Cinzia Roccaforte is a doctoral student at Alliant International University Los Angeles, studying clinical psychology. She received a Bachelor of Arts in psychology from UCLA in 2011 and her Master of Arts in clinical psychology with emphasis in Marriage & Family Therapy from Pepperdine University in 2014. Cinzia is working with Dr. Alexander Bystritsky at the UCLA Anxiety Disorders Program. She studies what triggers anxiety, the feelings and thoughts that sustain it, and the coping behaviors individuals engage in to avoid it. Cinzia and Dr. Bystritsky collaborate to write articles for Anxiety.org.
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