Carolyn is a doctoral candidate at the Derner School of Psychology at Adelphi University and a predoctoral psychology intern at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s/West Hospitals. She received her M.A. in Clinical Psychology from the Derner School of Psychology and her B.A. from the University of Wisconsin-Madison where she majored in Psychology and received a certificate in Integrated Liberal Studies. Carolyn’s research interests include minority stress, resilience, psychoanalysis, and psychotherapy processes and outcomes. She is currently working on her dissertation, a mixed methods study of minority stress, social support, and mental health among transgender and genderqueer adults.