Monthly Archives: January 2013

I’ve got the mid-January blues….

Yep, it’s that time of year again. Winter begins to feel not only dreary but interminable, football fans’ hearts beat faster, and the last of the holiday cookies are long gone. While the smell of Superbowl Subs may be in … Continue reading


I, and the rest of my cohort in the 2013 MAOP program, am almost done!!   Yes, done done, with the WHOLE program- as everyone keeps asking, since it seems like I only just started! That’s the beauty of an … Continue reading

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Career Building in Student Affairs

Every job field is hard to break into. Companies, organizations, and institutions want to hire applicants with experience, but it’s difficult to get experience if no one will hire you. Student Affairs seems to be no different. Thankfully, however, there … Continue reading

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A Little DBT

As a second-year psychology student, you hear a lot about DBT (“Oh, DBT is so great”), but never really get an opportunity to thoroughly learn about it. Luckily, my practicum site, Wheelock College, hosted a DBT training for staff and interns. … Continue reading

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Community Mental Health Histories

Every person on this planet is affected in some way by mental health issues, either directly or indirectly.  If someone does not have a personal history with mental health struggles, he/she is still affected by his/her community’s history with mental … Continue reading

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Faculty Spotlight: Dr. Jerri Lynn Hogg

Dr. Jerri Lynn Hogg is an adjunct faculty member teaching Media Psychology courses at MSPP. Since Dr. Hogg has recently joined the MSPP family, I was asked to a do a faculty spotlight blog post on her. Dr. Hogg actually … Continue reading

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Full of hope

Guys won’t understand this, but a new tube of mascara holds so much hope. As you open the package and see that fresh wand, you think “Is this the mascara I’ve been waiting for? Is this the one that will … Continue reading

Tonight I was going to blog about the instant connection I had with a client on the kids’ crisis unit last night at work. I was afforded a unique opportunity to connect with her through the sole fact that I … Continue reading

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Online Learning

As I’ve mentioned before, my Higher Education: Student Personnel Administration degree program is completely online. I never have to go to campus to meet with a professor or go to class or anything, which is nice since I live in … Continue reading

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Finding the Re-Frame

It has been a tremendous first week. I know exhaustion has started to hit when “dumb” things start happening. For example, I stopped at the gas station right after the grocery store a yesterday evening… And then drove home 40 … Continue reading

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