Pat Myers

Patricia Myers

Patricia Myers is a counselor, an associate professor of counselor education, and doctoral student.

  • Strength-based baseball and a broken leg

    Oct 27, 2009
    I love the game of baseball. Thanks to my late father I have a long history of loving the game. Since moving to the northwest I have been a Seattle Mariner’s fan. Summer nights mean baseball in my house. We discuss the current games, impending trades, our favorite players, and our hopes that this might be the year that we finally make it to the World Series. Baseball is about hope. There is always hope. If not this year, there’s always next year. At the close of the season this year one of the Seattle Mariner’s announcers made an amazing pregame prediction. He stated that a certain player would hit a home run to left field, on a 3 ball, 2 strike count on his second time at the plate. He was absolutely right.
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  • Teaching is Practice

    Oct 20, 2009
    I am relatively new to the field of counselor education. I have been teaching in an undergraduate psychology program for over 15 years but just began teaching in graduate school a few months ago as a result of working towards my doctorate. Somehow the path from General Psychology with fresh faced freshmen who rarely wanted to be in class and frequently asked if we ‘were doing anything important today?’ is qualitatively different than teaching Counseling Theories with serious Master’s students who actually want to know the information. When I became frustrated at not making it completely through a discussion on Stanley Milgram’s obedience experiments I never worried that someone’s life or career path might be irrevocably harmed.
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