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Counseling program co-founder David Glanzer receives career service award from Virginia Counselors Association

Eastern Mennonite University professor David Glanzer enjoys building things. He has built a kayak, a small sailboat, even a house. “You just start and learn it as you go,” Glanzer says. “I have dabbled in a lot of things, but I wouldn’t call myself an expert in any of them.” Fortunately for EMU, Glanzer brought quite a bit of expertise as he built something else: a fully ...More


Counseling program celebrates its 20th anniversary

Turning 20 is a life milepost worth celebrating. What’s true for an individual is equally true for Eastern Mennonite University’s MA in counseling program. Since 1995 when the inaugural cohort of ten future counselors and therapists completed their rigorous two years of professional studies, a total of 227 graduates have earned ma ...More


Faith-grounded book on the science of love hits market in time for Christmas

Just in time for Christmas gift-giving, a book titled Integrating the New Science of Love and a Spirituality of Peace: Becoming Human Again has been published by Cascade Books. It draws together presentations given at a hugely popular conference on “attachment” ...More

New School Year Offers Kids (and Parents) A Lesson in Independence

Each year, as a new school year starts and parents throughout the Valley kiss their children goodbye as they send them on the bus, parents are once again faced with a pointed reminder that the baby they’ve been raising is growing up fast. And, for most parents, that can be difficult. Just ask Kristina Catterton, a mother of two, who also has two stepchildren. “I just t ...More


Unique Opportunity for Aspiring Counselors

If you feel a tug toward being a counselor, you might be able to enter the only accredited MA program with a Christian emphasis in the nation as early as the fall of 2012. But you need to apply quickly. “The MA in counseling program at Eastern Mennonite University is designed for working men and women,” said ...More


EMU’s Institute for Experiential Psychotherapies Offers New Course

Eastern Mennonite University’s (EMU) Institute for Experiential Psychotherapies, within the graduate counseling program, will be offering a two-credit course for the 2011-12 academic year. The course; “Narrative as Healing through Dreams, Myths and Stories,” will be offered during the fall and spring semesters.  The class is scheduled to meet every Tuesday each semester from 11:15 ...More

Attachment Conference

Without Love, We’re Dead

HARRISONBURG, VA. — “We have cracked the code of love,” announced Sue Johnson, EdD, author of Hold Me Tight, to 1,200 people attending “Conversations on Attachment – Integrating the Science of Love and Spirituality,” a three-day conference held at Eastern Mennonite University. “We are designed to live in community and in close relationships,” Johnson explaine ...More


EMU providing more continuing education for counselors

Eastern Mennonite University’s master of arts in counseling program has created a new institute for advanced training for local counselors. The Institute for Experiential Therapies will provide continuing education credits, as well as other training opportunities, for counselors and therapists. “This is not a lect ...More

SLT to Focus on Sexual Wholeness

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EMU Names New Faculty and Staff

EMU will have 16 new undergraduate and graduate faculty members when fall semester classes begin Aug. 29, 2007. The new faculty, announced by Dr. Beryl H. Brubaker, EMU provost, and Dr. Marie S. Morris, vice president and undergraduate academic dean, are: Kirsten Eve Beachy, assistant professor of English. Beachy earned a BA with a double major ...More