UPMC Western Psychiatric Hospital Welcomes the Clinical Psychology Intern Class of 2021-2022

Please join us in welcoming the 2021-2022 Clinical Psychology Internship class! 

The American Psychological Association-accredited program is co-led by Tina Goldstein, PhD, and Michele Levine, PhD. This yearlong experience adheres to a clinical science model of training and professional development, emphasizing research and clinical training integration, as well as a commitment to empirically informed approaches to clinical work.

Meet this year’s interns:

Ligia Antezana (Virginia Tech)
Research Interests: Neural mechanisms of restricted and repetitive behaviors in autism spectrum disorder.

Kevin Clancy (Florida State University)
Research interests: The identification and modulation of neuropathophysiological mechanisms underpinning posttraumatic stress symptoms through neuroimaging and noninvasive brain stimulation techniques.

Tina Gupta (Northwestern University)
Research interests: Emotional processes among individuals exhibiting psychosis-risk symptoms.

Laura Machlin (University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill) 
Research interests: Investigating how early adversity increases psychopathology in youth though biological embedding.

Christine So (University of Houston)
Research interests: The effects of sleep disturbance on mental health outcomes, particularly in relation to trauma, stress, and anxiety.