Author Archives: Hannah

About Hannah

Hello, my name is Hannah and I am a 1st year student in the clinical PsyD program at MSPP. I graduated from Wesleyan University last year with my B.A. in Psychology. I am originally from a very small farm town in upstate NY. My personal interests include baking, running, hiking, and procrastinating my homework by watching cat and baby videos on YouTube.

Going Clinical for Spring Break

Felix Trede is a 1st year student in the Clinical PsyD program at MSPP.  I have had the pleasure of having clinical seminar with Felix all year.  Our seminar class has become sort of a mini-family, and we often share … Continue reading

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Cupcakes for Recovery

Last week’s events have left us a lot of us shaken, confused, and afraid.  However, they have also sparked an incredible sense of hope and a drive to move forward and help one another. A 4th year student at MSPP and … Continue reading

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Moving On From The Marathon: Processing Trauma

I have been searching for the words to write a post since the tragic events at the Marathon bombings last week.  It was a terrifying week to live in the city of Boston that left many of us shaken, scared, … Continue reading

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“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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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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Boston: Not So Bad Afterall

I’ve given Boston a pretty hard time since I moved here in June.  I am a small town girl, and frankly, cities and I just don’t get along.  And Boston definitely isn’t Middletown, CT, where I had made my home … Continue reading

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Spring Surprises

One aspect that really sets MSPP apart from other schools is the amount of effort the faculty put into their end-of-the-semester evaluations.  At first, I was very frustrated by this process.  Here we are at the end of March, and … Continue reading

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Reflections on a Snowy Day

So tomorrow is the first day of spring, and MSPP is closed for a snow day!  Don’t you just love New England weather?  Well, since I have a lot of work to catch up on, I definitely appreciate the day … Continue reading

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Finally Settling In

The transition to graduate school and a new city is a difficult one.  However, I was slightly cocky and full of “I-just-graduated-college” pride, and didn’t think it was such a big deal.  I was ready to tackle the world after … Continue reading

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Never Stop Questioning

I went to a really great liberal arts school for undergrad.  At first, I appreciated how much they made us think and question, and then question thinking and question questioning.  However, after four years of it, I was kind of … Continue reading

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