Clinical Psychology: Childhood Trauma, PTSD, Couples, and Family Functioning, Parenting, Emotion Regulation, Early Maltreatment and Serious Mental Illness
Laura is a first-year doctoral student in GMU's Clinical Psychology program and works with Dr. Keith Renshaw in the Anxiety, Stress, & Relationships Lab. Previously, she worked at Mount Sinai Icahn School of Medicine as a Research Assistant studying socioeconomic factors and their impact on perinatal mental and physical health. Laura's research is primarily focused on the ways that childhood trauma impacts subsequent interpersonal functioning, specifically an individual's romantic relationships and role as a parent.
PSYC 301 - Research Method Lab
Post-baccalaureate coursework, Psychology, Columbia University, 2018
B.A., English Creative Writing, Franklin & Marshall College, 2014