Podcast

In this episode of the Counselor Chat Podcast, join me as we delve into the nuanced world of student counseling. If you have been inundated by an influx of referrals for individual counseling, it’s important to make informed decisions about the appropriate type of counseling for each student. Key Points Covered: Referral Assessment: the necessity of…
Welcome to episode 47 of the Counselor Chat podcast. Today we are diving in deep and talking about how to use Community Circle as SEL lesson. Episode Highlights: 1. Introduction to Community Circles: Community circles trace their origins to ancient traditions, fostering inclusivity and mutual respect. The circle format ensures equal participation and promotes active…
In this episode: Join me as we dive into a heartwarming discussion on celebrating Kindness Month in schools. Throughout the episode, I am sharing tons of ideas, strategies, and book recommendations aimed at fostering empathy and kindness among students.  From school-wide projects to individual acts of kindness, this episode is packed with actionable tips for…
In this enlightening episode, we are taking a look into the often overlooked yet crucial aspect of school counseling – data-driven practices. As we head into the second semester in the chilly February of New York, I share my journey and insights on harnessing data to enhance student growth and success. Key Topics Covered: The…
Get ready to be inspired and energized in this special edition of the Counselor Chat podcast! This episode features a lively and insightful Zoom call recording with the vibrant Kansas elementary school counselors, Mallory Jacobs and Hannah Mick. They’re here to share their ingenious toolkit for celebrating National School Counseling Week. From discussing the multifaceted…
In this podcast episode of Counselor Chat, we delve into the fascinating world of international school counseling with our guest, Taylor Maxwell, a school counselor currently based in Budapest, Hungary. Taylor brings a wealth of experience from her previous roles in Korea and shares unique insights into the life and work of a school counselor…
In this episode of “Counselor Chat,” we delve into the transformative practice of conducting an Energy Inventory. Here’s what you’ll find in this insightful episode: Understanding Energy Inventory: An introduction to the concept of an Energy Inventory, explaining its importance beyond just physical or home energy, focusing on personal energy management. The Purpose of Energy…
Join me in a candid exploration of the emotional rollercoaster that often comes with heading back to work after a break. We will be diving into the mix of feelings we all encounter during this transition, plus, offering insights and reassurance that you’re not alone. Key Highlights: Mixed Emotions: I discuss the normality of feeling…
In this episode, I dive into school counselors’ common challenges when collaborating with teachers. From encountering pushback on interventions to fostering a more collaborative relationship, I share insights and strategies to enhance the counselor-teacher partnership. Key Highlights: Understanding Pushback: Identifying scenarios where teachers resist suggested interventions. Exploring the frustrations counselors experience when met with resistance….
In this episode of Counselor Chat, join me as we delve into a unique exploration sparked by questions from our vibrant Facebook groups.  This episode centers on the challenges of fostering positive relationships among students within a classroom, addressing disrespectful behavior, and promoting an environment conducive to learning. From the importance of strong relationships with…