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Faculty Spotlight: Kevin Johnson, PsyD

August 15, 2018

The Michigan School is pleased to welcome Dr. Kevin Johnson (’18) as a Core Faculty member this fall.  Dr. Johnson was kind enough to answer the following questions.   Where did you grow up? I grew up in Port Huron, a small town located in the Thumb of Michigan. What or who influenced you to study… Read More



2018 PsyD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

August 6, 2018

Congratulations to our 2018 PsyD graduates!  Dissertations will soon be available on ProQuest for students, faculty, and staff. Simone Billing The Mother’s Experience of an Autism Diagnosis for her Child             Jessica Dluzynski A Quantitative Assessment of Anxiety and Human-Animal Interaction             Palina Drake The Experience of… Read More



Changes to Board of Trustees

This year, we recognize the contributions made by three members of the MiSPP Board of Trustees in particular as they transition to new roles.  Sean Cook is stepping down as Chair and will remain a Member and both Pete Hartman and Heather Rae are departing. Thank you for your years of dedicated service to our… Read More



Reflections from President Blau: On Leadership

July 19, 2018

Each month, our community as been lucky enough to receive a blog posting written by President Diane Blau that shared what was on her mind and in her heart regarding MiSPP and the field of clinical psychology.  This month marks the end of her tenure.  President Blau has given so much of herself in her writing;… Read More



In Gratitude We Say Goodbye

This year, we say goodbye to three of our beloved faculty members who have given so much to our community.  Each began their MiSPP journey as a student, each departs after leaving a unique and lasting contribution to our institution. We thank you for all that you have given. John Brennan was a successful attorney when… Read More



Message from President Blau

Dear Students, As you take your leave for the summer, I want to compliment you on an academic year well spent and a vacation well earned.  Your time here has reflected dedication to learning and commitment to personal growth. I am confident that you can each look back at those first days in the fall… Read More



Make Way for Parking!

July 13, 2018

Good Afternoon,   It is exciting to report that we have made progress next door​ to include clearing and grading of the property.    This is all in preparation for next steps in creating parking spaces for fall student arrivals. It is most exciting to witness the transformation of the site and I will continue to share… Read More



Advice for New Grads: Themes from Career Services Week

July 5, 2018

Career Services Week (CSW) at MiSPP is a chance for soon-to-be grads to begin their transition from students to early career professionals.  This year, several themes emerged from CSW that came up during every session and pointed to the heart of student questions and concerns.  Top of everyone’s mind – how can I maximize my skills to… Read More



September 2017

Every academic year begins with a welcoming and interactive New Student Orientation.  This year, we welcomed 66 (part and full time) MAs and 17 PsyD 1 students.  In addition, 18 students began our new Certificate in Applied Behavior Analysis that will prepare them to become Board Certified Behavior Analysts (BCBAs) with a humanistic emphasis.  Students from each program… Read More



October 2017

  The Psi Chi chapter at MiSPP kicked off events for the year with a delicious Bake Sale Fundraiser (October 16-20) and hosted a Game Day on Friday, October 20. As usual, Dr. Ryan Blackstock was on hand to demonstrate games and encourage students to relax and have some fun.     President Blau alerts… Read More