Monthly Archives: April 2012

Nerd Alert!

I am officially a school psychology nerd. Tomorrow I will be giving a full cognitive assessment to a first grade student, and I’m excited! Who knew intelligence testing could be so thrilling? This will be my first full case to … Continue reading


Before the music starts playing…

This week marks our last full week of classes. We are done with 9 hour Mondays, bidding adieu to our Tuesday and Wednesday nights, and beginning to look ahead to our finals and first year exam. I admit that, at … Continue reading


NOLA 2012

Hello Everyone!  Sorry that I have been out of the loop for a little bit, but I just got back this past weekend from my trip to New Orleans.  As I previously have written about, I was one of eleven … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Personal Growth, Social Responsibility

The Master Plan

The end of the semester is rapidly approaching, and as usual, that means that I’m swamped with work.  I have two 10 page papers due next Wednesday (for my Couples Therapy and Returning Veterans classes), and another 10 pager due … Continue reading

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A Much Needed Break

It’s finally spring break, and I couldn’t be happier!  The last few weeks have been pretty hectic for me, so it’s great to have a little time off from classes. The semester will be coming to a close in just … Continue reading

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Who’s bringing the popcorn?

School psychology is a relatively unknown field, and is certainly not often talked about in the popular media. There are T.V. shows, movies, and mini-series about teachers, principals, doctors, clinical psychologists, police officers, lawyers, politicians, chefs, models, and even tornado-chasers … Continue reading

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Thanks, Mr. Weather Man!

When I woke up the sun was shining. By the time I made it to school it was slightly gloomy and a little rainy. This Arizona girl is still not used to the sudden changes in weather. I walked out … Continue reading

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St Elmo’s Fire

St. Elmo’s Fire is a truly terrific movie about a group of seven friends who are startled to find the transition from college to the real world to be surprisingly difficult. They must learn to break away from sheltering parents, … Continue reading

Building Self-Esteem Through Expressive Therapies

When was the last time that you took five or ten minutes out of your busy day to check in with yourself to see how you were feeling?  With everything that we all have going on these days, it is … Continue reading

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Turbo-charge the Vitamin C!

We are honing in on April break here at MSPP – which falls a mere 2 weeks before the end of the semester. While I had no specific plans for April break, a turn of events has changed that. I … Continue reading

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