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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. 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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Paul Sheesley Psychotherapist

23: Paul Sheesley, MA, LPC, LCPC, LCADC – Ambitious and Persistent Counselor Becomes One of Washington, D.C.’s Most Notable Transformational Psychotherapists

Around the age of 14, Paul Sheesley took a psychology course in high school. About the same time, his parents gave him a book on psychology for his birthday, “Guilty by Reason of Insanity: Inside the Minds of Killers” by Dorothy Otnow Lewis. After reading the book, especially the case examples and studies, he remembers …

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Dr. Rhonda Goldman

22: Rhonda Goldman, PhD – Professor, Psychologist, and Emotion-Focused Therapy (EFT) Expert

Dr. Rhonda Goldman has known from a young age that she has always wanted to become a psychologist. Her mother was a psychologist, so she admits she “kind of had a little bit of a bird’s eye view” of the field of psychology. Dr. Goldman is a professor in the Clinical Psychology Department at The …

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Dr. Erin Haugen

21: Erin Haugen, PhD, LP, CMPC – Creating a Niche as a Sport Psychologist in Grand Forks, ND

Dr. Erin Haugen grew up on a farm in rural North Dakota. On the advice of her mom, she decided to stay close to home and “try a semester or two” at UND. What started out as a couple of semesters ended up being a number of years as she received her undergraduate and graduate …

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Dr. Tania Diaz

20: Tania Diaz, Psy.D. – Clinical Psychologist who Finds Her Purpose by Following Her Heart

Dr. Tania Diaz started her journey by pursuing business but soon realized that she wasn’t happy. When asked what ignited her interest in psychology, she contemplated if she picked the discipline or if the discipline picked her. In this podcast, Dr. Diaz answers this question and shares her academic and professional journey in hopes that …

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Dr. Sarah A. Raskin

19: Sarah A. Raskin, Ph.D. – Distinguished Professor who Blends Psychology and Neuroscience

In this podcast, Dr. Sarah Raskin uses her hippocampus to recall what ignited her interest in neuropsychology. She walks us down memory lane and explains why she chose Johns Hopkins University for her B.A. in Behavioral Biology and the City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center for her Ph.D. in Neuropsychology. She also discusses …

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