Elena YeeElena Yee

Elena Yee is a mental health counselor in the Wellness Center at Alfred University in upstate New York. She received her MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling at Rhode Island College in Providence, Rhode Island. She is interested in the healing of trauma through EMDR and IFS, effectively assessing for suicidality, increasing diverse representation in college counseling centers, and advocating for the needs of those most vulnerable in our society. You can learn more about Elena at www.linkedin.com/in/elenatyee

 

 

 

  • And so it begins…

    Jul 11, 2017
    It happened. Nearly two months ago. It really did. I graduated. Three years of intense studying and writing many papers to earn my MS in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Rhode Island College.
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  • A Final Fall Semester in Graduate School

    Jan 09, 2017
    It’s hard to believe that I completed my last fall semester of my graduate program. It was the fullest semester thus far with three courses, a full-time internship and a full-time graduate assistantship. Here are my thoughts about the courses:
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  • Radical Acceptance, Resistance and Resilience

    Jan 03, 2017
    It’s the start of a new year and many have proclaimed that this past year of 2016 was the.worst.year.ever. Others insist that we get perspective and stop proclaiming that it was “the worst.” In particular, much of what made this year “the worst” was the election process leading up to the current president-elect.
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  • A Second Year in Graduate School

    Jul 12, 2016
    I confess that I’m enjoying the fact that I’m now finished with my second year of graduate school and that my summer classes are finally over. Last summer, I took four courses so this summer with only two courses it felt like a breeze.
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  • The Value of Research as a Graduate Student

    May 04, 2016
    Since last semester I’ve been working with a faculty member in my program on a research article about suicide assessment. More accurately, she invited me to be one of the co-writers for the article, which was a surprise and has been a remarkable learning experience thus far. It was also timely since I was taking the two required courses for research that included quantitative statistics. For most of my classmates, learning about statistics in the context of research was daunting and dispiriting.
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