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Date of Graduation
Educational Specialist (EdS)
Department of Graduate Psychology
Lennis G. Echterling
Debbie C. Sturm
The following paper describes psycho-educational techniques that focus on nutrition as a complementary self-care intervention integrated to a group for students struggling with depressed mood. Included is a review of nutrition literature as a complement to counseling in general and six nutrition “bites” with handouts that accompanied six out of eight group sessions. The impressions of group leaders and responses of group members conclude the research and provide evaluations that support such inclusion as well as recommendations for enhancement of this material.
Powell, Caitlin P., "Bites: Psychoeducational handouts on nutrition for students in a depression group" (2017). Educational Specialist. 114.