Category Archives: Experiential Education

An Afghan Adventure

So, I spent the past 10 months at a Marine Corps base in Afghanistan. I’m not a Marine, not an active duty service member, nor a contractor.  I’m a legitimate Government Service (GS) “civil servant” who voluntarily applied to deploy … Continue reading

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Tis the Season to be Thankful

I have a long list of things to be thankful for this year. My family is healthy and happy, and we are all looking forward to spending time together for the upcoming holidays. The Christmas movies have been pulled off … Continue reading

Posted in Experiential Education, Personal Growth, School Psychology

The Root of Anxiety

This past week at my practicum site, Jessica Minahan, a board-certified behavior analyst and special educator, directed a parent workshop on Helping Parents Help Kids with Anxiety. The seminar was aimed at providing parents and professionals with valuable skills and … Continue reading

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MSPP’s Annual Gala

MSPP held their annual Gala on Wednesday May 15th and my wife and I were fortunate enough to be able to attend thanks to my involvement in the Train Vets to Treat Vets program.  The Gala paid tribute to both … Continue reading

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How It’s Done

When I consider the vast amount of different tasks I had to accomplish over the past week, I wonder how in the world I did it (okay, so maybe a couple items on the to-do list still need to be … Continue reading

Posted in Experiential Education, Personal Growth, Primary Care Psychology, Social Responsibility, Veterans

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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Get Excited

I am back and feeling much more lively than last week! I have successfully completed my Capstone and now just under a week and the rest of my field placement stand between me and my degree! It’s so hard to … Continue reading

Posted in Experiential Education, Online Education, Organizational Psychology & Leadership

I <3 Experiential Education

As many of you may know already, experiential education is one of MSPP’s core values.  This played a large factor in my decision to attend MSPP.  In undergrad, I participated in a co-op program and now I am an assistant … Continue reading

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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

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