“Sometimes I think we feign surrender in order to avoid the hard stuff that’s really there.” ~ Dr. L. Marinn Pierce
In this episode of the Mindful Owl podcast, Dr. L. Marinn Pierce and I discuss counseling and relationships between wellness, spirituality, and personal dispositions of practicing professional counselors.
Some topics discussed are:
- What is Counseling?
- Integral Breath Therapy (IBT) – Integration Concepts
- Wellness, Spirituality, and Personal Dispositions of Professional Counselors
- Counselor Impairment
- Empathy vs Compassion
- Client-Centered vs Present-Centered
- Religion and Spiritualty
- Yoga, Meditation, and Present Moment Awareness
- Trauma Bonds and Relationships
and much more…
Dr. L. Marinn Pierce is an Associate Professor and Program Coordinator of Counselor Education at California State University, Fresno. She received her B.M. in Music Education from Brenau University, M.S. in Community counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, Ed.S. in Community Counseling from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, and Ph.D. in Counselor Education from the University of Tennessee. Dr. Pierce’s clinical experience includes work with a variety of populations across multiple settings. While her primary area of emphasis is children and youth and their families, she has worked with adolescents in residential treatment, individuals with diverse counseling needs in community outpatient settings, children and adolescents in intensive outpatient and partial-hospitalization, and child and adolescent victims of sexual trauma. Her research interests include counselor professional identity development, wellness, and the integration of spirituality into the counseling process. – American Counseling Association (ACA)
Hope you enjoy!
You can reach Dr. Pierce @MarinnPierce on Twitter or firstname.lastname@example.org
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