Jonela is entering her first year of doctoral studies in Clinical Psychology at Adelphi University. She received her BA in Psychology and Modern Languages & Literatures (Italian and Spanish) from Kenyon College and completed an MA in General Psychology at The City College of New York. Prior to joining the doctoral program, she worked as a Collaborative Care Coach at NYC Health + Hospitals, supporting behavioral health integration into primary care. Jonela is primarily interested in psychoanalytic theory and practice. Outside of her studies, she enjoys being part of a monthly psychoanalytic movie club and spending time with her husband and daughter.