Erica Rosentraub, Ph.D.
Erica is a recent graduate of the doctoral program in Clinical Psychology.
Her research interests involve how differing aspects of
inter-parent aggression (i.e. psychological aggression) affects
children's adjustment as well as investigating possible points of
intervention for teen dating violence. Clinically, Erica has experience
in assessment and therapy with children and adults in the hospital
setting. She has worked at Children's Medical Center with a
concentration on autism and developmental disorders. Also, Erica has
worked at Parkland Memorial Hospital with medically ill patients,
utilizing CBT and behavioral medicine techniques to aid in patient
Laura is a fifth year graduate student. Her
research interests are interventions for children who are exposed to
domestic violence. Laura received a Bachelors Degree in Psychology and
a Masters Degree in Educational Psychology from Baylor University.
Clinically, Laura has experience in child assessment and as a therapist
for Project Support, an in-home parenting intervention. Currently, she is
working as an intern at Parkland Medical Hospital using CBT and
behavioral medicine techniques to help medically ill population. Before
beginning her doctoral studies, Laura worked at The Family Place, a
domestic violence agency in Dallas.
Deb is a fifth year graduate student in the clinical psychology PhD program.
Her research interests involve the influence of domestic violence on parent-child interactions and child functioning.
She also has experience working with veterans and PTSD patients. She is currently an intern in Utah.
Gabriella is a fourth year graduate student
in the clinical psychology program. She graduated Summa Cum Laude from
SMU in May of 2006. Her current research interests include dating
violence among college students, the development and evaluation of
empirically supported sexual assault prevention programs, as well as
ethnicity and acculturation and how it relates to dating and domestic
Catherine is a fifth year
student in the Clinical Psychology PhD program. Her research interests
involve developmental pathways to antisocial behaviors, with a special
focus on callous-unemotional traits and psychopathy. She is currently
running the Preschool Physio Project, which examines the relation
between life-experiences (including domestic violence) and children's
physiological reactions. For her clinical experience, she conducts
home-based interventions with mothers and children exposed to domestic
violence. Additionally, she runs CBT groups for social anxiety.
Victoria is a second year
graduate student in the Clinical Psychology PhD program. Her research interests
involve studying teenagers and their interpersonal relationships with their family