One-Week Summer Science Program
The Clinical Psychology one week program provides and introduction to the fascinating world of mental illness: origins, symptoms, and treatment. Students will gain understanding of the major forms of mental disorders such as: Autism, Schizophrenia, Phobias, Obsessive Compulsive Disorder, Post Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD), Depression, Eating Disorders, and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity.
Students will also gain understanding of interventions and other treatment options. Covid permitting, students may take a field trip to a psychiatric facility and to an academic lab to learn about recent psychiatric research.
This one-week summer program is designed for teens interested in psychology & psychiatry. Looking for more? Check out Origins of Mental Illness.
SUMMER 2021 DATES
Session 1: July 19-23, 2021*
Gann/LCA – Waltham, MA
Session 2: July 26-30, 2021
Dana Hall – Wellesley, MA
Session 3: August 2-6, 2021
Dana Hall – Wellesley, MA
*Accepting Day Students Only.
Mr. Deehan has conducted research at McLean Hospital, the TOP psychiatric hospital in the country. He is a teacher at Milton Academy, one of the most prestigious high schools in Massachusetts. He earned his bachelor’s degree from Georgetown University.
‘I loved this program! I think that is due to my strong interest with how the brain works. I like how everyone was able to engage in discussion and that we were able to watch really cool TED talks and movies/documentary. It was an overall great experience.’
‘I really liked the way the class was taught. It was really interesting and I felt really comfortable asking questions. I liked the combination of learning and mindfulness activities.’
‘I enjoyed the structure of the clinical psychology class, having lecture periods along with interactive learning. I also enjoyed listening to the visitors’ stories and information.’
‘ My program was very informative and I learned a lot about mental disorders that I did not know before. Also, I like all the activities we did especially the art therapy.’
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