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Chapter: Rho Upsilon - University of Iowa
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University of Iowa, Iowa City, Iowa Established in 1989

Our chapter has active members including current students, alumni, and faculty. We focus on promoting excellence in the profession of counseling and hope to get members more involved in professional development, community engagement, wellness, and more.

You may view chapter information and resources by selecting the Group Pages link at the top of this page. Examples include a list of our current chapter leaders and chapter bylaws. You can also view the blogs, forums, and photos using the top or right navigation links.

If you have questions or would like more information about our chapter, please contact our President or Chapter Faculty Advisor.

View the CSI Chapter Statistics (.xls) for the number of active chapter members as of May 1st. Visit the website tutorials for an overview of website functions and how to get the most out of your experience.

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Leadership & Wellness Resources

Marshall Rosenberg was an amazing leader who blended wellness and leadership remarkably. 

 If you’re not familiar with him, check out his bio:

A few of his Quotes:

*People heal from their pain when they have an authentic connection with another human being.

*Anger can be a wonderful wake up call to help you understand what you need and what you value.

*We can't win at somebody else's expense. We can only fully be satisfied when the other person's needs are fulfilled as well as our own.

*Peace requires something far more difficult than revenge or merely turning the other cheek; it requires empathizing with the fears and unmet needs that provide the impetus for people to attack each other. Being aware of those feelings and needs, people lose their desires to attack back because they see the human ignorance leading to those attacks. Instead, their goal becomes providing the empathic connection and education that will enable them to transcend their violence and engage in cooperative relationships.


Creating Wellness: 

Myers, Sweeney, Witmer, and Melvin (2000) defined wellness as, “A way of life oriented towards optimal health and well-being in which body, mind, and spirit are integrated by the individual to live life more fully within the human and natural community. Ideally, it is the optimum state of health and well-being that each individual is capable of achieving” (p. 252)


Myers, J., Sweeney, T., Witmer, J., & Melvin, J. (2000). The wheel of wellness counseling for wellness: A holistic model for treatment planning. Journal of Counseling & Development, 78, 251–266. 

Implementing Wellness in your life:

- Self-Care Assessment Worksheet

- Stress Reaction Inventory



Rho Upsilon Newsletters

Fall 2018 Newsletter:

CSI Newsletter Fall 2018.pdf

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Spring 2016 Newsletter: 


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Spring 2014 Newsletter: 


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