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Events and Updates



Congratulations to Dominic Denning for receiving the North American Society for the Study of Personality Disorder's (NASSPD) Young Investigator Award!


Congratulations to Dr. Haliczer, CASL alum, for receiving an F32 entitled "Examining the Interplay of Negative Social Experiences and Self-Criticism on Suicide Risk in the Lab and Daily Life," which she is conducting from her current position as Postdoctoral Fellow at Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School.


Welcome to our new CASL graduate students, Dom Denning and Elijah Lawrence! We are so thrilled to have you join the lab.


Congratulations to Clara Defontes for defending her Master's thesis!

Congratulations to Dr. Lauren Haliczer on receiving her PhD!


Congratulations to Elle Waite for defending her Master's Thesis!



Listen to Dr. Dixon-Gordon's interview on the Energy Matters radio show: (also available on the Energy Matters Podcast), where she discusses Borderline Personality Disorder, Dialectical Behavior Therapy, and CASL's ongoing research project!

Congratulations to the Diabolical Behavioral Therapists

(Dr. Dixon-Gordon, Elle, Lauren S, and Jo-An) for winning Pictionary

Night with a 33-second guess on the pen pal drawing below! 




Congratulations also to the Regulators (Lauren H, Nadia, Sophia, and Michelle) for coming in a close second!

Congratulations to Lauren Simpson on being named the New England Psychological Foundation Honorary Undergraduate Scholar!

Congratulations to Lauren Haliczer on being awarded an American Psychological Foundation Graduate Scholarship!


Congratulations to MK Oakley on her dissertation defense! 


Congratulations to Caroline Ball and Thaine Smith on their successful defenses of their theses!


Congratulations to Colten Karnedy on graduating with his Master's in Clinical Psychology!

Congratulations to Lauren Harnedy for her Commonwealth Honors College Research Grant!

Congratulations to MK Oakley for receiving the Wendy Helmer Graduate Student Memorial Award! 


Congratulations to MK Oakley for receiving the Graduate Student Dissertation Grant from UMass, and the Basic Psychological Science Research Grant, American Psychological Association of Graduate Students (APAGS)!

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