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MA Student Spotlight

Samer Shebak

Hometown: Livonia, MI

Book I would recommend: The Untethered Soul by Michael Alan Singer

Favorite quote: “Do not let anything that happens in life be important enough that you’re willing to close your heart over it.” Michael Alan Singer

What would people be surprised to know about you?
People would be surprised to know that I am very passionate about history. I enjoy reading and watching history related material.

What is a cause you’re passionate about? 
A cause that I am passionate about is breaking the stigma of mental health in the Arab and Muslim community.

What do you want to do with your degree/certificate?
After graduation, I plan to serve as a clinical psychologist for the community I live in. I also have plans to further my education and possibly obtain a doctoral degree.

What is your plan for after graduation? 
I hope to focus on teenagers who struggle with various mental health issues from depression and anxiety to substance abuse.

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