Category Archives: Clinical PsyD

I Like School Work in June. How about You?

Today was the first day of registration for summer classes. I signed up for Clinical Practice of Psychodynamic Theory and Positive Psychology for summer session I, official confirmation that I won’t be able go with my college friends on their ridiculous Europe … Continue reading

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Putting the “Ew” in “Lit ReviEW”

Actually, I kinda enjoy writing this lit review (it’s for my Clinical Seminar class); I got a late start on it, however, and it’s due on Wednesday, so…. “ugh,” “ew,” “boo,” hiss, and whatnot. I have set up shop at a … 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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Baby Fever

This year, I’ve had a serious case of Baby Fever (click that link- Time Magazine says it’s a real emotion!).  I have been seriously obsessed with babies and toddlers.  Maybe it’s because I just turned 23 and have hit my “fertile … Continue reading

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History Major + Environmental Studies Minor = Career in Psychology…

I know that many people are currently interviewing or considering applying to MSPP, so I figured that today I’d share my “story” (there’s really not much of a plot or climax, but you got it) regarding how I ended up … Continue reading

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How did I get here?

At 22 years old, sometimes I wonder how I ended up at one of the best clinical PsyD programs in the country straight out of undergrad.  Here I am, sitting next to people with years more experience in life and/or … Continue reading

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Where My Ladies at

  There’s nothing like waking up at 5:30 am on a Saturday. Kishore was sprawled out on the bed next to me, closed eyes, gaping mouth, mocking me with his maintained slumber. He only woke up to tell me to stop using … 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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Here We Go

Every time I say that phrase, a very popular ‘N SYNC song comes to mind… Anyway, it’s the start of a new year and a new semester, so it’s time for a new me. I understand that the first semester … Continue reading

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