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Staff Spotlight: Reem Fakherddine

In September, we were delighted to welcome Reem Fakherddine (MA ’19), as our new PsyD Clinical Training Coordinator. Below, Reem offers insight into her role at MSP and a little about herself. Welcome, Reem! Give us a snapshot of your professional/academic background. I graduated from MSP’s MA program in July

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Familiar Faces in New Spaces: MSP Personnel Updates

As we begin the new academic year, we would like to welcome some to additions to MSP’s leadership. Dr. Danielle Balaghi was elected to serve as the PsyD Program Director. Dr. Balaghi joined our Core faculty in 2019 and previously served as the Interim PsyD Program Director. In this role,

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2022 Commencement

Previous Next Congratulations Class of 2022! On July 28th we were proud to celebrate the accomplishments of 91 graduates with their friends and families at The Hawk Community Center in Farmington Hills. Two students received their ABA certification, nine students received their MA with a concentration in ABA, 64 students

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Honoring Dr. Sid Berkowitz

A message from President Brown: The MSP Community is mourning the loss of our dear friend, Dr. Sid Berkowitz, who passed away on July 31, 2022 at age 97. His funeral arrangements are private. All who knew Sid loved him; he modeled what it means to be a humanistic psychologist

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President’s Perspective: End of Year

Congratulations to our 2022 Graduates! American writer Bernard Edmonds once wrote, “To dream anything that you want to dream. That is the beauty of the mind. To do anything that you want to do. That is the strength of the human will. To trust yourself to test your limits. That

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2022 PsyD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

Congratulations to our 2022 PsyD graduates! Dissertations will soon be available on ProQuest for students, faculty, and staff. Bernadine Bishop The Impact of Attempted Suicide on the Family Brian Burgoyne How College Music Majors Experience Perfectionism Within Their Scholastic Concentration Christopher Corbin Psychosocial Predictors of Chronic Pain Perception Among Military Combat

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What MSP Means to Me

This spring, students were given the opportunity to share what their experience at MSP means to them. We’re so excited to get to share how the MSP community has helped students grow not only academically, but professionally, and personally as well. “I am sure that the world would definitely be

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Nathan Hayrynen: What MSP Means to Me

Nathan Hayrynen (MA ’16, PsyD 4) shares what his experience at MSP has meant.  On my first day of school at MSP, I was afraid of not fitting in. Paradoxically, I was also afraid of fitting in. Not fitting in feels familiar and safe, floating freely on the periphery just

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Jasmyn Irvin: What MSP Means to Me

Jasmyn Irvin (MA ’19, PsyD 2) shares what her experience at MSP has meant.  My time at MSP began in the Master’s program. For about five years after I finished undergrad, I waffled about whether I would pursue my dream of becoming a Clinical Psychologist. By waffling, I mean I

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Kari Eidnes: What MSP Means to Me

Kari Eidnes (PsyD 1) shares what her experience at MSP has meant.  It is difficult to express how much MSP means to me. There are few places, whether that means organizations, schools, or communities, like MSP. It is a place of support, care, and growth and sets itself apart due

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PsyD Student Spotlight

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