Sophie Brickman, BA

Sophie Brickman

Sophie Brickman, BA

PhD Student, Clinical Psychology
Psychology

Biography

Sophie Brickman, B.A., is a secpnd year graduate student in Kristin Samuelson's research lab at the University of Colorado in Colorado Springs. She earned her bachelors degree at Brandies University and double majored in Psychology and HSSP: Health, Science, Society and Policy. She completed her undergraduate thesis on post-trauma adaptation following the Boston Marathon bombings. Prior to beginning graduate school, she spent time working at the Israel Center for the Treatment of Psychotrauma in Jerusalem, and McLean Hospital's Schizophrenia and Bipolar Disorders Research Program. Her research interests include the role of post traumatic growth, emotion regulation, cognition and memory in post trauma adaptations. As a new graduate student, Sophie is involved in many projects within the lab, including TBI education, SMART and STARS. Outside of the lab, she enjoys practicing yoga and hiking.