Student Spotlight – Andrew Robinson

in News, Student Spotlight
August 24th, 2016

Andrew RobinsonCongratulations to Andrew Robinson for being recognized as an Honorable Mention for the 2016 Corey/Ivey Graduate Student Essay Competition of the American Counseling Association (ACA)!  Andrew’s essay was one of 181 submitted by ACA student members in this year’s competitions.  For this accomplishment, he will receive a complimentary registration to the 2016 ACA Conference in Montréal, Canada.

A 1st-year student, Andrew grew up in Baltimore, MD and attended Hamilton College in upstate New York where he studied Chinese and Creative Writing. He then moved to Shanghai, China where he taught middle school English for three years before entering our program in Fall 2015.  Currently, he is receiving his practicum training at the North Suffolk BEST Child Team and will be a 2nd-year intern at the Wheelock College Counseling Center next year.  He is especially interested in mindfulness, identity development, and existential approaches to counseling.  Andrew volunteers on the advocacy team at Y2Y, an emergency shelter for young adults in Cambridge, MA, and enjoys photography and a capella.