We all long to be heard and understood. You can be the one that makes the difference. Browse some of the resources below about deepening our relationships with ourselves and one another. And learn more about advancing your career with a bachelor’s in psychology or master’s in counseling from PLNU.
Counseling & Psychology
If you have a passion for aiding individuals with mental health, want to help people improve their marriages or family interactions, or would like to be better equipped to counsel others, a master’s in clinical counseling might be the path for you.
Psychology offers many subsets of careers from social work to health services, and there has been an increasing demand for people within these fields to obtain graduate-level education. Discover your career options with a master's degree in psychology.
Learn how we can incorporate gratitude into our every day lives for our health and personal development.
Who hasn’t struggled to gain and keep good habits— and break negative ones? Gain insight from psychology and faith on dealing with habits in our lives.
How serious is the issue of sleep deprivation? Is working or studying until 3 a.m. a badge of honor or a mistake?
While marriage and relationships can be difficult, how do we ensure our relationships are places of refuge and not spaces that cause greater harm overall?
Are happiness and joy really beyond our control? Learn how to take measures, thanks to psychology, to help experience a happy life.
Play isn't just for children. See why our lack of play, recreation, and leisure as adults is hurting us physically, emotionally, and spiritually.
A unique partnership between PLNU and the Center for Enriching Relationships is helping to prepare a new generation of Christian therapists by allowing PLNU M.A. in Clinical Counseling students to hone their craft in a private practice setting with real patients from the San Diego community.
Research concurs: empathy is a remarkably powerful healing agent for the spirit, soul, and body. And if you’re naturally an empathetic person, find out if a career in counseling might be right for you.