Monthly Archives: October 2010

Día de Muertos

Last Friday, while browsing through some of my Mexican friends’ facebook status updates, I realized that this is a long weekend in Mexico. The sad or scary part for me (as a Mexican) is that I couldn’t figure out why … Continue reading

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On Being Psychologically Minded

If you’re considering applying to MSPP’s doctoral psychology program, consider this: how you think, view the world and interact with others will forever change. Like getting a tattoo, intensive educational training is, for the most part, permanent. I am finding … Continue reading

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Student Coordinating Committee (SCC) Has Bake Sale Success!

Many schools have their own form of student government, and at MSPP we have the Student Coordinating Committee (SCC).  This is one of the many ways students can get involved at MSPP above and beyond their academic work.   This is … Continue reading

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NAMI Latino y la Comunidad Interview

Last Thursday, alumn Juan Rodríguez and I had the opportunity of talking about MSPP and our work with the Latino community on the radio! It is a great show called “NAMI (National Alliance of Mental Illness) Latino y la Comunidad”, … Continue reading

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Love The One You’re With

I applied for my first internship experience in the second year of my master’s program. I was excited; I had visions of being placed at a college counseling site,  meeting with clients who had a range of concerns, building rapport, … Continue reading

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“It Gets Better”

With all of the tragic events currently taking place with queer-identified children/teens/young adults, I wanted to share this powerful “It Gets Better” speech by Councilman Joel Burns.  As a future clinician, you may be working with the LGBT population.  At … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Social Responsibility

School Psychology Homework 411

One of the biggest worries I had about going to graduate school was the amount of homework I was expected to do.  To prepare myself for graduate school, I joined the Departmental Honors track for Psychology my junior year at … Continue reading

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Gay Straight Alliance

This fall, MSPP started an LGBTQ interest group for students, faculty, and staff.  The group is currently being called the Gay Straight Alliance.  I interviewed the group’s two faculty co-chairs, Dr. Jessica Stahl and Dr. Sara Orozco, in order to … Continue reading

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Language in Psychotherapy

“ I don’t express myself in my paintings, I express my not-self”. Mark Rothko One of the things I REALLY LOVE about Boston and being a student at MSPP are the wonderful conferences held throughout the area on different mental … Continue reading

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Register TODAY for MSPP Preparatory Courses!

If you’re considering applying to MSPP for the next academic year, but you are worried that you do not have the prerequisite courses, or you want to freshen up your knowledge, consider signing up for the MSPP Preparatory Courses!  Registration … Continue reading

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