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Avoiding Avoidance: Three Ways to Cope When You Feel Like Hiding

Wednesday, October 17, 2018

What is avoidance? Do you ever find yourself… Starting a project and not completing it Never quite finishing an assignment Not responding to emails Paying bills late If so, then you’re already familiar with avoidance behaviors. Avoidance is the set of things we do to distract ourselves from the current task – the one that … Read More

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Five Great Reasons to See a Counsellor

Tuesday, September 11, 2018

Should you see a counsellor? Kristiina Vuorensivu is the Supervisor of Columbia’s Counselling Services team. She has a Master’s in Counselling Psychology and she’s a registered clinical counsellor in the province of BC with over fifteen years experience in agency work and four years in private practice. She’s also taught counselling within a college setting. … Read More

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Introducing ‘IDIS 099: Academic Foundations’

Friday, August 31, 2018

This fall, Columbia Bible College is launching IDIS 099: Academic Foundations. We pulled together key info about this brand-new non-credit course to help you decide if it’s a good fit for you. Why create ‘Academic Foundations’? In recent years, the Columbia Academics team noticed that many high school students are finding the transition to college-level … Read More

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How Working as a Counsellor Impacts my Teaching

Wednesday, August 22, 2018

Elise Hartin is a member of Columbia’s Counselling & Human Services faculty and also works with clients in her private counselling practice. She graduated from Columbia’s BA in Caregiving & Counselling in 2006, and earned her MA in Counselling Psychology from Trinity Western University in 2011. Elise teaches Introduction to Psychology, Introduction to Counselling, and Research … Read More

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What We Wish You Knew Before Coming to Columbia

Thursday, July 12, 2018

Are you ready for college? In just two months, we start another academic year at Columbia! For some of you, this will be your first college experience. For others, this is your first experience at Columbia. And as you make your lists in preparation (you can also refer to a previous post of mine about … Read More

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