Psychologist discusses management of emotions
Apr11

Psychologist discusses management of emotions

Dr. Deborah Joffe Ellis, the wife of psychologist Albert Ellis, visited Seton Hall on April 6 to discuss her late husband’s foundational work, called Rational Emotive Behavior Therapy (REBT). REBT is a cognitive therapeutic approach that explains how a person’s emotions can be handled based on his or her thinking. Ellis said that she came to Seton Hall to talk about REBT because it has been her mission to continue her husband’s work...

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New yoga and meditation sessions held on green
Oct19

New yoga and meditation sessions held on green

Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS) at Seton Hall has introduced a new program that holds Yoga and Meditation sessions on Tuesdays 12-1 p.m. and Fridays 4-5 p.m. on the green (weather permitting) this semester. The aim of the program is to help students de-stress. The program was started by Dr. Ackerman-Sinclair and Dr. Lyon-Stirling, two highly qualified staff psychologists at CAPS with a passion for yoga. Both women have...

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CAPS & DSS help students navigate college stressors

About 26 percent of Americans ages 18 and older live with a diagnosable mental health disorder, according to Active Minds. A nonprofit organization dedicated to raising mental health awareness among college students, Active Minds’ website said that in comparison to older adults, those from 18 through 24 have the lowest rate of seeking help. While some may not find it easy to ask for help, Seton Hall has resources on campus to aid...

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Anxiety workshops aim to help students
Mar09

Anxiety workshops aim to help students

Students coping with anxiety and stress related problems can resort to the Seton Hall Counseling and Psychological Services CAPS workshops throughout March and April. Anxiety disorders are among the most common mental health problems on college campuses, according to the Anxiety and Depression Association of America website. The one-hour workshops at the CAPS office in Mooney Hall started on Monday. March 7 at 11 a.m., and will run on...

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How to manage holiday dinner conversations with family
Dec09

How to manage holiday dinner conversations with family

The holiday season is here and with it comes a long-anticipated winter break. Winter break, about three weeks long for Seton Hall University students, provides time away from work and class. It also offers a chance to see friends and family after a long time away from home. There are many perks to coming home, such as free laundry, home-cooked meals and sleeping in a bed that feels like a cloud. However, popular movies suggest that...

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