Graduate Students

Nicole Barroso

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Nicole is a sixth-year doctoral student interested in the relation between parenting practices and parental psychopathology on early childhood social-emotional and behavioral problems. Specifically, she is interested in early childhood emotion development, including emotion expression, emotion regulation, and emotion socialization, as well as difficulties in early childhood prosocial behavior, including aggression and peer problems. Click here for CV.

  • Master of Science in Psychology: Florida International University, 2014
  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology: University of Florida, 2011

Loreen Magariño

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Loreen is a second-year doctoral student interested in the intersection of culture and mental health. Specifically, she is interested in: 1) the role of ecological factors and culture in the conceptualization, diagnosis, treatment, and prevention of behavioral and emotional problems in children and adolescents from diverse backgrounds, 2) public policy surrounding family and child mental health, and 3) the impact of trauma on youth psychological and social development Click here for CV.

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Psychology, Minor in Anthropology, University of Florida, 2015

Brynna Heflin

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Brynna Heflin is a first-year doctoral student broadly interested in treatments for young children with behavioral and emotional problems. Specifically, she is interested in 1) the role of parent symptomatology in the effectiveness of treatment, 2) emotion regulation and emotion talk in promoting positive behaviors in children, and 3) the role of feeding problems, and other pediatric disorders. Click here for CV.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology: University of Virginia

* Perrine Heymann

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Perrine is a first-year doctoral student broadly interested in behavioral dysregulation in young children and the effectiveness of evidence based parent child therapy. Specifically, she is interested in 1) the emotion regulation, 2) language development, 3) the role of family risk factors on treatment outcomes. Click here for CV.

  • Bachelor’s Degree, Psychology: University of Pittsburgh