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Karen LaingKaren Laing, MA

Hometown: Novi, MI
Program: 
PTMA

Favorite book (non-academic): Tao Te Ching by Lao Tzu
Favorite study spot:  My study at home
My prized possession: My dog, Logan (but he wouldn’t want to be seen as a possession)
3 things I have with me at all times: Phone, wallet, keys
Favorite quote: “What will you do with your one wild, precious life?” – Mary Oliver

What is your favorite TV show? Friends
What would people be surprised to know about you? I have traveled to six out of the seven continents.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Equality and diversity
What brought you to MiSPP and what do you want to do with your degree? To broaden the ways I can help and support people with their personal growth, transformation, and healing.


PsyD Student Spotlight


Cynthia Malewska
Cynthia Malewska, PsyD

Hometown: St. Johns, MI
Program:
PsyD 

Favorite book (non-academic): Self-help books
Favorite study spot: “Family room” at school
My prized possession: My dog named Moustakas
3 things I have with me at all times: Phone, coffee, keys
Favorite quote: “The mystery of human existence is not just living, but finding something to live for.”

What is your favorite TV show? Criminal Minds and Bones
What would people be surprised to know about you? I love the outdoors, hunting, fishing, dirt bikes, snowmobiles, and boating.
What is a cause that you’re passionate about? Animal rights
What brought you to MiSPP and wha t do you want to do with your degree? I came back to MiSPP because of the small class size, helpful professors, and the beliefs of the school. I enjoy the humanistic approach and learning environment.


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