Students attend weekly individual meetings with a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist, supervised Marriage and Family Therapist Associate, or a RES advocate to focus on self-exploration through discussion, art, music, or movement.
Counseling sessions are 30 – 60 minutes long, student-directed, and can include:
Some of our counselors have graduated from accredited master’s programs in Counseling or Clinical Psychology and are furthering their training under supervision by licensed psychotherapists. They volunteer their time, energy, and skills to help students thrive at Holden. Holden’s RES counselors participate in Holden’s Counselor Training & Internship Program for one to three school year(s). For the 2022-23 school year we have a licensed therapist on staff, as well as an advocate not working towards licensure.