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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Closing the Gap

When Emily Russell ’15CAGS started teaching 16 years ago, she quickly realized that academics were taking a backseat to her students’ social and emotional needs.

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Samuel Read Hall’s Second Act

The beloved residence hall is enjoying a new life as the campus hub for STEM programming. It’s a transformation that the building’s namesake would have certainly approved …

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Faculty Forum: Filiz Otucu on Democracy and the Middle East

Filiz Otucu is a professor of political science and specializes in international relations, Middle Eastern politics, and the United Nations. A native of Turkey, she earned her MA at the University of Central Oklahoma, and her PhD from the University of Kentucky. Otucu teaches courses on politics and conflict in the Middle East, terrorism and […]