The Crow's Nest

by UWB Counseling Center

Conversations from the University of Washington | Bothell campus about mental health, social justice, and student success. Have a question or comment? Email us at Learn about crows on the UWB campus here:

Podcast episodes

  • Season 1

  • Suicide Prevention

    Suicide Prevention

    This week we are discussing the topic of suicide, which while is a very important topic, may be difficult for some to listen to. If you need additional support, or if you or someone you know has thoughts of suicide, please call 988. There are more supports listed on the UWBCC website.

  • Addictions


    This week we are joined by Christine Lay, LMHCA from the Center for Human Services in Bothell to talk about addictions. You can reach her at If you or someone you know might be struggling with an addiction, you can contact the SAMHSA National Helpline at 1-800-662-HELP (4357).

  • The Holiday Blues

    The Holiday Blues

    The holidays can be a challenging time for some folks. In this episode, we discuss what is often called "the holiday blues" with Hsuan Hsuan Dai, a therapist at the UW Counseling Center on the Seattle campus.

  • Veteran's Day

    Veteran's Day

    This week is Veteran's Day and we get to sit down with two UWB Veteran Student leaders, Mariya Oliferovskaya and Drew Forrester. To learn more about the SVA Friendsgiving event, email To learn more about other UWB veterans services and how to get involved on campus, email Rosa J. Liu at or visit UWB Veteran Student Services online.

  • Depression, Anxiety, and Stress

    Depression, Anxiety, and Stress

    This week we talk about some of the most common reasons people see a counselor -- depression, anxiety, and stress. Joining Randy are mental health clinician Teresa Hoffman and counseling intern Jessica Vu from the UWB Counseling Center.