Emily Edwards

Emily Edwards

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NB 10.61


DOCTOR OF PHILOSOPHY (2019, Anticipated)
Clinical Psychology
CUNY Graduate Center at John Jay College, New York, NY

Forensic Psychology
John Jay College of Criminal Justice, New York, NY

University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL


Ms. Edwards is in progress towards a doctoral degree in clinical psychology at CUNY/John Jay College. As a doctoral student, Ms. Edwards teaches undergraduate courses, receives clinical psychological training, and engages in psychological research.

Scholarly Work

Edwards, E. R., Micek, A., Mottarella, K., & Wupperman, P. (In Press). Emotion ideology mediate risk factors of alexithymia development. Journal of Rational-Emotive and Cognitive Behavior Therapy​, Manuscript in press.

Edwards, E. R. & Wupperman, P. (In Press). Emotion regulation mediates effects of alexithymia and low emotion differentiation on impulsive aggressive behavior. Deviant Behavior, Manuscript in press.

Edwards, E. & Wupperman, P. (In Press). Alexithymia. In (K. Nadal, Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.

Wupperman, P. & Edwards, E. (In Press). Dialectical Behavior Therapy. In (K. Nadal, Ed.) The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender. Thousand Oaks, CA: SAGE Publishing.

Edwards, E. Gintoft-Cohen, M., & Wupperman, P. (2016). Substance-treatment professionals’ perceived barriers to incorporating mindfulness into treatment. Substance Use & Misuse, 51​(14), 1930-1935.

Edwards, E. R. & Mottarella, K. (2015). Perceptions of the previously convicted: The influence of conviction type and therapy participation. International Journal of Offender Therapy and Comparative Criminology, 59(12), 1358-1377.

Edwards, E. R. & Mottarella, K. E. (2014). Preserving the right to a fair trial: An examination of the prejudicial value of visual and auditory evidence. North American Journal of Psychology, 16(2), 397-414.

Research Summary

Ms. Edwards's research examines emotion processing, behavioral dysregulation, and subjective emotional experience. Her dissertation investigates the effects of emotional schemas (i.e., person-specific beliefs about emotions) on emotion processing, emotion regulation, and dysregulated behavior. Research is conducted with an emphasis on increasing psychotherapy effectiveness for persons with emotion processing and emotion regulation difficulties.

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