PsyD Student Spotlight

Kate Johnson

Hometown: Sheboygan, WI

Program: PsyD

Book I would recommend: The Prophet by Kahlil Gibran 

Favorite Quote:

“The water that opens you. What would it feel like to come undone? to not fasten down, but let yourself flood? to not close, but open yourself to experience it all? what would it feel like to come undone? to move past your edge, instead of run? to lose your fear and meet the quiet depths within? what would it feel like to come undone? to release the weight and find your freedom? the cleansing has come, to bring you back home. to you.” Danielle Doby

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

People may be surprised to know that I’m an avid cross-stitcher, and my entire family has home made Christmas stockings 🙂

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I’m passionate about normalizing each individual’s journey. Recognizing that we each move through the world a little differently and that is beautiful and should be celebrated. I’m excited to continue learning more and working in the pre/postnatal journey of individual and baby!

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose to attend MSP as it is the best of all the worlds. After completing my MA program it continued to affirm that MSP is a place where people matter and each individual is valued and helped to grow on their individual path. This is a place where the professors are experts in their fields and truly care about imparting their knowledge and experiences to the students.

What do you plan to do with your degree?

I hope to work with individuals pre/post birth to help normalize their experience, and support them through the big changes they are going through. I also hope to integrate yoga into the therapeutic process, while helping individuals reconnect and engage positively with their bodies.

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