Category: University

Saybrook doctoral student wins research grant on trauma 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 speaks on integrative approaches to palliative care

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 5 finalists in Boston Health Technology Contest


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 received. Dr. Carlstedt… Read more »

Ending mass violence and poverty in our time: Pathways to creating a peaceful and thriving planet


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, and a panel discussion on… Read more »

New faculty profile: Jennifer Preston, Ph.D.


 Jennifer Preston, Ph.D., 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 often… Read more »

Synchronized passions: Saybrook student profile of Veronica Lac


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 horses. When Veronica began her journey with Saybrook, she… Read more »