Cherylle Chapman, M.S., Doctoral Student
1. One of my favorite childhood memories is . . .
Being carefree and playing outdoors with my friends, such as riding bikes, playing tag, hopscotch and jumping rope.
2. I love being a mental health counselor because . . .
I get to help others and be myself at the same time.
3. A life lesson I’ve learned from my clients is . . .
That the client is the expert of their own situation.
4. Three words that describe my counseling style are . . .
Authentic, engaged, and personable.
5. When I’m not in counseling sessions, you’ll find me . . .
In the kitchen, at a restaurant or anywhere that has food.
6. Three people who inspire me are . . .
My parents and my grandmother.
7. A quote that I live by is . . .
“If you are distressed by anything external, the pain is not due to the thing itself, but to your estimate of it; and this you have the power to revoke at any moment.”
8. One thing guaranteed to push me out of my comfort zone is . . .
9. My best self-care technique is . . .
Watching my favorite TV shows, listening to music, and lighting candles.
10. This is how I found counseling and how counseling found me . . .
My parents emphasized the importance of mental wellness.
11. One thing I could not live without is . . .
12. If I were to tell a friend about mental health counseling, I would say . . .
I would say . . .mental wellness is just as important as physical wellness.
13. The approaches I draw from in my counseling practice are . . .
Person-centered, solution-focused, and cognitive behavioral therapy.
14. Clients that challenge me the most have this in common . . .
Are clients who are unsure about therapy at first, but trust the process and are active and engaged.