Category: Blog Posts

Staff Spotlight: Caroline Bull

We are delighted to introduce Caroline Bull who joined the MSP staff as an IT intern in October. Where did you grow up? I was raised from preschool all the way through high school in rural Downeast Maine. I lived in a village called Surry of just barely above one

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Financial Aid News: APA Resources & The Higher Education Act

Before fall semester wraps up, I want to share some financial aid information that is relevant for current students and alums. Financial Aid Information from the APA Recently, an MSP alumna sent me a link to an informative  video about the Public Service Loan Forgiveness (PSLF) program from the American

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World Kindness Day

“Before you know what kindness really is/ you must lose things…” I set out to write a blog for World Kindness Day and realized all I could do was think about loss.  I have read this poem by Naomi Shihab Nye countless times because she so beautifully captures something –

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Giving Thanks To Our Clinical Partners

In November, MSP’s focus is to shine a light on other organizations who are also doing important work in our community. Today we invite you to take a moment to explore the many organizations who provide MSP students with clinical training opportunities. We are grateful to be part of this

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How to Pick a Grad School: Essential Questions to Ask

Every month or so, I receive a heartbreaking call from someone, about to complete a Master of Arts (MA) in Psychology from another school, who has just found out (after years of class!) that the degree they have earned is not license eligible in the state of Michigan. What does

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What Happens To Clients When Their Therapist Dies?

Earlier this year I lost my friend, mentor and business partner, Dr. Lavinia Ekong, unexpectedly. As painful and tragic as her death was for me, her clients were even more devastated. I’ve had the challenging responsibility of sitting with her clients and students to process their grief and sadness. As

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Q&A with Michelle Wheeler, Head Academic Librarian

Michelle Wheeler, MSI, MA (’09) Head Academic Librarian at the Moustakas Johnson Library, is a welcoming and familiar face in our community. Michelle joined the MSP staff in 2007, then took a year off to complete the MA program. After graduating in 2009, Michelle returned to her work in the

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PsyD Student Spotlight

LaSondra Wayne Hometown: Detroit, MI Book I would recommend: Church Clothes: Why Your Heart Is Your Sunday Best by Dr.  Matthew L. Stevenson III Favorite quote: “It is finished.” John 19:28-30 What would people be surprised to know about you? Once upon a time I desired to be a judge as I have always desired

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ABA Student Spotlight

Kari Eidnes Hometown: Farmington Hills, MI Book I would recommend: Charmed Life by Diana Wynne Jones Favorite quote: “If you can’t feed a hundred people, just feed one.” Mother Teresa What would people be surprised to know about you? People might be surprised to know that I hate riding bikes. The last time I

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