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What Is a Rhodes Wellness College Education Like During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

COVID-19 has impacted many businesses and institutions to some degree, and schools are most certainly among them. Rhodes Wellness College has developed a plan to help students pursue their studies during the crisis, as well as help them maximize their ability as coaches and counsellors to help...
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3 Necessary Skills to Become a Wellness Counsellor

All over the world, wellness is a growing field. In fact, the Global Wellness Institute has determined that “The industry grew by 6.4 percent annually from 2015–2017, from a $3.7 trillion to a $4.2 trillion market, nearly twice as fast as global economic growth” (Global Wellness Institute,...
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The Rhodes Wellness College Process Explained: Discover Our Experiential Model

If you want to become a counsellor or a life coach, you have many programs and schools to choose from. What makes Rhodes Wellness College stand out from the rest is that we use an experiential model through every stage of our teaching process. The experiential model is a form of learning through...
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Want to Become a Wellness Counsellor? Discover These 3 Benefits of Meditation

If you’re studying wellness counselling, it’s important to understand the broad array of tools you can use to improve your clients’ wellbeing. One powerful tool that wellness counsellors can utilize in their practice is meditation. Meditation has roots going back thousands of years, and in the...
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Why Art, Music, and Creative Expression Is so Important to Graduates of Wellness College

When people think of creative individuals, all too often the image of the tortured artist comes to mind. Not only is this association of creativity with negative emotions a cliché, but it also distracts from the fact that creativity has powerful and positive effects on overall wellbeing A growing...
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How Wellness Counsellors can help their clients avoid burnout

Burnout is often seen as a modern condition. It’s a term that was first coined in 1974 by the psychologist Herbert Freudenberger, and is increasingly being used to describe the experiences of professionals in a variety of fields (Petersen, 2019). Indeed, recent studies have uncovered alarming...
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3 Things for Students in Wellness College to Know About the Relationship Between Wellness and Technology

It is no secret that the use of technology has become synonymous with modern life. Today, more than 4.1 billion people—52% of the world’s population—use the internet (Kujawski, 2018). This has translated into 3.5 billion Google searches (Internet Live Stats, 2019a), 350 million photos uploaded...
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[Infographic] Returning to College as a Mature Student: Your Guide to Success

The decision to return to college later in life is a significant one. Whether you’re craving a change of pace, a more rewarding career, or are finally in a place where going back to school is feasible, navigating the transition between working full-time and becoming a student may seem daunting at...
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How coming to Rhodes Wellness College will heal your life

In B.C., the demand for counsellors is expected to increase in coming years. According to government statistics 2,320 new positions are expected to open within the next decade, with as much as 36.2% of projected openings coming from an increase in demand (WorkBC, 2018). For many searching for a...
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Rhodes Wellness College Partner Spotlight: Grace Mansion

In her role as Chaplain of Grace Mansion, a sober residence in Vancouver, Vienne Chan looks for creativity in incoming practicum students. “We love people who can think outside the box about how to engage people,” she says (Chan, 2018). Engaging people is what Grace Mansion does best, empowering...
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