Milligan counseling program presents summer research conference

MILLIGAN COLLEGE, Tenn. (July 18, 2018)  ­̶  With topics ranging from treating anxiety in veterans to adventure-based therapy, students in Milligan College’s Master of Science in Counseling (MSC) program will present their research at the third annual summer research conference on Tuesday, July 24, 6:30-8 p.m. in Derthick Hall.

“This conference is a great chance for our graduate-level counseling students to showcase their evidence-based research to the community,” said Dr. Joy Drinnon, professor of psychology and director of undergraduate research. “Our students at Milligan are pursuing interesting and relevant topics, and they are trying to make a real difference in their community.”

The conference will include a wide range of topics, including adventure-based therapy, self-compassion and relationships, the impact of neurofeedback on ADHD behavior and techniques for anxiety in veterans.

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MILLIGAN COLLEGE is a Christian liberal arts college in Northeast Tennessee whose vision is to change lives and shape culture through a commitment to servant leadership. The college offers more than 100 majors, minors, pre-professional degrees and concentrations in a variety of fields, along with graduate and adult degree completion programs.  To learn more about Milligan College, visit or call 800-262-8337.

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