PhD in Social Psychology
Steve Kronheim, 1990.
Dissertation title: Individual and group differences in minority influence.
PhD in Clinical Psychology
Teri Carroll, 1989.
Dissertation title: Self-evaluation and dysphoria: The effects of self and social comparisons
Internship: Crownsville State Hospital
Faye Dixon, 1989.
Dissertation title: Vulnerability factors in depression: A test of the diathesis- stress model in children
Internship: St. Elizabeth’s
Tom Hays, 1994.
Dissertation title: Person perception accuracy in aggressive, withdrawn, and normal 10 and 14 year-old boys
Internship: Beaverbrook Guidance Center
Lisa Drexler, 1995.
Dissertation title: Does money matter? The effect of fee structure of psychotherapy effort and outcome variables
Internship: Mount Vernon Center for Community Mental Health
Ruth Edelman, 1996.
Dissertation title: Great expectations? The relationship of goal setting, depressive symptoms, and affect intensity
Internship: Cornell University Medical Hospital/Payne Whitney
Maureen Minarik, 1997.
Dissertation title: Adult attachment in residence hall roommate relationships
Internship: Bethesda Naval Hospital
Alison Laster, 1997.
Dissertation title: A brief intervention with mildly depressed undergraduate women: Retraining attributions for dating relationships
Internship: Tulane University Medical Center
Lauryn Schmerl, 1997.
Dissertation title: Attachment style, perceptions of vulnerability, and personality functioning in survivors of childhood and adolescent cancer
Internship: Psychiatric Institute, NYC
Romy Smith, 2000.
Dissertation title: Linking goal attainment to happiness: A moderator of the media effects on eating disorders?
Internship: Springfield Hospital
Kathy Panos, 2001.
Dissertation title: Mechanisms governing the generalization of self-efficacy beliefs in collegiate athletes
Internship: St. Luke’s/Roosevelt, New York
Sarah Wesch, 2004.
Dissertation title: Factors related to appearance satisfaction among women native to the Mountain Ok area of Papua New Guinea
Internship: Kansas State University Counseling Center
Mimi Arnold, 2004.
Dissertation title: Rebuilding life after a brain injury: Do social comparisons help patients cope?
Internship: University of Texas Medical School
Jim Sexton, 2005.
Dissertation title: How attachment style influences emotional experience via appraisals and approach/avoidance motivations
Internship: The Women’s Center
Heather Bogdanoff, 2005.
Dissertation title: The role of personal goals in predicting adjustment and well-being among individuals with acquired hearing loss
Internship: Kings County Hospital, Brooklyn
Marika Kyrimis, 2006.
Dissertation title: An examination of the relationships among mindfulness, emotional acceptance, emotional awareness, self-compassion, forgiveness, and self-judgment
Internship: Cornell University/Payne Whitney
Ozge Gurel, 2007.
Dissertation title: Effects of gratitude on subjective well-being, self-construal and memory
Internship: Virginia Tech Counseling Center
Liz McIntosh, 2007.
Dissertation title: Noticing and appreciating the sunny side of life: Exploration of a novel gratitude intervention that utilizes mindfulness techniques
Internship: University of Colorado Health Sciences Center
MA in Psychology (recent)
Melissa Smith, 2008.
Thesis title: Mindfulness and college adjustment for former foster children: The mediating relationship of social support
Currently in Catholic University’s Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Laura Myhr, 2009.
Thesis title: The relationship between trait level mindfulness and coping in stressful situations
Currently in St. John’s University’s Ph.D. program in clinical psychology
Haseeb Majid, 2010. Nonthesis work on gratitude.