About

ESSE NON VIDERI: “TO BE, NOT TO SEEM.”

 MISSION

At St. Joseph’s College our mission is to provide counseling and wellness services that promote the health and well-being of every member of the College community. We aim to provide high-quality treatment, prevention and education in support of the College’s goals and in response to the changing needs of the community.

VISION

Our vision is to develop integrative models that advance health and wellness at the College and lead to a more productive academic community through a commitment to the very best service.

PHILOSOPHY

The Counseling and Wellness Center is founded on 4 Pillars of Health and Healing:

I. Counseling Services
II. Alternative and Complimentary Services
III. Intervention Services
IV. Outreach Services

 

WELLNESS

The Counseling and Wellness Center at St. Joseph’s College provide a wide range of services that support the holistic development of all students in body, mind and spirit. Wellness is a positive approach to living as it emphasizes the whole person through integrating all aspects of the individual along with the realization that everything you do, think, feel and believe has an impact on your state of health.

A wellness-oriented lifestyle encourages students to adopt healthy habits and behaviors that promote an improved quality of life. It involves the recognition that every individual has physical, psychological, emotional, social and spiritual needs with each dimension being necessary for optimal levels of functioning. Through supporting every student’s physical, mental and spiritual health, students are better prepared to achieve academic success and reach their highest goals and aspirations.

The Counseling and Wellness Center has created goals to assist students with integrating  wellness into their lives. The goals are to promote wellness through education, prevention and awareness; improve the overall well-being of the College community; promote services on and off campus; collaborate with professionals in the community; empower students to take charge of their health and research best practices in the wellness field.

MEET THE BLOGGERS
*Click on the bloggers name for all their latest posts*

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Jacqueline Merriweather
Director of Wellness
Psychotherapist & Yoga Therapist
jmerriweather@sjcny.edu
TransformationalSpaces

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Lilly Shmulevich

Associate Director of Wellness
Wellness Counselor & Consultant
lshmulevich@sjcny.edu
Sweetly Yours, LLC

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Gregory Apicella

Wellness Artist & Consultant
SJC Alumni
grapicella@gmail.com

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Evan Haun
Therapist & Mathematician
SJC Alumni
ehaun4@gmail.com

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Sel Baskurt
Therapist & Yoga/Meditation Teacher
SJC Alumni
ssbaskurt@gmail.com
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Bonnie Kessinger

Yoga & Meditation Teacher
SJC Alumni
bonniekessinger@gmail.com

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Rosa Ruvio, M.S., MHC, RYT
Psychotherapist & Yoga Teacher
Past SJC Trainee
rruvio@gmail.com

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Rachel Regula
Wellness Artist & Consultant (Background Blog Logistics)
SJC Alumni
Reregula@gmail.com

Guest Bloggers
Students, Alumni, Staff and Faculty
Digital Storytelling
Overall Posts

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PAST BLOGGERS

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Ketsia Glemaud
SJC Alumni, Nurse

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Denise Dicupe
SJC Staff, Psychotherapist

 

Disclaimer: The information provided on the St. Joseph’s College Wellness blog is for leisure purposes only. St. Joseph’s College NY,  St. Joseph’s College Wellness blog administrator and editors, and the wordpress blog, are not meant to treat, diagnose, prescribe, or cure any physical, mental, or emotional disorder/disease, nor is the information on this blog meant to replace the advice of a licensed medical professional or doctor.

Many of the images found on the St. Joseph’s College Wellness Blog are through the courtesy of procured images by creative commons licensed pictures from flickr.com

4 Comments

4 thoughts on “About

  1. Anonymous

    Love this! Its really nice to know how supportive out school is! I have tried the yoga and meditation classes and they are wonderful. Its really relaxing and inspiring!

  2. Ginny Blass

    Hello Jackie and Team! This is wonderful and enriching! Thanks so much for all of your efforts to launch this new site for us!

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