HU graduate counseling program to present at Day of Healing

HUNTINGTON, Ind. Members of the Huntington University counseling program will present at this year's Day of Healing on Nov. 3. Hosted by the Wabash Friends Counseling Center, the Day of Healing is a conference which provides educational and experiential resources to people who are facing difficult situations. This year, the event will be held at the Honeywell Center in Wabash, Ind.

The individuals presenting are:

Dr. Jerry Davis is the director of the Graduate School's counseling program. As a licensed mental health counselor, licensed marriage and family therapist and licensed clinical social worker, Davis will bring his experiences to a workshop in a lecture titled, "Working with Your Client's Deep Emotions." His talk will focus on helping participants explore how to better understand and how to work with the deeper emotions of their clients.

Joel Makin, 2011 graduate and mental health counselor at Cornerstone Vision Counseling and Psychological Services in Fort Wayne, Ind., and Zachariah Crooks, 2011 graduate and mental health counselor at Damar Services Inc. in Indianapolis, will join together with Charlie Bowman, co-president and senior faculty at The Indianapolis Gestalt Institute, to present "Beyond Intimacy: Understanding and Meeting the Relational Needs of Loved Ones." The seminar will focus on the eight basic needs that exist in relationships. They will also show a video, clinical demonstrations and personal practice of the skills.

Lisa Wanner, 2010 graduate and mental health counselor and consultant at Wieland and Associates Counseling and Consulting in Fort Wayne, Ind., will also be presenting at the seminar. She will present on "Rescue Your Love Life," a workshop that focuses on the myths about marriage.

Drew Clay and Patrick Rohr, both third-year graduate counseling students, will be presenting "Being Close, Being Separate: Dynamic Movement toward Healthy Relationships." The session will focus on the influence of attachment and separation on identity formation and relational development.

Registration is $30 through Oct. 19, $40 after Oct. 19 and $45 at the door. Those interested can register by calling 887-350-1658 or go online at

For more information about the graduate counseling program at Huntington, visit