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Charles Shamey

Hometown: Dearborn Heights, MI

Program: MA

Book I would recommend: The Art and Science of Personality Development by Dan P. McAdams.

Favorite Quote: “The sorrow which has no vent in tears may make other organs weep.” -Henry Maudsley

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People would be surprised to know that I can read the works of Edgar Allan Poe for hours on end.

Name a cause you are passionate about.

A cause I am passionate about is making mental health resources accessible to all, regardless of social or economic status.

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose MSP for its emphasis on the humanistic perspective. Humans are complex and unique and as psychologists; it is important to take into account the whole person.

What do you want to do with your degree?

I plan to work as an LLP helping as many people as I can in low underserved communities.

What are you most looking forward to about your program?

I’m most looking forward to enhancing what I already know about humanistic psychology and beginning my training in psychotherapy.