I am currently completing my internship at Rogers Behavioral Health in the OCD residential program. I was born and raised in San Diego and received my B.A. in psychology from San Diego State University with honors. After graduation I worked as the Lab Coordinator at the Center for Understanding and Treating Anxiety. My research interests include examining factors that may impact the effectiveness of interventions for obsessive-compulsive and related disorders and my dissertation examined the impact of positive self-talk on engagement with feared stimuli in individuals with contamination concerns. Outside the realm of psychology I enjoy spending time with my husband and puppy, reading (especially anything by Jodi Picoult), board games, flamingos, cookies, and Grey’s Anatomy.
I am currently on internship at the Atlanta VA Health Care System. I am originally from Detroit but grew up in St. Charles, Illinois. I received my B.S. with honors in psychology and history at Central Michigan University. Following graduation, I worked as a research assistant at the University of Michigan in Ann Arbor. My research interests include the development and maintenance of obsessive-compulsive disorder. My master's thesis examined the influence of intolerance of uncertainty on analog checking behavior and my dissertation examines intolerance of uncertainty in the context of certain versus uncertain threat. In my free time, I enjoy reading, playing board games, cooking, and listening to podcasts.
I am currently a fourth year student in the Clinical Psychology Program at NIU. I'm from Gurnee, Illinois, and I received my B.S. with honors in psychology with a minor in German at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. After graduation, I volunteered as a research assistant in the Department of Psychology at Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine and Science. My research interests include cognitive and personality factors contributing to the development and maintenance of obsessive compulsive disorder, and my master's thesis examined compulsive ordering and arranging behaviors. In my free time, I enjoy reading, watching Netflix, cooking and baking, and spending time with friends.
I am currently a third year student in the Clinical Psychology Program at NIU. I’m from Vadnais Heights, Minnesota, and I received my B.A. with honors in psychology with a minor in philosophy from the University of St. Thomas in St. Paul. My research interests include cognitive factors that maintain and contribute to obsessive compulsive disorder. My thesis will focus on moral- and religious-based obsessions and compulsions. In my free time, I like to read (fiction), paint, drink coffee, and spend time with friends.
I am currently a second year student in the Clinical Psychology Program at NIU. I’m from Miami, Florida, and I received my B.S. in psychology with a double major in religious studies and a minor in mathematics from the University of Miami. My research interests include the development, maintenance, and treatment of obsessive-compulsive and related disorders. In my free time, I like to watch documentaries, explore nature, and spend time with friends.
I am currently a first year student in the Clinical Psychology program at NIU. I’m from Columbus, Wisconsin, and I received my B.A. in psychology with a double major in religious studies from Ripon College. I also received a Master’s in social work with a clinical focus from the University of Wisconsin-Madison. My research interests include symptom development and treatment for individuals with obsessive-compulsive disorder. In my free time, I like to watch movies (I own almost 400), play my guitar, and spend time with my dog Charlie, my girlfriend, my family, and my friends. Emphasis on my dog, though.