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October 9, 2023

Chair of the Department of Psychology, distinguished research professor, and ABHC director Dr. Brad Schmidt is being recognized with the APA award for inspiring the next generation of psychology professionals to make a difference! Check it out here.

July 18, 2023

Ted Schubert was invited to present his project entitled "Brief, Interoceptive Exporsure Focused Treatment for Anxiett in Older Adults" at the Alzheimer's Association International Conference in Amsterdam, Netherlands.  You can check it out here:

April 28, 2023

Miracle Potter received the Russell and Eugenia Morcom Graduate Research Day Diversity Award for presenting her poster entitled "Invalidation, Microaggressions, and Trauma Symptoms of Discrimination in People of Color" at the FSU Psychology Department Graduate Research Day. Congratulations Miracle!

April 14, 2023

William Zak received the 1st place Howard D. Baker Undergraduate Research Award for presenting his honor’s thesis entitled “Acceptability and proof of concept of a web-based tonic immobility focused intervention” at the FSU Psychology Department Undergraduate Research Day. Congratulations William!

March 8, 2023

Wendy Rodriguez, an undergraduate student in our lab, was awarded the David B. Ford Undergraduate Research and Creative Activity Award. This award provides a $4,000 IDEA Grant. Congratulations Wendy!

February 2, 2023

Chair of the Department of Psychology, distinguished research professor, and ABHC director Dr. Brad Schmidt has been featured in the Florida State University News for the recent awarding of the multimillion-dollar grant from the National Insitute of Health National Institute of Aging (NIH-NIA). Check out the article here.

February 17, 2023

Courtney Louis, a visiting student from Michigan State University's Clinical Science program, successfully matched at Massachusettes General Hospital! Congratulations Courtney!

March 6, 2023

Eric Wesner was just awarded the APA Division 19 Student Research Grant ($1500) AND the Travel Award ($750), totaling $2250. Congratulations Eric!

ABHC director and distinguished research professor Dr. Brad Schmidt was awarded a $3.7 million dollar grant from the National Institute of Health National Institute of Aging (NIH-NIA) to test a brief, CBT-based intervention called cognitive anxiety sensitivity treatment (CAST) for people with mild cognitive impairment/mild Alzheimer's disease. Congratulations Dr. Schmidt!

December 16, 2022

November 28, 2022

Wendy Rodriguez, an undergraduate student in our lab, was awarded the Mark A. Berkley Research Award. Congratulations Wendy!

September 19, 2022

Danielle Morabito was selected as the recipient of a Student Travel Award for her symposium project titled, "Development and evaluation of a web-based tonic immobility psychoeducational intervention". Congratulations Danielle!

August 22, 2022

Welcome Miracle and Eric! Miracle joins the lab as a first year graduate student out of FAMU and Eric joins us as a first year grad student out of UMD, College Park. We're excited to have you!

August 9, 2022

Ted Schubert joined Ian Tennant, Ph.D., for an interview on his Youtube channel "Inner Sense" discussing the lab's recent work utilizing a brief, interoceptive exposure focused treatment to reduce anxiety sensitivity in older adults with Mild Cognitive Impairment (MCI). Watch the interview using the link below! 

https://youtu.be/JFvEoxuIPN4

March 30, 2022

The ABHC is joining thousands of people virtually or in person across the country this spring in support of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention's mission to save lives and bring hope to those affected by suicide.

Suicide prevention is a mission that we seek to support in our research, clinical work, and treatment development at the FSU Anxiety & Behavioral Health Clinic.

Please help spread awareness & information about suicide prevention and treatment, by sharing the AFSP Fact Page here: https://afsp.org/learn-the-facts

If you are interested in donating to the cause, here is our fundraising page: https://supporting.afsp.org/team/290429

 

Thank you for your support!!

AOIFE ATTENDS MEETING OF THE MINDS AT UVA AND GETS THE $1,000 MAY HAMPTON WATT PRESIDENTIAL SCHOLARSHIP

April 5th, 2022

ABHC student Aoife Trotter attended the Meeting of the Minds Conference at the University of Virginia. She also received the $1,000 May Hampton Watt Presidential Scholarship. Congratulations on both of these exciting achievements, Aoife!

DANIELLE SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS MASTERS THESIS

March 29th, 2022

Congratulations to Danielle Morabito on successfully defending her Masters Thesis, "Development and Evaluation of a Tonic Immobility Focused Psychoeducational Intervention"

UNDERGRADS RECEIVE RESEARCH AWARDS

April 12th, 2021

ABHC 2020 GRADUATES

August 1, 2020

Congratulations to Brian Albanese and Jay Boffa on their graduation! Brian will be moving to Auburn, AL to start his new job as an assistant professor at Auburn University while Jay continues his work at the New Orleans VAMC and Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA.

BRIAN SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS DISSERTATION

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brian Albanese for successfully defending his dissertation, “Performance Monitoring Under Threat in PTSD: An Event-Related Potential Study”!

BRITTANY RECEIVES P.E.O. AWARD

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on her prestigious Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)! Brittany is one of two graduate students in the entire state of Florida to receive this award. Click here to read more!

BRITTANY RECEIVES RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on receiving FSU's Graduate Student Research & Creativity Award!

KATE RECEIVES UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to Kate Kulyk, Schmidt Lab UROP student, on receiving the Mark A. Berkley Undergraduate Research Award!

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

February 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on matching for her clinical psychology internship today! Brittany will be heading to Massachusetts this summer to start her internship at the Boston VA.

WELCOME, JUSTINE!

January 30, 2020

The ABHC is excited to welcome incoming graduate student Justine Thompson, who will be joining FSU's Clinical Psychology program this fall. Justine graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and minors in Neuroscience and Italian. She currently works as a clinical research assistant for the Rhode Island Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School.

DR. SCHMIDT INTERVIEWED FOR CHICAGO TRIBUNE

January 3, 2020

ABHC director and distinguished research professor Dr. Brad Schmidt was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune for an article discussing the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among first responders. Click here to read more!

ABHC FEATURED BY ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE THERAPIES

January 9, 2020

The ABHC has been featured by the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT) for its excellence in research and student mentorship! Click here to read more.

CHECK OUT OUR NEW BLOG - ANXIETY, UNPACKED

February 18, 2019

The ABHC director, Dr. Brad Schmidt has recently started a blog with Psychology Today. This blog will allow us to share important implications of our research and new insights into understanding & treating anxiety pathology.


Check it out here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/anxiety-unpacked .

UNDERGRADS RECEIVE RESEARCH AWARDS

April 12th, 2021

August 1, 2020

Congratulations to Brian Albanese and Jay Boffa on their graduation! Brian will be moving to Auburn, AL to start his new job as an assistant professor at Auburn University while Jay continues his work at the New Orleans VAMC and Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA.

BRIAN SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS DISSERTATION

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brian Albanese for successfully defending his dissertation, “Performance Monitoring Under Threat in PTSD: An Event-Related Potential Study”!

BRITTANY RECEIVES P.E.O. AWARD

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on her prestigious Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)! Brittany is one of two graduate students in the entire state of Florida to receive this award. Click here to read more!

BRITTANY RECEIVES RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on receiving FSU's Graduate Student Research & Creativity Award!

KATE RECEIVES UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to Kate Kulyk, Schmidt Lab UROP student, on receiving the Mark A. Berkley Undergraduate Research Award!

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

February 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on matching for her clinical psychology internship today! Brittany will be heading to Massachusetts this summer to start her internship at the Boston VA.

WELCOME, JUSTINE!

January 30, 2020

The ABHC is excited to welcome incoming graduate student Justine Thompson, who will be joining FSU's Clinical Psychology program this fall. Justine graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and minors in Neuroscience and Italian. She currently works as a clinical research assistant for the Rhode Island Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School.

DR. SCHMIDT INTERVIEWED FOR CHICAGO TRIBUNE

January 3, 2020

ABHC director and distinguished research professor Dr. Brad Schmidt was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune for an article discussing the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among first responders. Click here to read more!

ABHC FEATURED BY ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE THERAPIES

January 9, 2020

The ABHC has been featured by the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT) for its excellence in research and student mentorship! Click here to read more.

CHECK OUT OUR NEW BLOG - ANXIETY, UNPACKED

February 18, 2019

The ABHC director, Dr. Brad Schmidt has recently started a blog with Psychology Today. This blog will allow us to share important implications of our research and new insights into understanding & treating anxiety pathology.


Check it out here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/anxiety-unpacked .

DANIELLE FEATURED IN STUDENT SPOTLGHT

March 15th, 2022

Current 4th year graduate student, Danielle Morabito, was recently featured in a student spotlight for the College of Arts and Sciences. Check it out here: https://artsandsciences.fsu.edu/article/student-spotlight-danielle-morabito.

AOIFE PRESENTS RESEARCH AT THE CAPITOL

January 20th, 2022

ABHC student Aoife Trotter was invited to present her IDEA grant research findings during "Research at the Capitol" day at the Florida state capitol! Aoife was able to discuss her recent research on the impacts of sexual violence on sexual and gender minority populations with several Florida state senators, including Sen. Lorrane Ausley. Way to go Aoife!

AOIFE FEATURED AS AN FSU "STUDENT STAR"

December 2nd, 2021

ABHC student Aoife Trotter was recently recognized by FSU as a "Student Star"! In her interview, she discusses her work with the lab and her recent findings relating to recovery following sexual assault among LGBTQ+ populations. 

Check it out here: https://news.fsu.edu/student-stars/2021/12/02/aoife-trotter/

UNDERGRADS PRESENT AT PRESIDENTIAL SHOWCASE

October 26th, 2021

Congratulations to Aoife Trotter and William Zak, who both presented their IDEA grant findings at the Virtual 2021 President's Showcase of Undergraduate of Research Excellence! 

WELCOME TED!

August 23rd, 2021

The ABHC is excited to welcome incoming graduate student Ted Schubert. Ted graduated from the University of Virginia (UVA) in 2020 with a Bachelor of Arts degree in Cognitive Science and a minor in Health & Wellbeing. His primary research interests are focused on anxiety interventions and how behavioral economic strategies can be used to improve their acceptability, efficacy, and implementation.  Additionally, he is interested in health outcomes associated with anxiety disorders and developing technology-based interventions.

UNDERGRADS RECEIVE RESEARCH AWARDS

April 12th, 2021

Congratulations to Aoife Trotter and William Zak who both received the $2,000 IDEA grant to pursue their own projects this summer, and Jennifer Cott who received the $500 Clara Kibler Davis Scholarship for undergraduate Neuroscience majors!! 

ABHC 2020 GRADUATES

August 1, 2020

Congratulations to Brian Albanese and Jay Boffa on their graduation! Brian will be moving to Auburn, AL to start his new job as an assistant professor at Auburn University while Jay continues his work at the New Orleans VAMC and Tulane Medical School in New Orleans, LA.

BRIAN SUCCESSFULLY DEFENDS DISSERTATION

June 25, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brian Albanese for successfully defending his dissertation, “Performance Monitoring Under Threat in PTSD: An Event-Related Potential Study”!

BRITTANY RECEIVES P.E.O. AWARD

May 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on her prestigious Scholar Award from the Philanthropic Educational Organization (P.E.O.)! Brittany is one of two graduate students in the entire state of Florida to receive this award. Click here to read more!

BRITTANY RECEIVES RESEARCH AND CREATIVITY AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on receiving FSU's Graduate Student Research & Creativity Award!

KATE RECEIVES UNDERGRADUATE RESEARCH AWARD

April 30, 2020

Congratulations to Kate Kulyk, Schmidt Lab UROP student, on receiving the Mark A. Berkley Undergraduate Research Award!

INTERNSHIP PLACEMENTS

February 21, 2020

Congratulations to ABHC graduate student Brittany Mathes on matching for her clinical psychology internship today! Brittany will be heading to Massachusetts this summer to start her internship at the Boston VA.

WELCOME, JUSTINE!

January 30, 2020

The ABHC is excited to welcome incoming graduate student Justine Thompson, who will be joining FSU's Clinical Psychology program this fall. Justine graduated from the University of Pittsburgh in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology and minors in Neuroscience and Italian. She currently works as a clinical research assistant for the Rhode Island Methods to Improve Diagnostic Assessment and Services (MIDAS) Project at Rhode Island Hospital/Brown Medical School.

DR. SCHMIDT INTERVIEWED FOR CHICAGO TRIBUNE

January 3, 2020

ABHC director and distinguished research professor Dr. Brad Schmidt was interviewed by the Chicago Tribune for an article discussing the prevalence of post-traumatic stress disorder among first responders. Click here to read more!

ABHC FEATURED BY ASSOCIATION FOR BEHAVIORAL AND COGNITIVE THERAPIES

January 9, 2020

The ABHC has been featured by the Association for Cognitive and Behavioral Therapies (ABCT) for its excellence in research and student mentorship! Click here to read more.

CHECK OUT OUR NEW BLOG - ANXIETY, UNPACKED

February 18, 2019

The ABHC director, Dr. Brad Schmidt has recently started a blog with Psychology Today. This blog will allow us to share important implications of our research and new insights into understanding & treating anxiety pathology.


Check it out here: https://www.psychologytoday.com/us/blog/anxiety-unpacked .

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