Reality Check Fact #2

Over 50% of PSU students report having 4 or fewer drinks each week, if they drink at all.

Fact taken from 2015 NH Higher Education on line Alcohol and Drug Survey at PSU.


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Michael R. Major


  • Licensed Clinical Mental Health Counselor
  • MS, Community Mental Health Counseling, New England College
  • BA, Psychology, University of NH


Michael has spent many years working with people from all walks of life in many different community settings. For the last several years he has focused on helping young adults with loss, trauma, substance use and recovery, as well as in making healthy life choices and transitions.

Counseling Approach and Areas of Specialization:

Essential to Michael’s approach is the establishment of safety and trust in the counseling relationship. Michael places a great deal of emphasis on honesty and a willingness to work together toward identified goals in treatment.

He has spent many years helping young adults and families struggling with depression, anxiety, grief and issues related to using alcohol and drugs in a non-judgmental and compassionate manner. Mindful Meditation, journaling and Cognitive Behavior Therapy techniques as well as a supportive collaborative approach has been successful in his practice.


Michael has an immense love and appreciation for many different types of music. He is also an avid dog lover and enjoys being outside riding his motorcycle.


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The Best Job Perk Ever

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Hope for Hypertension

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