Name: Caitlin Boskamp, M.Ed., PLPC, NCCEmail: email@example.comRoom Number: 107Building Phone: (314) 696-2290Google Voice: (314) 390-9124Office Hours: M-F 8 am - 3 pmClick Here: Collegiate Counseling TeamPlease click the following link to find Resources for Students and Families during the school closure: Stay Connected: Support Resources for FamiliesMeet Your Counselor: Mrs. Boskamp earned a Bachelors degree in Studio Art and Psychology from Webster University and a Masters degree in Counseling from University of Missouri- Saint Louis. She began her school counseling career at Saint Louis Public Schools in 2016. She enjoys working with students of all ages and backgrounds and supports them throughout their academic, career, social, emotional, and personal development. She uses a student-centered approach, along with creative arts and play techniques, in her work as a school counselor. Mrs. Boskamp is also a registered yoga teacher and enjoys offering yoga and mindfulness to students as part of Collegiate's after school program. In her free time, Mrs. Boskamp loves singing and dancing, travelling, trying new restaurants, practicing yoga, and watching movies. Most of all, she enjoys spending time with her husband, Greg, and her dogs, Hopper and Huey."Knowing that we can be loved exactly as we are gives us all the best opportunity for growing into the healthiest of people." -Mr. RogersReminders to Help You Maintain Mental Health and Wellness During Social Distancing:
- Maintain a Balanced Diet.
- Exercise can boost immune function and can be a natural way to release tension. Go on a run, do some yoga, have a solo dance party, or another at home workout. There are many free exercises to stream online like: Pop Sugar and Yoga with Adriene on YouTube.
- Do your best to get 8+ hours of Sleep each night.
- Maintain your Routines as much as possible. Create a To Do list for each day/week.
- Stay informed, but manage how much media you consume. Avoid relying on rumors or unreliable sources. Research a site that you find to be reputable.
- Set a Mantra for yourself that's calming. Practice deep Breathing Exercises or Meditate. You can use a wellness app like: Breathe, Calm, Youper, Mindshift, Moodpath, Tide, and Welltrack.
- If possible, spend time in Nature soaking up that Vitamin D!
Helpful Resources if You or Someone You Know is in Need:
Emotional Support Services for SLPS Students and Parents
Phone: 314-345-6900 or Email: studentservices@slps.
National Suicide Prevention Hotline, 1-800-273-8255
Crisis Text Line: Text HOME to 741741
Teen-Teen Hotline: (310) 855-4673 or text TEEN to 839863
Additional Resources: If you, or someone you know, needs services, such as help with utilities, an internet connection for online learning, assistance for seniors, mental health care or free food for pets, visit www.slps.org/resources.
- Enrichment Packets: www.slps.org/