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Mar 31, 2020 Caitlin Burns

Counseling Services Hosts Competition for Preventative Resource Card Design

Arcadia’s Department of Counseling Services is hosting a design competition to help create a suicide prevention resource card with information about coping mechanisms and the resources available on campus. Undergraduate and graduate students are invited to submit up to three different designs...

Accessing Counseling and Student Health Services

March 17, 2020
Wednesday, March 18, 2020 - 15:45

To our Arcadia students,

As we respond to the COVID-19 virus, Counseling and Student Health Services has been diligently working to determine the best way to continue to offer you support and meet the needs of the reality of our current campus situation. 

In accordance with Governor Tom Wolfe’s announcement to close all schools and minimize in-person meetings in Montgomery County... Read More

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Denise Glick Feb 12, 2020 10:46 am

Balancing Your Normal

If you read my first post, you know I’ve had a kidney transplant. Many people seem to think that a transplant is “one and done.” Once you slap that lumpy glob of tissue in, bam, no more problems. Like that Surgeon Simulator video game (Rage Quit, anyone?).  The reality, though, is that I’m...

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Jan 29, 2020 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Surviving Grad School

This event will be held online through Zoom. Click the link below to access this meeting.  ZOOM Surviving Grad School is a workshop series.  Workshop topics include managing stress, perfectionism, financial concerns, academic pressure, relationships, and self-compassion....

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Jan 24, 2020 Mary Alice DiFilippo

(Postponed) Queer Space

This event has been postponed or cancelled and attendees should contact the event organizer for more details. A LGBTQIA+ support group that provides a safe, non-judgemental space for undergraduate and graduate students to explore and discuss LGBTQIA+ related issues.  Discussions include...

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Kathryn Jones Nov 19, 2019 11:18 am

Self-Care for Midterms

When you think of self-care, your mind probably jumps to bath bombs, face masks, and sleeping in. These are all good options for wellness, but don’t stop there when it comes to practicing self-care in everyday life. It’s important to think of self-care less as a reward for doing a good job or...

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Caitlin Joyce Oct 10, 2019 3:27 pm

Dealing with Divorce at College

At the start of my junior semester, I felt like I was finally seeing the fruits of my academic labor. I had been offered a research position, I was going to be involved with a presidential committee, and I declared my double major. I felt like my future was bright and brimming with opportunity—...

Kathryn Jones Mar 27, 2019 5:35 pm

How to Succeed at Overloading

I have overloaded three out of four semesters at Arcadia—by choice. Overloading is when you take more than 18 credits per semester; the usual course load is 16. We aren’t allowed to overload while doing FYSAE, so my first Spring semester was normal. First-semester freshmen are not allowed to...

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Feb 22, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Eating Concerns Awareness

Take part in our Eating Concerns Awareness event, part of the National Eating Disorders Week #ComeAsYouAre Think you might have an eating issue-take a screen given by our Arcadia counseling staff. Join the Active Minds group and make a heart to post.  Join the Counseling staff and...

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Jan 30, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

AU Lead/Boosting Interpersonal Effectiveness

This is an AU Lead series workshop. Join the counseling staff and improve your skills in relationship strategies, saying "no", establishing priorities and dealing with interpersonal conflict.  RSVP to by 2/21.

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Jan 18, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

CALM: Come And Learn Mindfulness

CALM is a group to relax, manage stress, cultivate compassion for yourself and others.  Learn how mindfulness can quiet your internal critic and change the relationship with yourself.

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Jan 17, 2019 Mary Alice DiFilippo

Interpersonal Support Group

A space for students to offer mutual support to each other and encourage the exchange of genuine and honest feedback. Group members are able to increase self-awareness and develop more meaningful connections with people in their lives.