Campus Reps Program

Campus Representatives Program

What is the Campus Reps Program? The Campus Reps Program consists of graduate students (although early career psychologists are also welcome!) interested in promoting the field of Clinical Psychology by disseminating SCP and Section’s psychoeducational materials and hosting Section proposed activities on their school campuses and respective psychology programs. Estimated time commitment for this position is 2-4 hours per month.

Who is eligible to apply to become a campus rep? Graduate students who are members of Section 10. Early career psychologists are also encouraged to apply if interested in promoting clinical psychology at their workplace. For more information, please contact Natalia Potapova (Section 10 Representative) directly at natalia.potapova@wsu.edu.

How can I apply? There are two options: 1) Ask your department for nominations or 2) self-nominate. Then, fill out the application. You will also need a signature from your Director of Clinical Training (or equivalent) at the bottom of this form to indicate your program’s support of your interest in serving as a Campus Representative.

APPLICATION: Campus Rep Application

If you download it as a PDF, it will become a fillable form.

More questions about the program or what’s involved? Email Jill Morris, Section 10 Representative at jill.morris25@gmail.com.
Thank you for your time and we hope to hear from you soon!
 

 

Meet the Current Campus Reps

Monica Arkin

3rd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts Boston

Monica is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at the University of Massachusetts Boston. Her research interests broadly include how children and caregivers cope with stress and trauma, as well as how mental health clinicians can work together with other supportive adults (e.g. volunteer mentors) to improve child and adolescent well-being. Her clinical interests are with populations experiencing serious mental illness and/or traumatic stress, especially children, adolescents, and families. Monica aspires to incorporate research, clinical work, and teaching/training into her career.

Sarah Broner

2nd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Loyola University Chicago

Sarah is a second-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Loyola University Chicago, receiving a clinical-child subspecialty. She is interested in understanding the impact of life transitions on individual differences in well-being. In her work, she implements and evaluates interventions to prevent psychopathology and promote well-being in emerging adulthood.

Rylee Brower

2nd year PhD, Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research, University of Minnesota 

Rylee Brower is a second-year doctoral student in the Clinical Science and Psychopathology Research (CSPR) program at the University of Minnesota. Rylee hopes to use her position as a campus representative to increase diversity initiatives and increase student involvement in Division 12 as well as cross-institutionally.  She is interested in sports psychology and sports neuropsychology broadly, and her research focuses on utilizing creativity as a treatment modality for increasing brain entropy. Prior to pursuing her Ph.D. at the University of Minnesota, Rylee received her BA in psychology from Michigan State University and her MA in Clinical Psychology from Northwestern University, Feinberg School of Medicine.

Shannon Rose Constable, B.S.

2nd Year Master’s Student, Clinical Psychology, Pepperdine University

Shannon Constable is a Master’s Student at Pepperdine University. Currently, she serves as a Research Assistant with Thrive Lab at Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, CA, and works as a Clinical Intern at Therapy Lab in Downtown Los Angeles, CA. Her research interests broadly involve child and adolescent intervention design and processes, clinical outcomes, and supervision. Shannon aspires to continue her education at the doctorate level, researching interventions, and applying them in clinical training settings as a supervisor and graduate-level professor.

Ardhys De Leon, M.S.

3rd year, Clinical Psychology, University of Central Florida

Ardhys is a third-year graduate student in the Clinical Psychology Doctoral Program at the University of Central Florida. Within her program, she is part of the Risk, Eating, & Addiction Longitudinally Examined Through In situ Momentary Experiences Lab (REALE-TIME Lab) as well as the Substance Use Research Group (SURG). Ardhys’ research focuses on developing technology-based alcohol use interventions as well as understanding the relationship between mood, risky behaviors, and alcohol use behaviors in real-time, particularly among at-risk groups (Latinx individuals, veterans, etc.). She enjoys running, hot yoga, traveling, trying new foods, and kayaking.

Lilly Derby, B.S.

1st Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University

Lilly is a first-year graduate student in the Rutgers University Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program under the mentorship of Dr. Samantha Farris. Dr. Farris is the Director of The Rutgers Emotion, Health and Behavior (REHAB) laboratory where the research focuses predominately on understanding the interaction between anxiety (i.e., worry, fear, panic) and maladaptive health behaviors and chronic illness. Along with this work, Lilly is interested in understanding the underlying mechanisms that may influence lasting health behavior change among individuals managing chronic conditions, and developing tailored interventions that integrate patient/stakeholders input to improve treatment adherence and accessibility.

Cierra Edwards

InternshipYear, Clinical Psychology, West Virginia University

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Cierra is a fifth year doctoral student in clinical psychology at West Virginia University working with Dr. Shari Steinman in the Cognition, Anxiety, and Treatment (CAT) laboratory. Broadly, her research interests involve understanding the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of anxiety disorders and OCD. She is particularly interested in developing effective treatments specific to postpartum onset anxiety and OCD.

Gabrielle Freitag, B.A.

2nd Year Ph.D., Clinical Science in Child and Adolescent Psychology, Florida International University

Gabrielle is a first-year doctoral student in the Clinical Science Ph.D. program at Florida International University working with Dr. Jonathan Comer, Ph.D. Prior to joining FIU, she completed her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Child Development at Vanderbilt University, after which she went on to pursue a 2-year postbaccalaureate Intramural Research Training Award fellowship at the National Institute of Mental Health in the Section on Development and Affective Neuroscience under the mentorship of Daniel Pine, M.D. Her research interests broadly focus on probing mechanisms of change in empirically-based interventions for youth with anxiety and mood disorders, with the ultimate goal of informing the development and dissemination of more personalized treatment for youth with psychiatric comorbidity.

Reilly Gallin

2nd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University

Reilly is in her first year in the Clinical Psychology program at Palo Alto University. Her research interests include intervention measures to reduce instances of sex trafficking in the United States, as well as examining the impact of sex trafficking on individuals with minoritized identities. She is also interested in researching effective treatment mechanisms for intimate partner violence survivors, specifically individuals with minority gender and sexual identities. She is pleased to be serving as her university’s Campus Representative and is eager to share the Division 12 resources with her peers.

Courtney Goetz

1st-year Ph.D., Child Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University

Courtney Goetz is a 1st-year Ph.D. student in child clinical psychology at Louisiana State University working with Dr. Paul Frick. Her research and clinical interests focus on using a socioecological lens to examine, predict, and prevent conduct problems in children, with the aim to reduce the use of punitive interventions and/or justice system interactions. She is especially interested in the community- or neighborhood-level factors that can influence conduct problems.

Nandini Jhawar

3rd year, Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University

Nandini Jhawar is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology department at Syracuse University working with Dr. Kevin Antshel. Nandini’s research interests center around treatment-seeking among Asian Americans, with a focus on how Asian American parents make treatment decisions for their child’s symptoms of Attention-Deficit/ Hyperactivity Disorder. 

Elana Israel, B.A.

2nd year, Clinical Psychology, Binghamton University

Elana is a second-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Binghamton University working with Dr. Brandon Gibb. Her research interests center around risk factors for depression in children and adolescents. Specifically, she is interested in how certain vulnerabilities, such as information-processing biases and deficits in reward processing, develop in youth and contribute to internalizing symptoms.

Phyu Pannu Khin, M.A.

4th year, Clinical Psychology, University of Vermont

Pannu (she/her) is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Vermont working with Dr. Keith Burt. Pannu’s clinical and research interests focus on refugee mental health, PTSD, multicultural sensitivity, and adapting evidence-based psychological treatments to meet the unique needs of historically underserved populations. Currently, her research focuses on exploring various levels of trauma and resilience mechanisms among survivor communities in the context of political trauma.

Ciera Korte

3rd year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Palo Alto University

Ciera Korte is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at Palo Alto University, pursuing an emphasis in pediatric behavioral healthcare. She is excited to be working with Dr. Robert Friedberg at the Center for the Study and Treatment of Anxious Youth. Her research interests include measures of intolerance of uncertainty, childhood anxiety disorders, and chronic illness. She has recently been active in studies exploring the impact of COVID-19 on childhood anxiety. Clinically, Ciera is passionate about the use of cognitive-behavioral interventions, especially exposure-based treatments, for anxious youth with comorbid chronic medical conditions.

Antoine Lebeaut, M.A.

 4th Year, Clinical Psychology, University of Houston 

Antoine is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Houston and a graduate research assistant in the Trauma and Stress Studies Center. Antoine’s current research interests involve the role of transdiagnostic risk factors in co-occurring PTSD and substance use disorders and improving the efficacy of treatment for trauma-related disorders. 

Rebecca E. Lubin, M.A.

3rd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Boston University

Rebecca Lubin is a 2nd-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Boston University (BU) working with Michael W. Otto, Ph.D. Her research interests focus on understanding the mechanisms of therapeutic change for anxiety-, fear-based, and related disorders in order to inform novel interventions and optimize evidence-based treatments. 

Francisco Marquez

2nd-year, Clinical Psychology, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa

Francisco is a 2nd-year student in the Clinical Health Psychology program at the University of Alabama. He earned his ScM in Epidemiology at Brown University after earning a BA in Philosophy at the University of California, Riverside. He is interested in learning more about the factors which mediate and moderate the association between adverse childhood experiences and deleterious health outcomes like obesity, metabolic syndrome, and depression. Clinically, he is interested in integrating statistical models into the treatment of psychological disorders in individuals exposed to trauma. During his free time, he enjoys trying new food, listening to new music, and learning the guitar.

Cathy Montgomery

3rd year, Clinical Psychology, Syracuse University

Cathy is a third-year Clinical Psychology doctoral student at Syracuse University working with Dr. Kevin Antshel in the ADHD Lifespan, Treatment, Education, and Research (ALTER) Lab. Her research interests focus on the diagnosis and treatment of ADHD in Black youth, more specifically on treatment decision-making in parents of Black youth with ADHD. Further research interests include examining potential discrepancies in parent and teacher reports of ADHD symptoms in Black youth. In addition to research, Cathy currently serves as a student clinician in the SU Psychological Services Center, working with children, adolescents, and young adults to provide individual therapy, psychological assessments, and group-based psychoeducation programming.

Lesley Norris, M.A.

5th Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Temple University

Lesley Norris is a fourth-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at Temple University working with Dr. Philip Kendall. Lesley’s research interests center around the development of individualized interventions for anxious youth, with a focus on identifying baseline predictors and moderators of response and non-response to treatment. Clinically, Lesley is interested in the use of exposure-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy for anxious youth and prolonged exposure therapy for those who have dealt with trauma.

Cristina Pinheiro, B.S.

1st Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Kentucky

Cristina Pinheiro is a 1st year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Kentucky (UK) working with Dr. Justin Karr, Ph.D., and Dr. Suzanne Segerstrom, Ph.D. Cristina is specializing in neuropsychology and her research and clinical interests focus on aging and understanding the role inflammation plays in cognitive health in late life. She is excited to gain more experience integrating science/research with clinical practice. Gaining knowledge of neuropsychological assessments and their interpretations will be instrumental in guiding her research projects. In her free time, she enjoys hiking and camping at the Red River Gorge and spending time with her cats and German Shepherd.

Malena Price, M.A.

Clinical Psychology, University of Miami

Malena Price is a Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program at the University of Miami. She earned a B.A. in International Studies and Arabic from Duke University in 2015, and a Masters in Global Health from Duke in 2018. After finishing her Masters, Malena completed a Fulbright Research Grant in Amman, Jordan focused on chronic stressors in Jordanian adolescents and Sudanese and Syrian refugees. Malena’s research interests are focused on the implementation of evidence-based treatments that address trauma and torture among African American, Black, and refugee populations in the United States and abroad. Malena is passionate about expanding access to comprehensive mental health services in community-based settings.

Mark Reinecke, Ph.D.

Northwestern University, Chicago, IL

Mark is a Professor Emeritus at Northwestern University in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences.

Melina Sneesby

1st Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, the University of North Carolina at Greensboro

Melina is a doctoral student in the clinical psychology program at the University of North Carolina at Greensboro, which is embedded in the scientist-practitioner model. She currently works with Dr. Rosemery Nelson Gray in the Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD) Lab. Her research broadly focuses on the links between personality traits, emotional experience, interpersonal relationships, and externalizing behavior in BPD. More specifically, she is interested in investigating how individual differences in these constructs lead to diverging manifestations and behavioral outcomes to differentiate prognosis and inform treatment targets. Prior to beginning graduate school, she received a B.S. in Psychology from California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo in 2019. Following her undergraduate studies, she was a clinical research coordinator at the University of California, Davis Medical Center in the Division of Infectious Diseases, Internal Medicine.”

Faith Stoneking

1st year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Louisiana State University

Faith Stoneking is a first-year doctoral student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at Louisiana State University working with Amy Copeland, Ph.D., M.P. She also works as the lab manager of Dr. Copeland’s Smoking & Substance Abuse Clinical Research Lab. Her clinical and research interests include comorbid, maladaptive eating, and substance use behaviors, specifically within sexual and gender minority populations. She is also interested in body image, the impacts of social media on mental health, and the impact of substance use behaviors in oncology. 

Taylor Swanson

1st year Ph.D., Clinical and Health Psychology, University of Florida

Taylor is a first-year Clinical and Health Psychology Ph.D. student at the University of Florida. She received her B.A. in Psychology, Public Health, and Human Development from the University at Albany in New York and later held a 2-year post-baccalaureate research assistant position at the NIH in Bethesda, Maryland. Her interests include the relationships between health behaviors, psychosocial factors, environment, and health literacy within individuals with or at risk of chronic illnesses. She is also interested in how these relationships interact so that lifestyle management and prevention interventions can be developed at both the individual and community levels.

Lauren Thaxter

2nd year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Mississippi

I am currently in my second year of the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of Mississippi. I received my master’s degree in Clinical Psychology with a focus in Psychotherapy and Technology from Teachers College, Columbia University. My research interests broadly include health psychology, specifically working with populations who have chronic illnesses and/or chronic pain. These interests led me to my current position in the Migraine and Behavioral Health Laboratory at the University of Mississippi.

Qing Yin

3rd Year Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, Rutgers University

Qing Yin is a clinical psychology Ph.D. student at Rutgers University. She works with Dr. Shireen Rizvi at the dialectical behavior therapy research/training clinic at Rutgers. She received a B.S. in psychology from the University of Washington in 2016 and later an M.S. in clinical behavioral psychology from Eastern Michigan University in 2019. After coming to Rutgers, Yin has furthered her interest in improving behavioral intervention for emotion dysregulation and suicide. Her research interests include identifying processes of changes in DBT and evaluating novel approaches to DBT implementation.