Mindful Eating

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Beth Shehadi



  • MSW – Masters in Social Work from the University of Connecticut, 1987
  • BA in Psychology from Albright College, Reading, PA, 1973
  • ACSW – Academy of Certified Social Workers
  • LICSW – New Hampshire Licensed Independent Clinical Social Worker


Beth joined the Counseling and Human Relations Center part-time in Fall 2004 and became a full-time counselor in 2007.  She also has taught as an adjunct faculty in the PSU Social Work Department.  Before coming to PSU, Beth worked both in inpatient and outpatient psychiatric settings in both clinical and administrative positions with children, teenage and adult populations.

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

She enjoys the privilege of working with students who are seeking personal growth and understanding.  She works with multiple issues including relationship issues, disordered eating and eating disorders, anxiety and emotional distress, through cultivating a mindful approach to living, as well as using cognitive behavioral strategies.


When not on campus, you can find Beth swimming, running or biking training for a triathlon.  Or you might find her singing in the church choir.

In Plymouth Magazine

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And Justice for All

Alisha Medeiros ’15 wants to help troubled youth make better choices and live fulfilling lives. This desire, influenced by a family tragedy, led her to pursue a career in criminal justice.

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The Best Job Perk Ever

 An Interview with Donald Hall ■ Diane Jeffrey ’97, Director of the Silver Center for the Arts When I tell people that I am director of PSU’s Silver Center for the Arts, they often say “That sounds like fun!” Not only do I confirm their suspicions, I often tell them about the fascinating people I […]

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Hope for Hypertension

Jennifer DuPont ’08 is investigating what triggers high blood pressure as we age Sixty-seven million Americans have it. Nearly a thousand people die from it each day. And in just one year, it can cost the nation more than $40 million. Hypertension, or high blood pressure, takes a tremendous toll on our country, both in […]