Post-Doctoral Fellow
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Location: Chino Hills, CA, USA
School: Indiana University of Pennsylvania
Major: Clinical Psychology

Post-Doctoral Fellow

Education
Doctorate in Clinical Psychology in Clinical Psychology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
August 2015 to July 2020

Master of Arts in Clinical Psychology
Indiana University of Pennsylvania-Main Campus - Indiana, PA
August 2015 to May 2017

Bachelor's in Psychology
University of California-Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
September 2010 to December 2013

Work Experience

Clinical Psychology Predoctoral Intern
Ohio Psychology Internship Consortium- Summit Psychological Associates - Akron, OH
July 2019 to Present
Supervisors: Meryl Orlando, Ph.D. & Sylvia O'Bradovich, Psy.D.
• Provide individual therapy for clients with a variety of problems, including sex offender, substance
use, and mental health, both self-referred and on State/Federal Probation/Parole.
• Implement empirically-supported treatment interventions, including Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
(CBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Motivational Interviewing (MI), and TraumaInformed Care
• Develop and implement empirically-supported treatment plans for individual and group treatment
clients
• Lead one outpatient Federal sex offender treatment group
• Lead two outpatient education groups- one male 26-week Conflict Solutions anger management
group and one female 26-week Conflict Solutions anger management group
• Lead two groups in a Community Based Correctional Facility for both General Population and
medication-assisted treatment (MAT) males
• Maintain a caseload of over sixty clients while remaining in compliance with several administrative
requirements, including group attendance and homework monitoring, monthly Probation/Parole
reports, and scheduling
Clinical Psychology Intern
Ohio Psychology Internship Consortium- Summit Psychological Associates - Akron, OH
July 2019 to Present
Supervisors: Meryl Orlando, Ph.D. & Sylvia O'Bradovich, Psy.D.
• Co-lead a variety of evaluations, including Competency to Stand Trial, Not Guilty by Reason of
Insanity, and Pre-Employment evaluations in a variety of settings, including outpatient office, jail, and
psychiatric hospital settings.
• Write and submit comprehensive assessment reports to referral sources in a timely manner.
• Conduct intake and diagnostic assessments for incoming clients seeking sex offender, substance
abuse, or general mental health treatment

Researcher

Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
September 2018 to Present
Dissertation Supervisor- Anthony Perillo, Ph.D.
• Hindsight Bias in Clinical Violence Risk Assessment: Moderating Factors and Debiasing Techniques

Practicum Clinician
State Correctional Institute (SCI)- Laurel Highlands - Somerset, PA
November 2018 to December 2019
Supervisor- Murray Thompson, Ph.D.
• Provide weekly group therapy to inmates (primarily sexual offender and drug/alcohol treatment)
• Conduct monthly psychological check-ins with inmates on the mental health roster
• Conduct parole evaluations, risk assessments, sexual offender treatment evaluations, and
intellectual disability assessments with adult male inmates
• Administer, score, and interpret the PAI and WAIS-IV
• Complete integrated reports with recommendations regarding release and/or treatment
considerations
Hours: 10 hours per week

Board Member
Actively Moving Forward- Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
August 2018 to May 2019
• Coordinate outreach events to help students work through their grief actively
• Attend regular board meetings
Graduate Assistant
Indiana University of Pennsylvania, Counseling Center - Indiana, PA
August 2018 to May 2019
Supervisor- David Myers, Ph.D.
• Provide weekly individual therapy to 8-10 undergraduate and graduate students with diverse
pathology (Panic, Anxiety, Depression, Interpersonal difficulties)
• Plan for and lead a weekly women's process group
• Conduct and document 2 scheduled intakes weekly
• Conduct and document 1-2 hours of triage/walk-in appointments weekly
• Participate in weekly case conference meetings and didactic/training seminars
Hours: 20 hours per week

Research Assistant
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
September 2017 to May 2019
Supervisor- Jennifer Perillo, Ph.D.
• Assist in investigating the relationship between false confessions and plea bargaining
• Pose in experimental manipulation offering plea bargains to undergraduate participants

Police Academy Examiner
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
February 2016 to May 2019
• Interview applicants to determine suitability for the University police academy
• Assess for presence of major mental illness, substance abuse, inappropriate coping methods, and/or
personality pathology
• Administer, score, and interpret the MMPI-2 and NEO-PI-R
• Complete integrated reports with recommendations regarding acceptance/rejection of applicants
Hours: Approximately 15 hours over 7 occasions

Psychology Graduate Student Organization President/Representative
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
August 2015 to May 2019
Indiana, PA
• Serve as president and liaison between faculty and graduate students
• Served as a cohort representative for three years

Therapist
Pediatric Therapy Associates - Chino Hills, CA
May 2018 to August 2018
Supervisor- Stephanie Pelayo, Psy.D.
• Provided weekly outpatient individual therapy to children, adolescents, and adults with diverse
pathology (Panic, Anxiety, Behavioral issues, Interpersonal difficulties)
• Planned for and led a weekly social skills therapy group for adolescents
• Administered, scored, and interpreted test batteries to screen for ADHD
• Completed assessment reports
• Provided feedback to clients
Hours: 10 hours per week

Student Supervisor
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
February 2018 to May 2018
• Provided live observation/supervision to first-year doctoral students conducting individual therapy in
the university clinic
• Provided feedback, reviewed video, and helped improve introductory clinical skills
• Edited progress notes, intake reports, and other clinical writing
Hours: 4 hours per week

Practicum Clinician
Torrance State Hospital (Civil) - Derry, PA
September 2017 to May 2018
Supervisor- Danielle Adamsky, Psy.D.
• Provided weekly individual therapy to 5-6 patients with diverse pathology (Borderline Personality
Disorder, Antisocial Personality Disorder, Schizoaffective Disorder)
• Participated in a multidisciplinary team to discuss treatment planning for patients on the wards
• Administered, scored and interpreted test batteries, including psychodiagnostic as well as symptom
inventories
• Conducted competency to stand trial evaluations with Forensic patients
• Completed assessment reports
Hours: 8 hours per week

Practicum Clinician
Robert Coufal, PhD and Associates - Pittsburgh, PA
September 2017 to May 2018
• Participated in professional development seminars on forensic work
• Conducted and documented intake interviews
• Conducted weekly individual therapy and treatment planning with clients charged or convicted of sex
offenses (pre-trial, county probation, and federal probation)
• Co-led a weekly group comprised of men charged with child pornography offenses (pre- and posttrial)
• Collaborated with relevant parties, including attorneys and probation officers
• Administered, scored, and interpreted test batteries, including assessments of intelligence,
personality, and reported symptoms
• Prepared clients for polygraph examinations
Hours: 9 hours per week

Researcher
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
September 2017 to March 2018
Supervisor- Alynda Randolph, M.A.
• Assisted Doctoral Candidate with dissertation research regarding malingering measures (M-FAST and
Atypical Presentations Scale)
• Administered assessment measures to participants and score measures

Student Supervisor
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
October 2017 to December 2017
Supervisor- Pearl Berman, Ph.D.
• Provided live supervision to undergraduate students in a simulated forensic clinical interview
environment
• Provided verbal and written feedback regarding clinical and forensic interviewing skills
Hours: 2 hours per week

Graduate Assistant
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
May 2017 to September 2017
Supervisor- Laura Knight, Ph.D.
• Recruited research participants from high and low ADHD symptom groups
• Administered the K-SADS to participants
• Summarized clinical interview and self-report data

Student Clinician
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
June 2017 to August 2017
• Conducted intake interviews and wrote reports for new clients
• Developed case conceptualizations and treatment plans
• Provided weekly individual psychotherapy to community members
• Observed peers in session and provided brief supervision
Hours: 3 hours per week
• Conducted diagnostic assessments for Autism Spectrum Disorder
• Administered, scored, and interpreted structured interviews, such as the ADI-R and K-SADS, and
other psychological measures
• Completed assessment reports
• Engaged in feedback sessions with clients
Hours: Vary depending on case load (usually 3 hours per week)

Student Clinician
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
January 2017 to May 2017
• Conducted intake interviews and wrote reports for new clients
• Developed case conceptualizations and treatment plans
• Provided weekly individual psychotherapy to university students and community members
• Observed peers in session and provided brief supervision
Hours: 6 hours per week

Student Clinician
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
August 2016 to May 2017
• Conducted learning disability and neuropsychological evaluations
• Administered, scored, and interpreted structured interviews such as the SCID-IV and various
neuropsychological assessment measures
• Completed assessment reports
• Provided feedback to clients regarding assessment results
Hours: Vary depending on case load (usually 6 hours per week)

Graduate Assistant
Indiana University of Pennsylvania - Indiana, PA
August 2015 to December 2016
Supervisor- William Meil, Ph.D.
• Conducted literature searches
• Recruited research participants from control and smoking conditions
• Administered assessment measures to participants
• Presented research findings at IUP Psychology Day 2017

Behavior Therapist
People's Care Autism Services - Chino Hills, CA
September 2014 to July 2015
• Conducted Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) 1:1 in-home with children diagnosed with Autism
Spectrum Disorder
• Led weekly children's group designed to enhance social skills through movement, play, and art

Behavior Therapist
Lovaas Institute for Early Intervention - Los Angeles, CA
March 2014 to September 2014
• Conducted Applied Behavior Analysis (ABA) 1:1 in-home with children diagnosed with Autism
Spectrum Disorder
• Demonstrated progress and conduct parent training in weekly clinic meetings with clients and
supervisor

Member/Treasurer
Psi Chi - Los Angeles, CA
September 2012 to June 2014
• Coordinated guest lecturers from different fields in psychology
• Coordinated graduate student panel
• Organized volunteer events for local children's hospital
• Acted as treasurer from September 2013-June 2014

Research Assistant
University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
September 2012 to December 2013
• Attended weekly journal club meetings
• Attended and presented at weekly lab meetings
• Assisted PhD candidates in creating and executing research experiments

Research Assistant
University of California, Los Angeles - Los Angeles, CA
September 2011 to June 2012
• Recruited and ran participants for a Clinical PhD student's dissertation on Blood Injection Injury
Phobia
• Searched for appropriate photos to use as stimuli
• Created a survey to collect data on the intensity and valence of stimuli

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