Education

  1. BA - Psychology. Honors Thesis: Locus of Control in Coping with Cancer. Chairperson: John Forward, Ph.D. University of Colorado at Boulder
  2. MA - Developmental Psychology. Thesis Title: The Emergence of Gender Differences in Depression: Exploring Gender Roles, Response Styles, and Life Events within Two Models of Adolescent Depression. Teachers College, Columbia University, New York, NY
  3. PhD - Clinical Psychology, APA accredited program. Dissertation Title: Emotion Regulation in Adolescent Females with Bulimia Nervosa: An Information Processing Perspective. Academic Advisor and Dissertation University of Maine, Orono
  4. Internship - Pediatric Psychology, APA accredited program Department of Psychology, Rush-Presbyterian-St. Luke's Medical Center
  5. Fellow - Medical Psychology, Child, Adolescent and Family Track Department of Psychiatry & Psychology

Academic rank

  1. Assistant Professor of Psychology

Interests

  • Eating disorders, especially family based approaches to the treatment of anorexia and bulimia nervosa
  • Developmental psychopathology
  • Adolescent self-injurious behavior
  • Adolescent depression

Research

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