Tag Archive | "Counseling"

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Counseling Center Offers Academic and Personal Advice

Posted on 22 April 2016 by

Academic advising is key to having a successful college experience. A large number of students often take classes that do not even apply to their majors, making them waste time and money. You may be someone who just seems confused about your college plan and where your path is headed. Housatonic offers one-on-one advising in […] Continue Reading…

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Answering the Call to Rise

Posted on 10 December 2015 by

Community is our college’s middle name. In the spirit of that, this coming spring semester Housatonic will be host to the first ever community reading program featuring,“We Are Called to Rise,” the debut novel of author Laura McBride. McBride’s book weaves a yarn of four characters’ perspectives from a precocious immigrant child, to a battle-hardened […] Continue Reading…

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Psychology Club Sponsors Suicide Prevention Forum

Posted on 01 December 2014 by

HCC is taking this charge to bring this day to the scholars and staff of the school. The people need to be informed about suicide awareness because it’s caused tragedies in so many families around the world for ages. We shouldn’t be used to “suicide” as much as we are. Psychology Club took action on […] Continue Reading…

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More Than Just Advice

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

For HCC counselor Linda Wolfson, counseling is not about giving advice. “It’s about supporting people as they work out their own issues with the support of a non-judgemental, caring person,” says Wolfson, who has been a counselor at Housatonic for a remarkable twenty-two years. “I have learned so much from the many students that I […] Continue Reading…

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The Time Before Sanity: A Quest For The Great “A-Ha!”

Posted on 22 October 2014 by

Every now and then we have what is called an “A-ha!” moment. Or, if you want to use grown up words, an epiphany. They can be small, for instance, when you finally understand how to solve that gross math problem. It could also be major, when you are faced with a decision that could change […] Continue Reading…