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The Masters in Psychology Podcast explores graduate psychology topics and issues that are relevant in aiding students who are interested in furthering their education in psychology. The episodes comprise interviews of psychology professionals such as psychologists, psychiatrists, professors, students, researchers, consultants, etc. These interviews feature information and provide advice to empower students to make knowledgeable choices regarding their academic careers.

The Masters in Psychology Podcast explores graduate psychology topics and issues that are relevant in aiding students who are interested in furthering their education in psychology. The episodes comprise interviews of psychology professionals such as psychologists, psychiatrists, professors, students, researchers, consultants, etc. These interviews feature information and provide advice to empower students to make knowledgeable choices regarding their academic careers.

Location:

United States

Description:

The Masters in Psychology Podcast explores graduate psychology topics and issues that are relevant in aiding students who are interested in furthering their education in psychology. The episodes comprise interviews of psychology professionals such as psychologists, psychiatrists, professors, students, researchers, consultants, etc. These interviews feature information and provide advice to empower students to make knowledgeable choices regarding their academic careers.

Language:

English


Episodes

7: Justin Douglas “Doug” McDonald, Ph.D., L.P. – UND Professor & Program Caters to Native American Students Interested in Clinical Psychology

2/3/2021
In this podcast interview, Dr. Doug McDonald provides insight into why he stayed at the University of South Dakota for most of his academic career then explains how, and why, he selected clinical psychology as his field of study. He then shares how luck and hard work enabled him to serve as past regional president of the APA’s Division 45 and end up at the University of North Dakota, where he has been for almost 29 years. Dr. McDonald is currently a Professor in the Department of Psychology...

Duration:01:31:40

6: Heather C. Lench, Ph.D. – Surfing the Emerging Interdisciplinary Field of Affective Science to Better Understand Human Thought and Behavior

1/20/2021
In this podcast interview, Dr. Heather Lench explains why she selected two graduate schools in the state of California for her master’s and doctorate degrees in psychology. While most of the reasons relate to the school, program, and scholars in her field of interest, she eventually reveals another reason for staying in “The Golden State.” She also provides insight into how she selected her areas of interest while attending her undergraduate and graduate schools. She attended Florida State...

Duration:01:18:21

5: Tess M.S. Neal, Ph.D., L.P. – Endeavoring to Improve the Justice System by Combining Law and Psychology

12/24/2020
In this podcast interview, Dr. Tess Neal provides an overview of her academic journey since completing her B.A. at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln through her Ph.D. program at the University of Alabama to her current position as Assistant Professor of Psychology in Arizona State University’s School of Social and Behavioral Sciences. Dr. Neal is a licensed psychologist, and she reveals the choices she made when selecting a master’s and doctorate school and program while providing copious...

Duration:01:42:46

4: Gabrielle Ferrara – The Promising Future of a Therapist Who Sees a Therapist

11/24/2020
In this podcast interview, Gabrielle Ferrara reveals how she decided which undergraduate and graduate schools to attend to help her become a Licensed Social Worker (LSW) and therapist in New Jersey. She explains why she got into the field of social work and discusses her plans for the future including what it takes to get your Licensed Clinical Social Workers (LCSW) licensure in NJ. Gabrielle has experienced many “firsts” in the last six months. She has graduated with her master’s degree,...

Duration:00:58:04

3: Thomas Florez – A Revealing Journey on How to Become a Passionate Counselor and Therapist

8/31/2020
In this interview, Thomas Florez discusses the significant events and people that led him to become a passionate counselor and therapist later in life. Armed with a master’s degree in mental health counseling from Doane College, he reveals how his real-life experiences and multiple licensures and certificates have helped him relate to, and connect with, his clients to help them create their own success story. Tom also offers advice to those interested in becoming a counselor and shares how...

Duration:00:57:22

2: Mariah Schumacher – Thoughts and Experiences of a Psychology Student

7/16/2020
In this interview, Mariah shares how an initial interest in an introductory psychology class inspired her to pursue, and customize, a Bachelor of Science Degree in Psychology with a minor in Cognitive Science from the University of Minnesota-Duluth Department of Psychology. She discusses her areas of study, research, and presentations at professional conferences as well as her role with the Mobile Neuroscience Lab for UMD Neuroscience outreach. She also shares how she learned about, and...

Duration:01:26:06

1: Bradley Schumacher – Your Podcast Host

3/25/2020
I am a teacher/educator at heart. I have taught at the University of Akron, Kent State University, Walsh University, and University of North Texas. I enjoyed teaching as it gave me great satisfaction to help students learn and apply the ideas and skills they learned in my classes. This was reinforced when I received multiple Teacher of the Year awards. I taught classes in interpersonal communication, public speaking, business and professional speaking, small group decision making, and...

Duration:00:25:11