Category: Student Posts

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Student Experience: How Do I Start a Research Project?

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

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2019 PsyD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

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 Kate Cusick The Experience of the Four Concerns of Existence in Obese Individuals Brittany Linton New Mother’s Experience of Modern Motherhood Jennifer MacQuarrie Humor as a

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2018/19 Marjorie Scott Scholarship for Excellence Winners!

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

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Fifth Annual Research Symposium Preview

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

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Cultural Competency Conference Preview

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

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Ann Abbey: “How I Make It Work”

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:

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Student Experience: Jumping In

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

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Student Scholarship Award Winners 2018/19

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

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Erin White (PsyD 1)

Student Experience: The MA to PsyD Transition

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

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