Position at CCPH: Post-Doctoral Fellow in Psychology
Year joined UMass: 2013
Clinical Interests: Integration of psychodynamic, mindfulness, and relational-cultural psychotherapy. Areas of clinical interest include student-athletes, depression, women’s health issues, survivors of childhood/adult trauma, psychological assessment, as well as neuropsychology.
Education: Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL, 2013; M.A., Clinical Psychology, Midwestern University, Downers Grove, IL, 2010; B.A., Biopsychology, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH, 2006; Humanities Summer Honors Program, Lorenzo D’Medici Academy of Art, Florence, Italy, 2006.
Professional Experience: Pre-Doctoral Intern, Counseling and Mental Health Services, University of Connecticut, Storrs, CT, 2012-2013; Advanced Therapy Extern, University Counseling Services, DePaul University, Chicago, IL, 2011-2012; Advanced Therapy Extern, Student Counseling Services, Illinois State University, Normal, IL, 2010-2011; Therapy Extern, Advocate Medical Group, Orland Park, IL, 2009-2010; Diagnostic Extern, Palos Behavioral Health Professionals, Palos Park, IL, 2008-2009.
Certification/Licenses: Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC), State of Illinois; American Red Cross Disaster Relief Training certification; certified in crisis intervention.
Memberships: American Psychological Association
More about me: I enjoy traveling, photography, the arts, and sports. I am a former Division I athlete. Dissertation research included a thorough assessment of “The Interaction of the Collegiate Coach in Female Athletes with Disordered Eating.”