PsyD Spotlight

Samer Shebak

Hometown: Livonia, MI

Program: PsyD

Book I would recommend: Mind Gym: An Athletes Guide to Inner Excellence by Gary Mack

Favorite Quote: “How you do one thing is how you do everything.”

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People would be surprised to know that I highly enjoy skateboarding and playing pool/billiards.

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I am passionate about promoting the benefits of physical health/exercise and its relation to mental health.

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose to attend MSP because I got my master’s degree from here and had a great experience with the faculty and my fellow classmates.

What do you want to do with your degree?

Once I graduate and receive my degree I plan to serve the Arab American and Muslim community of the area I live in who struggle with mental health-related issues. I would like to work at a practice that offers psychiatric care including medication management, and psychological testing and assessment.

What are you most looking forward to about your program?

I look forward to expanding my knowledge in the field of psychology including treatments, assessments and testing, and different psychological theories.

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