Category Archives: Primary Care Psychology

Bike Commute

Today I took my bike on a test ride to gauge the feasibility of biking to my second year internship, and I am extremely happy to say that it is most assuredly feasible and will definitely be my preferred method … Continue reading

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Finale

We have finally come to the close of the first year of the Primary Care Program here at MSPP!  It has been such a phenomenal year.  With all the hard work we have done together as a cohort, I just … Continue reading

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A Multicultural Affair

Over the weekend students of MSPP ventured out to New Jersey for the Multicultural Family Institute’s 22nd Culture Conference.  The theme of this years conference was the idea of “Home;” including what this means for us as a community of professionals … Continue reading

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Restrepo

Last Thursday a small group of students, including myself, attended an event where we watched sections of the war documentary Restrepo and former Infantry Sergeant Brendan O’Byrne gave a moving recount of his experience in Afghanistan and an exploration of … Continue reading

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Mock Session Time

It’s about that time of the semester when we get together as triads in an effort to present the finest mock therapy sessions we can assemble as rookies in the field.  In Seminar we often discuss and learn interventions that … 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

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WIR

This weekend we in the Primary Care program are completing our second Weekend in Residence of the semester.  A WIR, as we like to refer to it with a lighthearted chuckle, is when our blended format courses meet in person … Continue reading

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Mountains Beyond Mountains …before classes

We’re back from our second (well deserved) winter break and full of discussion this week.  The topic of choice: Dr. Paul Farmer.  Our first assignment of Introduction to Primary Care was to read Mountains Beyond Mountains (Kidder), which is a … Continue reading

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Primary Care Behavioral Health

As the semester is beginning to take on full affect, we as a cohort are excited to dive right into our studies, discuss our practicum cases, and consult with one another.  We are particularly excited to continue building our unique … Continue reading

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