Category Archives: Counseling Psychology

Fueling the End of the Semester

The semester is coming to a close and the brain and body are begging, “No more!” But shutting down this operation is not a choice. The group projects must be completed, the papers must be submitted and the assignments must … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology

Taking A Stand

Today was a historic day for me as a counselor-in-training. “Why, Ashley?” You may be asking. I’ll tell you. It begins with a story, starting a week ago (last Friday). I run a group at my internship site called “Meeting … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Personal Growth

DSM-V and the Future

Today the DSM-V was confirmed by the APA’s Board of Trustees. This means that, finally, the new edition of the DSM will be published and used by professionals. Especially exciting is the number of changes made to diagnoses or criteria, … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Personal Growth

The Paradox of Free Time

At this point you’re probably thinking, “free time? What is that?” At least, that’s what I thought when I was considering this post. For once, I have nothing on my plate, at least not school wise. It’s one of those … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology

Voting, Registering, Presenting, oh my!

Happy Tuesday! And what an exciting day it has been. Between registering for classes and voting (you all voted, right?), today could not get more hectic. Unless you have a presentation for Internship Seminar, like I do. Then you’re day … Continue reading

Posted in Around Boston, Counseling Psychology

Judgement-free servings of potatoes

Most Sunday afternoons this semester have been a combination of pre-Monday jitters in anticipation of the busy day and a mad dash to finish x, y, and z assignments and readings. These afternoons are typically fueled by my most recent … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Experiential Education, Personal Growth, Social Responsibility | 1 Comment

Happy November! (An Introduction.)

Hello MSPP readers and bloggers alike! My name is Ashley, and I’m happy to be joining the fabulous team of writers here on MSPP Student Voices! I’m here until I graduate next June, so let me tell you a little … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology

Guest Faculty Post # 2: Latino Mental Health Program Immersion through Centro Ecuatoriano Norteamericano in Guayaquil, Ecuador

I traveled with Dr. Stacey Lambert, Director of the Latino Mental Health Program, to Guayaquil, Ecuador on Friday, July 27th and returned to the US on Tuesday, July 31st. It was a very short trip, but full of experiences that … Continue reading

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Guest Faculty Post: Latino Mental Health Program immersion through UNIBE in Costa Rica

We left Boston on Saturday morning (we were at Logan at 6 am!), stopped in Miami and arrived in San Jose, Costa Rica in the afternoon.  The people from UNIBE (Universidad Iberoamericana) were ready for us at the airport and … Continue reading

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NOLA 2012

Hello Everyone!  Sorry that I have been out of the loop for a little bit, but I just got back this past weekend from my trip to New Orleans.  As I previously have written about, I was one of eleven … Continue reading

Posted in Counseling Psychology, Personal Growth, Social Responsibility