Lucas Morgan (2015)

Master’s Thesis: The practice effect: The relationships among the frequency of early formal mindfulness practice, mindfulness skills, worry, and quality of life in an acceptance-based behavior therapy for generalized anxiety disorder

Dissertation In the face of adversity: Valued living and decentering as buffering factors in the relationships among social disadvantage, psychological distress, drinking to cope and problem drinking.

Internship: I Ola Lahui Rural Hawai’i Behavioral Health, Rural mental health and primary care focus, Honolulu and Hilo, Hawai’i

Post-doctoral Fellowship: I Ola Lahui Rural Hawai’i Behavioral Health, Geropsychology focus, Honolulu, Hawai’i

Emaillucas.morgan@gmail.com

Jessica Graham (2014)

Master’s Thesis: The relationship between racist experiences and anxiety in a Black sample: Moderating effects of church-based social support

Dissertation: Racism and anxiety in a Black American sample: The role of mediators and a brief mindfulness manipulation

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Fellowship:  Women’s Health Sciences Division, Boston VA Healthcare System

Current Position: Assistant Professor, Salem State University

Email: jessica.rose.graham@gmail.com

Kathleen Sullivan Kalill (2012)

Master´s Thesis: Understanding male violence toward female intimate partners: An exploratory examination of the contributions of childhood abuse, attachment, and dissociation.

Dissertation: The role of difficulties in emotion regulation in the relationship between experiences of trauma and later dissociation

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Current Positions: Research Associate, National Center for PTSD, Boston VA Healthcare System; Private Practice, Eastham, MA.

Emailksullivankalill@gmail.com

Michael Treanor (2012)

Master´s Thesis: The Relationship Between control-related beliefs and anxiety: A multidimensional approach

Dissertation: The impact of mindfulness on exposure and extinction processes in social anxiety

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Post-doctoral Fellow, UCLA Anxiety Disorders Research Center

Emailmtrean@gmail.com

Cara Fuchs (2011)

Master´s Thesis: Understanding the experience and management of subjectively negative emotions among individuals who identify with working class family backgrounds

Dissertation: Exploring predictors of well-being after exposure to inter-caregiver aggression in childhood: Examining the role of emotional support and emotional and cognitive processing

Internship: University of Washington School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Adult Track

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Research Fellow, Brown University Medical School, Integrated Primary Care

Current Position:  Associate Psychologist in the Department of Psychiatry at Brigham and Women’s Hospital and Instructor in the Harvard Medical School

Email: cara.fuchs@gmail.com

Lindsey West (Rollock) (2011)

Master´s Thesis: The Influence of Stereotype Endorsement and Coping on Racism- Related Stress- Distress in Black Women

Dissertation: Functioning in the face of racism and its uncertainties:The potential buffering effects of values clarification and values consistency in a Black American sample

Internship: Emory University School of Medicine/Grady Health System

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Georgia Health Sciences University in the Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior and the Education Discovery Institute

Current position:  Assistant Professor in Psychiatry and Health Behavior and the Office of Diversity and Inclusion at Georgia Regents University in Augusta, GA.

Email: lindwest@gmail.com

Heidi Barrett-Model (2010)

Dissertation: Understanding revictimization: The impact of emotion suppression, acceptance, and PTSD symptomatology on risk detection abilities in sexual assault survivors

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Bedford VA Healthcare System

Current Position: Private Practice

Email: heidi.barrett@gmail.com

Shannon Erisman (2010)

Master´s Thesis: The Role of Mindfulness in Emotion Regulation: Testing the Effects of a Brief Mindfulness Intervention

Dissertation: Psychosis-proneness, mindfulness, and positive emotional experience: Examining correlational and causal relationships

Internship: Massachusetts Mental Health Center/Beth Israel Deaconess Medical Center/Harvard Medial School

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Bedford VA, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Track

Current Position: Clinical Psychologist and Director of the Postpartum Day Hospital at Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island

Email: shannon.erisman@gmail.com

Darren W. Holowka (2008)

Dissertation: Experiential Awareness and Psychological Well-Being: Preliminary Evidence of a Proposed Common Factor.

Internship: Royal Ottawa Healthcare Group Pre-doctoral Residency Program in Clinical Psychology

Post-doctoral Fellowship: National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System

Current Position: Staff Psychologist, Rhode Island Hospital

Email: holowka@gmail.com

LaTanya Rucker Sobczak (2005)

Master´s Thesis: Racial identity and the cognitive appraisal of racial stress in African Americans

Dissertation: Correlates of worry and GAD in Black/African Americans

Internship: Suffolk University Counseling Center

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Postdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry at the Duke Medical Center/Durham VA Medical Center

Current Position: Peer Advisor, Value Options, Inc.

Email: jsheria@yahoo.com

Kristalyn Salters-Pedneault (2005)

Master´s Thesis: The effects of cognitive appraisal on emotional responding and recovery from emotional events

Dissertation: Inflexibility in state and trait worry: Implications for adaptive functioning.

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Research Fellow, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System

Current Position: Associate Professor, Eastern Connecticut University

Email: Ksalters@gmail.com

Yonit Schorr (2005)

Master´s Thesis: “The impact of pre-deployment factors and mission experience on psychiatric outcomes following a peacekeeping mission to Bosnia and an exploration of potential buffering factors.

Dissertation: “Quality of life after exposure to trauma: Moving beyond symptom assessment and exploring resilience factors”

Internship: May Institute

Current Position: Research Fellow, National Center for PTSD, VA Boston Healthcare System

Email: Yschorr@hotmail.com

Matthew Tull (2005)

Dissertation: A preliminary investigation of emotional avoidance and emotional awareness among a sample of non-treatment seeking panickers

Internship: Boston Consortium in Clinical Psychology

Postdoctoral Fellowship: Post-doctoral Fellow and Director of Basic Emotion Research at the UMD Center for Additions, Personality and Emotion Research, College Park, MD.

Current Position: Associate Professor and Director of Anxiety Disorders Research, Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior, University of Mississippi Medical Center, Jackson, MS.

Website: http://pertlab.umc.edu/

Kim Gratz (2003)

Master´s Thesis: The measurement, functions, and etiology of deliberate self-harm

Dissertation: A theoretically-based etiological model of deliberate self-harm: The role of childhood maltreatment, affect intensity/reactivity, emotional inexpressivity, and emotion dysregulation in self-harm behavior

Internship: McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Clinical and Research Fellow, Center for the Treatment of Borderline Personality Disorder, McLean Hospital/Harvard Medical School

Current Position: Professor in the Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior at the University of Mississippi Medical Center, where she serves as the Director of Personality Disorders Research, Director of the Dialectical Behavior Therapy Clinic and Director of the Division of Gender, Sexuality, and Health

Email: Klgratz@aol.com

Website: http://pertlab.umc.edu/

Matthew Jakupcak (2003)

Master´s Thesis: “The role of masculine ideology and masculine gender role stress in men´s perpetration of relationship violence”

Dissertation: “Emotionality, Masculine Gender Role Stress, and Shame in Relationship to Men’s Anger, Hostility, and Aggression”

Internship: Seattle VA, Puget Sound Health Care System

Post-doctoral Fellowship: Mental Illness, Research, Education and Clinical Center, Veterans Affairs Puget Sound Health Care System, Seattle, WA

Current Position: Staff psychologist, Deployment Health Services, Primary Care Mental Health Integration Team, Puget Sound Health Care System; Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Health Sciences, University of Washington School of Medicine

Email: Matthew.Jakupcak@va.gov