Psych Mic

Education Podcasts

Psych Mic is a podcast for psychology students to explore the endless ways they can use their psychology background to make an impact! In each episode, host Maya Metser, a former psychology student herself, interviews an industry leader about their career path and advice for students. Because psychology is so widely applicable, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do next. These episodes will give you language to talk about your passions, uncensored tips about graduate school and career development, and lots of confidence in your psych background!

Location:

United States

Description:

Psych Mic is a podcast for psychology students to explore the endless ways they can use their psychology background to make an impact! In each episode, host Maya Metser, a former psychology student herself, interviews an industry leader about their career path and advice for students. Because psychology is so widely applicable, it can be a challenge to figure out what to do next. These episodes will give you language to talk about your passions, uncensored tips about graduate school and career development, and lots of confidence in your psych background!

Language:

English


Episodes

Learning experientially | Applied behavioral science with Aline Holzwarth, MBA

5/12/2022
Aline Holzwarth, MBA, is an applied behavioral scientist specializing in digital health research and scientifically informed product design. She is currently the head of behavioral science at Pattern Health and Principal at Dan Ariely's Center for Advanced Hindsight. She writes, "my training in psychology and business, and my experience in research and healthcare, have given her the kind of interdisciplinary lens that helps me appreciate the complexity of decision-making in the real world,...

Duration:01:00:30

Access Psychology Foundation: Increasing access to psychology for underrepresented communities with Dr. Alec Miller and Damian Travier

5/5/2022
Access Psychology Foundation is a nonprofit that works to increase inclusion, equity, and diversity in the field of mental health by providing historically underrepresented communities with access to evidence-based prevention and treatment, and by training the next generation of racially diverse mental health providers. APF offers scholarships and grants to high school students, college students, graduate students, licensed professionals, schools, and organizations from historically...

Duration:01:01:55

Breaking down disciplinary silos | Clinical research with Dr. Amy Elliott

4/28/2022
Amy Elliott, PhD, Chief Clinical Research Officer at Avera Research Institute, leads a research team focused on improving child health and development through community-based research. Dr. Elliott is the principal investigator on several National Institutes of Health (NIH) research projects including the Environmental Influences on Child Health Outcomes (ECHO) Study, an initiative to reduce infant mortality in American Indian communities. Dr. Elliott also holds professor and research...

Duration:01:09:01

Acting boldly despite imposter feelings | with clinical psychologist Dr. Jill Stoddard

4/21/2022
Jill Stoddard, PhD, is the director of The Center for Stress and Anxiety Management in San Diego. She received her PhD in clinical psychology from Boston University where she trained at the renowned Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders; it was there that her passion for treating anxiety using evidence based methods took root. Dr. Stoddard specializes in the treatment of anxiety and related disorders and has expertise in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy....

Duration:01:18:52

Enhancing student wellbeing, resilience, and leadership | with Dr. Tim Davis

4/14/2022
Tim Davis, PhD, is associate professor of public policy at the Frank Batten School of Leadership and Public Policy and the Director of Leadership Coaching for BattenX, the executive training program. A clinical psychologist, Tim helps students, executives and teams achieve more by building resiliency, community and self-awareness. At Batten, he teaches courses on team leadership, group dynamics and emotional resilience. Davis’s leadership courses at Batten emphasize practical, experiential...

Duration:01:08:07

Becoming a competitive applicant to clinical psychology doctoral programs (Part II: Applying) | with Dr. Barry Farber & Daisy Ort

3/31/2022
In this episode, I interview Daisy Ort, a 4th-year clinical psychology PhD candidate, and her doctoral advisor, Dr. Barry Farber, about the graduate school application process. We focus mainly on clinical doctoral programs (particularly PhD), but also touch on other routes (e.g., PsyD, MSW, MFT, LMHC). This is Part II of a two-part series. In Part I, we covered preparation: what do you need to do before it actually comes time to apply? In Part II today, we will cover the actual application —...

Duration:01:06:16

Becoming a competitive applicant to clinical psychology doctoral programs (Part I: Preparing) | with Dr. Barry Farber & Daisy Ort

3/24/2022
In this episode, I interview Daisy Ort, a 4th-year clinical psychology PhD candidate, and her doctoral advisor, Dr. Barry Farber, about the graduate school application process. We focus mainly on clinical doctoral programs, but also touch on other routes (e.g., PsyD, MSW, MFT, LMHC). This is Part I of a two-part series. In Part I, we'll be covering preparation: what do you need to do before it actually comes time to apply? In Part II, which is being released next week, we will cover the...

Duration:01:10:45

Suffering is not a measure success | Neuroscience research with Dr. Wendy Suzuki

3/17/2022
Wendy A. Suzuki, PhD, is a Professor of Neural Science and Psychology in the Center for Neural Science at New York University. She received her undergraduate degree in physiology and human anatomy at the University of California, Berkeley in 1987 studying with Prof. Marian C. Diamond, a leader in the field of brain plasticity. She went on to earn her Ph.D. in Neuroscience from U.C. San Diego in 1993 and completed a post-doctoral fellowship at the National Institutes of Health before...

Duration:00:56:34

Facing the work-family conflict | Working parenthood with Dr. Yael Schonbrun

3/10/2022
Yael Schonbrun, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist who wears a number of professional hats: she a small private practice specializing in evidence-based relationship therapy, she’s an assistant professor at Brown University, she is a podcast host, and she writes for nonacademic audiences about working parenthood. She has a B.A. from Washington University in St. Louis, a Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the University of Colorado, Boulder, and completed her postgraduate training at...

Duration:01:17:40

Designing for healthy behavior change | Behavioral science with Dr. Amy Bucher

3/3/2022
Amy Bucher, Ph.D. is Chief Behavioral Officer at Lirio, which unites behavior science with artificial intelligence to drive healthcare behavior change. She is the author of Engaged: Designing for Behavior Change, published by Rosenfeld Media. Before joining Lirio, Amy worked as Vice President of Behavior Change Design at Mad*Pow, a strategy and design consultancy, and on behavior change products in-house at CVS Health and Johnson & Johnson. See her website and blog here. Amy received her...

Duration:01:19:05

How research can drive innovation | Social neuroscience with Dr. Rose Perry

2/24/2022
Rose Perry, PhD, is an applied research scientist with a doctorate in neuroscience & physiology from New York University. Her research has examined how social connections can “get under the skin” to buffer individuals from the long term, negative effects of stress and trauma. In April 2020, understanding the unique social challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic was raising, Rose established Social Creatures, with the mission of ensuring that any individual can socially connect with others, no...

Duration:01:25:27

Using psychology to better our classrooms | with Dr. Erin O'Connor

2/17/2022
Erin O'Connor, Ed.D, is the Director of New York University's Early Childhood Education Program and a tenured professor. She holds a Doctorate (Ed.D) in Human Development and Psychology from the Harvard Graduate School of Education, a Master's in Teaching from Fordham University, and a Master's in School Psychology from Columbia University. Erin teaches human development and education classes to pre- and in-service teachers in New York City schools. She also co-directs a community...

Duration:01:14:11

Empowering citizens through legal advocacy | with Ami Gandhi, JD

2/10/2022
Ami Gandhi, JD, is a Senior Counsel at the Chicago Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights where she works to reduce barriers to voting and improve civic participation, especially in communities of color and low-income communities. Ami’s experience includes leading statewide voter protection for the 2016 and 2020 elections, partnering with community members in the criminal legal system to expand voter access, advocating for communities of color during Illinois redistricting, and advising local...

Duration:00:59:48

Culturally competent care | The path to psychiatry with Dr. Alexandra Canetti

2/3/2022
Alexandra Canetti, MD, is a board-certified child and adolescent and adult psychiatrist with an interest in community psychiatry and family issues. She is affiliated with New York Presbyterian Columbia University Medical Center and currently serves as the Program Medical Director of the Special Needs Clinic, where she treats the mental health needs of individuals and families affected by medical illness, and of the School-Based Mental Health Program. Dr. Canetti was born and raised in...

Duration:01:16:20

Struggle precedes mastery | Positive psychotherapy with Dr. Dan Tomasulo

1/27/2022
Daniel Tomasulo, PhD, is an American counseling psychologist, writer, and professor and the Academic Director and core faculty at the Spirituality Mind Body Institute (SMBI), Teachers College, Columbia University. He holds a Ph.D. in psychology, MFA in writing, and a Master of Applied Positive Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania and was formerly the Director of the New York City Certification in Positive Psychology for the New York Open Center. He is also a Review Editor for...

Duration:01:04:14

Facilitating human connection | Counseling psychology with Dr. Laura Kasper

1/20/2022
Laura B. Kasper, PhD, is a licensed psychologist and has been practicing psychotherapy for over 18 years. She has experience working with a diverse group of clients with respect to presenting concerns, gender, sexual orientation, and race/ethnicity. Regardless of their background, the majority of her clients are highly intelligent and accomplished people who are interested in taking their personal and professional relationships to the next level. Her therapeutic approach blends her...

Duration:01:28:16

Healing communities from racial trauma | with Dr. Isha Metzger

1/13/2022
Isha Metzger, PhD is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Founder and Director of The EMPOWER Lab, Owner of Cultural Concepts, LLC, a Certified Therapist in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavior Therapy (TF-CBT), and she is the Mental Health expert for Salone Health, an organization dedicated to improving the health of Sierra Leoneans at home and abroad. The overarching goal of Dr. Metzger’s career is to take a strengths based, anti-deficit approach to prevention for youth of color. Dr. Metzger...

Duration:01:22:10

Letting out your inner child | Music & psychology with Dr. Susan Rogers

12/23/2021
Susan Rogers, PhD, is a professor of Music Production and Engineering at Berklee College of Music. She holds a doctorate in psychology from McGill University, where she studied music cognition and psychoacoustics under researchers Daniel Levitin and Stephen McAdams. Her research focuses on auditory memory, the perception of musical signals, and the influence of musical training on auditory development. For two decades prior to her science career, Rogers was one of the world's few women known...

Duration:01:45:06

Pioneering treatments & saving lives | with clinical psychologist Dr. Alec Miller

12/16/2021
Alec L. Miller, PsyD, is a clinical psychologist, teacher, researcher, author, and disseminator of evidence-based treatments. He is co-Founder and co-Director of Cognitive and Behavioral Consultants, a private group practice and training center based in White Plains and Manhattan. He is also a Clinical Professor of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Montefiore Medical Center. Dr. Miller is an expert in the treatment of stress management, adolescent depression, suicide and self-injury,...

Duration:01:32:56

Creating a niche in clinical practice | Forensic & clinical neuropsych with Dr. Chriscelyn Tussey

12/9/2021
Chriscelyn Tussey, PsyD, is the founder and President of Metropolitan Forensic and Neuropsychological Consultation, PLLC. She obtained her PsyD in clinical psychology from Indiana University of Pennsylvania, and completed her predoctoral internship in the Forensic Track at Bellevue Hospital Center/NYU School of Medicine. She completed a one-year postdoctoral fellowship in Forensic Psychology at the UVA Health Center. Given her interest in brain-behavior relationships and the frequent overlap...

Duration:01:11:45