Anna is a doctoral student in Georgia State University’s Clinical-Community Psychology program. She earned her bachelor’s degree in psychology from Furman University in 2018. Prior to joining Dr. Cynthia Stappenbeck’s lab at GSU, she worked as a clinical research coordinator at the University of Minnesota on a project investigating subgroups within opioid use disorder. She has previously completed supervised research projects that span the topics of trait-level mindfulness, externalizing behavior and IQ, and social support in addiction. Anna has also worked in inpatient psychiatric settings with adolescents and adults with domestic and sexual violence histories, substance use disorders, and self-harm behaviors.
At GSU, Anna is interested in researching novel and evidence-based interventions for substance-abusing populations and victims of domestic and sexual violence.
Anna Peddle’s Curriculum Vitae
Brennah is a PhD student in Clinical-Community Psychology at GSU. She grew up near Philadelphia and graduated from The College of New Jersey with a B.S. in Economics and minors in Public Health and Politics, Philosophy, & Law. After college, Brennah gained extensive research experience in anxiety and phobia treatment at Temple University in the Child & Adolescent Anxiety Disorders Clinic and Heimberg Anxiety Lab. Most recently, she coordinated a collaborative NIH-funded clinical trial between Temple’s School of Dentistry and the Department of Psychology examining the efficacy of a single session exposure-based intervention for dental phobia.
Brennah is interested in reducing barriers and improving access to mental health treatment for victims of sexual violence, especially through the use of brief technology-based interventions. She is also interested in working to bridge the gap that persists between evidence-based public policy and academic research.
Brennah Ross’s Curriculum Vitae