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Psychology Clinic, an underutilized resource

Alana Earle, Reporter

September 18, 2018

To give students, faculty and staff another resource for discussing personal issues, the Psychology Clinic, located in O'Donohoe Room 107, is primarily a graduate student-run service, with the exception of the licensed psychologists who oversee the graduate students. Funded by the psychology department, the clinic aims to help faculty, staff,...

Choose a major that makes you happy

Rachael Stagner, Columnist

April 10, 2018

I came to Midwestern State University to pursue a career in radiology – then I took Intro to Radiology. I hated it. This course made me realize my disinterest in radiology. I am not saying coming to MSU was a wrong decision, it has been a great decision in my life. I also don’t regret any...

Mental health should be priority, not backseat to other means

The Wichitan

November 7, 2017

OUR VIEW: To more effectively serve students and dismantle the stigma that surround mental illness, the counseling center needs a larger budget. Just this week, this nation saw the devastating affects of mental health issues left untreated: the Sutherland Spring, Texas. The gunman with an extensiv...

On-campus psychology clinic offers free counseling

On-campus psychology clinic offers free counseling

Kristen Gregg

April 15, 2016

Although the psychology clinic may not be well known around campus, it offers free counseling and low-cost assessments for various mental illnesses. Psychology professor and clinic supervisor, Michael Vandehey, hopes to de-stigmatize counseling and making it preventative.“What I wish people understo...

It’s not all in your head

Kara McIntyre

November 11, 2015

I've had depression since I was in middle school, so I've become almost a professional at dealing with the waves of emotion it brings (kind of morbid, I know). But this semester, it got to the point where I didn't know how to handle it by myself anymore - I wasn't eating regularly, I was staying up until...

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