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Master’s in Psychology Podcast

Masters in Psychology PodcastWelcome to the Master’s in Psychology Podcast where psychology students can learn from psychologists, educators, and practitioners to understand what they do, what led them to their career choice, and what advice they have for those interested in getting a master’s degree in psychology or advanced degree in a related field such as counseling or marriage and family therapy. We share the encouraging and inspiring stories that compelled them to enter their respective careers. The podcast interviews address many questions students have when deciding which field of psychology to pursue and what factors to consider when selecting a school to attend for their master’s or doctorate degree. The interviews may also expand your knowledge and understanding of what careers are available to those with a graduate degree in psychology or related field.
The Master’s in Psychology Podcast episodes include interviews with professors and other educators, practitioners, researchers, and graduate students. The interviews feature powerful and enlightening information and advice to empower students to make knowledgeable choices regarding their academic careers. Each podcast explores graduate psychology topics and issues that are relevant in today’s world and often include the impact of COVID-19, racial discrimination and injustice, anxiety disorders, depression, addiction, age-related conditions, and other mental health disorders. To inquire about being a guest on the show please contact us.

Jada Philips, PhD

33: Jada Philips, PhD – Encouraging Advice from a Licensed Psychologist and Owner of Reserved For You Psychological Services

Dr. Jada Philips originally wanted to be a lawyer. After receiving her Bachelor of Arts in Criminal Justice at Mount Mary University in Milwaukee, WI, she moved to New York with her then boyfriend, now husband, with the idea of going to Columbia University to become a criminal lawyer. Circumstances changed so she adjusted and …

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Christina B. Gee, PhD

32: Christina B. Gee, PhD – Associate Professor Recalls the Significant People, and Experiences, which Led Her to a Career in Psychology

As a high school student at the Bronx High School of Science, Dr. Christina B. Gee remembers being focused primarily on math and science because they didn’t offer any psychology classes. She recalls that her interest in psychology only came after she started college at Cornell University in Ithaca, NY. In this podcast interview, Dr. …

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Moshe Ratson, MBA, MS MFT, LMFT

31: Moshe Ratson, MBA, MS MFT, LMFT – Founder and Executive Director of sprial2grow Marriage and Family Therapy Reflects on His Unique Journey

Moshe Ratson was born and raised in Israel but always wanted to be in New York. In this podcast, Moshe discusses his academic and professional journey which eventually led him to become an innovative and well-known psychotherapist, business consultant, and executive coach in New York. He recalls what made him gravitate toward psychology and admits …

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Steven O. Roberts, PhD

30: Steven O. Roberts, PhD – Recently Promoted and Tenured Associate Professor of Psychology Shares his Journey, Experiences, and Advice

Imagine folding clothes in your New York apartment anxiously awaiting the vote regarding your promotion and tenure at Stanford University. Dr. Steven O. Roberts was on sabbatical this past year and recalls seeing a missed call from the Chair of the department of psychology. In this podcast, Dr. Roberts shares his academic and professional journey …

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Michael Pipich, LMFT

29: Michael Pipich, LMFT – Nationally Renowned Speaker on Bipolar Disorder Discusses his Book and Licensure Requirements in the State of California

Michael Pipich has always been interested in the field of psychology. As long as he can remember, he has found people fascinating and always wondered about their personalities, quirks, and the how and why behind their behaviors and interactions with others. He recalls one weekend when his older brother came home from college with a …

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Dr. Tera Letzring

28: Tera D. Letzring, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Department Chair at Idaho State University Recalls Her Academic and Professional Journey

When asked what made her gravitate towards psychology, Dr. Tera D. Letzring responded “I think I’ve just always been interested in people and trying to figure out why they do the things they do, why they feel the way that they feel in various situations and, you know, psychology is a little bit of insight …

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Dr. David T. Susman

27: David T. Susman, PhD – Clinical Psychologist, Assistant Professor, and Active Mental Health Advocate Shares his Experiences and Advice

Dr. David T. Susman didn’t have to travel too far from his hometown of Tazewell, VA to begin his undergraduate career in psychology at the University of Virginia in Charlottesville, VA. He originally was going to pursue a career as a medical doctor but soon realized he wasn’t as interested in the pre-med courses as …

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Dr. Daniel T. Moore

26: Daniel T. Moore, PhD – Psychologist and Owner of Your Family Clinic, LLC creates Holistic Psychology Website

Dr. Daniel T. Moore is a licensed psychologist in Mississippi. In this podcast, I learned that Dr. Moore is unique in a number of ways, and he shared some of his experiences in hopes that those interested in the field of psychology can apply what he has learned to their own academic and professional journey. …

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Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen

25: Marie Helweg-Larsen, PhD – Professor of Psychology and Optimistic Bias Expert Shares Insightful Advice for Students

Dr. Marie Helweg-Larsen grew up in Denmark and had the opportunity to study abroad at Slippery Rock University in PA even though she wasn’t enrolled at a Danish university. In hindsight, she admits that it was an “amazing culture shock” moving to rural Pennsylvania for a year. She recalls sitting with her Danish-English Dictionary having …

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Dr. Andrea D. Clements

24: Andrea D. Clements, PhD – Psychology Professor and Researcher Finds her Passion and Calling

Dr. Andrea “Andi” D. Clements was born and raised in Birmingham, AL. When she was in junior high, her dad took a job at the University of Alabama which ultimately impacted her academic and professional life. Though she did very well on her ACT and received many offers to attend college elsewhere, she admits “it …

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