Monthly Archives: November 2010

Why go back to school? Why MSPP?

A guest blog by 2nd year Clinical Psychology, PsyD student, Judi Pasino  I worked as a hospital chaplain for 11 years, and found great fulfillment in the care and comfort I provided to the people I met.  From the start, however, … Continue reading

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A Full Plate

Are you wondering what is on my plate mid-semester as a second year counseling student? If not, I’ll tell you anyway: This week at my internship I have two new client intakes scheduled, 4 hours of individual therapy, 5 hours … Continue reading

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Utilizing Resources

I have found that MSPP  fosters the kind of environment that encourages students to utilize various resources to obtain the support, guidance or information that they are seeking.  I have heard horror stories of programs that simply forget about the … Continue reading

“Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders”

This week I attended a free Continuing Education Program at MSPP called “Controversies in the Assessment and Treatment of Juvenile Sex Offenders,” led by Dr. Frank Dicataldo.  Although I am not in the Forensic Counseling Program, I thought that the … Continue reading

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Internship Application Process

Time goes fast at MSPP! This past week, the school hosted some meetings to explain us second year students the internship application process for third and fourth year. One of the most important things that influenced my decision of applying … Continue reading

T. Berry Brazelton “Learning From Babies” at MSPP

On Saturday, October 16th, 2010, a world-renowned researcher of developmental science, T. Berry Brazelton, M.D., came to speak at MSPP.  Also presenting were: Myron Hofer, MD, Barry Lester, PhD, Jayne Singer, PhD, and Joshua Sparrow, MD.  Topics included the newborn … Continue reading

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Interview With An Organizational Psychology Student

I had the pleasure of interviewing Caitlyn O’Loughlin, a first year full time organizational psychology student. J: There are many different directions someone interested in psychology can take. The public may better know options such as clinical, counseling or forensic … Continue reading

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Halloween with MSPPers

Not all of graduate school is about books, papers, and classes—some is about making lifelong relationships!  This Halloween I got together with MSPP classmates to celebrate a joint birthday-Halloween party. One of the most important aspects of graduate school to … Continue reading

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