Author Archives: poppymoon@gmail.com

About poppymoon@gmail.com

Dr. Poppy Moon is a Board Certified Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and a Certified School Counselor. She teaches in the Counselor Education Department at the University of West Alabama. Dr. Moon has written and illustrated many guidance related books, including Breaking the Boy Code and The School With No Rules.

Movement Songs & Small Group Therapy

Join Dr. Moon as she discusses: How to keep a kid from hogging small group time. How movement songs can help you with classroom guidance.

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Counseling Case Studies 1

Join Dr. Moon as she cracks 2 tough counseling cases!

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Creating a Counseling Playroom

Join Dr. Moon as she discusses how to set up a playroom.

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Using the Bullet Journal

One of my main problems is keeping my life on track on a daily basis. My brain gets overwhelmed lots of information and I find that I am not productive when this happens. Even though I am entering lots of … Continue reading

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The Awesomeness of SWAY

Microsoft (don’t worry, I am still a Mac Girl) has a program called Sway.  It is included in Office 365, so you may already have it.  If you are a student at UWA, Office 365 is free to you to … Continue reading

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Starting Off as an Intern

Join Dr. Moon as she discusses starting off as a school counseling intern. The info is also pertinent for current interns too!

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Common Issues Facing School Counselors

Join Dr. Moon as she covers some of the common issues facing school counselors today. Here is the PowerPoint as a PDF to follow along!

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Interview with a First Year Counselor

  Meet Jenny Carson, a new school counselor.  She has agreed to be interviewed over the course of the year, sharing with us all her new experiences along the way.

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Interview Tips for School Counselors

Here are some tips & ideas for interviews: Let them know how passionate you are about counseling. Tell them that one of your weaknesses might be planning a comprehensive program, but that you are up to the challenge with the … Continue reading

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About Dr. Moon

Listen to Dr. Moon talk about how she became a school counselor.

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