Research and Teaching

Carolyn is a PhD candidate at Bryn Mawr College’s Graduate School of Social Work and Social Research.  She has taught courses in research methods and data analysis, social policy, family therapy, ethics, and clinical practice. She has also supervised graduate students interning in the mental health field.

Carolyn’s research focuses on the challenges and successes that therapists in public mental health experience in their work with clients who experience psychosis. She also researches the development of more culturally sensitive and trauma-informed approaches to working with clients with psychotic symptoms.

 Carolyn has presented at the Council on Social Work Education annual meeting, the Mid Atlantic Writing Centers Association annual meeting, and at seminars for supervisors of graduate students in the mental health field. Leading clinical journals in the field of social work have published Carolyn’s research and writing.