PsyD Spotlight

Klarissa MatanosKlarissa Matanos

Hometown: Southfield, MI

Program: PsyD

Book I would recommend: Verity by Colleen Hoover 

Favorite Quote: “Living is the art of getting used to what we didn’t expect.” – Eleanor C. Wood

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People would be surprised to know that I played rugby for about 6 years.

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I am passionate about a number of causes, including global warming, human rights, gender equality, animal welfare, LGBTQIA+ rights, and many others.

Why did you choose MSP?

I decided to attend MSP for the community and humanistic values. I completed my MA here and fell in love with the staff, faculty, and community.

What do you want to do with your degree?

I am interested in providing mental health care to our first responders and health care workers. These professionals bare witness to many causalities and deserve access to proper mental health care.

What are you most looking forward to about your program?

I am looking forward to gaining more practicum experience. During my MA program, I was at an eating disorder clinic so I am eager to expand my experience!