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Heather Dermyer
Psychology

"Saybrook gave me the skills to conduct research on my own, in a way that will be recognized as rigorous. I also met the best life-long friends. Even though were in completely different areas of the world, we're still supporting each other."
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Marie DiCowden
Psychology
Faculty

Marie directs the Biscayne Institute of Health and Living, a community health program that integrates health care into daily life for community members of all ages.
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Monica Dixon
Psychology
Alumni
1998

"Saybrook rattled me to a core, and I loved every minute of it."
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Sandra Eberhardt
Psychology
Student

"I've made numerous contacts and connections at Saybrook. I'm more self-confident and feel emboldened to move forward in my professional life."
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Laura Edelstein
Clinical Psychology
Alumni/a

“The faculty were so amazing, they had wise key phrases, and insightful ways to be of service to people. I really admired who they were as clinicians. They were my inspiration.”
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Gail Ervin
Human Science
Student

"Being able to talk to the professor, redesign the course to what I'm actually doing professionally, makes a huge difference. I've found out about new resources that have been incredibly helpful."
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Joel Federman
Psychology
Faculty

"Our programs are deeply reflective, and they also engage our students directly with the urgent challenges and possibilities of our times."
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Jennifer Friedrich
Psychology
Student

"My education is really opening the doors to many different opportunities - my Master's really prepared me for a job in the field."
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Sylvia Gaffney
Organizational Systems
Alumni
2007

I was challenged to go deeper, investigate connections, assumptions, and the way that interconnectivity works.
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Marla Golusin
Psychology
Student

"What I like about Saybrook is that the're open to exploring, and that they encourage their students to be leaders and pioneers in the field: to do something that can really contribute. A lot of traditional programs are afraid to touch that."
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Tom Greening
Psychology
Faculty

"Human beings have thoughts, feelings, values, and emotions. That's what stirs their passions, their interests. And that's what Humanistic psychology addresses."
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Nan Henderson
Psychology
Student

"Saybrook is the best school I've ever gone to - it's the way education should be."

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Candice Hershman
Psychology
Alumni

"I consider Saybrook my home away from home."
Louis Hoffman
Louis Hoffman
Psychology
Faculty

For those who are interested in taking a humanistic approach to psychology, studying people as people rather than as neurochemicals, reflexes, and synapses, Hoffman says there’s probably no better place than Saybrook.
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Jim Hollis
Psychology
Faculty

Director Emeritus of the Jung Center in Houston. His work examines myths, the mind, and the modern world.
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Kelly Hudson
Psychology
Alumni
2007

I was able to go on school, still work, still help people, and get better at it while I got my degree. Saybrook fit me perfectly.