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September 12, 2017|College of Law, College of Psychology, Events, Tips for Success|

Supporting Students to Manage Stress

September 12, 2017|College of Law, College of Psychology, Events, Tips for Success|

There is no way around it. Working in a legal environment is stressful. The number of cases, deadlines, and incredible weight of the responsibility you are shouldering as a legal professional can add up to paralegals and attorneys feeling overwhelmed and stressed. Add to that, that the legal culture encourages and expects working long hours, [...]

September 9, 2017|Consciousness & Transformative Studies|

One Truth, Many Paths: The Spiritual Journey of Isabella Price

September 9, 2017|Consciousness & Transformative Studies|

Isabella Price is a seeker. It has always been this way. She was raised in a traditional Christian household and the Vatican was seen as law, but for some reason this didn’t quite sit right with her. “My mother being Roman Catholic, it was like whatever Rome says is infallible,” Isabella says wryly. “The dogmatic [...]

September 7, 2017|College of Psychology|

JFK University Introduces Trauma Studies Certificate Program Starting Fall 2017

September 7, 2017|College of Psychology|

Beginning in the fall 2017 term, JFK University College of Psychology will be offering a specialized Trauma Studies Certificate Program. Available in either one or two-year courses of study, the Trauma Studies Certificate Program will benefit professionals in a wide range of fields whose work brings them into contact with those who have experienced trauma. [...]

Storytelling Event Invites Community to Heal

The Holistic Research Center is focused on gaining knowledge, shifting perspectives, and promoting deeper understanding within the JFKU and the larger Holistic community. We are preparing to embark on a project that will explore sharing stories as a means to reach those goals. In honor of this, The Holistic Research Center at John F. Kennedy [...]

After Sell-Out Crowd, JFKU to Host Encore Screening of “CRAZYWISE” Documentary

Popular Film Exploring Indigenous Approaches to Mental Health Crises Comes to San Jose Campus Following the sold-out screening at JFK University’s Pleasant Hill Campus in July, the documentary feature CRAZYWISE will be returning to JFK University for an encore showing this September. Don’t miss this rare second opportunity to see the film that compels audiences [...]

July 24, 2017|Events, Sport Psychology|

Calling All Competitive Athletes, Weekend Warriors, and Youth-Sports Coaches!

July 24, 2017|Events, Sport Psychology|

Come learn proven, evidence-based techniques for overcoming mental hurdles and improving physical performance from two top experts in the field. On August 12 from 12-1 pm, the JFK University Sport Psychology Department will be welcoming to our Pleasant Hill Campus renowned sport psychologist Dr. Simon Marshall and three-time world-champion triathlete Lesley Paterson. Co-authors of the [...]

July 20, 2017|College of Psychology, Continuing Education|

Guided Imagery: A Psychotheraputic Tool for Healing and Transformation

July 20, 2017|College of Psychology, Continuing Education|

Guided imagery, a therapeutic approach that has had a role in healing traditions for millennia, is increasingly being used in a range of disciplines including medicine, sports performance, leadership and the arts. Imagery has particular relevance for the field of psychology since it is like a Rosetta stone that decodes and translates deep undercurrents at [...]

Community Comes Together for the Holistic Research Symposium

Educators, students, and members of the Holistic community were brought together on Thursday, May 25th to explore big questions at the Holistic Research Center’s Research Symposium. Nearly 50 attendees came out to the John F. Kennedy University Berkeley campus to explore topics ranging from internalized stigma to technology and consciousness, featuring presentations from the Holistic [...]

Sport Psychology Seminar Focuses on Para Athletes

For their quarterly professional development seminar in February, JFKU’s Sport Psychology department hosted Dr. Andrea Faull, a sport psychologist and senior lecturer at the University of Worcester whose extensive research and experience working with para athletes is shaping the way the field is adapting to and working with athletes who have physical impairments. With a [...]

May 23, 2017|Sport Psychology, University News|

Sport Psychology Faculty Published in Journals, Books

May 23, 2017|Sport Psychology, University News|

Sport Psychology Program Chair, Dr. Alison Pope-Rhodius, and Research Director and core faculty member, Megan Byrd, have both been busy adding their voices to the sport psychology literature. Here’s a roundup of their latest contributions. Dr. Pope-Rhodius co-authored the article titled, “The relationship between stress and coping in table tennis,” which was recently published in [...]

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