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Adowa BrashersAdowa Brashers, MA

Hometown:  Kalamazoo, MI
Program: PTMA

Favorite book (non-academic): The Road Less Traveled by M. Scott Peck
Favorite study spot:  At the library; outdoors when weather permits (any quiet place)
My prized possession: The Bible
3 things I have with me at all times: My keys, cell phone, water
Favorite saying: “I have not failed. I have just found 10,000 things that do not work.” –Thomas Edison

What is your favorite TV show? 20/20, Nova, Frontline, Nature, some reality programs, Shark Tank, National Geographic, PBS Shows, Lifetime movies, History Channel, Documentaries, TED Talks
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Education, human rights, medical research, health services, poverty, people with disabilities, elderly care, racial discrimination & injustice
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? Everything in my life pushes me toward science and learning. The history of MiSPP brought me to the school. With my degree, I plan on helping others to be “all they can be, with what they have.”

PsyD Student Spotlight

Jennifer K. MacQuarrie Jennifer MacQuarrie, PsyD

Hometown: Edmonston, NB Canada
Program: PsyD

Favorite book (non-academic): Jane Erye by Charlotte Brontë
Favorite study spot:  At home
My prized possession: The library of books that grows with more years of school.
3 things I have with me at all times:  Phone, music, chapstick
Favorite saying: “You can never see clearly with tears in your eyes.” – Men Without Hats

What is your favorite TV show?: Daria (MTV animated show)
What would people be surprised to know about you?: I’ve lived in two Canadian providences and five states in the U.S.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about?: Helping people deal with mental health problems in a natural way that moves society/individuals away from medicating their conditions which cover up the root of the problem.
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree?: I want to work as a neurotherapist which means combining therapy with neurofeedback training to help clients on their road to recovery.

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