Upcoming Marriage and Family Therapy Workshops

July 7, 2014 by | Events

The Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy presents a series of workshops designed for seasoned professionals and those who are new to the field of Marriage and Family Therapy. All of the featured workshops provide Continuing Education Credits (CEU). Make sure to save these dates! Introduction to Sand Tray Therapy* Friday, August 1, 2014 |

Alumnus’ Physical Therapy Practice Recognized as Top in the Nation

July 1, 2014 by | News

Advance Magazine  recognized Coury & Buehler Physical Therapy ( CBPT ), co-founded by alumnus  Rich Coury, PT, MPT, OCS, ATC, CSCS,  ’94 (MPT ’96), as the top practice in the nation for 2013 . “Based on a list of criteria including revenue growth, recruiting and staff development, customer service, and practice growth, CBPT has impressively earned the distinction as ADVANCE’s

Basic Training for Stroke Victims

June 26, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Chapman’s Department of Physical Therapy offers a “boot camp” that takes a creative approach to rehab. Alison McKenzie ’s stroke boot camp looks nothing like a traditional physiotherapy session. On any given day there might be a competitive game of wheelchair hockey

Can being happy make you healthier? Julia Boehm explains

June 17, 2014 by | News

Earlier this month,  Crean College’s Dr.  Julia Boehm was featured on WAMC Northeast Public Radio in its Academic Minute segment. Dr. Boehm studies the correlation between mind and body, particularly whether being happy can make your heart healthier. You can listen to Dr. Boehm explain her research and read her transcript below. 

June 27: Understanding the Basics of Self Injury

June 16, 2014 by | Events

On Friday, June 27th the Frances Smith Center for Individual and Family Therapy will host “Understanding the Basics of Self Injury” with expert Angela Kahn, M.A., LMFT. The seminar is eligible for three Continuing Education Credits (CEU). Angela Kahn is founder and director of the  Kahn Institute for Self-Injury (KISI) and a licensed marriage and family therapist

Coping With Infertility

June 12, 2014 by David Ogul | News

This article, written by David Ogul, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. A Chapman University expert discusses fertility problems and treatments. Brennan Peterson knows well the mental anguish that couples face when dealing with infertility. The associate professor of psychology is also the director of Chapman University’s Marriage and Family

Navigating a Career in Physical Therapy

June 5, 2014 by Joe Yogerst | News

This article, written by Joe Yogerst, originally appeared on the Los Angeles Times website. Business is set to boom for physical therapists. Employment in the sector is projected to grow 36% over the decade spanning 2012 to 2022, much faster than the average for all occupations, according to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics. This means

Another Successful Student Research Day!

June 2, 2014 by | News

Nearly 200 research projects were presented at Chapman University’s annual Student Research Day May 14, 2014. The daylong event was held at the Sandhu Conference Center, and it showcased the university’s student research and scholarly projects. Research posters lined the room and students stood nearby to explain their research and answer questions from the attendees. Among

Announcing the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences

May 21, 2014 by | News

Chapman University’s efforts to expand its science programs has led to the formal creation of the Crean College of Health and Behavioral Sciences! Formerly part of the Schmid College of Science and Technology, the health and behavioral sciences programs will officially split off and become an independent unit- the Crean College- on June 1, 2014.