Jillian Sucher

Jillian Sucher
Rutgers, The State University of New Jersey | Rutgers · Center for Molecular and Behavioral Neuroscience

Master of Arts

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Introduction
I study the link between neuroscience and global mental health at the Palestinian Neuroscience Institute and Rutgers University. My research focuses on the neural, cognitive and behavioral profiles of individuals suffering trauma and mood disorders. I also apply this research to develop mental health care for communities globally.
Additional affiliations
May 2020 - present
Palestinian Neuroscience Institute
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • I study the neuroscience, cognitive and behavioral dimensions of mental health disorders and design scalable interventions for communities.
September 2018 - May 2020
The New School Psychotherapy Program
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • I created and analyzed clients' the intake, termination and weekly surveys, and provided weekly updates for therapists. I studied how the therapeutic alliance impacts client outcomes (currently under peer review). http://www.newschoolpsychotherapy.org/services.html
August 2018 - May 2020
Trauma and Global Mental Health lab
Position
  • Research Assistant
Description
  • I studied the cognitive components of psychological trauma such as self-efficacy, event centrality and autobiographical memory, which informs scalable psychological interventions for communities.
Education
August 2018 - May 2020
The New School
Field of study
  • Psychology
August 2013 - December 2016

Publications

Publication (1)
Article
Chronic pain is consistently associated with the presence of mental health disorders. Although previous research has shown relations between low levels of self‐efficacy with chronic pain severity as well as comorbid mental health symptoms, the link between self‐efficacy and mental health symptoms in chronic pain is not well understood. This study e...

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