With So Many Subfields of Psychology, Where Do I Fit? There are many subfields of psychology and, for prospective students; it can be difficult to determine which subfield is “the best fit.” While researching the various available subfields and graduate programs in psychology, students are often confronted with contradictory information between pop-culture definitions and specific… Read More
Not surprisingly, sexual minorities are at higher risk for mental health disorders. Gay youth ages 14-21 are significantly more likely to report depression and anxiety then their straight peers. Substance abuse within these groups is often double, triple or even quadruple the rates found in the heterosexual population. And in addition to alcohol and drug… Read More
In today’s court of public opinion we often find mental illness associated with acts of violence. Highly publicized mass killings, such as the horrific Sandy Hook Elementary School shooting in Newtown Connecticut last year, often cause the public to associate mental illness with acts of violence. As mental health professionals we are often asked to… Read More
Looking for an EPPP study group to join? The MiSPP Peer Study Group is open to students, alumni, and professionals. The study schedule will prepare you take the exam in December or January. All 2009 PsyD grads must pass exam before July 31, 2014 Sept. 6 – Dec 6, 2013 3-5 pm at MiSPP Contact Dr. Browner for more info.
The MiSPP Alumni Association will sponsor a monthly Case Conferencing evening for practicing professionals. This will be an opportunity for clinicians to seek ideas, insights, and perspectives on difficult, complex, or otherwise challenging cases with a cadre of experienced colleagues. The format of the case conference will be an informal round table discussion, moderated by… Read More
An inescapable virus of the mental illness pandemic, practitioners often find themselves working at the intersection of law and psychology either in social service or private practice settings, or when addressing reform initiatives. Forensic work occurs either by directly working with clients in specialized settings, or those friends, family, co-workers, or any persons who are… Read More
The 1st Annual Clark Moustakas Lecture “The Brain, Emotion and Psychotherapy” Guest Lecturer: Sid Berkowitz, PhD This presentation focuses on how recent brain research can be utilized to enhance our work as psychotherapists. It covers how the brain influences emotions and changes possibilities, empathy, memories and life narratives. Date: Friday, May 31, 2013… Read More
The Michigan School of Professional Psychology presents: An Evening with Jeffrey Kottler April 30, 2013, 7:00 pm*RSVP RequiredMichigan School of Professional Psychology26811 Orchard Lake RoadFarmington Hills, MI 48334Suggested Donation $25, Students $15 Jeffrey Kottler is one of the most prolific authors in the fields of psychology and education, having written 75 books about a wide… Read More