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.
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