Statement Of Purpose For The Mental Health Counseling Program

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"Every day is a fight in which you must struggle against something or someone, and every one is given that same challenge, yet few actually emerge from this behind-the-scenes battle as true victors, because few are willing to try.” Studying psychology became important to me while studying theatre as a child. In theatre, I had to understand how characters minds worked and develop their personalities through character analysis. I found that characters personalities were so vastly different that it made me want to understand the variations. I started studying theatre as a child and it flourished into a passion I couldn 't let go of as I grew older. Understanding psychology has made my life as an active theatre person quite enjoyable and easier …show more content…
Through involvement in organizations I have not only developed the skills that I entered college with, but I have picked up an entire new set of skills and abilities that will help me to succeed upon graduation. However, I believe that there are a few skills and personality traits that make me a suitable candidate for the Mental Health Counseling Program. I am teachable. During my time here at University of Arkansas, I have sought to surround myself with people who are more mature than I am, smarter than I am, and can impart wisdom to me about life, business practices, or other topics relevant to my personal growth. I believe that being able to listen to others and learn from them is not only key in avoiding mistakes down the road, but can also help one give back to the next person. By being teachable, I am able to hear what others are saying, reason through what they have taught me, and apply those concepts to my life to make me …show more content…
Whenever I seek to do something, I want my heart to be all in because out of that will flow a desire to be the best at whatever the task may be. I feel as if passion could benefit me in this program because I know that with the skills and knowledge gained from this program, I can apply those to my career goals and other aspirations to help make me more effective at whatever I am doing. Passion will drive me to step out of my comfort zone and try new things. Passion will keep me up late at night to make something the best it can be. Passion is what keeps me wanting to give back and do more to help

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