Author Archives: mmosesmspp

About mmosesmspp

I am a third year PsyD student interested in working with children, adolescents, and families, especially those affected by trauma. I'm originally from Colorado. Although I miss the mountains and the activities that go along with them, I fell in love with Boston upon moving here five years ago. I initially came east to study creative writing, completing a memoir about my experience volunteering in the Peace Corps in Lesotho. I am an avid runner, yoga practitioner, and lover of food. I love trying new things and used to be obsessed with finding and attending each and every cool thing that happened in Boston. Now my days and nights are filled with internship responsibilities and coursework - and I couldn't be happier.

Field placement interviews…already?!

Just as we’re settling into the routines and culture of our current placements, along come Shellee or Randy to inform us that we need to start thinking about the field placement sites to which we will be applying for next … Continue reading

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The Final Few Weeks

After a restful, fun, and productive Thanksgiving break, I am ready to return to school for the final few weeks of the semester. Now is when reality hits – I actually need to finish that paper for my Narrative Therapy … Continue reading

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Where have all the leaves gone?

We’ve now all experienced the not-so-great feeling of driving home at 5:00 (or later for many of us) and having it already be dark. What’s up with that? Thankfully, there are lots of indoor events around Boston to get you … Continue reading

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Thanks for the support

Almost exactly four years ago today, I met the man I am now married to. At the time, I was tired of a job in the non-profit world and looking for a change. He heard my numerous ideas, from becoming … Continue reading

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Project INTERFACE

I was lucky enough to land a terrific work-study opportunity during my first few weeks at MSPP. I’ve been working at The Freedman Center ever since, doing a variety of things including leading a play group for toddlers and their … Continue reading

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Directed Studies

It’s coming up on registration time. While there are many great courses offered at MSPP, it can be difficult to fit them in to our busy schedules, working around internship requirements. One option to get around these constraints is to … Continue reading

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Beloved Boston

I moved to Boston five years ago and quickly fell in love with the city. Here is a rundown of some of my favorite things to do and places to visit: The Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum – located along a … Continue reading

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Weekend classes!

Whew – I just finished the Psychopharmacology class. It was an intensive learning experience; the class met one Saturday and then two full weekends…from ~8:30-4. The instructor was engaging, sharing clinical experiences and funny anecdotes to keep the class entertained. … Continue reading

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A Novel Idea

I was one of the lucky people who just ended a long weekend. The weather was gorgeous, I was able to make fun plans, and (gasp!) I even read a novel! I’ve made it a priority this year to allow … Continue reading

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Domestic Violence Awareness Month

October is Domestic Violence Awareness month. The following is an excerpt from a 2009 proclamation from President Obama: “Domestic violence touches the lives of Americans of all ages, leaving a devastating impact on women, men, and children of every background … Continue reading

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