Lab Director

Dr. Jazmin Reyes-Portillo is an Assistant Professor in the Psychology Department at Montclair State University. Dr. Reyes-Portillo completed her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey. She was a recipient of the Sallie Foundation Postdoctoral Research Fellowship at Columbia University Medical Center/New York State Psychiatric Institute. Dr. Reyes-Portillo graduated with a B.A. in Psychology from Wellesley College. Her research interests include using digital health technology to improve racial/ethnic minority youth access to mental health treatment for depression and anxiety disorders; implementation and dissemination of evidence-based practices in schools and community settings; suicide prevention; and Latinx mental health.

LAB TEAM

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doctoral students

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Cody Weeks,
MA

Cody Weeks is a fifth year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program. He is interested in the intersection between technology and mental health, including how social media use relates to anxiety, depression, and substance abuse.

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Petty Tineo,
MA

Petty Tineo is a fifth year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program. She is interested in understanding ethnic and cultural differences in exposure to traumatic events, long-term mental health outcomes in the aftermath of trauma, suicide prevention, and improving access to mental health services.

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Danielle Rette, MA

Danielle Rette is a third year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program. She is interested in examining the sociodemographic and dyadic early risk and protective factors for the development of depression and anxiety in children and adolescents. 

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Emily Judd, MBA

Emily Judd is a second year Ph.D. student in the Clinical Psychology program. She is interested in how digital health technology can improve treatment outcomes and the relationship between social media and mental health.

Research Assistants

Lizbeth Taveras, MA Student

Daisha Mathew, MA Student 

Aamnah Ulla, Junior, Psychology Major

Briana Jones, Senior, Psychology Major

Chioma Umebuani, Senior, Psychology Major


 

alumni

Tanya Singh, Ph.D. A formal doctoral student in the lab, Tanya is currently a postdoctoral fellow at the CBT Center for Anxiety and OCD in Philadelphia, PA.