PsyD Student Spotlight

Marissa Arrigoni

Hometown: Winterport, ME

Program: PsyD

Book I would recommend: The Hate U Give by Angie Thomas

Favorite Quote:

“Fall Seven Times, Stand Up Eight”

What would people be surprised to know about you? 

I have worked in the seafood industry, selling lobsters and working in a fish market for almost 10 years!             I

Name a cause you are passionate about.

I am passionate about the Black Lives Matter movement, ending police brutality, and providing trauma informed care to youth impacted by trauma.

Why did you choose MSP?

I chose to attend MSP because of the environment. I came from Maine for a visiting day and everybody was so nice and welcoming. I also chose MSP because of their dedication to social justice advocacy.

What do you plan to do with your degree?

My hopes are to become a licensed clinical psychologist and continue working with the child/adolescent population.

What is your plan after graduation?

I would love to continue working as a clinician, but at the doctoral level. My hope is to provide services for underserved youth populations.

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