Take 5!


Take 5! Sarah A. Silverman, M.S. As an expansion of our June blog post, I’ve decided to keep with the very important theme of self-care. As graduate students, self-care sometimes goes out the window, and it’s important to pause at times, take a moment to reflect, and make sure we […]

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Rest Up! The Self-Care Requirement


Rest up! The Self-Care Requirement Valencia A. Harriott Last weekend I attended a wedding. In making small talk with one of the other wedding guests, I mentioned that I was a PhD student living in Cleveland. “How do you like Cleveland?” she asked. Immediately, she reconsidered her question. “As a […]

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The Effects of Mental Health Stigma on Marriages in Bahrain


The Effects of Mental Health Stigma on Marriages in Bahrain [*] Nawaf A. Matar In many parts of the world, people living with mental illness are stigmatized. Stigma towards mental illness may play a particularly important role in conservative societies where long-standing traditions dictate many social practices. In the following article, […]

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Internship & Post-Doc Database


Hello everyone, We are working on creating a reference database for students applying for a pre-doctoral internship and interns applying for a post-doctoral position. The database would be used for a potential applicant to contact previous interns and post-docs regarding their experience(s) and answer any questions they might have. If you […]

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Join Section 9, Division 12


Section IX (Assessment) of APA Division 12 (Society of Clinical Psychology) is sponsoring a graduate student research fellowship of $500 dollars. Applications are due August 9, 2015. All applicants and mentors must be members of the section in order to apply. Details regarding the application and section enrollment can be […]

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Science and Professional Practice: Opening a Two-Way Dialogue


Science and Professional Practice: Opening a Two-Way Dialogue Lindsay M. Anmuth, MA Psychology is not a unitary discipline. Specifically, the psychological field is often conceptually split into two “cultures”: the scientists and the humanists. This dichotomy reflects the field’s academic and practice-oriented traditions. Each of the two camps (scientist and […]

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Developing a Personal Theoretical Orientation as a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student


Developing a Personal Theoretical Orientation as a Clinical Psychology Doctoral Student Micere S. Oden, M.S A significant component of graduate training in Clinical Psychology Ph.D. and Psy.D programs is students acquiring knowledge of numerous psychological theories linking theory with clinical practice. The development of a theoretical orientation prepares students for […]

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The Graduate Student’s Role in Diversity Training


The Graduate Student’s Role in Diversity Training Yolanda D. Perkins-Volk, M.A. Diversity and the need to understand others outside of our own culture, gender, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, ethnicity, or race is at the forefront of our society today. Knowledge and understanding require time and education on multicultural issues. Diversity […]

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Tips for Graduate Students Mentoring Undergraduate Students


Tips for Graduate Students Mentoring Undergraduate Students Cassandra L. Boness, B.S. Whether formally or informally, the majority of graduate students will be responsible for mentoring undergraduate students at some point in their training. Graduate students often work more directly with undergraduates than faculty, putting them in a unique position as […]

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Debt Busters: Quick Money Tips for Graduate Students


Debt Busters: Quick Money Tips for Graduate Students Ericka Rutledge, M.A. Graduate school and debt are strongly positively correlated. The cost of textbooks, school fees, and insurance are enough to clean out your entire checking account before you even get a chance to pay for rent, food, and other basic […]

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