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From A High Schooler to College Dean’s Merit Awardee (Jodi Sta. Maria – A Timeline)



From A High Schooler to College Dean’s Merit Awardee (Jodi Sta. Maria – A Timeline)

“She may be Maya Dela Rosa, Amor Powers, and soon to be Dr. Jill Illustre but to us (Southville) she is Jodi Chrissie Sta. Maria , Bachelor of Science in Psychology’s Dean’s Merit Awardee, Class 2021.” Dr. Jocelyn P. Tizon, President – Southville International School and Colleges.

Before her breakthrough as an actress, Jodi was a normal teenager who had a simple dream to perform well in school so she could make her mother proud. While opportunities in the limelight came early to this high schooler ,education has always been the center of her life. Jodi would spend hours taping … [Read more]

Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling



Jodi Sta. Maria on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling


Southville Psychology Dean’s Lister and Acupuncture Detox Specialist, Ms. Jodi Sta. Maria facilitated a discussion on ACUDETOX: An Adjunct Treatment to Psychotherapy/Counseling. The talk is one of the series of activities comprising Southville’s annual celebration of Psychology Week. Ms. Sta Maria shared her gained knowledge, personal experiences, and general insights on ACUDETOX which now plays a major part in her venture as a mental health practitioner.

ACUDETOX, a nonverbal treatment pioneered by Dr. Michael Smith in 1985 aims to primarily aid addiction. It also treats psycho emotional issues and physical pains such as muscle sores and migraine. Yet, Ms. … [Read more]