Essay For A Career In Counseling

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“Do not conform any longer to the pattern of this world, but be transformed by the renewing of your mind. Then you will be able to test and approve what God’s will is-His good, pleasing and perfect will.” Romans 12:2 (New International Version)
I am pursuing a career in counseling as I feel God himself calls me to counsel. My intent is to apply for the Master’s in counseling program at Colorado Christian University to start in the fall of 2016. I will be using all my life experiences to help others. My hard times have laid the groundwork for me to go on to get my degree. I have endured many struggles in my lifetime and I will use them in my counseling to help others. My testaments will give me credibility with my clients and I will be
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In my thirties, I went back to school to get my associates in sciences to be a Respiratory Therapy to help others die with compassion and caring. The dying process is hard enough without someone by your side that cares. I channel my pain to helping others so that many could die in peace and they would not have to be alone. I have been the only one at the bedside of a dying patient holding their hand as they pass from this world. I always say that there are worse things than dying and one of those is dying alone. I believe God has been preparing me my entire life to help people. I have shown compassion and have cared for two family members that have since died from cancer. I have been Respiratory Therapist for 16 years. I deal with death and helping others on an ongoing basis. I found myself already counseling people, whether it is helping them through the grieving process or listening to struggles from a fellow …show more content…
I am currently on the Dean’s list and hold a GPA of 3.83 and I am qualified in many ways for graduate school. I am fully dedicated to give all I have in my studies. Since I started back to school, I work only when I have time as my studies come first after God. I will be an asset as an older student with my many experiences in the discussion and mentoring other students. I am strong academically in writing and research. I am proficient in written and spoken communication skills. I will be an asset to the school who chooses me to continue my education. I am excited to be continuing with Colorado Christian University because I want to have a biblical background for becoming a counselor. I was raise in the church and the biblical portion of my masters is of upmost importance. I want to integrate my faith into my new career. I like the curriculum that I will be studying and Colorado Christian University will give me the best opportunity to become the best counselor I can be. This degree will only add to my personal and professional

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