Category Archives: Latino Mental Health

Costa Rica: Week Two

Buenos dias a todos! This is Eleonora, Carla, and Oren reporting from Costa Rica. Practicum: In our practicum at the testing clinic, we continued testing the clients from last week and observed two 90-minute REBT therapy sessions with new clients. … Continue reading

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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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Ecuador: Week 1

I’ve been in Ecuador for 10 days now. We are living and working in Guayaquil, the largest city in the country. Before arriving I had heard and read some not so great things about the city, specifically in regards to … Continue reading

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Many Firsts on this First Week!

My first week in Ecuador was filled with many firsts; my first time in South America, my first time eating Ecuadorian food, and my first time conducting therapy entirely in Spanish. The food has been delicious and fresh. My host … Continue reading

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In Case of Emergency

It would be just my luck to end up in the hospital in a foreign country! Although I came out of it feeling infinitely better than when I went in, I must admit that I was ill prepared. That being … Continue reading

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La Clínica Neuropsicología de UNIBE

This week the MSPP group spent their mornings shadowing Costa Rican clinicians. Half of the students were at the Hospital Calderón Guardia and the other half were at the Clínica UNIBE. We were at the UNIBE Neuropsychological Clinic where we … Continue reading

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Las Familias

After a smooth day of traveling, our wonderful bus driver Marco dropped each of us off to meet our host families. As we saw student after student get off the bus and be introduced to their host family, the anticipation … Continue reading

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Hola From Costa Rica

Greetings from the LMHP immersion program. This is Oren, Eleonora and Carla reporting from Costa Rica! So far our trip to Costa Rica has been rich and informative. We have learned a great deal about Latin American and Costa Rican culture … Continue reading

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¡Pura vida! =)

This is Valerie, Becca W, and Zach writing from Costa Rica! It has been almost 1 week since arriving in Costa Rica and I am so thankful to be here. Truthfully, this is the best-organized program I have been fortunate … 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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