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A Spotlight on Professor Gagliardi, Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist

A few months ago I had the opportunity to sit down with Jackie Gagliardi, who is a part of the core faculty here at MSPP and the coordinator of the Couples and Family Therapy program. I am currently taking Collaborative … Continue reading

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Let’s Talk About Termination Anxiety

“But it’s only February!” you say? Well, that’s exactly right. It is only February and I have already had a bad test run with my termination skills. During our weekly individual session, one of my clients was processing a number … Continue reading

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Two birds, one stone, as they say

Whether or not this post is being written by an author who has been awake for almost 24 hours is irrelevant. Today at internship was hilarious and almost unbearably weird… for more reasons than this writer can count. The fact … Continue reading

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Finding the Re-Frame

It has been a tremendous first week. I know exhaustion has started to hit when “dumb” things start happening. For example, I stopped at the gas station right after the grocery store a yesterday evening… And then drove home 40 … Continue reading

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Survival Mode: A Strengths-Based Approach

Most folks probably have an idea of how a strengths-based model works: Rather than focus on the problem or what’s “wrong” with the picture, you start with identifying what does work, or the sources of strength. Not only can this … Continue reading

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Building the Brain… and Muscles?

This semester I joined a gym and started to look forward to workouts to alleviate stress. For a while I was lucky enough to rely on massages, but honestly, the “Self Care” column of my budget had too many $$. … Continue reading

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Still Thinking Thankful Thoughts

According to my classmates, in less than 6 months from today, those of us that are full-time, 2nd year MA Counseling students will graduate. I will leave the creation of those nifty countdown clocks to my peers. The (unfortunate) truth … 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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We’re down to crunch time, people!

With only three more weeks of classes, I am in the last steps of this marathon of a semester! But what a rewarding marathon it has been! I feel like I have learned so much! Not only in regarding to … Continue reading

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First Day at Practicum

So today was the first day of orientation at my practicum. At first I was afraid I would fall behind in the training since the orientation started Monday; but, I quickly fell into line with what was being discussed and … Continue reading

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