Position: Associate Professor
Campus Affiliation: John Jay College of Criminal Justice
Degrees/Diplomas: Ph.D., The New School for Social Research.
Training Area: Basic and Applied Social Psychology|Clinical Psychology @ John Jay College
Research Interests: Psychotherapeutic Treatments for Servere Psychopathology; Underlying Psychological Processes Involved in Comorbid Substance Use Disorders and PTSD
The research in my lab focuses on understanding the relationship between psychological pain and impulsive behavior in people who have been diagnosed with an addiction. In addition, members of my lab are developing a psychodynamic treatment for these problems.
Last, I am director of the department's Addiction Studies Program where students can get the classroom training to become a Credentialed Alcohol and Substance Abuse Counselor (CASAC) in New York State.