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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!

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!

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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

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

Ending sexual violence against children | Policy & psychology with Dr. Daniela Ligiero

12/2/2021
Daniela Ligiero, PhD, is the Executive Director and CEO of Together for Girls, a global, public-private partnership dedicated to ending violence against children, especially sexual violence against girls. The partnership includes five UN agencies, the governments of the U.S. & Canada, several private sector organizations and more than 20 country governments in Africa, Asia, Latin America and the Caribbean, working together to generate comprehensive data and solutions to this public health...

Duration:01:12:12

Finding flow at work | with I-O psychologist Dr. Jared Weintraub

11/25/2021
Jared Weintraub, PhD is passionate about helping individuals, teams, and organizations to create, grow, and maintain purpose-driven, positive, and productive cultures. He currently works on the internal People Analytics and Reporting team at Deloitte and is an Adjunct Professor who has taught undergraduate and graduate Psychology courses. Jared has worked with start-ups, Fortune 500 companies, and organizations across various industries, providing internal and external consulting, coaching,...

Duration:01:23:30

So you want to be a child psychologist? | Tips for success with Dr. Regine Galanti

11/18/2021
Regine Galanti, Ph.D. is a licensed psychologist specializing in the assessment and treatment of individuals with anxiety and OCD; as well as young children with behavior problems, anxiety, and co-occuring disorders. She specializes in Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). She is the founder of Long Island Behavioral Psychology, a therapy practice in Nassau County, Long Island, and author of Anxiety Relief for Teens: Essential CBT Skills and...

Duration:01:08:51

From psych major to CEO | with Deutsch NY's Val DiFebo

11/11/2021
Val DiFebo is the CEO of Deutsch New York. For over 25 years, Val DiFebo has been one of the key architects of Deutsch’s continual success and leadership in the advertising industry. As CEO of Deutsch’s NY office, Val brings a wealth of expertise to the business of advertising and marketing. As a leader that positions herself at the intersection of business strategies and digital techniques, since 1992 Val has continually redefined the Agency’s integrated multidisciplinary offering, allowing...

Duration:01:19:33

Applying psychology to the legal system | with forensic psychologist Dr. Nicole Vienna

11/4/2021
Nicole Vienna, PsyD, is a licensed psychologist specializing in forensic and neuropsychological evaluations. She completed her PsyD in Clinical Forensic Psychology at Alliant International University - California School of Forensic Studies and her bachelor's at the University of Arizona. She is currently the CEO and clinical director of her private practice, Vienna Psychological Group, which collaborates with clients across multiple facets of forensic evaluation services. they provide...

Duration:01:03:18

Rewriting faulty narratives | with therapist Dr. Gerald Drose

10/28/2021
For more than thirty years, psychotherapist Gerald Drose, PhD, has been helping his clients re-write their personal narratives, recognizing that the stories we tell ourselves limit our ability to love and thrive. Gerald works with individuals and couples, helping them with relationship problems; has published research on sex therapy; wrote a bi-weekly column on sex, love, and marriage; and has extensive couples’ therapy experience. He also enjoys supervising younger therapists, filling in...

Duration:01:18:20

Check your ego at the door | with therapist Marty Maidenberg, LMHC

10/21/2021
Marty Maidenberg, LMHC, NCC, currently works at a private practice called Pathways Psychological Services in NYC. He received his M.A. in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness at NYU. Before he became a therapist, Marty spent over 25 years in the music industry, where he spearheaded marketing divisions at major record companies, founded and operated independent record labels, and worked as a talent manager for artists at multiple stages of their careers, including well-known names: In...

Duration:01:14:53

The art of wellbeing | I-O psychology with Dr. Melissa Steach

10/14/2021
Melissa Steach, PhD (I/O Psychology), is the Workplace Wellbeing Knowledge Lead at Herman Miller, a furniture company focused on inventive designs that improve the human experience. In her role, Dr. Melissa Steach helps organizations implement Herman Miller’s workplace wellbeing research and meet their ergonomic and wellbeing needs by focusing on their greatest asset: people. Melissa is a bestselling author and award winning fine artist with accreditations in positive psychology...

Duration:01:07:26

To be curious for a living | with social psychologist Dr. David Pizarro

10/7/2021
David Pizarro, PhD, is a social psychologist and Cornell professor (and director of graduate studies). His primary research interests are in moral judgment. He is particularly interested in moral intuitions (especially concerning moral responsibility, and the permissibility or impermissibility of certain acts), and in biases that affect moral judgment. He also has a general interest in the influence of emotional states (e.g., disgust, anger, fear) on thinking and deciding. hereherehereThis...

Duration:01:28:18

Getting unstuck | Organizational psych to therapy with Dr. Elizabeth Wierba

9/30/2021
Elizabeth Wierba, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist with an independent private practice in Ann Arbor, MI, and a lecturer in Psychology at The University of Michigan for 18+ years. Liz completed a doctorate in Organizational Psychology and a postdoctoral fellowship from the School of Information, both at The University of Michigan. Her career as a psychotherapist began with a postdoctoral Respecialization in Clinical Psychology from Fielding Graduate University. She has worked in a...

Duration:01:03:02

Inside the therapy room | with Dr. Claire Ciliotta

9/23/2021
Claire Ciliotta, PhD, has been a practicing psychotherapist since she was 37, and she is now 75. Prior to that, she worked in a bank (very, very briefly!), worked for Pan American Airlines, Louise Wise Teen-age Unwed Mother residence, Sheltering Arms Children’s Service Group Homes, and ran a Child Life Program at Bellevue Hospital Inpatient Pediatrics. "All of which," she says, "made me a much more effective therapist." She holds an MA in Learning Disabilities and Reading, and she later...

Duration:00:49:58

A job you think about in the shower | Organizational behavior with Dr. Heidi K. Gardner

9/16/2021
Heidi K. Gardner, PhD, is a Distinguished Fellow at Harvard Law School’s Center on the Legal Profession. Previously she was a professor of Organizational Behavior at Harvard Business School. Dr. Gardner’s book “Smart Collaboration: How Professionals and Their Firms Succeed by Breaking Down Silos” was published in 2017 by Harvard Business Press, and became a Washington Post bestseller. Named by Thinkers 50 as a Next Generation Business Guru, Dr. Gardner co-founded the research and advisory...

Duration:01:02:26

Let your interests guide you | A fulfilling academic career with Dr. Mark Blumberg

9/9/2021
Mark S. Blumberg, PhD, is a professor, neuroscientist, researcher, and author who specializes in the fields of developmental psychobiology and behavioral neuroscience. He is currently the department chair in the Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences at the University of Iowa. In addition to writing academic research articles, Blumberg has served as the editor-in-chief of Behavioral Neuroscience and authored several books, including Freaks of Nature: What Anomalies Tell Us About...

Duration:01:12:31

Reaching kids where they’re at | Nonprofit success with Kevin Scully

8/12/2021
Kevin Scully, M.A., ED.S., is the development director for Students Without Limits, a 501c3 nonprofit based in San Diego that supports underserved and immigrant youth through mental health, legal, and continuing education services. Kevin has an M.A. in school psychology and an education specialist degree (ED.S.) and has worked with underserved and minority immigrant youth within San Diego schools for nearly 20 years as a bilingual school psychologist, teacher and education consultant. Given...

Duration:01:16:43

Staying mentally stimulated | Neuropsych evaluation with Dr. Sara Douglas

8/5/2021
Sara Douglas, Psy.D., NCSP, is a neuropsychological evaluator and nationally certified school psychologist. Sara received her master's degree in school psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University, and then obtained her Psy.D in school psychology from St. John's University. Sara has worked across a variety of settings including schools (both public and private), treatment clinics, and hospitals. At her current private practice, Sara conducts neuropsychological evaluations with...

Duration:01:16:53

Psych research for educational equity | with Dr. Shelby Cooley

7/29/2021
Shelby Cooley, PhD, is a senior research scientist for the Seattle Public Schools, where she works to better understand student needs and experiences pertaining to racial identity, school climate, academic engagement and more. In the past, she has worked as the research director at a Seattle-based nonprofit called Community Center for Education Results, focused on improving student achievement and educational equity. Shelby received her B.A. from Scripps College in psychology and Black...

Duration:01:17:34