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Andrea Lucie
Andrea Lucie
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

Andrea's a therapist at the National Intrepid Center of Excellence for the diagnosis, treatment, and research of PTSD and TBI.

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Mary Madrigal
Psychology
Student

"Saybrook transformed my practice by helping me see past my patients' mental illness and find their humanity."
Khwezi Mbolekwa
Khwezi Mbolekwa
Organizational Systems
Student

“Saybrook kept popping up in those conversations as a place that was innovative, out there doing interesting stuff.”
Frank Munoz
Frank Munoz
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

Through his work he noticed an invisible boundary between patients, families, and the health care team.  Something was missing.

Sabrina N'Diaye
Sabrina N'Diaye
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“I was once told that if a doctoral program isn't transformative, then I shouldn't bother. I am really glad that I heeded their advice and chose Saybrook for my degree.”
Anna Negoescu
Anna Negoescu
Mind-Body Medicine
Student
2013

“I felt hampered by the lack of attention paid to the whole person. I was trained to look at the patient holistically, but there was a disconnect in the actual practice of medicine in large systems. I had to find a social worker, or a psychologist to work with my patients, but those disciplines were not always viewing the patient's situation in the same way.”
Anna Negoescu
Anna Negoescu
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“As I practice the skills, I learn more about myself. My journey takes me deep inside... The curriculum at Saybrook is more than learning the science. It is experiencing the science.”
Carrie Phelps
Carrie Phelps
Mind-Body Medicine
Student

“The faculty is amazing and the classes are about practicing what we preach and are very experiential." 

Juanita Ratner
Juanita Ratner
Psychology
Student

“One of the biggest things I’ve gotten out of [Saybrook] is the opportunity to explore my real questions and my passions.”
Dennis Rebelo
Dennis Rebelo
Organizational Systems
Student

"People are yearning to belong to an organization that is meaning making and actually stands for something that can be linked to who they are."
Diana Rivera
Diana Rivera
Psychology
Student

Saybrook is the only school to offer programs that combine her interest in psychology and creativity.
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Nick Roberts
Human Science
Student

"The thing that seemed really great about Saybrook was the ability to be transdisciplinary: to have a clear vision of what you want to do and to pursue it, even if traditional disciplines have failed to address that issue."

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Angel Ryono
Human Science
Student

"I want my education to be part of my activism, not a vacation from it."
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Liz Schreiber
Psychology
Student

I wanted an education that would challenge my intellect while it broadened my personal growth, pushing me to look at things in a different perspective.
Jay Serle
Jay Serle
Clinical Psychology
Student

“I was drawn to Saybrook University because of the flexible online hybrid model it offers and its emphasis on a humanistic perspective. My instructors have been instrumental in encouraging me to stretch my boundaries.”
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Nina Serpiello
Organizational Systems
Student

"Another world has opened up to me. Teachers that have become the mentors that I'm not finding in the business world."