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Faculty Spotlight: Derrick Sebree, Jr., PsyD

September 19, 2018

MSP is pleased to welcome Dr. Derrick Sebree, Jr. as an Adjunct faculty member this fall.  Dr. Sebree was kind enough to answer a few questions below. Where did you grow up? I spent part of my life growing up in Detroit, followed by Oak Park, MI. What or who influenced you to study psychology?… Read More



Faculty Spotlight: Antoinette Crocilla, PsyD

August 29, 2018

Dr. Toni Crocilla (’15) has taught as an Adjunct Faculty member for several years.  Below, Dr. Crocilla was kind enough to answer a few questions about teaching, her advocacy work, and what drives her passion for clinical psychology. Where did you grow up? I grew up in the south suburbs of Chicago, moving to the… Read More



Faculty Spotlight: Johanna Buzolits, PhD

The Michigan School of Psychology is pleased to welcome Dr. Johanna Buzolits as a Core Faculty member this fall.  Dr. Buzolits is the co-owner and operator of Arbor Wellness Center in Ann Arbor where she works with adolescents and adults on a broad range of mental health concerns.  She is also a registered yoga teacher and combines… Read More



Faculty Spotlight: Kevin Johnson, PsyD

August 15, 2018

The Michigan School is pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Johnson (’18) as a Core Faculty member this fall.  Dr. Johnson was kind enough to answer the following questions.   Where did you grow up? I grew up in Port Huron, a small town located in the Thumb of Michigan. What or who influenced you to study… Read More



Reflections from President Blau: On Leadership

July 19, 2018

Each month, our community as been lucky enough to receive a blog posting written by President Diane Blau that shared what was on her mind and in her heart regarding MSP and the field of clinical psychology.  This month marks the end of her tenure.  President Blau has given so much of herself in her writing;… Read More



Reflections from President Blau: Looking Forward

June 28, 2018

Each month we have been lucky enough to have Dr. Diane Blau, MSP President, share what’s on her mind and in her heart regarding The Michigan School and the field of professional psychology.  As her tenure as President draws to a close, Dr. Blau shares one of the things that has sustained and inspired her… Read More



Each Voice Is Important

June 20, 2018

Hello All: In the past few days many individuals and organizations have spoken out against the unbelievable separation of migrant children from their parents and caregivers at the US-Mexican border. Dr. Chavez-Korell wrote to all of us on Monday (see below) encouraging us to remain informed so that we can speak up, as psychologists and… Read More



Part 2: Shifting Thoughts in Waking Life

June 15, 2018

Margaret Sartori, PhD, LP was intrigued by the flyer for a one-day seminar in August 2017 (presented by Gary Massey, PhD, LCSW-S, LPC-S, LMFT-S) about hallucinations, visions and intrusive images.  In the Part 1, Dr. Sartori discussed the mechanics of sleep and how to help clients cope with fear at night.  In Part 2, she… Read More



Reflections from President Blau: The Gifts of Teaching

June 4, 2018

Each month Dr. Diane Blau, MSP President, shares what’s on her mind and in her heart regarding The Michigan School and the field of professional psychology.  As I reflect on my work over the years, I am aware that a colorful thread weaving through has been my love of teaching and the opportunity I have… Read More



Faculty Spotlight: David Manchel, PsyD

May 22, 2018

David Manchel, PsyD (’10) joined the MSP faculty as an adjunct professor in January.  Dr. Manchel was kind enough to answer a few questions below. Where did you grow up? I grew up in Southfield, Michigan.  I’ve spent most of my life here in Michigan. What or who influenced you to study psychology? I’ve always… Read More