Category: University


Saybrook University Doctoral Student Carolyn Trasko Receives Grant for Dissertation Research on Link between Trauma History and Chronic Illness

Carolyn Trasko is a doctoral student in the College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences, and was recently awarded a FERB research grant for dissertation research. Understanding the connections between cumulative stress and disease is an essential component of integrative medicine.  Carolyn Trasko, doctoral student in Saybrook University’s College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences,… Read more »

Saybrook Instructor Leila Kozak to conduct keynote address and breakout session on integrative approaches to palliative care at Bellingham, Washington conference in May

Leila Kozak, PhD,is the Director of Integrative Medicine in Palliative Care for Paliativos Sin Fronteras (Palliative Care Providers Without Borders).  She is a Saybrook University graduate and an instructor in the Saybrook University College of Integrative Medicine and Health Sciences.  Dr. Kozak is currently a “Clinical Champion” at the Office of Patient-Centered Care and Culture Transformation at… Read more »

Please Participate in Student-Led Organization!

Fellow Saybrookians, Add your voice to the creation process of a Saybrook-wide student-led organization! In response to broad enthusiasm for the creation of a student-led organization, a committee of students formed to discuss how we all might provide for the emergence of such. This committee has met with the intention of providing means by which… Read more »

Saybrook Alum and Harvard Medical School Researcher Roland Carlstedt among Five Finalists in Boston Health Technology Contest

Dr. Roland Carlstedt - Saybrook University Alumni

Roland Carlstedt, PhD Dr. Roland Carlstedt, a Saybrook University alumnus (MA, 1998; Ph.D., 2001) living in New York City and Boston, is a finalist in the Partners Healthcare Connected Health “15 Pitch-Off: Emotion Sensing” contest. The finalists were chosen by a combination of crowd voting and expert judge scoring from among the 14 online submissions… Read more »

Ending Mass Violence and Poverty in our Time: Pathways to Creating a Peaceful and Thriving Planet

The Hidden Structure of Violence - A book launch with Professor Marc Pilisuk

The Hidden Structure of Violence A book launch with Professor Marc Pilisuk, PhD and a panel discussion on Ending War and Poverty. Co-sponsored by the Democratic World Federalists and Saybrook University, please join us Monday September 21st from 6:00-8:00 pm for an exciting evening of community, networking, the launch of Marc Pilisuk’s book, The Hidden Structure of Violence,… Read more »

New Faculty Profile: Jennifer Preston, PhD

Jennifer Preston - Saybrook University Faculty

Jennifer Preston, PhD, NCC, LPC, is one of Saybrook University’s new faculty for the MA in Counseling program (formerly known as MFT).  She joins the community from Minnesota State University, Mankato where she served as a professor for masters and doctorate level students for the last nine years.   Dr. Preston discovered that there is… Read more »

Synchronized Passions – Saybrook Student Profile of Veronica Lac

Veronica Lac - Saybrook University Student

Veronica Lac (l) steadies client on horse during session. Veronica Lac is a United Kingdom-licensed psychotherapist who specializes in Gestalt psychotherapy, but her journey with Saybrook University has been much more than Ph.D. coursework in psychology.  It has been the merging of passions that most people would not first combine in thought:  existential-humanistic psychotherapy and… Read more »

Saybrook Students Find Community and Inspiration on the Other Side of the World

Saybrook Students Find Community and Inspiration in Beijing

Saybrook Students Kristen Beau Howard, Anne Hsu, Monica Mansilla, and Jenna Noah Four current Saybrook psychology students accompanied faculty members Louis Hoffman, Ph.D. and Mark Yang, Psy.D., on a week-long trip to China in late April where they helped the faculty members to teach psychology students from all over that country. Kristen Beau Howard, Anne… Read more »

Making Our Mark: New Visual Identity Connects Saybrook’s Holistic Legacy With a Clear Path Forward

A new chapter awaits. Saybrook University is about to undergo a transformation that embraces our humanistic legacy with a bold vision for the future. Working with our Marketing Department at TCS Education System (TCS Ed System), we collaborated on a new visual identity that embraces our core mission, values, and personality. Starting this month, we… Read more »