Michele Kerulis

Michele Kerulis

Dr. Michele Kerulis is faculty with Counseling@Northwestern and specializes in counseling athletes, lifestyle, and wellness. Dr. Kerulis is the Midwest Region Representative to the ACA Governing Council and an award winning clinician. Tweet @michelekerulis 

  • The Science of Selfies: Empowering or Narcissistic?

    Apr 20, 2018
    When you see someone taking a selfie, what thoughts come to mind? Do you smile at a young person taking a picture, or do you roll your eyes and complain about people being too narcissistic? Everyone seems to have an opinion about these modern self-portraits, and scientific research can be used to back up different points of view.
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  • Identifying and Overcoming Burnout: Essential Practices for Counselors

    Apr 16, 2018
    As counselors, we dedicate our lives to helping others. We are the vehicles through which clients can discover meaning and emotional understanding in their lives. However, the draw to assist others comes with emotional hazards that we must acknowledge.
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  • The Importance of Exercise for Counselors

    Apr 06, 2018
    When you ask counselors what interventions have the biggest impact on mental health, exercise is likely to be near the top of the list. There are numerous benefits of exercise and regular physical activity can help increase self-esteem, improve cognitive functioning, improve sleep, relieve stress, and increase energy and stamina.
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  • The Importance of Sleep for Counselors

    Mar 30, 2018
    Lack of sleep is a common complaint we hear from clients. Clients who do not have adequate sleep struggle to solve problems, manage relationships, and care for their minds and bodies.
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  • The Why and How of Wellness for Counselors

    Mar 23, 2018
    Wellness is a multidimensional concept in which an individual maintains well-being in several domains. Counselors interact with these domains on a regular basis as we promote comprehensive health. It is imperative for counselors to embrace and engage more fully in the concept of wellness in their personal and professional lives.
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