Monthly Archives: April 2013

The Start of My Career

So the end result of that crazy job search is Dallas, Texas. I got offered a job working for a company that manages residence halls at colleges across the nation and it just so happens that they wanted me to … Continue reading


In Boston, It Ain’t Easy Gettin’ Somewhere, but We Always Get There in the End

In Boston, it’s difficult to get anywhere: the green line takes forever; we have some of the world’s most atrocious drivers; our streets are insanely disorganized; parking is pretty difficult, and once you find a spot, you’d better have enough … Continue reading

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Mourning for my City

Almost exactly ten years ago I embarked on an ambitious academic project to interview feminist female poets from Guatemala. Given the country’s fractured and violent past, and its extremes of wealth and opportunity, I expected that many of the women … Continue reading

Posted in School Psychology

Another Field Project Update & A Plea for Help

With the countdown to moving coming up quick (5 weeks!), I’m starting to get down to business on my Field Project. You can read about it here and here, but a quick summary is that I’m working on bettering the … Continue reading

“Brain Building” at the Freedman Center: Interview with Ember Cook, 3rd yr Clinicial PsyD Student

I had the pleasure of interviewing Ember Cook, a 3rd year Clinical PsyD student, about some of the exciting things currently happening at the Freedman Center.  Any current or future students interested in working with new parents and/or young children … Continue reading

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Can’t Wait to Get Going, but Not Quite Ready to Leave

I’m going to have some real talk with you guys tonight. This move that Ben and I have lined up is taking a toll on me already. We’ve had a few moving companies come by to give us estimates and … Continue reading

Special Muffins for Special People

I wrote the following post on my baking blog, Chocolate Covered Therapy, and since it talks about MSPP, I thought I would share it with all of you: “MSPP is very committed to their idea of creating a strong community. … Continue reading

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Is that a real thing? I’m not sure! But it sure feels like a real thing when I’ve been awake so late that now the birds are keeping my eyes open… No, I’m not doing a good job of self-care … Continue reading

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A Multicultural Affair

Over the weekend students of MSPP ventured out to New Jersey for the Multicultural Family Institute’s 22nd Culture Conference.  The theme of this years conference was the idea of “Home;” including what this means for us as a community of professionals … Continue reading

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Integrity Online

Being in classes online is hard. From other posts I’ve written, you know that it’s been a struggle for me to balance life and schoolwork and it can be difficult to be disciplined enough to sit down at my computer … Continue reading