Aleena Hay, Ph.D.
About The Author:
Aleena Hay, Ph.D., is a Postdoctoral Associate in the Psychotherapy and Emotion Research Laboratory (PI: Stefan Hofmann, Ph.D.) and Center for Anxiety and Related Disorders at Boston University. She received her doctoral degree in clinical psychology from Yale University. Dr. Hay completed her APA accredited pre-doctoral internship at the May Institute in the Behavioral Health Services track. She specializes in cognitive behavioral treatment for anxiety, trauma-related, and mood disorders across the developmental lifespan.
Dr. Hay is interested in investigating the role of intra-personal and interpersonal emotion regulation processes in the psychopathology and treatment of anxiety and mood disorders. Additionally, she studies basic emotion regulation processes, including relational context factors and individual differences that influence interpersonal emotion regulation. Dr. Hay received her Bachelor of Arts from Skidmore College and is originally from New York.
Carla Nasca, Ph.D., is a post-doctoral fellow of the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention in the laboratory of Neuroendocrinology at the Rockefeller University, New York. Dr. Nasca received her B.A. in Molecular Biology and her M.S. in Electrophysiology from the University of Palermo in Italy. She earned her Ph.D. in Neurobiology and Pharmacology from the University Sapienza in Rome, Italy, before moving to The Rockefeller University under the mentorship of Dr. Bruce McEwen.