Travis Research Institute
Trask-Kuchta, C., Amano, S. K., Vaillancourt, A., Jacques, K., Nolty, A. A. T., McLachlan, K., Liepmann, T. and Lee, L. (Manuscript in preparation). Socio-emotional functioning of adolescents involved in prostitution.
Vaillancourt, A., Amano, S. K., Trask-Kuchta, C., Nolty, A. A. T., Uguru, O., Liepmann, T., and Lee, L. (Manuscript in preparation). The impact of childhood prostitution on executive functioning, cognition, and memory.
Faculty and Principal investigator
Assistant Professor of Psychology
BS (MATHEMATICS), DAVIDSON COLLEGE
MM (MATHEMATICS), UNIVERSITY OF SOUTH CAROLINA
MA (PSYCHOLOGY), FULLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
MDIV, FULLER THEOLOGICAL SEMINARY
PHD, FULLER GRADUATE SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
Justine Duyst (M.A.)
Justine is a fourth-year PsyD student from Tulare, California. She is currently studying what projective assessment can tell us about resiliency factors in adolescents who have been involved in prostitution. In her free time, Justine enjoys jumping rope, watching Buffy the Vampire Slayer with her roommate, and visiting the Arboretum peacocks in Arcadia.
Irene Sipan (M.A.)
Irene is a fourth-year PhD student in Clinical Psychology in the neuropsychology track. She is interested in researching how early trauma could influence executive functioning. Her master's project focused on visuospatial skills of adolescents involved in prostitution. She currently works as a behavior technician for children with autism spectrum disorder. Her hobbies include painting, reading, and baking.
Isabella Grivois, M.A.
Isabella is a fourth year PsyD student in Clinical Psychology concentrating in neuropsychology. Some of her experiences include working with children in care settings, with adolescents in therapy settings, and with older adults in a neurological outpatient health center. In her free time, she enjoys spending time in nature, hanging out with friends, and taking her cat, Loki, on walks. Additionally, she finds painting and at home projects to be a creative outlet.
Ashni Persad (M.A.)
Ashni is a third-year PhD student in the Clinical Psychology program in the neuropsychology track. She loves working with children and is especially excited to work with ASD and ADHD populations. Her Masters’ project focuses on executive functioning in children with sluggish cognitive tempo. In her free time, she enjoys reading and writing fantasy novels, drumming, watching kdramas, drawing, and gaming.
Analisa Bublitz (M.A.)
Analisa (Lisa) is a third year PhD student in Clinical Psychology. She is interested in trauma and areas of resilience in those who have experienced some of the hardest of circumstances. Her masters project explored Verbal Comprehension and Post Traumatic Stress Disorder among adolescent girls who have experienced sex-trafficking. She enjoys spending time outside, doing yoga, and cooking.
Josh is a third-year PhD student in Clinical Psychology concentrating in neuropsychology. He is interested in ADHD, sluggish cognitive tempo (SCT), learning disorders, interpersonal neurobiology, neuropsychological components of effective psychotherapy, and existential psychotherapy. His Masters’ project focuses on working memory impairments in populations with elevated levels of SCT. He enjoys swimming, playing basketball, meaningful conversations, and time with friends and family.
Oladipo Adedeji, M.S.
Oladipo is a second-year PhD student in Clinical Psychology concentrating in neuropsychology. His current research interests include the interaction between receptive-expressive language and spiritual/religious coping in Black and African American adolescent sex workers. Outside of work and school, he enjoys performing music, outdoor sports, beach days, international media and cuisine, and game nights with friends.
Juan Antonio Colon Jr. (M.A.)
Juan is a second-year PsyD student in Clinical Psychology concentrating in neuropsychology. He is from Hemet, California and has a background in working with children that are in the ASD spectrum or other learning disorders. He is interested in completing a case study on sluggish cognitive tempo in kids with ADHD. He enjoys spending time with family, building Lego sets, painting, drawing, gaming, movie nights, and Disney trips with his wife.
Nicole Delano (B.S.)
Nicole is a second-year PhD student in Clinical Psychology in the neuropsychology track. She is passionate about researching sleep, cognition, ADHD, and sluggish cognitive tempo. Her Masters’ project will examine emotionality in individuals with SCT. She currently works as a Research Associate, developing psychometric assessments targeting resilience and relational dynamics. She enjoys reading, running, bouldering, photography, crocheting, and friendships!
Jasmine Robles, M.A.
Jasmine is a second-year PsyD student in Clinical Psychology concentrating in neuropsychology. A few of her experiences include working with children in a church setting, working with adolescents in a dual diagnosis residential treatment center, and with adults in a community health center. Her creative outlets include taking ballroom dance classes and she just started her small photography business. She also spends time with her family, friends, three dogs, and two Sulcata tortoises.