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Gina Sacchetti

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Graduate Student

Psychology

gs412513@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Fall 2014

Program

Clinical Child Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Brian Wymbs

Research Interests

Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Intimate Partner Violence
State and Trait Anger
Psychological Assessment
Severe Psychopathology
Sex Differences

Curriculum Vitae

Gina M. Sacchetti, M.A.
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
Porter Hall 055b
Athens, OH 45701
740-593-1707
gs412513@ohio.edu

Education

Ph.D., Ohio University, expected May 2020 Emphasis: Clinical Psychology Advisor: Brian Wymbs, Ph.D. GPA: 3.75

M.A., University of Northern Iowa, May 2014 Emphasis: Clinical Science
Thesis: Anger, relationships and intimate partner violence in emerging adults with ADHD Advisor: Elizabeth K. Lefler, Ph.D.
GPA: 3.88

B.S., Western Illinois University, May 2012 with Highest Distinction
Major: Psychology, Minor: Women’s Studies GPA: 3.99

Research Experience

Graduate Research Assistant, Ohio University, May 2015-present
Supervisor: Julie Owens, Ph.D., Center for Intervention Research in Schools
Activities: Conduct evaluations with K-12 students and parents for an epidemiological study.

Graduate Research Assistant, Ohio University, August 2014-present
Supervisor: Brian Wymbs, Ph.D., Center for Intervention Research in Schools
Activities: Study a wide range of ADHD-related impairment in emerging adults.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Iowa, January 2013-May 2014
Supervisor: Seth Brown, Ph.D., Psychopathology Lab
Activities: Analyze substance use stigma, locus of control, quality of life, and personality

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Iowa, October 2012-May 2014
Supervisor: Elizabeth K. Lefler, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Lab
Activities: Code and analyze data and write a manuscript from a qualitative study examining the experiences of college students with ADHD.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Iowa, October 2012-May 2014
Supervisor: Sundé M. Nesbit, Ph.D., Personality and Emotion Lab
Activities: Conduct studies to observe the relationship between personality traits, personality disorders, ADHD, and driving anger.

Graduate Research Assistant, University of Northern Iowa, August 2012-December 2012
Supervisor: Robert Hitlan, Ph.D., Psychoneuroendocrinology Lab
Activities: Administered study materials, collected saliva samples, and carried out lab management duties for a study examining diet history, social attitudes, and health.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Oklahoma State University, June-August 2011
Supervisor: Kathleen Curtis, Ph.D., Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences
Activities: Examined interactions between estrogen receptors and catecholaminergic neurons using immunocytochemistry staining techniques and fluorescence microscopy.

Undergraduate Research Assistant, Western Illinois University, August 2010-April 2012
Supervisors: Robert C. Intrieri, Ph.D. & Paige E. Goodwin, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Lab
Activities: Administered study materials for two ongoing studies about parenting and engagement and social media, personality, and impulsivity.

Clinical Experience

Student Clinician, OU Psychology and Social Work Clinic, Athens, OH, August 2015-present
Supervisors: Brian Wymbs, Ph.D. & Fran Wymbs, Ph.D.
Activities: Conduct intake procedures, assemble comprehensive reports, provide feedback to clients, and conduct individual therapy for children and adults.

Graduate Assistant, Center for Intervention Research in Schools, Athens, OH August 2015-present
Supervisor: Julie Owens, Ph.D.
Activities: Conduct diagnostic interviews using the Diagnostic Interview Schedule for Children-IV (DISC-IV) with children and parents as part of a larger evaluation.

Practicum Student, Mental Health Institute, Independence, IA, August 2013-May 2014
Supervisor: Michael Kaufmann, M.A.
Activities: Administer intake interviews and cognitive and personality assessments, complete differential diagnosis assessments, co-facilitate group therapy sessions for male and female inpatient clients with severe psychopathology, participate in treatment team meetings, and provide individual therapy to higher functioning patients.

Student Clinician, UNI Psychological Assessment Clinic, Cedar Falls, IA, August 2013-May 2014
Supervisor: Elizabeth K. Lefler, Ph.D.
Activities: Conduct intake interviews and relevant assessment measures, assemble comprehensive reports, and provide feedback to clients.

Clinical Interviewer, Mental Health Institute, Mt. Pleasant, IA, August 2013-May 2014
Supervisors: Seth Brown, Ph.D. & Elisa Powell, M.A.
Activities: Administer diagnostic interviews, cognitive assessments, and neuropsychological measures to inpatient clients to aid in treatment planning.

Interviewer, Center for Social and Behavioral Sciences, Cedar Falls, IA, May-August 2013
Supervisor: Mary Jane Crew, B.A.
Activities: Conducted phone interviews on projects related to psychological well-being, health, and public awareness of science, technology, engineering, and mathematics programs.

Presentations

Sacchetti, G. M., Dawson, A. E., & Wymbs, B. T. (2016, October). Sluggish cognitive tempo and ADHD symptoms as risk factors for multi-domain impairment in a national sample of adults. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 50th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.

Egan, T. E., Wymbs, B. T., & Sacchetti, G. M. (2016, October). Discrepancy between self- and partner- reported adult ADHD symptoms predicts relationship impairment in heterosexual couples. Symposium accepted for presentation at the 50th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.

Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., Dawson, A. E., & Arnett, S. (2015, November). Agreement between self- and partner-reported adult ADHD symptoms and impairment. Poster presentation at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

McMahan, A., Sacchetti, G. M., Schwartz, M., Evans, S., & Owens, J. S. (2015, November). Psychometric properties of two teacher-rated screening tools for identifying ADHD in high school youth. Poster presentation at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Arnett, S., Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., Dawson, A. E., & Gidycz, C. (2015, November). Sexual orientation as a predictor of intimate partner violence perpetration and victimization. Poster presentation at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Dawson, A., Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., & Seiter, N. (2015, November). The role of adaptive and maladaptive coping strategies in the association between ADHD and functional impairment. Poster presentation at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Seither, N., Sacchetti, G. M., & Wymbs, B. T. (2015, November). Quality of marital communcation behavior is predicted by income dynamics. Poster presentation at the 49th annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Chicago, IL.

Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., & Dawson, A. E. (2015, July). Negative Urgency Increases Risk of Adolescents Being Provoked to Perpetrate Dating Violence. Poster presentation at the 17th meeting of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP), Portland, OR.

Lefler, E. K., Sacchetti, G. M., Lewno, B. M., Meisinger, R. E., Hartung, C. M., & Canu, W. H. (2015, July). Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and Social Impairment in College Students. Poster presentation at the 17th meeting of the International Society for Research in Child and Adolescent Psychopathology (ISRCAP), Portland, OR.

Meisinger, R. E., Sacchetti, G. M., Schau, M., & Lefler, E. K. (2015, May). The Relation Between Sluggish Cognitive Tempo and College Student Adjustment. Poster presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference, Chicago, IL.

Meisinger, R. E., Webb, M., Sacchetti, G. M., & Lefler, E. K. (2015, May). ADHD-Related Impairment in College Students. Poster presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference, Chicago, IL.

Brown, S., Kramer, K., Lewno, B., Dumas, L., Sacchetti, G. M., & Powell, E. (2015, March). Correlates of Self-Stigma Among Individuals with Substance Use Problems. Poster presentation at the Collaborate Perspectives on Addiction Meeting conference, Baltimore, MD.

Lewno, B. M., Sacchetti, G. M., & Lefler, E. K. (2014, November). ADHD and BPD: Examining the co-occurrence, overlapping features, and sex differences. Poster presentation at the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) Conference, Philidelphia, PA.

Sacchetti, G. M., Lewno, B., Canu, W., Hartung, C., & Lefler, E. K. (2014, May). Beyond inattention and hyperactivity: ADHD and affective impairment. Poster presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association conference, Chicago, IL.

Meisenger, R. E., Sacchetti, G. M., Schau, M., & Lefler, E. K. (2014, April). The relation between sluggish cognitive tempo and self-eteem, impairment, and physical concerns in college students. Poster prestation at at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences (CSBS) Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Sacchetti, G. M., Tweten, C., & Nesbit, S. M. (2014, February). Driving anger and personality disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Austin, TX.

Tweten, C., Sacchetti, G. M., & Nesbit, S. M. (2014, February). Trait variability for individuals with personality disorders: A frequency-based approach. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality and Social Psychology (SPSP), Austin, TX.

Sacchetti, G. M., & Lefler, E. K. (2013, April). Anger, relationships, and intimate partner violence in emerging adults with ADHD. Project poster presentation at the Graduate Student Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Sacchetti, G. M., Lewno, B. M., Schramm, A. L., Lyons, M. C., & Tweten, C. (2013, April). Driving behaviors and Attention Deficit Hyperactivitiy Disorder. Poster presentation at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Tweten C., Sacchetti, G. M., Lyons, M. C., Lewno, B. M., & Schramm, A. L. (2013, April). Driving history: Factors predictive of driving anger. Poster presentation at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Lewno, B. M., Tweten, C., Sacchetti, G. M., Schramm, A. L., & Lyons, M. C. (2013, April). On the road again: The effects of music on driving behaviors and emotions. Poster presentation at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Schramm, A. L., Lyons, M. C., Lewno, B. M., Sacchetti, G. M., & Tweten, C. (2013, April). Expression of driving anger: A look at commuter differences. Poster presentation at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Lyons, M. C., Schramm, A. L., Lewno, B. M., Tweten, C., & Sacchetti, G. M. (2013, April). Urban versus rural differences in driving behavior. Poster presentation at the meeting of College of Social Behavioral Sciences Symposium, Cedar Falls, IA.

Sacchetti, G. M. (2012, April). Academic achievement and alcohol consumption. Oral presentation at the ILLOWA Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Culver-Stockton, IA.

Sacchetti, G. M. (2011, August). Colocalization of estrogen receptors and catecholaminergic neurons. Poster presentation at Research Experience for Undergraduates at Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK.

Sacchetti, G. M. (2011, May). Academic motivation and alcohol consumption. Oral presentation at the ILLOWA Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Monmouth, IL.

Research Support

Intercollegiate Academics Fund Award (Gina Sacchetti, B.S. & Brittany Lewno, B.A.), 2013-2014 University of Northern Iowa, Office of Sponsored Programs, The Correlations between Personality Factors, Mood, and Life Outcomes

Publications

Wymbs, B. T., Dawson, A. D., Egan, T. E., Sacchetti, G. M., Tams, S. T., & Wymbs, F. A. ADHD and Depression in Parent Couples Predicts Response to Child ADHD Behavior. Revise and Resubmit at Journal of Abnormal Child.

Wymbs, B. T., Dawson, A. D., Egan, T. E., & Sacchetti, G. M. Rates of Intimate Partner Violence Perpetration and Victimization among Adults with ADHD. In Press at Journal of Attention Disorders.

Lefler, E. K., Sacchetti, G. M. & Del Carlo, D. I. (in press). ADHD in college: A qualitative analysis. ADHD Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorders.

Brown, S., Kramer, K., Lewno, B., Dumas, L., Sacchetti, G., & Powell, E. (2015). Correlates of Self-Stigma Among Individuals with Substance Use Problems. Accepted for publication at The International Journal of Mental Health and Addiction.

Sacchetti, G. M. & Lefler, E. K. (2014). ADHD Symptomology and Social Functioning in College Students. Journal of Attention Disorders.

Manuscripts in Progress

Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., & Dawson, A. E. Facets of Impulsivity Explain Risk of Emerging Adults with ADHD Histories Reacting Violently to Partner Provocation.

Ranson, L. M., Sacchetti, G. M., Wymbs, B. T., & Canu, W. H. Understanding Romantic Relationships of Adults with ADHD.

Teaching Experience

Graduate Teaching Assistant, Ohio University, January-May 2015
Child and Adolescent Psychology (undergraduate)
Class size: Two sections of 40 students
Duties: Graded assignments, guest lectured, and proctored examinations.
Supervisors: Allison Zoromski, M.S. & Raisa Petca, M.Sc.

Graduate Teaching Assistant, University of Northern Iowa, January-May 2013
BioPsychology (undergraduate)
Class size: Two sections of 25 students
Duties: Graded assignments, held study sessions, proctored examinations, and conducted independent tutoring.
Supervisor: Linda Walsh, Ph.D.

Undergraduate Teaching Assistant, Western Illinois University, August-December 2011
Abnormal Psychology (undergraduate)
Class size: 30 students
Duties: Graded assignments, stimulated online class discussions, assisted supervisor in carrying out classroom activities, and administered testing materials.
Supervisor: Robert C. Intrieri, Ph.D.

Awards/Recognition

University of Northern Iowa

  • Outstanding Master’s Thesis Award Nominee
  • Dean’s List all semesters

Western Illinois University

  • Departmental Scholar, 2012
  • Highest academic distinction, Summa Cum Laude, 2012
  • Graduation Marshall, 2012
  • Jim Joyce Award, 2012
  • Lincoln Laureate Nominee, 2011
  • Most Distinguished Junior Award, 2011 Dean’s List all semesters

Honor Society Memberships

Iota Iota Iota, Women’s Studies Honor Society, inducted 2012
Phi Kappa Phi, Multidisciplinary Graduate Honor Society, inducted 2011

  • Vice President, Western Illinois University chapter, 2011-2012

Psi Chi National Honor Society for Psychology, inducted 2009

  • Vice President, Western Illinois University chapter, 2011-2012

Golden Key International Honour Society, inducted 2011
Phi Eta Sigma, Freshman Honors Fraternity, inducted 2008

Professional Activities

Midwestern Psychological Association, November 2013-present
University of Northern Iowa Clinical Faculty Search Committee, October 2013-present
Society for Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology, October 2013-present
Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, September 2013-present
Society for Personality and Social Psychology, July 2013-present
Society for Science of Clinical Psychology, September 2012-present
American Psychological Association, April 2011-present

Volunteer Experience

University of Northern Iowa

Graduate Mentor Program, June 2013-May 2014
Activities: Provide guidance to incoming first year graduate students, organize group activities, and serve as a guest speaker in their class.
Guest Judge, 2013 State Science and Technology Fair of Iowa
Activities: Judge high school Psychological science projects and provide feedback and constructive criticism to contestants.

Western Illinois University

Women’s Center, October 2011-May 2012
Activities: Promote gender equity through support, education, and advocacy by organizing awareness events, blood drives, attending Feminist Action Alliance meetings, and working in the office.
Lutheran Home
Volunteer, 2002-2012
Activities: Provide assistance with activities of daily living, treatment adherence, and social support, and organize social gatherings to elderly individuals living in an assisted care facility.

Research, Assessment, and Practice Skills

Psychological Assessment
Clinical Interviews, Gray Oral Reading Test (GORT), Minnesota Multiphasic Personality Inventory (MMPI-2 and MMPI-2-RF), Personality Assessment Inventory (PAI), Repeatable Battery for the Assessment of Neuropsychological Status (RBANS), Structured Interview for DSM-IV (SCID-I and SCID-II), Test of Memory Malingering (TOMM), Test of Variables Attention (TOVA), Wechsler Adult Intelligence Scale-IV (WAIS-IV), Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of Intelligence-II (WASI-II), Wechsler Individual Achievement Test-III (WIAT-III), Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children-IV (WISC-IV; WISC-V), and Woodcock Johnson Cognitive and Achievement Test-III (WJ-III; WJ-IV).

Psychotherapy
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) techniques, nonspecific helping skills, rapport building, behavior modification, social skills building, group therapy

Computer Programs
SPSS, G*Power, Excel, PowerPoint, Word, MTurk, REDCap, Qualtrics, and SONA

References

Elizabeth Lefler, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Northern Iowa
Bartlett Hall 2072
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 273-7637
elizabeth.lefler@uni.edu

Sundé Nesbit, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
University of Northern Iowa
Bartlett Hall 2069
Cedar Falls, IA 50613
(319) 273-6776
sunde.nesbit@uni.edu

Brian Wymbs, Ph.D.
Department of Psychology
Ohio University
Porter Hall 200
Athens, OH 45701
(740) 593-1064
wymbs@ohio.edu


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