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EPPP Preparation Workshop: What to Expect

December 12, 2018

Each year, MSP hosts a free peer led EPPP Workshop for current students and alumni designed to support and encourage a successful EPPP journey. Below, MSP alum Cynthia Ransley, MA (’15) offers a preview of this year’s workshop beginning in February. Psychologists tend to fall into two camps regarding the EPPP – 1) It sucks,… Read More



New Ideas for a New Year

November 29, 2018

Who doesn’t want some fresh ideas to start 2019? Cynthia Ransley (’15) shares a few of her favorite places to source some new thoughts online. I spend a good part of each day searching for thoughtful mental health content for MSP’s social media. There is plenty to choose from – every major (and plenty of minor)… Read More



Fall 2018: First Semester Highlights

November 27, 2018

What an exciting semester it has been! In addition to the usual highly anticipated events (like Orientation and Welcome Week) MSP celebrated our new President Fran Brown, our name change, and the exciting transition to Phase II of Foster the Future that will include the MSP clinic, opening Fall 2019. Here are just some of… Read More



Staff Spotlight: Mike Diegel

November 16, 2018

MSP students know Mike Diegel as the friendly library clerk who knows everyone’s name by the second week of class. Mike was kind enough to answer a few questions (many of his own devising) for our latest Staff Spotlight. Give us a snapshot of your professional background: I earned a bachelor’s degree in Journalism from… Read More



MSP Welcomes New Board Chair & Board Members

November 5, 2018

The Michigan School of Psychology (MSP) Board of Trustees is pleased to announce the following appointments: MSP alumnus Tanya Martin, PsyD (’05) to Board Chair, and Sook Wilkinson, PhD and DeAndre A. Lipscomb, MA to Board Trustee. Dr. Tanya Martin, Board Chair, has been a dedicated member of MSP’s Board of Trustees since 2010.  In… Read More



Campus Expansion: Phase II Begins!

October 31, 2018

We’re excited to move into Phase II of our Foster the Future campaign and realize our dream of opening the Michigan School training and community clinic. The next year will continue to be a busy one, with the clinic’s opening planned for fall 2019.  Several efforts are already underway: Hiring a New Clinical Director Soon… Read More



Student Experience: The MA to PsyD Transition

October 23, 2018

Coming into this program, I had no idea what to expect. Although I was able to hear the perspectives of both former and current students, I remained anxious to begin. I have to admit that although I tend to present as a confident student, there are times my fear and anxiety get the best of… Read More



Alumni Advisory Board

In January 2018, a small group of MSP alums crafted a survey to investigate the possibility of reviving an Alumni Association.  They asked questions like – How important would having an active alumni association be to you? and What types of professional development experiences would you be interested in? The feedback was promising enough to inspire two… Read More



CE Workshop Preview: “Running on Empty: Childhood Emotional Neglect”

October 22, 2018

On November 16 at 1:00 PM, Dr. Lavinia Ekong is presenting “Running on Empty: Childhood Emotional Neglect” as part of the MSP Continuing Education Workshop Series.  Dr. Ekong offers the following as a workshop preview.  Register for this workshop here. “Running on Empty” workshop is based on the book by Dr. Jonice Webb who pioneered the work of… Read More



Email Update Announcement

October 3, 2018

On Monday, October 15, 2018 the Michigan School of Psychology’s email address domain will change to @msp.edu. We have been planning this transition for some time to align with our recent name change.  Please update your contact information to reflect that change on or after October 15th. Starting at 9AM on Monday, we will begin… Read More