Mallory Dobias, B.S.
Mallory is a first-year Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. She graduated from the University of Texas at Austin in December 2016 with a B.S. in Psychology. Her primary research interests include evaluating and improving the treatment of internalizing symptoms in youth, particularly higher-severity symptoms of self-injury and suicidality. She plans to identify treatment mediators, develop brief, scalable interventions, and implement these interventions within accessible community settings.
Jenna Sung, B.A.
Jenna is a first-year Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. Jenna graduated from Emory University with a B.A. in Psychology and a minor in Educational Studies. After graduation, she pursued a post baccalaureate position at Brown University’s Pediatric Anxiety Research Center (PARC). Her primary research interests are: (a) identifying targetable, transdiagnostic processes underlying child internalizing disorders and applying that knowledge to develop brief, patient-centered treatments, (b) minimizing disparities in treatment access by addressing multiple level barriers to care, and (c) exploring applications of technology to better engage mechanisms of change, enhance assessment, and improve patient matching to appropriate treatment.
Emma Mumper, M.A.
Emma is a fourth-year clinical psychology Ph.D. student at Stony Brook University. She graduated from Indiana University in 2016. Her research interests include investigating how environmental factors interact with temperament and other individual differences to influence affective and motivational systems underlying internalizing psychopathology, and translating etiological risk factors into treatment targets.
Emma is an affiliated graduate student in the Lab for Scalable Mental Health. Her primary mentor is Dr. Daniel Klein.
Dr. Schleider will be reviewing applications for new clinical psychology Ph.D. students for the 2020-2021 academic year. More information about Stony Brook University's APA- and PCSAS-accredited clinical psychology doctoral program is available here.
Dr. Schleider is happy to discuss the lab's current and future research directions with prospective Ph.D. students. Please email with any questions or for more information, including a CV and a brief description of your interests.
Doctoral Intern and Affiliated Researcher
Michael Mullarkey, M.A.
Michael completed a BA/MA in Clinical Psychology at American University and then worked as a research assistant at the University of North Carolina-Chapel Hill’s Medical School. He is currently a PhD candidate in Clinical Psychology at University of Texas at Austin and completing his predoctoral psychology internship at Stony Brook University. His current projects are focused on translating symptom-level findings into scalable, targeted interventions for psychopathology.
Links: Website | CV | Google Scholar | Twitter
Renee Gilbert, B.A.
Renee is a recent Stony Brook graduate with a BA in Psychology. She is a Master's student in General Psychology at Stony Brook. She previously worked on a qualitative data analysis project on insights of healthy aging in Dr. Stacy Scott’s Lab for Stress, Emotions, and Health. She is interested in studying resilience and is excited to conduct research on youth mental illness, and in particular, efficient and accessible ways to foster mental well-being among young people today. After her Master’s, she hopes to pursue her PhD.
Amanda Bianco, B.A.
Amanda is a recent graduate from Appalachian State University in Boone, NC with a BA in Psychology. She is a Master's student in the General Psychology program at Stony Brook. Her past research centered in suicide prevention, specifically CALM (Counseling on Access to Lethal Means) training. She is interested in studying suicidal ideation and suicide risk factors among youth, as well as ways to increase accessibility to services. After her Master’s, she hopes to pursue a PsyD in Clinical Psychology.
Briana Rosenberg, B.A.
Briana is a Master's student in General Psychology at Stony Brook. She graduated from Stony Brook University in 2019 with a double major in Women's Studies and Sociology and a minor in Health, Medicine, and Society. She is interested in studying ways to develop and distribute accessible interventions to youth and adolescents affected by mental illness. After graduation she aspires to pursue a PhD in psychology so she can help serve marginalized communities.