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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.

Dr. Jenny Long Psychologist

14: Jenny Long, Psy.D., L.P. – Local Psychologist Offers Advice to Those Interested in a Psychology Career & Owning Their Own Business

Dr. Jenny Long is one of the few psychologists in the Springfield, MO area. In this podcast interview, she reveals why she chose to stay in the area during her academic career and why she chose to earn a Psy.D. instead of a Ph.D.. Throughout the interview she also provides copious advice to those who …

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Dr. Daniel B Peters Psychologist

13: Daniel B. Peters, Ph.D., L.P. – A Well-Known Gifted and Twice-Exceptional Expert in California

Dr. Daniel Peters was born and raised in Southern California where he grew up with a large extended family. In this podcast interview, we learn how his family values and ideas of becoming a man influenced not only his own family later in life but also his academic journey leading to a career in psychology. …

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Dr. Adriana Popescu

12: Adriana Popescu, Ph.D., L.C.P. – Creating a Successful Business Going Outside the Bounds of Traditional Psychology

Dr. Adriana Popescu is a licensed clinical psychologist, an addiction and trauma specialist, and empowerment coach with over 25 years of experience in the mental health field. In this podcast interview, she reveals her personal and academic journey which helped her identify, and overcome, her own experiences with severe illness, hopelessness, and depression. Dr. Popescu …

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Erlanger "Earl" A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P.

11: Erlanger “Earl” A. Turner, Ph.D., L.C.P. – Putting his Passion into Practice as an Assistant Professor, Psychologist, Blogger, Podcaster, and Mental Health Advocate

Dr. Turner, a first-generation college student, is a Louisiana native (born and raised in Baton Rouge) who discovered his interest in psychology later in his undergraduate career while attending Louisiana State University (LSU). He originally had plans to become a pediatrician and go to medical school but after taking a child psychology course, he knew …

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Sebastien Helie, Ph.D.

10: Sebastien Hélie, Ph.D. – Award-Winning Associate Professor and Investigator Reveals his Academic Journey Coming to America

Dr. Sebastien Hélie is a French Canadian originally from Quebec. He grew up in a suburb of Montreal where he eventually received his Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Cognitive Psychology from the Universite de Montreal. During this time, he learned about computational psychology or mathematical psychology which sparked his interest …

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Jessica M. Smedley, Psy.D., L.C.P.

9: Jessica M. Smedley, Psy.D., L.C.P. – Blending Faith and Psychology to her Holistic and Social-Justice Oriented Approach to Mental Health Services

Dr. “Jess”, as her clients know her, is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist, speaker, writer, and community leader. In this podcast interview, she shares how and why she entered the field of psychology and how her choices of graduate schools and degrees helped shape her approach to life and her approach to her clients in her …

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Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D.

8: Tammi Walker, Ph.D., J.D. – Using her Experience and Education to Challenge Commonly Held Beliefs that Influence Legal Decision-Making

In this podcast interview, Dr. Tammi Walker shares how, and why, she decided to get her law degree at Columbia Law School before traveling abroad to get her M.Sc. in Social and Cultural Psychology in London. She then returned to the U.S. to receive her Ph.D. in Psychology from the University of Virginia. Throughout our …

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Justin Douglas “Doug” McDonald, Ph.D., L.P.

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

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 …

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Heather C. Lench Ph.D.

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

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.” …

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Tess Neal PhD LP

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

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 …

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