Archives for 2017

School’s Out; I’m Out!

As I work towards my master’s degree in Clinical Mental Health counseling, a fever-pitch overtook me–I want to finish this program already!–so I signed up for three 6-week summer classes.  On paper it didn’t sound quite so bad but the reality was a different story.  I spent a regular day working and then headed off to […]

Recommending and Lending Books

Before my Grief Counseling on Monday, I got to chatting with a classmate and friend.  She was singing the praises of Jodi Picoult’s 2014 Leaving Time.  I’ve read a few Picoult novels over the years and even met her at a local book signing a while back but haven’t really kept up with her.  Our professor […]

Having the Love You Want

During my spring semester in my program, I was enrolled in a Couples Counseling course.  One of the required projects for this course had me reading and creating a presentation on a marriage self-help book.  I perused the section on Amazon looking for a book with solid reviews as this genre was a new one […]