MSP strives to connect with alumni to find out more about the work that fulfills their passion for clinical psychology. Life After MSP is our feature column that highlights the career journey of our grads.
Name: David T. Majchrzak, MA, LLP (Class of 2008)
Job Title: Lead Therapist at Oakland Psychological Clinic PC, Livonia
Describe your work in clinical psychology:
I work in a dynamic practice alongside other fantastic mental health professionals and Physicians committed to improving and supporting the mental emotional well-being of many individuals and families.
The experience of this work within a thriving practice is second to none. There is so much good in the field of health and well-being and in the connections created and maintained at the therapeutic and human level that each moment is appreciated and taken as a gift.
What do you like about your work?
I love the solidity and flexibility of this career as it has allowed me to work at my best and enjoy the process in my own unique manner and biorhythm.
I specialize in working with individuals with anxiety, depression, chronic pain and illness, and health psychology among others and am passionate in this work and field.
The opportunities to share and work in the field of psychology are diverse, which, allows me to evolve and continue inspired in many venues/platforms of choice. From independent practice, writing, instructing at the college level and more, there are few degrees that would allow me to help and work in such diversity as I go.
How did MSP prepare you to be successful?
My MSP education was the greatest experience in learning the field of mental health, well-being, and humanistic centered psychology. The MSP experience and education helped set me up to be the best clinician and was the most dynamic experience collegially that paved the way for professional success and personal well-being.
I know that MSP provided a defining role in life on all levels and am blessed to be part of this community and family! The connections to classmates and professors are life long and I have become part of a great network of fascinating individuals and organizations.