Killian Folse is a second year doctoral student in clinical psychology at the Gordon F. Derner School of Psychology, Adelphi University. She holds a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Loyola University New Orleans and a Master’s degree in clinical psychology from Teachers College, Columbia University. Previously, Killian has worked with children within the foster care system and has research experience in mother-infant communication, the transmission of trauma, and attachment. She is currently an extern at Mount Sinai Beth Israel working with patients admitted to a dual diagnosis inpatient unit. Additionally, she works with survivors of torture and trauma in support of asylum relief. Her research and clinical interests include parent-child communication, intergenerational relations, and childhood subjectivity.