teaching

SPRING 2015

  • TF: Psychological Science (3 sections), Prof. Steven Pinker, Harvard University
  • TF: Social Psychology (2 sections), Prof. Joshua Greene, Harvard University
  • TA: Social Psychology, Prof. Andrea Heberlein, Boston College

FALL 2014

  • TF: Social Psychology (5 Sections), Prof. Fiery Cushman, Harvard University

SPRING 2014

  • TF: Social Psychology (3 Sections), Prof. Joshua Greene, Harvard University
  • Instructor: Clinical Psychology, Boston College

SPRING 2013

  • TA: Social Psychology, Prof. Andrea Heberlein, Boston College

FALL 2012

  • TA: Social Psychology, Prof. Andrea Heberlein, Boston College

SPRING 2012

  • TA: Abnormal Psychology, Prof. Marilee Ogren, Boston College

FALL 2011

  • TA: Developmental Psychology,Prof. Sara Cordes, Boston College

 

service

Vice President, Graduate Student Council, Graduate School of Arts and Sciences Department of Psychology, Boston College (2012 – 2014)

Mentor, Psi Chi Grad-Undergrad Mentorship Program, Boston College (2012 – 2014)

Co-Founder, Graduate Research Workshop, Department of Psychology, Boston College (2012 – 2015)

 

clinical experience

Intern, Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy (09/10 – present: 600-hour internship), Children’s Hospital Boston, 300 Longwood Avenue, Boston, MA

Co-led and planned psychotherapy, expressive therapy, and mindfulness groups with children and adolescents in acute psychiatric crisis on the Inpatient Psychiatry Unit, Bader 5.  Co-led outpatient social skills groups for adolescent girls.  Supervisors: Ariel Botta, LICSW, Director, Group Psychotherapy, Children’s Hospital Boston & Susan Stone, LMHC, ATR-BC, RPT-S

Art Therapist (07/10 – 09/10), Raw Art Works, 37 Central Square, Lynn, MA

Co-led children’s groups in the community-based art therapy program, and adolescent groups in the studio-based art therapy program.  Designed arts-based directives focusing on expression, personal empowerment, cooperative skill-building, and transforming violence with underserved adolescents.  Supervisor: Kathe Swaback, MA, ATR

Intern, Mental Health Counseling and Art Therapy (09/09 – 05/10: 450-hour internship), Victims of Crime and Loss (VOCAL) Program, 156 Cabot Street, Beverly, MA

Individual counseling and art therapy sessions with children, adolescents and family members who survived traumatic loss in the context of murder, suicide, incarceration and abuse.  Co-led psychotherapy and expressive therapies groups for children at schools and in the community. Supervisor: Caryn Berman, LICSW

Certified Sexual Assault Counselor (08/04 – 04/05); Santa Barbara Rape Crisis Center, 433 E. Cañon Perdido Street, Santa Barbara, CA

Provided counseling, medical and legal information and referrals to sexual assault survivors. Served on the 24-hour hotline. Supervisor: Yesenia Curiel

other professional experience

Artist / Designer; Merchandising Manager – Checkerboard Limited, West Boylston, MA (04/02 – 07/10); Design of fine stationery and related products; won national industry awards. Conceptualized and designed new 2D and 3D products and product lines, wrote marketing copy, created marketing materials for web, print, in-store displays. 

Group Design Manager – Barefoot Books, Cambridge, MA (09/07 – 07/08) Planned marketing campaigns and designed all marketing materials for the US and UK branches.

Exhibiting fine artist.