Misha Bogomaz, Psy.D., C.G.P.
Dr. Misha Bogomaz is a Licensed Psychologist and a Certified Group Psychotherapist. He is the training coordinator at University of North Florida Counseling Center, sees clients at his private practice, and teaches at an undergraduate level. When it comes to his clinical work, Dr. Bogomaz loves object-relations approach with Melanie Klein never far off his mind. He can be stopped at any time to have a discussion about theoretical orientations, transference, countertransference, and the structure of the human mind. In addition to individual counseling, Dr. Bogomaz is passionate about group psychotherapy, leadership, and followership. He believes that human beings are social animals and groups can make or break us. When not at work, Dr. Bogomaz enjoys spending time with his wonderful wife, salsa dancing, reading, listening to Teaching Company lectures, playing XBOX, meditation, and drinking hot tea (even in hot Florida weather). In addition to his leadership in Section 10, Dr. Bogomaz is the chair of Early Career Task Force for Division 49.
Kennetha Frye, Ph.D.
Dr. Kennetha Frye is a Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Psychologist, and Licensed Specialist in School Psychology. She specializes in working with diverse at-risk children/adolescents who exhibit emotional and behavioral difficulties (e.g. depression, Oppositional Defiant Disorder, etc). Dr. Frye not only has experience working in the school system but has clinical experience in psychiatric hospitals, a juvenile detention center and has family therapy experience. In addition to providing services for children and adolescents, she is experienced in providing parent training to parents of children with disruptive behavior disorders and providing consultation to school staff on a range of different disorders. Dr. Frye’s approach to therapy is one that is holistic and evidence based within an ecological framework.
She received her Bachelor’s of Arts degree in Psychology from the University of Texas at Austin in 2008 and has a minor in African American Studies. She received her doctorate from the University of Houston’s APA accredited School Psychology program. She completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship and postdoctoral fellowship with Dallas Independent School District. Currently she works for Houston Independent School District as a Licensed Psychologist, where she serves as the practicum coordinator, supervises practicum students, pre-doctoral trainees and postdoctoral fellows as well as provides a range of services including crisis intervention.
Natalia Potapova, M.S.
Representative and Liaison for APA Committee
on Early Career Professionals
Natalia is a doctoral candidate at the Washington State University Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program in Pullman, WA, studying emotion regulation in infants via electroencephalography (EEG). While her research interests are primarily focused on the first year of life, most of her clinical experiences are concentrated at providing crisis and health management interventions for adults, particularly in medical settings. Natalia’s clinical work also extends to in neurocognitive assessments of ADHD and learning disabilities and psychological evaluations of adolescent and adult populations. She has also taught multiple health and wellness workshops, as well as several online and in-person courses.
Presently, Natalia is the chair of the Campus Representatives Program and hopes to further promote the field of clinical psychology via dissemination of the Society of Clinical Psychology and Section 10’s available tools and materials.
Derek Giannone, B.A.
Derek is currently in his second year of the Master of Science in Psychology program at Drexel University. He graduated Summa Cum Laude from The College of New Jersey with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology with a Clinical & Counseling concentration and a minor in Philosophy. Derek’s research interests lie broadly in existential frameworks of mental health as well as stress and coping, specifically the relationship between appraisals of trauma and mental health, meaning-making, and evidence-based psychotherapies. His Master’s thesis explores the relationship between social problem solving and posttraumatic growth in Veterans. After completion of his Master’s degree. Derek hopes to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology and a diverse career involving clinical work, research, and education.
Michelle Blose, M.S.
Michelle is a fifth year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Nova Southeastern University in Fort Lauderdale, Florida specializing in neuropsychology. She obtained her Bachelor of Arts in neuroscience and psychology from Thiel College. She is currently a predoctoral intern at Bay Pines VA in their neuropsychology track. She completed her last practicum rotation at the Memorial Rehabilitation Institute where she provided both psychological and neuropsychological services to patients with a stroke, TBI, spinal cord injury, and other neurological or chronic medical condition. Her previous rotations were at a substance use clinic, Healthy Lifestyles: Guided Self-Change, and at the Neuropsychology Assessment Center. She has completed two externships, including a residential living program for persons with Alzheimer’s and other related dementias and a facility that uses Deep Brain Stimulation and other neuromodulation, as well as comprehensive, coordinated care for neurological disorders. Michelle’s dissertation examined the relationship between cerebral blood flow, borderline personality disorder symptomatology, and age. As communications chair, Michelle manages and updates Section 10’s website, Facebook, listserv, and quarterly newsletters.
Victoria E. Cosgrove, Ph.D.
Dr. Victoria E. Cosgrove is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist and Instructor (Affiliated) in Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences with the Pediatric Bipolar Disorders Clinic and Research Program at the Stanford University School of Medicine and a Postdoctoral Fellow with the Bipolar Disorder Research Program at the VA Palo Alto Health Care System. She hails from the East Coast and graduated in 1994 with a BA in Psychology from Yale University. Before attending graduate school, she was a Research Assistant in Boston and New York City for NIMH-funded projects investigating psychopharmacological and psychosocial treatments for bipolar disorder and schizophrenia. She graduated in 2009 from the University of Colorado at Boulder with a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an Interdisciplinary Certificate from the Institute for Behavioral Genetics, completing her Predoctoral Internship at the VA Palo Alto.
Dr. Cosgrove is currently pursuing a line of research investigating roles for life and family stress as well as inflammatory and neurotrophic pathways in the etiology and development of bipolar disorder. In her spare time, she enjoys running with her beloved spaniel, Trinidad, on rolling, mid-peninsula trails. As Treasurer of Section 10, she is excited to represent the financial interests of early career members of Division 12.