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The latest news and updates from M&N…
∼Dr. Metcalfe is now providing Category IV Personal Protection Officer evaluations for individuals requiring the PSP-13 Form.
∼Dr. Ngo was a featured panelist at the 8th Annual Texas Higher Education Symposium. This panel was comprised of scholars and practitioners discussing campus climate and marginalization issues prevalent on college campuses today. Topics included, racial tension and conflict, Islamophobia, sexual assault, undocumented students and fear of deportation, LGBTQ students, etc.
∼Dr. Ngo and colleagues presented at the 2017 NASPA Mental Health Strategies Conference. Topic was “Suicide Prevention and Mental Health: It’s Not Just for Counseling Centers Anymore”. Dr. Ngo was part of a Task Force led by UT Austin that created a suicide prevention video which could be used by all general academic teaching institutions.
∼Dr. Ngo is interviewed on the CW39 Newsfix story about the former Santa Fe High School teacher that was accused of having sexual relationships with 2 students.
∼Check out our latest blog, Some Thoughts to Chew on this Thanksgiving.
∼Dr. Ngo is quoted in the Houston Chronicle interview about how Houston is dealing with post election anxiety.
∼Worried about political discussions at Thanksgiving this year? Listen to Dr. Ngo’s November 11th radio interview on the Texas Standard to hear how you can navigate this potentially emotional time.
∼Dr. Ngo had the rare opportunity to appear in front of the Texas House of Representatives Mental Health Select Committee on September 22, 2016. She testified about the challenges facing university counseling centers, mental health trends, and the resources that are desperately needed. Dr. Ngo’s testimony is about 5 hours and 40 minutes into the hearing.
∼Check out Dr. Ngo’s interview on KUHF’s Houston Matters about the high demand for mental health services on college campuses and shortage of mental health professionals. Houston Matters.
∼Check out Dr. Ngo’s interview in the Texas Tribune about understaffing at college counseling centers and wait times. “Here’s Why Texas Students Wait Weeks for Basic Mental Health Services”.
∼Congratulations to Dr. Ngo who was voted as President-Elect of the Texas University and College Counseling Directors Association (TUCCDA). Her term commences April 2017.
∼Congratulations to Dr. Ngo for obtaining the rigorous and esteemed AASECT Sex Therapist Certification!
∼Check out Dr. Ngo on Channel CW39/NewsFix, “Anxiety Goes to College”
∼The Houstonia Magazine interviews Dr. Ngo and others about why college students are experiencing more anxiety, “Anxiety Goes to College”
∼Check out our latest blog, “Get Off the Couch and Into Your Life: 6 Ingredients of Successful Therapy”
∼Check out our latest blog, “This Isn’t Your Father’s Fathers day”
∼Check out our latest blog, “A Mother’s Day Tribute”
∼Check out our latest blog, “Let’s Play Touch and Feel”
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∼Check out our latest blog, “Sexual Pleasure without the Pressure”
∼“Need to chill?” Click Here to Check out our new relaxation videos under the Resources Section
∼“Friends, Lovers, and Partners: Building Your Couple Potential”