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MA Spotlight

Ellie Jeffrey

Hometown: Livonia, MI

Program: MA 

Book I would recommend: The House in the Cerulean Sea by T.J. Klune

Favorite Quote: “I had the epiphany that laughter was light, and light was laughter, and that this was the secret of the universe.” – The Goldfinch by Donna Tart

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People would be surprised to know that I was a competitive dancer till I graduated high school, and was also the president of my dance team in college.

Name a cause you are passionate about.

A cause that I am passionate about is self-discovery. I believe that the best way to live life to the fullest is to know yourself completely, and I will always advocate for it.

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose to attend MSP because of the schools dedication to personal growth endeavors, self-directed learning, and personal well-being.

What do you want to do with your degree?

I plan to become a therapist specializing in teenagers and young adults. I hope to help them work through their personal struggles, and to develop personal growth plans for each of them.

How did you first get interested in the mental health profession?

I first got interested in the mental health profession when I took AP Psychology my senior year of high school. It was the most interesting class I had ever taken, and I knew I had to work in the field of mental health after finishing it.

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