Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Current Interns: 2013-14 Academic Year
|Alex Behn||Teachers College, Columbia University||Alex Behn, an international student from Chile, is a Doctoral Candidate in Clinical Psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. His dissertation is looking at change trajectories of patients in psychodynamic therapy or psychoanalysis using multivariate growth curve analysis. Alex is also interested in the boundaries between psychoanalysis and other disciplines (in particular, philosophy) as well as how different disciplines can address common questions. Alex recently co-organized a trans-disciplinary conference on innovation at the MIT Media Lab.|
|Marie Bragg||Yale University||Marie Bragg is a sixth year student in the Clinical Psychology Program at Yale University in Connecticut. Her clinical interests include the assessment and treatment anxiety disorders and Borderline Personality Disorder. Her dissertation was focused on the use of professional athlete endorsements in food marketing. She has published in Pediatrics and presented at the annual American Public Health Association conference.|
|Mark Celano||Yale University||
Mark Celano is a 6th year clinical psychology graduate student at Yale University in Connecticut. His clinical interests include the treatment of anxiety and mood disorders with evidence-based treatments, with a specific emphasis on Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (CBT) and Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT). He has published in numerous scientific journals and has presented his work at international psychology conferences. Mark is also a member of APA, APS, and ABCT.
|Erin Moran||University of California, Berkeley||
Erin Moran is a 6th year graduate student in the Clinical Science Program at the University of California, Berkeley. Her clinical interests include the assessment and treatment of serious and persistent mental illness. Her dissertation investigated the time course of emotion and memory in schizophrenia. She has published in numerous psychology and neurology journals and presented at several psychology and neuroscience conferences. She is also a member of the American Psychological Association, the Association for Psychological Science, and the Society for Research in Psychopathology.
Child and Adolescent Specialization
|Martha Bennett||Yeshiva University||Martha Bennett is a 5th year doctoral candidate at Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University, located in Bronx, NY. Her clinical focus is working with school-aged children, adolescents, and young adults. Her treatment interests include: Dialectical Behavior Therapy (both group and individual), trauma-focused therapy, and LGBT issues. Her dissertation explores childhood religious climate, sexual orientation, and mental health.|
|Kristin Perret||Hofstra University||Kristin Perret is a 6th year graduate student at Hofsta University, Hempstead, NY. Kristin's clinical experiences have focused on the application of evidence-based treatments, such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Parent Child Interaction Therapy, Milieu Communication Therapy and, currently, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, with a population of multi-diagnosis adolescents and adults. Her dissertation, an extension of her interest in the relationship between mind and body, is an experimental design utilizing ACT with injured athletes.|