Elena Schiavone B.A.

Elena is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She started working at PARC in June 2018 after receiving her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Pennsylvania.

 

Elena's research interests include identifying mediators and moderators of effective treatment for youth with anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD), increasing implementation of evidence-based care, and addressing barriers to mental health treatment to minimize disparities.

 

After her time at PARC, Elena plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Elena grew up in New Jersey, and in her free time enjoys hiking national parks, hosting game nights, and cooking for her family and friends.

Lauren is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center. Lauren began working at PARC in June 2020 after graduating from the University of Miami with a degree in Psychology and French. At the University of Miami, Lauren conducted research on child and adult anxiety and OCD and completed a thesis on early response to a transdiagnostic treatment for emotional disorders.

 

Lauren’s research interests include examining the risk factors, higher order processes and symptoms that contribute to the onset and maintenance of OCD and understanding which components of exposure and response prevention target certain symptoms or higher order processes to act as a mechanism of change in the treatment of OCD.

 

After working at PARC, Lauren plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.

Lauren Milgram B.A.
Grace Cain B.A.

Grace is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She started working at PARC in June 2020 after receiving her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Child and Family Studies from Bryn Mawr College. 

 

Her research interests include effective treatment for anxiety disorders and OCD, implementation of evidence-based treatment, and the relationship between cultural factors and presentation of mental health symptoms.

 

Grace plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology after her time at PARC. Grace grew up in Chicago and enjoys running, cooking (eating), playing video games, and spending time with her friends and family.

Caroline Forest M.A.

Caroline is a clinical research assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She joined PARC in June 2020 after receiving her M.A. in Psychology from Brandeis University.

Her research interests include exploring effective treatments for anxiety and obsessive-compulsive disorder (OCD) in adolescents and young adults. More specifically, she is interested in the effectiveness of the combination of exposure response prevention (ERP) therapy and mindfulness-based therapies.

 

After her time at Bradley Hospital, Caroline plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Caroline grew up in Massachusetts and enjoys yoga, spending time with her dogs, and listening to true-crime podcasts.

Lauren Edwards B.A.

Lauren Edwards is currently a clinical research assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She joined PARC in June 2019 after graduating from Indiana University with a B.A. in Psychology and minors in Counseling and Law and Public Policy.

 

Her research interests include anxiety and trauma in children, adolescents, and young adults. More specifically she is interested in developing prevention strategies and implementing interventions while working with families in order to help their children long-term.

 

Lauren plans on pursuing a Ph.D. in clinical psychology after her time at PARC. Lauren grew up in Colorado and enjoys listening to music, singing, photography, hiking, and spending time with family and friends in her free time.

Erin Mamaril B.S.

Erin Mamaril is a Clinical Research Assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She joined PARC in June 2019 after graduating from the University of Arizona with a B.S. in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science and Psychology and a minor in Public Health.

Her research interests include dissemination of evidence-based treatments into community mental health settings, increasing access to mental health services, and the neural mechanisms of change underlying anxiety treatment.

After her time at PARC, Erin plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Erin grew up in sunny Arizona and enjoys playing guitar, cozying up with a good book, and drinking lots of tea.

Anna Charlton B.A.

Anna Charlton is a clinical research assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). She joined PARC in June 2019 after graduating from Virginia Tech with a B.S. in Psychology and Human Development and a minor in Leadership and Social Change.

 

Her research interests broadly encompass treatment for anxiety disorders and OCD, including identifying mediators and moderators of effective treatment and augmenting exposure therapy by various clinical presentations.

 

After her time at PARC, Anna plans to pursue a Ph.D. in clinical psychology. Anna grew up in Virginia and enjoys playing piano, reading true-crime books, and spending time with friends and family.

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