Category Archives: Clinical PsyD

Hora de Fiesta

Last night, some of has had the chance to have a little fun as finals loom over us.  It was the Holiday Party for the Latino Mental Health Program.  If you don’t know what that is, you can learn more … Continue reading

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Homework as Self Care from Socializing

Given that the semester is winding down, all of my activities are picking up. At this point, between my practicum work at the counseling center, my Boston Area Rape Crisis Center supervisory duties, my work for MSPP’s Student Coordinating Committee, … Continue reading

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Let’s Dance

One of my students/clients at the counseling center has recently been learning how to play a musical instrument, finding that music-making serves as a powerful coping mechanism for her. For our last session, given that she has been going through … Continue reading

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Hannah’s Finals Survival Guide

My grandma always told me, “if you don’t have anything nice to say, don’t say anything at all.”  It is for this exact reason that I have not blogged in a while.  The prospect of leaving my warm and cozy … Continue reading

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My Big, Fat, “Geek” Thanksgiving

For my Thanksgiving vacation in DC, I originally had these grandiose plans to spend the four days exploring museums, going out for drinks, and shopping for dumb-dumb stuff like ornaments to give as Christmas presents to aunts and exotic-sounding teas … Continue reading

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Gettin’ Jilly wit It (Na na na na na). Ladies and Gentlemen, Dr. Jill Bloom

First off, to all of those mocking my reference to “rapper” Will Smith’s Big Willie Style, I’ve got one thing to say: No love for the haters…. (Mad cause I got floor seats at the Lakers)……. ((See me on the fifty yard … Continue reading

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Unprepared: Our Noreaster and My Experience Coming Straight From Undergrad

Lately, I’ve been feeling really unprepared for life. We had the first Noreaster of the season this week, and it caught me pretty off-guard.  My mom warned me about it over the weekend, but I was caught up in the election excitement … Continue reading

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Holla’ BARCC, Young’n (Hooo Hooo!)… The Annual Boston Area Rape Crisis Center Gala!

One good thing about Boston is its availability of volunteer opportunities. Given my interest in social-justice-oriented issues, I chose to get involved with Boston Area Rape Crisis Center in an effort to play a role in challenging the gender-based power … Continue reading

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Sharing Stories

I’ve only been at MSPP for two months, and so far I have met some truly incredible people that I will consider life-long friends.  One of those friends in my first year cohort is named Nicole, and we spend about … Continue reading

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NYC: Just a Hop, Skip, and a Four-and-a-half-hour Chinatown Bus Ride Away

Being a student in Boston allows you access to all of the amazing resources that the city has to offer: museums, libraries, colleges, restaurants, sports venues. It’s an old city that fosters a quaint, town-ish charm with its many 19th-century-Paris-inspired … Continue reading

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