working, the first person you should talk to is your therapist. She may opt to change her approach to treatment, pursue more “homework” options for you, or even refer you to another therapist.

What happens if you don't seek therapy? ›

Worsening Mental Health Problems

Mental health issues do not get better on their own. The longer an illness persists, the more difficult it can be to treat and recover. Untreated anxiety may escalate to panic attacks, and failing to address trauma can lead to post-traumatic stress disorder.

What is the difference between a psychologist and a therapist? ›

Psychologists can do research, which is a very important contribution academically and clinically, to the profession. A therapist is a broader umbrella term for professionals who are trained—and often licensed—to provide a variety of treatments and rehabilitation for people.

What is free therapy called? ›

The California Peer-Run Warm Line offers non-emergency emotional support and referrals to anyone in the state needing mental health help.

Is there someone I can talk to about my problems for free? ›

Text HOME to 741741 to connect with a Crisis Counselor. Free 24/7 support at your fingertips. An example exchange between a texter and a Crisis Counselor. Crisis Counselor: It's understandable to feel that way when it's so hard to see past your depression.

Can my therapist record me? ›

From a legal perspective, the law requires “two-party consent.” This simply means that all parties to the potential recording must consent for the recording to take place. A therapist does not have a legal or ethical obligation to allow a client to record sessions.

Does therapy go on your medical record? ›

But if the thought makes you anxious, then rest assured that if you book therapy privately it does not go on your medical record. The only reason it would would be if you booked with a psychiatrist and decided to go on medication. Most psychiatrists want to confer with your GP about this.

Is counseling the same as therapy? ›

Usually, counseling focuses on a specific issue for a limited amount of time. Therapy can be more long-term and focuses on you as an individual — how you see yourself and the world, your thoughts, and your behaviors, as well as the underlying patterns of why you do the things you do.

How do I prepare for a CAP test? ›

How Can I Prepare for the CAP Exam?
  1. Do yourself a favor and study. Do not walk in unprepared. ...
  2. Get a study guide or set of flashcards. Some people study better a certain way. ...
  3. tracking down the best study guide and flashcard set for your exam. Below you'll see.
  4. links to both!

How do you pass a CAP inspection? ›

I hope they are helpful for you as well.
  1. Know Your Checklists. One of the most important steps in preparing for a CAP inspection is to make sure you are using the correct version of the CAP checklists. ...
  2. Revisit the Past. ...
  3. Organize Stuff and Staff. ...
  4. Remain Calm. ...
  5. Be Present and Accountable.

What is CCC assessment? ›

The CCC-2 was developed to help us understand more about communication strengths and difficulties in children. Although we can get an idea of how a child communicates by using language tests, it is helpful to also find out how the child behaves in an everyday setting.

How long does a CAP procedure take? ›

You may have to wait about 1 to 2 hours until the crown is made. Once the crown is ready, your dentist cements it into place. The entire process takes about 2 to 4 hours.

Why does the NHS use agency staff? ›

The quality of care and safety of patients in NHS hospitals depend on having an adequate number of skilled healthcare professionals. Growing shortages of qualified clinical and non-clinical staff have led to increasing reliance on agency staff to resolve staffing shortfalls and ensure safe staffing numbers.

Can I get a CAP on the NHS? ›

Crowns and bridges are available on the NHS (Band 3, £282.80). As with all restoration treatments, they may need to be replaced in the future. They can also be provided privately. For example, you may be offered a metal coloured crown on a back tooth to help restore the tooth from a functional perspective.

What are the four sections of caps? ›

In the Curriculum and Assessment Policy Statement (CAPS), the subject Life Skills in Foundation Phase (Grades R-3) has been organised into four study areas: Beginning Knowledge, Personal and Social Well-being, Creative Arts and Physical Education.

How will CAPS document help me? ›

CAPS provides detailed week –by- week planning for teachers to follow. It gives clear guidance in terms of pacing and progression. It also gives clear guidance of assessment requirements.

What are the four ultimate purposes of assessment? ›

This graphical aid of the assessment purpose triangle depicts each of the basic purposes of assessment on opposing sides: assessment to support learning; assessment for accountability; assessment for certification, progress, and transfer.

What is included in a psychological services? ›

Psychological therapies are sometimes referred to as 'talking therapies'. They involve exploring psychological difficulties that are getting in the way of how we would like to feel. Psychological therapy is a collaborative space to explore your difficulties in a safe and confidential setting.

What can I expect at a psychological consultation? ›

You'll fill out paperwork and assessments to help determine a diagnosis. After that, you'll have a conversation with the psychiatrist and an NP or PA may observe. The doctor will get to know you and come to understand why you are seeking treatment. There will be a lot of questions for you to answer.

When should you seek psychological support? ›

Uncontrollable sadness, anger, or hopelessness may be signs of a mental health issue that can improve with treatment. If you're eating or sleeping more or less than usual, withdrawing from family and friends, or just feeling “off,” talk to someone before serious problems develop that impact your quality of life.

What are 3 things psychologists do? ›

Psychologists typically do the following:
  • Conduct scientific studies of behavior and brain function.
  • Observe, interview, and survey individuals.
  • Identify psychological, emotional, behavioral, or organizational issues and diagnose disorders.
  • Research and identify behavioral or emotional patterns.

What are the 4 major types of psychological therapies? ›

Approaches to psychotherapy fall into five broad categories:
  • Psychoanalysis and psychodynamic therapies. ...
  • Behavior therapy. ...
  • Cognitive therapy. ...
  • Humanistic therapy. ...
  • Integrative or holistic therapy.

What are the 5 major areas of psychology? ›

The five major perspectives in psychology are biological, psychodynamic, behavioral, cognitive and humanistic. You may wonder why there are so many different psychology approaches and whether one approach is correct and others wrong.

What are the 5 basic psychological processes? ›

Let's take a look at five of the most basic psychological processes - sensation, perception, attention, learning, and memory - and how they contribute to the mind and human behavior.

What should you not say to a psychologist? ›

With that said, we're outlining some common phrases that therapists tend to hear from their clients and why they might hinder your progress.
  • “I feel like I'm talking too much.” ...
  • “I'm the worst. ...
  • “I'm sorry for my emotions.” ...
  • “I always just talk about myself.” ...
  • “I can't believe I told you that!” ...
  • “Therapy won't work for me.”
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What kind of questions do they ask on a psychological test? ›

Questions include, "What is your current career?" and "How many hours do you work per week?" There may be more detailed questions about your job, such as "Do you enjoy your work?" and "How stressed do you feel after work?" Other questions deal with free time, such as "What do you do during your leisure time?" Questions ...

What is asked in a psychological assessment? ›

A psychological assessment generally asks three main questions: is there anything in how this parent is that would cause them difficulties or problems? what effect does this have on their child? what help, support or therapy does this parent need to mean that their problems don't affect their child any more?

Why is psychological services important? ›

Providing Help

Mental health services also reduce the risk of chronic diseases related to stress, anxiety and substance abuse. Most importantly, mental health services save lives, while improving the outlook for people who may feel hopeless and lost.

What are the four reasons someone should seek therapy? ›

This list includes an overview of some of the most common reasons why people seek therapy.
  • Addiction. ...
  • Anxiety and stress. ...
  • Confidence, self-esteem, and support. ...
  • Depression. ...
  • Grief and loss. ...
  • Illnesses. ...
  • Phobias. ...
  • Relationship issues.
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Why are psychological services important? ›

It provides the tools and insights to manage mental health issues, such as anxiety and depression. Ultimately, counseling empowers people to lead healthy and fulfilling lives.

What are the 2 main types of work psychologists do? ›

As mental health professionals, psychologists help people understand how patterns in their thoughts, behaviors and relationships relate to their emotions and impact functioning. Psychologists fall into two categories—clinical psychologists and nonclinical— according to Scult.

What are the two main types of psychologists? ›

To become a clinical psychologist, an individual must earn a doctoral degree — typically a Doctor of Psychology. Clinical psychologists work with patients to diagnose and treat mental illness and to conduct psychotherapy. Psychologists work in hospitals, private offices, outpatient centers, and government agencies.

Can a psychologist diagnose mental illness? ›

Psychologists hold a doctoral degree in clinical psychology or another specialty such as counseling or education. They are trained to evaluate a person's mental health using clinical interviews, psychological evaluations and testing. They can make diagnoses and provide individual and group therapy.

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