Applying to School Psych Master’s/Specialist Programs?

Applying to School Psych Master’s/Specialist Programs?

Hello! If you found this page, it might be due to an interest in School Psychology or psychology graduate programs. This is my advice as someone who applied to master's/specialist programs. I know that I struggled to find relevant information when I was applying, so I am trying to create a helpful resource for others. [...]

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

Today is #WorldSuicidePreventionDay.This week is #NationalSuicidePreventionWeek.September is #SuicidePreventionAwarenessMonth. During this time of year, there are many opportunities to get involved in suicide prevention and awareness events! Take time to educate yourself on Suicide Prevention. The topic is often avoided, yet this avoidance can be costly. Progress cannot be made without having difficult discussions. Lived Experience "This study demonstrates that [...]

Summer Reads of 2022

Summer Reads of 2022

Before starting the second year of graduate school in the Fall, I'd like to dive into some literature for fun! I'm keeping track of my summer reading here... Furiously Happy - Jenny LawsonConversations with Friends - Sally RooneyNormal People - Sally RooneyBaby Teeth - Zoje StageAnxious People - Fredrik BackmanEleanor Oliphant is Completely Fine - [...]

Busting 5 Mental Health Myths

Busting 5 Mental Health Myths

As someone who has been actively engaged in the mental health community on social media for the past few years, I have come across an alarming amount of misconceptions about mental health conditions. Many of these myths either minimize conditions (e.g., "Depression is just being sad. Cheer up!"). Others falsely stereotype entire populations (e.g., "People with psychosis are [...]

School Psychology Grad School Interview: Breaking it Down

School Psychology Grad School Interview: Breaking it Down

I just wrapped up my interview season for Master's/Specialist level School Psychology programs! Whew! I wanted to write a blog post while all of it is still fresh in my mind in case anyone finds it helpful. Honestly, I was scared of getting really tricky questions. A lot of the questions were very straightforward. It [...]

Exploring the Field of School Psychology

Exploring the Field of School Psychology

As a student, you have likely interacted with teachers, counselors, administration, student teachers, and other staff. However, did you know that there may have been a school psychologist in your building as well? Many people do not know about school psychology. This often overlooked role is incredibly important! What is a School Psychologist? School psychologists [...]

I have bipolar disorder. Now what?

I have bipolar disorder. Now what?

What advice do you have for those who are newly diagnosed with Bipolar Disorder?   Whew. What a question. Bipolar Disorder is complex, overwhelming, draining, painful, and all-consuming. So, where do you even start? Well, below are a few simple pieces of advice to help out!     1. Block out all the noise. There [...]