Received her MA in counseling psychology from Boston College in 2012 and her BA in psychology from Boston University in 2008. She has co-authored several scientific posters and articles and has contributed to research projects on hoarding and OCD at Boston University; Tourette Syndrome, OCD and ADHD at Mass General Hospital; and substance abuse in a VA primary care setting at the Bedford VAMC. Additionally, she served as the project coordinator for the Safing Center, a clinic at the Bedford VAMC that focuses on intimate partner violence. Her current research and clinical interests include integrated behavioral healthcare and effective interventions and treatment for substance abuse. She is presently a graduate research assistant in Dr. Christina Lee’s Motivational Interviewing and Health Disparities Research Lab.
received an M.S. in Mental Health Counseling from Springfield College in 2005 and an M.Ed. from Northeastern University in 2012. Her primary research interests include intersections of race, gender and culture and subsequent implications for psychopathology, counseling, and practice. Her previous work has examined conceptions of mental illness in African student populations. Oyenike has held clinical fieldwork placements at Bridgewater State University Counseling Center and Lemuel Shattuck Hospital. Currently, she is active on several research teams exploring a wide range of topics: racial microaggressions among women of color; eating and appearance research; women’s experiences with interpersonal violence; gluten-free diet adherence among youth with celiac disease; and analysis of an integrative intervention for women with chronic pain. Oyenike is currently working on her dissertation exploring body Image and objectified body consciousness among African women.
came to the United States as an international student from Jamaica and has earned both her MS and BA at Florida International University in Miami, Florida in Mental Health Counseling and Psychology respectively. She also received an Associate’s of Arts in psychology from Middlesex County College, NJ. Before moving to Boston, and enrolling in the doctoral program at Northeastern University, she worked as a Children’s Mental Health Counselor for the Department of Children & Families and as a secondary education School Counselor for both private and public schools in Florida. Her interests include social justice, racial, gender and sexual minorities, advocacy, cultural competence and supporting student success in academics.
received an M.S. from Palo Alto University and a B.A. from University of California, San Diego. His primary interests are in the area of eating and appearance research and health psychology. His previous work has examined health and gender disparities and barriers to treatment in the VA healthcare system. He has held clinical positions working with adolescents and adults with a range of psychological and behavioral disabilities.
received his MA in Cognitive Neuroscience from Boston College and BA in the History of Art from the University of Michigan. He has co-authored a number of papers on schizophrenia and other psychopathology using neuroimaging techniques. He is currently a 4th year doctoral student at Northeastern University in the Counseling Psychology PhD program. His most recent interests include psychodynamic therapy and ethics. Presently, he is researching the behavior and attitudes of psychologists towards the ethics of making referrals.