Greensboro College Counseling Director Makes Presentation at National Conference

March 4, 2020 2:04 pm
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Emily Holmes, NCC, LPCGREENSBORO, N.C. – Greensboro College’s director of counseling services, Emily Holmes, made a presentation on anxiety at a national conference of college counselors.

Holmes presented “Worried to Death: The Anxiety Epidemic and What to Do About It” at the American College Counseling Association conference in Washington, D.C.

In her presentation, Holmes noted that today’s college students are more likely to suffer from anxiety than their peers of decades past – and that they have real reasons for doing so.

She discussed anxiety’s prevalence, consequences, physiology and cultural contributors and suggested strategies to her peers for changing campus culture, in addition to individual counseling sessions, to help address the issue of anxiety among students.

Holmes holds a B.S. from Western Carolina University and an M.S. and Ed.S. from the University of North Carolina at Greensboro. She is both a National Certified Counselor and a Licensed Professional Counselor in North Carolina. She joined the college staff in 2013.

Greensboro College provides a liberal arts education grounded in the traditions of the United Methodist Church and fosters the intellectual, social, and, spiritual development of all students while supporting their individual needs.

Founded in 1838 and located in downtown Greensboro, the college enrolls about 1,000 students from 29 states and territories, the District of Columbia, and seven foreign countries in its undergraduate liberal-arts program and six master’s degree programs. In addition to rigorous academics and a well-supported Honors program, the school features a 17-sport NCAA Division III athletic program and dozens of service and recreational opportunities. Learn more at www.greensboro.edu.

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This post was written by Tom Saitta