Current Fellows & Alumni

The internship program draws exceptionally qualified students from around the nation and abroad. Below is a list of current fellows by placement and graduate program.

Graduates of the internship are very competitive for post-internship opportunities, which include postdoctoral fellowships, clinical positions, and faculty positions. Listed below under other tabs are recent alumni identified by year, placement, graduate school, and post-internship position.

Members of the 2016-17 Internship Class

Name

Graduate Program

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Aaron HaddockUniversity of California - Santa Barbara
Amy HeberleUniversity of Massachusetts - Boston
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Unit
Jocelyn AbramsUniversity of Houston
Jessica ArmstrongClark University
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Bianca VillalobosUniversity of Arkansas - Fayetteville
CMHC Adult Community Mental Health/34 Park St
Ruth FirminIndiana University - Purdue
Susan MaoTeachers College - Columbia
CMHC Young Adult Service/West Haven Mental Health Clinic
LaToya GainesRutgers University
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Corissa CarlsonWayne State University
Robyn HackerArizona State University
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Shykina BrownUniversity of Hartford
CMHC Neuropsychological & Psychological Assessment Services
Rebecca LesserWilliam James College
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Allison KalpakciUniversity of Houston
Kelly WorkmanUniversity of La Verne
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Devika JutagirUniversity of Miami
Rebecca SaracinoFordham University
Yale New Haven Hospital Adolescent & Adult IOP Service
Faria KamalUniversity of Toronto

2015-16 Internship Class

Members of the 2015-16 internship class at their Graduation Ceremony with friends and family in attendance.

Fellows by Placement

Graduate Program

Post-Internship Position

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Rosemarie MaciasGeorgia State UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Mental Health & Counseling, Yale University Health Services
Cesalie StepneyRutgers UniversitySenior Fellow, Leadership Education in Adolescent Health, Department of Psychiatry & Behavioral Sciences, University of Washington
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Unit
Jarrod EllingsonUniversith of Missouri/ColumbiaPostdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Colorado
Igor YakovenkoUniversity of CalgaryPostdoctoral Fellow, School of Public Health, University of Alberta
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Marisela LopezUniversity of Wisconsin/MilwaukeePostdoctoral Fellow, Mental Health & Counseling, Yale University Health Services
CMHC Adult Outpatient Services/34 Park St
Benjamin Cooley HallMA School Professional PsychologyPostdoctoral Resident, Psychology Service, Louis Stokes Cleveland VA Medical Center
Sarah KamensFordham UniversityPostdoctoral Associate, STEP Program, Yale University, Department of Psychiatry CMHC
CMHC Young Adult Service
Wendy BamatterCatholic University of AmericaPostdoctoral Fellow, Young Adult Services, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Cassandra HolinkaUniversity of HartfordPostdoctoral Fellow, Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry
Holly ReidWayne State UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Psychology - Addictions, John D. Dingell Detroit VA Medical Center
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Anne ThomasRoosevelt UniversityPostdoctoral Resident, SMI Fellowship, Clinical Psychology Program, Jesse Brown VA Medical Center
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Joanna BergEmory UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Center of Excellence in Substance Abuse Treatment and Evaluation, VA Puget Sound
Carly SmithUniversity of OregonAssistant Professor, Humanities and Psychiatry, Penn State School of Medicine
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Abir AldhalimiUniversity of Detroit MercyPostdoctoral Fellow, Division of Pain Medicine, Stanford University Medical Center
David FinitsisUniversity of ConnecticutSenior Scientist, Cancer Institute, Hartford Healthcare
Jessica GellerUniversity of Colorado/DenverPostdoctoral Fellow, Health Psychology, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver Medical Center

2014-15 Internship Class

Fellows by Placement

Graduate Program

Post-Internship Position

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Riana AndersonUniversity of VirginiaPostdoctoral Fellow, Applied Psychology & Human Development, University of Pennsylvania
Ida SaluskyUniversity of Illinois/UrbanaAssistant Professor, Clinical & Community Psychology, DePaul University
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Unit
Dylan AthenourSeattle Pacific UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Professional Psychology, VA Northern California Health Care System
Krysten BoldRutgers UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Connecticut Mental Health Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Brian PadillaUniversity of Wisconsin – MadisonPostdoctoral Fellow, Child Health and Development Institute, Farmington, CT
CMHC Adult Outpatient Services/34 Park St
Adrienne AllenUniversity of HartfordPostdoctoral Fellow, Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living, Hartford, CT
Sarah RobertsonYeshiva University/FerkaufPostdoctoral Fellow, Psychosocial Rehabilitation, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
CMHC Young Adult Service
Silvia Samanez-LarkinVanderbilt UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, West Haven Mental Health Clinic, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Amy LoreeWayne State UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Psychology Service, VA Connecticut Healthcare System, West Haven, CT
Jason OliverUniversity of South FloridaGeneral Associate, Department of Psychiatry, Duke University
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Pooja KhariwalSpalding UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Counseling & Psychological Services, Emory University
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Rachel LitwinLaSalle UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, CBT Westport, LLC, Westport, CT
Elizabeth RaposaUniversity of California/Los AngelesPostdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Psychology, University of Massachusetts, Boston, MA
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Samantha DomingoNova Southeastern UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Cleveland Clinic
Emily NewmanUniversity of DenverPostdoctoral Fellow, Yale Health, Mental & Counseling, Yale University
Amelia SwansonUniversity of MiamiPostdoctoral Fellow, Pediatric & Family Medicine, Cambridge Health Alliance, Cambridge, MA
Karyn Gunnet-ShovalLehigh UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Langer Mindfulness Lab, Department of Psychology, Harvard University

2013-14 Internship Class

2013-14 Internship Class

Members of the 2013-14 internship class at their Graduation Ceremony held on June 17, 2014 with friends and family in attendance.

Fellows by Placement

Graduate Program

Post-Internship Position

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Andrew D. CaseUniversity of Illinois at UrbanaPostdoctoral Fellow, Duke Global Health Institute, Duke University
Katrina Davis RoundfieldDepaul UniversityPostdoctoral Scholar Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, University of California San Franscisco
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Unit
Courtney BancroftPepperdine UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Health Psychology Program, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Hanako ShishidoUniversity of South DakotaPostdoctoral Fellow, The DAY Programs, Colorado State University
CMHC Neuropsychological & Psychological Assessment Service
Kristin SlyneUniversity of HartfordPostdoctoral Resident, CMHC Neuropsychological Assessment Service, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Giselle GutierrezNova Southeastern UniversityPostdoctoral Associate, CMHC Hispanic Clinic, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Adult Outpatient Services/34 Park St
Lauren UtterMass. School of Prof. PsychologyPostdoctoral Associate, Specialized Treatment in Early Psychosis (STEP), Yale Department of Psychiatry
Speshal WalkerUniversity of Mass. – BostonPostdoctoral Resident, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Residency, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
CMHC Young Adult Service
Adriana DeamicisSuffolk UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, CMHC Young Adult Services, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Aaron DukeUniversity of KentuckyAnalyst, Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Kathryn ZumbergWayne State UniversityPostgraduate Fellow, CMHC Forensic Drug Diversion Program, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Rebecca HarmonYeshiva University/FerkaufPostdoctoral Resident, Schizophrenia Rehabilitation Program, Institute of Living
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Maggie GorraizUniversity of Rhode IslandPostdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior Therapy
Sandra PowersUniversity of HartfordPostdoctoral Fellow, Clearview Treatment Program, CA
Yale New Haven Hospital Adolescent Services
Jillian RussoYeshiva University/FerkaufPostdoctoral Fellow, Mental Health & Counseling, Yale Health
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Nicole AmoyalUniversity of Rhode IslandPostdoctoral Fellow, Center for Psychiatric Oncology and Behavioral Sciences, Massachusetts General Hospital
Natasha SchveyYale UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Department of Medical & Clinical Psychology, National Institute of Health (NIH)
The Yale Stress Center/Clinical Services & Research
Lydia MalcolmNova Southeastern UniversityAdjunct Professor, NOVA Southeastern University

2012-13 Internship Class

Fellows by Placement

Graduate Program

Post-Internship Position

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Brownyn HunterDePaul UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, The Consultation Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry
Wilson VincentGeorgia State UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Center for Aids Preventions Studies, University of California, San Francisco
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Substance Abuse Treatment Unit
Anthony BrinnYeshiva UniversityPostdoctoral Addictions Fellow, Clinical Health Psychology, VA Connecticut Healthcare System
Kelly SerafiniSeattle Pacific UniversityPostdoctoral Associate, Division of Substance Abuse, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Neuropsychological & Psychological Assessment Service
Charissa AndreottiVanderbilt UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Division of Psycho-Oncology, Memorial Sloan-Kettering Cancer Center
Anna GekkerUniversity of RochesterPostdoctoral Fellow, University of Connecticut Health Center
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Carolyn OrtegaArgosy University-Orange CountyPostdoctoral Fellow, Hispanic Clinic, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Adult Outpatient Services/34 Park St
Parastoo GhaziSuffolk UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Mental Health & Counseling, Yale Health
Angela Taveira-DickNova Southeastern University/CPSPostdoctoral Resident, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Program (PSR), Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center
CMHC Young Adult Service
Lia FieldMichigan State UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, The Trauma Center at the Justice Resource Institute
Tanya NicholsUniversity of Virginia-CharlottesvillePostdoctoral Fellow, CMHC Young Adult Services, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
David VachonPurdue University-West LafayetttePostdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychology, University of Minnesota
Rebecca WeissFordham UniversityAssistant Professor, Psychology Department, John Jay College
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Astrea GreigUniversity of HartfordPostdoctoral Resident, Psychosocial Rehabilitation Center, Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Andrea GoldYale UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Development and Affective Neuroscience, NIMH
Jung eun LeeUniversity of Nevada – RenoPostdoctoral Fellow, Adult Outpatient Services, Geisel School of Medicine at Dartmouth College
Yale New Haven Hospital Adolescent Services
Kimberly SantoraNortheastern UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Klarman Eating Disorders Center, McLean Hospital, Harvard Medical School
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Amber BelcherUniversity of DelawarePostdoctoral Resident, Behavioral Medicine Psychology Program, Geisinger Health System
Anne FernandezUniversity of Rhode IslandPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies, Brown University
The Yale Stress Center/Clinical Services & Research
Roselinde HendersonUniversity of Colorado – BoulderClinical and Research Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, Harvard Medical School
Nicholas Van DamUniversity of AlbanyPostdoctoral Fellow, Department of Psychiatry, New York University

2011-12 Internship Class

Fellows by Placement

Graduate Program

Post-Internship Position

CMHC Consultation, Prevention & Program Evaluation Services/The Consultation Center
Ranjit BhagwatRutgers UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, CMHC Pathways to Independence, Yale Department of Psychiatry
Cindy HuangUniversity of OregonPostdoctoral Research Fellow, The Consultation Center, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Clinical
Taleb KhariallahUniversity of MissouriVisiting Instructor, Department of Psychology, Connecticut College
Shaquita TillmanPepperdine UniversityClinical Postdoctoral Fellow, Center for Returning Veterans and Substance Abuse Use Program, Boston VA Health Care System
CMHC Substance Abuse Services/Research
Latrice MontgomeryUniversity of CincinnatiAssistant Professor, Department of Counseling and Substance Abuse, University of Cincinnati
Kelly Young-WolffUniversity of Southern CaliforniaPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Stanford Prevention Research Center, Stanford School of Medicine
CMHC Neuropsychological & Psychological Assessment Service
Sarah CalabreseGeorge Washington UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Yale University’s Center for Interdisciplinary Research on AIDS
Adrienne Lynn WestCentral Michigan UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Cambridge Health Alliance, Harvard Medical School
CMHC Hispanic Behavioral Health Services/The Hispanic Clinic
Francisco LopezUniversity of BuffaloPostdoctoral Resident, Clinical Health Psychology, VA Connecticut Health Care
CMHC Adult Outpatient Services/34 Park St
Miraj DesaiFordham UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, VA Connecticut Health Care
Brandeis GreenGeorgia State UniversitySupported Housing Program, Postdoctoral Fellow, CMHC, Yale Department of Psychiatry
CMHC Young Adult Service
Elisa TruccoUniversity of BuffaloPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Addiction Research Center, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
CMHC Forensic Addiction Services/Forensic Drug Diversion Clinic
Cory CranePurdue UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Research Institute on Addictions, University of Buffalo
Samuel HawesSam Houston UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Western Psychiatric Institute
CMHC Adult Inpatient Services/Acute Inpatient Unit
Shonda LackeySt. John’s UniversityAlbert Ellis Institute
Yale New Haven Hospital Adult DBT Service
Erez HarariFordham UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Center for Cognitive and Dialectical Behavior
Elizabeth LoTempioPGSP - StanfordPostdoctoral Fellow, Evidence Based Treatment Center of Seattle
Yale New Haven Hospital Adolescent Services
Erin JonesEmory UniversityPostdoctoral Research Fellow, Virtually Better, Inc.
Yale New Haven Hospital Behavioral Medicine Service
Julie BalzanoFordham UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Clinical Health Psychology, VA Connecticut Healthcare
Shelly KomondorosU/ Wisconsin – MilwaukeePostdoctoral Fellow, Henry Ford Hospital
Obesity Clinical Research
Christina RobertoYale UniversityPostdoctoral Fellow, Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Health and Society Scholar, Harvard University