Maria Michelle Vardanian, BA
Michelle is currently a project assistant for the Evidence Based Treatment Dissemination Center (EBTDC). Michelle graduated from New York University summa cum laude in December 2014 with a B.A. in Psychology and Hellenic Studies, and a minor in Child and Adolescent Mental Health Studies. In the past, she volunteered at the NYU Child Study Center, creating and carrying out various projects aiding practicing EBTDC clinicians, including a bibliotherapy for patients, families, and clinicians that compiles over three hundred books, websites, and references spanning different disorders and mental illnesses. Michelle is particularly interested in the stigma of mental illness and attitudes toward treatment of minorities of the U.S., and plans to pursue a Ph.D in Clinical Psychology in the future.