Sam Bigelow and Edward Bigelow

Edward "Ned" Bigelow (74) and his son, Sam Bigelow (43), talk about their careers as college counselors and share stories of students that left a lasting impact on them.

Marci Howard and David Carson

One Small Step conversation partners Marci Howard (72) and David Carson (59) come together and discuss their feelings and beliefs around different topics, including LGBT issues and the COVID-19 pandemic.

Kevin O'Leary and Alex Wu

Andover Stories of American Identity: Andover resident Kevin O'Leary shares his story about his worldly upbringing, and how it all led to his profession of becoming a psychologist to help wounded veterans heal.

The Life and Wisdom of Shawn Stover

Shawn Stover is the much-admired and respected Reentry Coordinator at Ohio Means Jobs of Athens County. He tells his life story, discusses his work with people leaving prison, and shares words of wisdom.

Liz Delany and Stephanie Appleby

Friends and colleagues Liz Delany (58) and Stephanie Appleby (47) share a conversation about their personal experiences with depression and anxiety, as well as their work to address the stigma that surrounds mental illness.

Debra Lombardozzi and Patricia Hansen

Debra Lombardozzi (67) interviews her friend Patricia "Patti" Hansen (64) about the loss of her two children, how she coped with grief, and how she tries to help others today.

Adrianna Benson and Phoebe Wagner

One Small Step conversation partners Adrianna Benson (51) and Phoebe Wagner (68) discuss labels, assumptions and mental health. They talk about seeing what's inside a person, rather than putting people in "boxes".

Me, My Grandpa And The Detroit Tigers

This is a touching story about Bill Fundaro as he talks about his life through the years. The main topic is his family and his many jobs he has had throughout his life. He is currently celebrating his 50th consecutive...

Meryl Selig and Nancy Zucconi

Meryl Selig (67) and Nancy Zucconi (63) talked about their friendship through the lens of Meryl's two cancer diagnoses. Meryl shared some of the profound life changes that followed her cancer diagnosis and treatment.

Susan Wallendorf and Jessie Gilson

Susan Wallendor (57) is interviewed by her daughter, Jessie Gilson (26), about the people who have an impact in her life, the way she's learned to love, and following her heart to achieve her dreams and goals.

FYS Interview about the theme of Counseling and Yoga with Allison Williamson by Sophia Morrison

I interviewed Allison Williamson for my First Year Seminar class at Marshall University. Our FYS class has been focusing on critical thinking and how thoughtfully developed and artfully asked questions can lead to enriching and enlightening stories. Franks Sesno’s book...

More Than I Could Have Ever Imagined
September 24, 2021 App Interview

Jessica Giangrasso discusses how a circumstantial event in early adulthood wound up marking the beginning of a meaningful, humanitarian career in mental health counseling.

Laura Wright and Susan Lupone Stonis

One Small Step conversation partners and new friends Laura Wright (65) and Susan Lupone Stonis (59) discover how much they have in common, talk over their religious differences, and the need for kindness in the world.

David Nadri and Behnaz Sadr

Spouses, David Nadri (57) and Behnaz Sadr (55), share the story of how they left their homes in Iran, moved to Turkey, and later settled in the United States due to religious persecution. They also talk about their daughter, Shadi,...