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Faculty & Student Research Published

August 8, 2017

MiSPP is committed to supporting our faculty and students in pursuing academic scholarship outside of the classroom.  When faculty and students collaborate, our community grows stronger.           Congratulations to Dustin Shepler, PhD (Core Faculty), Kevin Johnson (PsyD 4), and Alicia Width (PsyD 3) for the recent publication of Risky Sexual Behavior and Knowledge of… Read More

Research & Presentations

May 11, 2017

Academic scholarship is essential to the MiSPP community.  This year, we recognize the following contributions by our faculty and students during the 2016/17 Academic calendar: Publications (September 2016-May 2017): Dr. Ryan Blackstock (Core Faculty) authored the following article in the International Journal of Role-Playing. Blackstock, R. (2016). Origin stories: The phenomenological relationship between players and their… Read More

Staff Profile: Carrie Hauser

September 27, 2016

MiSPP is pleased to welcome Carrie Hauser, our new Coordinator of Admissions & Student Engagement.   Give us a snapshot of your professional/academic background: I started my career in Higher Education at Eastern Michigan University getting my Bachelors in Children’s Literature and Theater. I directly moved to Indiana State University to gain my Masters in Student… Read More

Thoughts on APA Accreditation

August 16, 2016

A small constellation of students from various universities across the country came to the Merrill Palmer Institute (MPI) in 1970 for a year of study with Clark Moustakas and Cereta Perry in new program entitled “Enhancing Human Potentials”(EHP). The seeds planted in EHP have since evolved into The Michigan School of Professional Psychology (MiSPP), referred… Read More

Faculty Booksigning: Franklin Sollars

May 11, 2016

Franklin Sollars, PhD, is part of the MiSPP Adjunct Faculty and the author of “Love Outraged and the Liberation of the Core Self,”a guidebook for a unique depth psychological approach to spiritual and emotional growth. MiSPP is pleased to host a book signing event on Saturday, May 21, from 2:00 to 5:00 PM on campus… Read More

Staff Spotlight: Jeff Cross

May 5, 2016

Jeff Cross consulted for the Center for Humanistic Studies, now the Michigan School of Professional Psychology, in the capacity of systems support and technology for ten years before he was hired as the Information Systems Coordinator at MiSPP in 2006.  He assumed the role of Director of Information Technology & Building Services in 2012. He… Read More

Honor Society Game Night

November 17, 2014

On November 5, 2014, MiSPP students, faculty, friends, and family came together for a night of fun at the MiSPP Honor Society Game Night. Attendees’ played a variety of games, including board games, charades, and role-playing activities. The aim of Game Night is to allow attendees the opportunity to interact with their peers and MiSPP… Read More

Making Sense of Violence and Trauma Among Youth

April 17, 2014

MiSPP’s Clinical Training Administrator, Dr. Jill Castro, appeared Tuesday morning (April 17, 2014) on WDET’s The Craig Fahle Show to discuss the topic of youth violence, trauma, and how adults can help. She spoke with the show’s host, Craig Fahle, and Kari Walker, President and CEO of The Guidance Center. Listen to their conversation  … Read More

Monthly Case Conference Event

February 20, 2014

The MiSPP Alumni Association sponsors a monthly Case Conferencing evening for practicing professionals. We provide an opportunity for clinicians to seek ideas, insights, and perspectives on difficult, complex, or otherwise challenging cases with a cadre of experienced colleagues. The case conference format is an informal round table discussion, moderated by Dr. Don McMillan. You do… Read More

Current Student Scholarship Awardees

February 5, 2014

MiSPP is committed to contributing annually to assist in student scholarships and aid. Scholarship and financial assistance funding is supported by gifts from alumni, family, and friends. Generally, funds are disbursed in the form of tuition credit. Scholarships for continuing students are awarded in November. This academic year Derrick Sebree, second year PsyD student, was… Read More