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A Peek into the Family

When most people picture a class, the majority don’t envision a family. For me, I’m surprised, grateful, and truly fascinated by the amazing group of individuals that I share my learning journey with. When I think of this class, I think of a little family. All of us echo the same sentiment: How… How is it possible for 15 strangers…

Counselling Therapist Diploma: The Journey Begins

Greetings fellow readers! I’m Vandhana, “V” for ease of use, and I’m currently a student in the Counselling Therapist Diploma program at Stenberg College. This is my first blog post ever! I’m excited to share a little about me and this exciting program. I have been a Licensed Practical Nurse since 2012, and while I love being a nurse and…

Counselling Practice 101 – Name Your Business

If you’ve read my previous blogs, you already know that in addition to working full time as a Student Success Coordinator at Stenberg College, I run a private practice. My business is called Strength Within Consulting and has been up and running for eight years. In this time, I have realized and learned many things about running a business, however,…

Dreams do come true, even if they look different

When I started my Counselling Diploma program, I had a good idea of who I wanted to work with after I graduated. When my Program Advisor asked me, “What kind of people do you want to work with?” I responded with the following: “When I graduate, I would like to build a private counselling practice. This practice would be full…

Creativity as a Counsellor

Creativity as a Counsellor: With my focus on youth who have signs of anxiety and/or depression, I get to be creative in a variety of ways.

My journey to becoming a counsellor

Lisa Brown provides direct support to Stenberg students in our campus programs. With over 10 years of experience as a Life Coach and Counsellor, she brings compassion, critical thinking, and teamwork to Stenberg. Read her story and find out how she found her true calling as a therapist…