April 2019

Carrie Pyeatt, Coordinator of Admissions, enjoying a little pet therapy!
Chris Corbin (PsyD 1), Dr. Dustin Shepler, Michelle Justice (PsyD 2), Dr. Doug Callan, and Charles Oliver (PsyD 2) in front of their research poster.
MA students Leticia Berg and Benjamin Campbell at the Symposium.

We welcomed back our friends from Dr. Paws Therapy Dogs to campus for some canine love on April 1.

MSP students and faculty presented research at the Michigan Psychological Association (MPA) annual conference April 11-13.

Psi Chi hosted the Fifth Annual Mental Health Research Symposium on Friday, April 26.

Dr. Frederick J. Wertz, Interim Dean, Fordham College at Lincoln Center and Professor, Department of Psychology presented “Research Methods in Psychological Science: Traditions, Revolutions, and Contemporary Pluralism,” a pre-conference Didactic Workshop.

The Symposium offered two poster sessions of student research from MSP and neighboring graduate programs, two student led panel discussions, and a keynote address by Dr. Christopher Trentacosta of Wayne State.

In Blogs:

Holly Spencer (PsyD 1), this year’s Research Symposium Chair, offered a preview of the Research Symposium. Dr. Ruth Anan, Director of MSP’s ABA Certificate Program, shared her role in advocating for families with children who have autism in this blog reboot. Cynthia Ransley, MA (’15) shared some of the things she has given up while mourning her dad. Gregory Thornhill, MA, TLLP (’17) talked about his work in clinical psychology in our latest Life After MSP blog.