Gabrielle is a 3rd-year doctoral candidate at the University of Hartford – Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology (GIPP). She graduated magna cum laude from the University at Albany – SUNY in 2016 with a bachelor’s degree in psychology and sociology. While there, she worked as a research assistant for three years within a cognition and language laboratory where she collected, analyzed and communicated research pertaining to bilingualism and affect. She also served as a research ambassador for the university and educated fellow students on the importance of empirical research both within and outside the field of psychology. During her doctoral studies, Gabrielle has completed a clinical practicum placement at Central Connecticut State University (CCSU) where she provided psychological treatment and assessment to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled at the university. She has experience treating concerns related to trauma, anxiety, eating disorders, depression, adjustment, relational and family stressors, grief, emerging personality disorders, and self-harm behaviors. As of September 2018, Gabrielle has passed her qualifying exam and completed all academic and clinical requirements to earn a master’s degree in clinical psychology and clinical practices. Gabrielle anticipates graduating with her doctorate in 2021 upon completion of her dissertation, and to seek employment as a licensed clinical psychologist within a college counseling center or inpatient eating disorders hospital.