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Student Experience: How do I Start a Research Project?

August 16, 2019

Jared Boot (PsyD 1) became engaged in the MSP community from day one of the MA program. In addition to serving as Student Ambassador, joining IDEA, and speaking at the first Annual Cultural Competency Conference, all while completing his MA, Jared sought an active role in student research. Below, he shares his process on how… Read More



2019 PsyD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

July 25, 2019

Congratulations to our 2019 PsyD graduates!  Dissertations will soon be available on ProQuest for students, faculty, and staff. Cynthia Atkinson The Experience of Animal-Assisted Psychotherapy             Ciera Bies Women’s Experience of Sexism               Christopher Bober The Experience of Music Performance Anxiety for Popular Musicians  … Read More



2018/19 Marjorie Scott Scholarship for Excellence Winners!

July 24, 2019

Each year at graduation, two students (one MA, one PsyD) are awarded the Marjorie Scott Scholarship for Excellence (MSSE) in recognition of excellence in academic achievement. Students are invited to apply during third semester, and the winners are announced during MSP’s annual commencement ceremony. We are delighted to announce that Tamika Davis-Moore (MA/ABA) and Jennifer… Read More



Fifth Annual Research Symposium Preview

March 20, 2019

The Psi Chi Chapter at MSP is preparing to host the Fifth Annual Mental Health Research Symposium on Friday, April 26 on campus. Each year, the Symposium offers students from MSP and neighboring institutions the opportunity to present research in a student-focused environment. Holly Spencer (PsyD 1), this year’s Research Symposium Chair, shares her experience… Read More



Cultural Competency Conference Preview

February 28, 2019

Student Engagement, IDEA, and the Psi Chi Chapter at MSP have developed the First Annual Cultural Competency Conference (CCC), a new conference to help our students and other early career mental health professionals to develop cultural competence in the clinical setting. As an APA-accredited institution, MSP utilizes the cultural competency framework of the APA’s “Multicultural… Read More



Ann Abbey: “How I Make It Work”

February 11, 2019

From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, the Michigan School of Psychology welcomes students wherever they are in life. “How I Make It Work”  highlights the diversity of student experiences as they balance classes, work, and life.  Name:  Ann Abbey, CPA, RYT Program: MA Describe the (joys and)… Read More



Student Experience: Jumping In

January 29, 2019

Getting involved in student life on campus is a quick way to feel at home at MSP. Brittany King (PsyD 1) shares her experience of settling into the doctoral program below. I was one of the few students coming into the PsyD program this year who didn’t attend MSP for my Master’s. Thinking about this, I… Read More



Student Scholarship Award Winners 2018/19

January 25, 2019

MSP is committed to contributing annually to assist in student scholarships and aid. Scholarship and financial assistance funding is supported by gifts from alumni, family, and friends. Generally, funds are disbursed in the form of tuition credit. This academic year Evan MacAdams (PsyD 2), was awarded the Jill Benton Humanistic Psychology Scholarship (JBHPS), and Andrea… Read More



Student Experience: The MA to PsyD Transition

October 23, 2018

Coming into this program, I had no idea what to expect. Although I was able to hear the perspectives of both former and current students, I remained anxious to begin. I have to admit that although I tend to present as a confident student, there are times my fear and anxiety get the best of… Read More



Christopher Corbin: “How I Make It Work”

August 29, 2018

From students fresh out of undergrad to professionals who are retraining for a new career, the Michigan School of Psychology welcomes students wherever they are in life. “How I Make It Work”  highlights the diversity of student experiences as they balance classes, work, and life.  Christopher Corbin (PsyD 1) shares his experience below. Name: Christopher Corbin,… Read More