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.
She is currently the president-elect for Division 12, Section 10 of APA and a member of Division 16’s committee for ethnic minority affairs. She has been honored by Division 16 for her Outstanding contributions to the Student Affiliates for School Psychology and was recently recognized as an Outstanding Alumni by the University of Houston’s College of Education. She is a proud member of Theta Nu Xi Multicultural Sorority, Incorporated, where she has been a member for eleven years. She loves to travel and spend time with those closest to her.
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.
Alexandra Greenfield, M.S.
Alexandra is currently in her fourth year of the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at Drexel University. She received a Bachelor of Arts degree in Psychology from Harvard with a concentration in Social and Cognitive Neuroscience and a minor in Health Care Policy. Before coming to Drexel, she served as Program Manager of the New York site of Health Leads, a public health organization that addresses social determinants of health in primary care settings. She also worked as a Research Coordinator in the Department of Psychiatry at Weill Cornell Medical College. Her research interests include the use of evidence-based treatments such as Problem Solving Therapy to improve coping among individuals with chronic medical illnesses. She is also interested in the implementation and dissemination of mental health interventions, as well as psychological resilience among active service members and veterans. In addition to her leadership in Section 10, Alexandra is the Student Representative for Division 12’s Committee on Science and Practice. Alexandra loves to travel and enjoys great books, food, and movies.
Natalia Potapova, M.S.
Representative and Liaison for APA Committee
on Early Career Professionals
Natalia is a fourth year student in the clinical psychology program at the Washington State University (WSU) in Eastern Washington. Her most recent clinical work involves providing individual therapy and assessments to children and families in the Moscow, ID-Pullman, WA area at the WSU Psychology Clinic. She also works in the Health and Wellness Behavioral Health Center, a clinic that delivers services to students and employees of WSU through structured brief behavioral interventions. Natalia’s main clinical interests include ADHD, learning, and developmental disabilities assessment, evidence-based child and family psychotherapy, and development of personality disorders. Her master’s project involved testing a measure developed to identify burgeoning behavioral problems early in life.
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 an intern at Bay Pines VA in their neuropsychology track. She just completed her practicum rotation at the Memorial Rehabilitation Institute where she provides 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 directed study examines 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.