Adolescents transitioning into college face a unique set of challenges. While this new adventure often brings a sense of autonomy and perhaps even invincibility, many young adults also experience unspoken feelings of self-doubt and fear. Having completed high school, many students might feel overwhelmed by questions from parents, teachers and peers alike on what they hope to do with their life now that high school is behind them. As they walk on stage, diploma in hand, even the most prepared ... [Read more]
About Mae Adams-Shirley
Mae Adams Shirley, M.A., M.S., is a doctoral candidate of clinical psychology at George Fox University and a graduate of Lee University, where she earned her master’s degree in Mental Health Counseling. Since 2012, Mae has been providing individual and couple’s counseling to undergraduate students in three different university counseling centers. Her current research includes identifying health promoting behaviors and attachment styles among college students. She resides in Portland, Oregon, with her husband. They attend St. John the Baptist Greek Orthodox Church.