Psychology & Counseling

The Department of Psychology and Counseling  at Southeast Missouri State University emphasizes the understanding of how people think, feel, and act. Students in the Department acquire a strong knowledge base and critical thinking skills through a comprehensive and flexible curriculum to achieve their professional goals and also become leaders in their communities by working with faculty members from diverse backgrounds in research, internship, and student organization opportunities. Ultimately, students are prepared to apply their knowledge and skills to empower other individuals, couples, families, communities, businesses, and other organizations to reach their full potential.

Logan Callahan - Psychology Student
Sheldondra Brown - Psychology Student
Adam Sprague - Psychology Student

Goals

The Department provides experiences that develop students' skills and knowledge across several major categories. These categories incorporate the American Psychological Association's (APA) Guidelines for the Undergraduate Major and the American Counseling Association's (ACA) values. These categories include:

  • Scientific knowledge and critical thinking
  • Empowerment of social diversity and justice
  • Ethical practice characterizing integrity
  • Communication
  • Professional development through community relationships


Psychology and Counseling News

    Southeast Students Participate in 2019 Governor’s Leadership Forum

    Four Southeast Missouri State University students recently attended the 2019 Governor’s Leadership Forum on Faith and Values, held Jan. 9-11 in Jefferson City, Missouri. Created by former Missouri Governor, and 79th U.S. Attorney General John Ashcroft, the three-day Leadership Forum on Faith and Values encouraged students by challenging their decision-making, values and belief systems using […]


    Southeast Counselor Education Training Clinic Expands Services to Cape Girardeau Area

    Southeast Missouri State University’s Counselor Education Training Clinic is now offering counseling services to greater Cape Girardeau residents. The clinic has offered free counseling to Southeast students since 2014. The idea to expand its services to the surrounding community developed after the opening of a Play Therapy Center in 2017, which gives graduate students an […]


    Southeast Observing Suicide Prevention Week Sept. 10-14 with Awareness Events

    Southeast Missouri State University will observe Suicide Prevention Week across campus Sept. 10-14 with events for students, faculty and staff that raise awareness about this important issue. “As members of the campus community, we each have the ability to reduce the stigma surrounding mental health and create welcoming spaces where students, faculty and staff can […]


    Rogers-Adkinson Appointed Dean of College of Education, Health and Human Studies

    Dr. Diana Rogers-Adkinson, dean of the College of Education at Southeast Missouri State University, has been appointed dean of the College of Education, Health and Human Studies at Southeast. She will begin her new duties Aug. 1, 2018, and continue through June 30, 2020.


Contact

573.651.2132
psychandcounseling@semo.edu
Scully 404
Department of Psychology and Counseling
One University Plaza, MS 5700
Cape Girardeau, Missouri 63701


 

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