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KPA Foundation Student SpotlightPresentation Transcript
2012 KPA Foundation Spring Academic Conference
• Senior Psychology Major at UK• Clinic Assistant at Jesse G. Harris Psychological Services Center • Interested in Health Psychology and Working with Children • Wants to Pursue a Masters Degree in Social Work, with a Concentration in Clinical Work
Jaime Hardy, M.S. • 3rd year at UK in clinical psychology• Research interests: effects of chronic pain on self- regulatory fatigue • Clinical interests: behavioral medicine including pain management, treatment for insomnia, and interventions with patient populations
Dorneshia L. Thomas • Junior Psychology Major at UK • Research Interests include Standardized Testing, Psychometrics, and the Psychology of Religion and Spirituality • Aspires to be a Clinical Psychologist
Tess Perica• Junior Psychology Major at UK • Conducted Research with Dr. DeWall on Rejection and Aggression • Interested in Clinical Psychology & Couples Therapy • Member of Psy Chi at UK
Jordan Harp, M.S.“KPA has helped me network and stay informed about psychology in Kentucky” • 4th Year Graduate Student in Clinical Psychology at UK • Neuropsychology concentration with interests in Brain Injury Rehab, Effort Testing, Psychopharmacol ogy, & Instrumental Evaluation • Current Assistant Director at Harris Psychological Services Center
Tessa Meek • Senior Psychology Major at UK • Research Interest in Mindfulness-Based Therapy • Administrative Clinic Assistant at Harris Psychological Services Center• Aspires to complete a Masters degree in Counseling Psychology
Antonio Ellzey • Senior Psychology Major at UK • Research Interests are Moods and Anxiety within Families, Currently Works with Dr. Carlson • Aspires to purse a PhD in Clinical Psychology, in order to Become a Clinical Psychologist
Alexis Farley• Senior Psychology Major at UK • Research Interests in Psychology & Law, Jury- Based Decision Making• Wants to go to Graduate School for a Clinical Psychology PhD with a Law focus• Clinic Assistant at Harris Psychological Services Center
Timothy Deckman, M.S. • 4th year at UK in experimental social psychology • Research interests include self- control, aggression and social exclusion • Research assistant at Center for Drug Abuse Research Translation (CDART)KPA has been great for learning about local research opportunities
Alison Kaiser, M.S.• 4th year student in UKs Clinical Psychology Program• Clinic Assistant Coordinator at the Jesse Harris PSC
Brianna Brown • Senior Psychology Major at UK • Interested in Research with Parent Problem Drinking • Worked as an RA in UK’s Family & Child Development Lab • Aspires to get a Masters degree in Mental Health Counseling
Tory Eisenlohr-Moul, M.S.• 4th year at UK in clinical psychology • Research interests: identification of autonomic and hormonal predictors of within- person variability in self- control and impulsivity • Clinical interests: treatment of chronic social or physical pain and deficits in self-regulation I have benefitted greatly from KPAs advocacy training!
Miriam A. Selph, B.A. • 2nd year Psy.D. student at Spalding • Research interests include sexual reactivity, delinquency, and cognitive distortions related to sexual offending • Interned at Magnolia Creek Residential Treatment Facility for Eating Disorders • Practicums at Home of the Innocents, and the Louisville VAKPA has been a wonderful source of information, training, and networking opportunities!
Alexandria Hagan• Junior Psychology Major at UK • Interested in Working with Children 12 & under• Clinic Assistant at Harris Psychological Services Center • Wants to Pursue a Masters degree in Child Therapy & Social Work
Erica Birkley, M.S. • 3rd year in Clinical Psychology at UK • Research interests: PartnerViolence, Alcohol, Aggress ion, Relational Trauma• Group Coordinator at Harris Psychological Services Center • KPA Grad Student RepresentativeKPA has been wonderful for networking, volunteer opportunities, and learning about advocacy!
Samantha Yung • Senior at the University of Louisville • Double major in Psychology and Sociology • Research and academic interests include intergroup relations, peace- building, and social justice issues • Student Intern at the Kentucky Psychological AssociationKPA has been a great place for me to explore my interests in the field of psychology and to gain valuable experience working for a non-profit organization