Madeline is a PhD student in Counseling Psychology and a member of the Bridging the Gap Research team at Northeastern University. She received a B.A. in Psychology and Communications from Stonehill College (2015) and a M.A. in Mental Health Counseling and Behavioral Medicine from Boston University School of Medicine (2017). Prior to beginning graduate school, Madeline worked as a mental health counselor in the adult inpatient psychiatric unit at Tufts Medical Center. While working towards her M.A., Madeline also worked as a clinical research assistant at the Pediatric Anxiety Research Clinic at Bradley Hospital and the Division of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry at Rhode Island Hospital. During that time, she administered neuropsychological test batteries and contributed to research focusing on the dissemination of treatment for Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and other debilitating anxiety disorders, as well as the social impacts that influence adolescent suicidal thoughts and behaviors. Madeline completed clinical internships at Franciscan Children’s Hospital on the Community Based Acute Treatment (CBAT) Unit and at Riverside Community Care Life Skills Center during her M.A. training, where she served as a mental health counselor to outpatient and residential patients ranging in age from 4 to 18 years old. Madeline’s primary research interests include exploring the protective factors that encourage resilience in children and adolescents, as well as integrating community and individual resilience to violence and trauma. Madeline also has interest in the areas of pediatric psychology, pediatric anxiety, and adolescent dating violence prevention.