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PsyD Spotlight

Siba Alzohaili

Hometown: Bloomfield Hills, MI

Program: PsyD

Book I would recommend: Rosencrantz and Guildenstern Are Dead by Tom Stoppard

Favorite Quote: “Sometimes we are blessed with being able to choose the time, and the arena, and the manner of our revolution, but more usually we must do battle where we are standing.” -Audre Lorde

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

I’m an avid swimmer; I try to wake up at 6 every morning to swim laps.

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I’m learning more about how psychiatry/the mental health system can often go in hand in hand with the carceral system that strips people of autonomy and liberty.

Why did you choose MSP?

I wanted to continue my education with people who were thoughtful, deliberate, and passionate about the work we do, and I found that at MSP.

What do you want to do with your degree?

I am planning on working in the Dearborn area with Arab American children and adolescents, whether that be through community-based services or private practice.

What are you most looking forward to about your program?

I am excited to be able to immediately apply what I’m learning in class with my clients.

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