1. Postdoctoral Fellowship - Clinical Child Psychology Stanford University Medical Center
  2. Predoctoral Internship - Clinical Child Psychology Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior, University of California, Los Angeles
  3. PhD - Clinical Child Psychology, Minor in Quantitative Psychology University of Kansas
  4. MS - Clinical Psychology, Child Emphasis Pennsylvania State University
  5. BA - Psychology and German University of Notre Dame
  6. Visiting Student University of Innsbruck

Primary Appointment

  1. Psychiatry

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Psychology

Professional Highlights

  • Editorial Board, Child & Youth Care Forum, 2007-present


  • Child and adolescent psychology
  • Anxiety
  • Coping with chronic pain and/or adolescent autonomic disfunction
  • Behavioral and family approaches to weight management
  • Peer relationships, including friendships and bullying
  • Evaluation of psychosocial interventions


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