Alumni News: Dr. La Keita Carter

Dr. La Keita Carter was named the Director of the Psychology Division at Loyola Clinical Centers in Baltimore, MD. A 2003 graduate of Temple University, Dr. Carter went on to complete her masters and doctoral degrees at Loyola University Maryland. Aside from her new duties in psychology administration, she teaches psychology at the undergraduate and…

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Helen Coons, Ph.D, ABPP

Dr. Coons received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University in 1990 after interning in Medical Psychology at the Duke University Medical Center. Following internship, she was a faculty member in the Department of Psychiatry at MCP Hahnemann University (1989-1994), and then Director of Evaluation, Health Federation of Philadelphia – the coordinating agency for…

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Child and Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC)

The Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic (CAADC) provides evidence-based services for children and teens with anxiety, using a cognitive-behavioral approach. In addition to our clinical work, we are always further evaluating the effectiveness of our approaches. We are staffed by advanced doctoral graduate students who are supervised by licensed Ph.D. clinical psychologists. Philip C.…

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Olson Lab

Our research, under the direction of Ingrid Olson, studies human memory and its relationship to social processing, conceptual aspects of language (especially abstract concepts such as ‘truth’), decision making, and development. For instance, we are interested in how remembered social reward history biases subsequent memory and attention to different individuals. We are interested in neural…

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Mood and Cognition Lab

The Mood and Cognition Lab, directed by Lauren Alloy, focuses on cognitive, psychosocial, developmental, and neurobiological vulnerabilities and mechanisms in the onset and course of depressive and bipolar spectrum disorders in adolescents and adults and is funded by multiple grants from the National Institute of Mental Health (NIMH). The lab includes fMRI, immune system (cytokine assessments…

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Family and Children’s Research Collaborative (FCRC)

Formed in 1996 by Marsha Weinraub, the goal of the FCRC is to conceive, conduct, and produce sound research surrounding issues relevant to children and their families that is useful to scholars, child advocates, service community professionals, and state and federal policy makers. Current projects include understanding sleep throughout infancy,  childhood, and adolescence; predictors of…

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Mechanisms of Affect Dysregulation (MAD) Lab

Directed by Michael McCloskey, the Mechanisms of Affect Dysregulation (MAD) lab is a translational research and treatment unit dedicated to expanding our understanding of the biological, psychological (cognitive-affective) and environmental mechanisms underlying difficulties in affect regulation (control of one’s emotional state). This is achieved through a combination of behavioral and neuroimaging studies among individuals with…

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