Making New Friends and Friendships

Dr. Maureen McNichols, licensed counselor and Daniel Island resident
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A tightly knit circle of friends plays a significant role in creating happy, healthy, and more fulfilling lives as we age. But hectic schedules, frequent moves and a variety of life changes can make it difficult to make new ties. Join Maureen McNichols, a licensed counselor and Daniel island resident, to learn how you can meet new people and create lasting friendships. This program, “Making New Friends and Friendships”, takes place on Monday, October 2nd at 1:30 pm at the Daniel Island Library.

McNicholas has over 10 years of experience of helping couples, families, and individuals work through hard situations. After graduation from National Louis University, she worked as a therapist, counselor, and school psychologist. Her most recent experiences include working as a psychotherapist for the Awakening Center and also Personal Growth Associates. But more importantly, McNicholas has dealt personally with the struggle of making new friends in different seasons of life. At the Daniel Island Library, she will share her advice on how to succeed in this area.

At the Berkeley County Library System, we’re all about building community and bringing people together through programs and common interests. Knitters and adult coloring participants have shared how they have found friendships in unexpected places through library groups. Those bonds brought them through hard times in life. Through McNichols, attendees can learn how to find those ties. And through the programs at your local library, you’ll find ways to practice her advice and thrive.