Beth is a third-year graduate student in the UCLA Clinical Psychology program. She earned her B.S. from UNC Chapel Hill in 2013. She then received an IRTA fellowship through the National Institute of Mental Health and worked for two years implementing a large juvenile twin study of anxiety under Drs. Ellen Leibenluft and Daniel Pine. Beth’s current research interests include the roles of parenting behavior, childhood trauma, and other environmental influences on the development of externalizing problems.
In addition to her research activities, Beth works as a therapist and assessor at UCLA TIES for Families, an organization that works with high-risk youth transitioning from foster care to adoption.