Tag Archives: Practicum

Halfway Through- A Review of the First Half of the Semester

The semester is already half over! I thought this would be a good opportunity to share some of my observations about MSPP’s Clinical Psy.D program up until this point. I have to admit I didn’t really know what I was … Continue reading

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The Rest is Pretty Much History

Question: How many papers can a Jessica write in a weekend? Answer: an 8 page paper, a 5 page paper, and brainstorming/1st draft of a 7 page paper. (Not to mention all the reading that needs to be done for … Continue reading

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Pet Therapy

During Fundamentals Week at MSPP there was one thing that was emphasized more than anything else: Self-Care. Every professor present even let us newcomers in on their personal self-care secrets. Some are devoted to their television programs while others love … Continue reading

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Self-Care

When I first heard about teachers emphasizing the importance of self-care, I kind of laughed. I’ve heard so many horror stories of grad school and how much it consumes your life; so, the idea of taking time out of that … 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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Hussle Bussle

My word. Boston is quite the busy city, and not to mention all of the rain! Living next to the coast doesn’t help either, but I’ve never had so much rain before. Idaho is pretty dry in comparison to this. … Continue reading

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