Maya Georgieva

Maya Georgieva is a counselor with a keen interest in child maltreatment prevention. She is a doctoral student in Counselor Education and Supervision at Marymount University and a volunteer crisis worker.

  • Counselor Education and Supervision, Ed.D.: An Insider’s Perspective

    Feb 28, 2014
    I am enrolled in a doctoral program in the same university where I got my master’s degree. So for me it is easy to see the overwhelming difference between the two programs.
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  • Dear Practicum Students

    Feb 10, 2014
    Dear Practicum Students, I am writing to share with you what I learned the hard way.
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  • Two Job Interview Tips for Counselors

    Jan 23, 2014
    You are a Counselor. Use this to your advantage at your next job interview. Employers are often looking for “mental health professionals”. What does this really mean? Are they looking for counselors, social workers, or psychologists? Would they also hire a candidate without a master’s degree who has experience in the field?
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  • Children and Psychoeducation: Yes, No, Maybe?

    Jan 13, 2014
    I was leading a children’s process group. Everything was going smoothly until a middle-schooler shared a racially offensive remark he heard at school. First there was silence, then - giggles. I looked around. I saw a few frustrated faces.
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  • Why I Love to Talk About Suicide

    Jan 06, 2014
    To me, it is liberating. I answer crisis calls at a suicide prevention hotline. It is no secret that the word SUICIDE is burdened with stigma and shame. Even people who attempted suicide multiple times are uncomfortable saying the word SUICIDE. Callers fear being judged.
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