Self-Care

       How often do you find yourself putting yourself last on your list of things to do?  Kids, laundry, carpools, cooking, cleaning, working, it never ends.  Do you hear a voice in your head telling you to just run away?  Often times, when we put everything before us, nonverbally we tell our environment... Continue Reading →

Farewell to Olive Branch

It has reached that time as I depart ways with Olive Branch as an undergraduate intern. Words cannot express how amazing it was and grateful I am to have been a part of such a great practice among outstanding counselors for my internship. I believe that while interning here I was able to gain a... Continue Reading →

Time for Goodbye

My time as an undergrad intern here at Olive Branch has come to an end. It has been an experience I will never forget. I have learned so much these past several months. Being able to spend time with the children at Acorn Child Care has taught me overall patience and the different ways children... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of an Olive Branch Intern

With veteran’s day approaching in about two weeks, I think it is important to share some of the things counselors and counselors in training can do in preparation of working with veterans/ veteran families currently or in the near future who may cope with symptoms of PTSD, depression or anxiety; related to their military experience... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of an Olive Branch Intern

A counselor’s job isn’t always easy. This week, I had the opportunity to really think about my own self care while working with my clients. Counselors experience hearing painful as well as exciting events that transpired throughout someone’s life journey. “The counselor” is an important tool in the therapeutic progress and if a counselor isn’t... Continue Reading →

A Day in the Life of an Olive Branch Intern

I have a great opportunity to work with small children, adults, couples and families at Olive Branch Counseling Associates, Inc. Working with small children keeps me very busy at this site and having an opportunity to work with small children in preschool through eighth grade teaches me how to tap back into my inner child.... Continue Reading →

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