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Psychology Interns - Class of 2017

The Department of Psychiatry and Western Psychiatric Institute and Clinic of UPMC (WPIC) are pleased to welcome the new class to the WPIC Psychology Internship Program.  

Please join us as we welcome the following interns to Pittsburgh: 

Jessica Hamilton, MA (Temple University)
Interests:  Biopsychosocial vulnerabilities and stress processes in adolescent depression using a development psychopathology perspective.

Britny Hildebrandt, MA (Michigan State University)
Interests:  Biological bases of eating disorders, and translational approaches to study the neurobiology of eating pathology, including hormonal influences and reward circuitry alterations in human and animal models. 

Sarah Victor, MA (University of British Columbia) 
Interests:  Correlates, assessment, and treatment of suicidal and non-suicidal self-injurious behaviors across the lifespan.

Frances Wang, MA (Arizona State University)
Interests:  Temperamental and genetic influences on substance use and co-occurring psychopathology.

Mary Woody, MS (Binghamton University – SUNY)
Interests:  Cognitive-affective and biological risk factors for depression across development. 

The Psychology Internship Program is led by Co-Directors, Drs. Tina Goldstein and Michele Levine, with administrative support from Beth Fyne.  The program adheres to a “clinical science” model of training and professional development which emphasizes the integration of research and clinical training and a commitment to empirically informed approaches to clinical work. The internship offers rotations in both inpatient and outpatient settings; individual and group supervision in adult and child assessment and intervention; clinical and didactic seminars; and an opportunity to pursue clinical research activities.