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Shannon McCarrick

Shannon McCarrick

Graduate Student On Internship

Psychology
Porter Hall 264
sm261412@ohio.edu


Year of Entry

Fall 2013

Program

Clinical Adult Psychology

Adviser

Dr. Timothy Anderson

Research Interests

Psychotherapy research, specifically therapy process and outcome, common factors, and therapy considerations for cuturally diverse clients.

Curriculum Vitae

Shannon M. McCarrick
Ohio University
Department of Psychology
264 Porter Hall
Athens, OH 45701
740-593-1707
sm261412@ohio.edu

EDUCATION

Ohio University (Athens, OH)    August 2013 - Present
Doctoral Student in Clinical Psychology GPA: 3.9

The Pennsylvania State University (University Park, PA)    August 2009 – May 2013
The Schreyer Honors College Bachelor of Science (Psychology) Bachelor of Arts (Anthropology) GPA: 3.9

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Health Recovery Services Rural Women’s Traineeship    June 2016 – Present
Athens, OH
Student Clinician
Primary Supervisors: Joseph Gay, Ph.D. and Cathy Chelak, Ph.D.
Provided group and individual counseling to chemically dependent women from rural areas in the U.S.

Psychology and Social Work Clinic Assessment Traineeship    January 2016-Present
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Assessment Trainee
Primary Supervisor: Chantel Weisenmuller, Ph.D.
Conducted comprehensive biopsychosocial assessments, including personality testing and cognitive testing.  Consulted with clinicians and other mental health professionals, wrote integrative assessment reports, and provided feedback to clients.

Counseling and Psychological Services Traineeship    August 2015-May 2016
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Student Clinician
Primary Supervisors: Kathryn Conaway, Ph.D., Lauren Ranney, M.S., Alexander Rowell, M.A., Krystal Hernandez, Ph.D.
Provided psychotherapy to university students presenting with a variety of concerns including anxiety, depression, relationship concerns, substance use concerns, obsessive-compulsive and related disorders, as well as a variety of other issues.

Therapy in Randomized Clinical Trial    August 2015- April 2016
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Co-investigator and study therapist
Primary Supervisor: Timothy Anderson, Ph.D.
Provided psychotherapy (e.g. CBT, ACT, BA) to depressed undergraduate students in the context of a randomized clinical trial comparing treatment as usual to treatment as usual and a common factors feedback technique.

Psychology and Social Work Clinic Practicum    August 2014 – Present
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Student Clinician
Primary Supervisors: Sarah Racine, Ph.D., Ryan Shorey, Ph.D., Timothy Anderson, Ph.D., Chantel Weisenmuller, Ph.D.
Provided psychotherapy university students, community members, and couples.  Employed various problem- or disorder-specific techniques as well as skills related to the development of the working alliance. Presenting problems included domestic violence victimization, adjustment disorders, anxiety disorders, anger disorders and depressive disorders.

Camp BOOST    July 2014 – August 2014
Ohio University (Athens, OH)
Counselor
Supervisors: Brian Wymbs, Ph.D. and Frances Wymbs, Ph.D.
Provided a modified version of the Summer Treatment Program (STP) for children ages 6 to 8 either diagnosed with ADHD or normally-developing.  Involved the use of a Behavior Tracking System to increase desired behaviors and to decrease unwanted behaviors as well as to develop rapport with the children.  Also provided communication and social skills training.  Implemented Daily Report Cards (DRCs) to achieve desirable behavior goals.

PUBLICATIONS

Hill, C. E., Anderson, T., Kline, K., McClintock, A. S., Cranston, S., McCarrick S., Petrarca, A., Himawan, Rojas, A. P., L., Bhatia, A., Gupta, S., & Gregor, M. (2015) Helping skills training: Effectiveness and prediction of initial and post-training helping ability. The Counseling Psychologist, 1-28.

McClintock, A. S., McCarrick, S. M., Anderson, T., Himawan, L., & Hirschfield, R. (2015). Development and Validation of a Six-Item Version of the Interpersonal Dependency Inventory.  Assessment, 1-11.

McClintock, A. S., McCarrick, S. M., & Anderson, T. (2014). Excessive reassurance-seeking and interpersonal dependency: Assessing incremental associations. Personality and Individual Differences, 64, 94-97.

PRESENTATIONS

McCarrick, S.M., Anderson, T., McClintock, A. S. (2016, October), Treatment Preferences of LGB Individuals.  Poster to be presented at the 50th Convention of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

McClintock, A. S., & McCarrick, S. M. (2016, October). The facets of mindfulness that mediate symptomatic improvements in a mindfulness-based treatment. Poster to be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

McCarrick, S.M., Anderson, T., McClintock, A. S. (2015, June). Sexual Orientation, Treatment Preferences, and Appeal of LGB Affirmative Therapy. Paper presented at the 46th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia, PA.

McCarrick, S. M., Anderson, T., Perlman, M., & Serio, A. (2015, June) Relationships between LGB Client Characteristics and Appeal of LGB Affirmative Therapy. Poster presented at the 46th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Philadelphia, PA.

Moderator, “Meditation and LGB Study Issues,” 46th Annual International Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, June, 2015.

Perlman, M., McCarrick, S. M., Anderson, T., & Levy, K. N. (2015, June). Psychotherapy Theoretical Orientations of Clinical Psychology Graduate Programs and Graduate Student Characteristics. Paper presented at the 31st Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Integration, Baltimore, MD.

Song, X., Anderson, T., Himawan, L., McClintock, A. S., Jiang, Y., & McCarrick, S. M. (2014, August). A cross-cultural help-seeking model with a U.S. sample and a Chinese sample. Paper presented at American Psychological Association, Washington D.C.

McCarrick, S. M., McClintock, A. S., Anderson, T., & Hill, C. E. (2014, June). Correlations of Traits, Experiences, and Attitudes with Interpersonal Performance Behaviors among Students Receiving Helping Skills Training. Paper in panel presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Copenhagen, Denmark.

Song, X., Anderson, T., Jiang, Y., McClintock, A. S., & McCarrick, S. M. (2013, October). Factorial Structure of the EAC-B for Non-clinical Chinese Sample. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research, Memphis, TN.

McCarrick, S. M., Clouthier, T. L., Bernecker, S. L., & Levy, K. N. (2013, April). Appeal of Four Psychotherapies for Borderline Personality Disorder.  Poster presented at the Spring 2013 Undergraduate Research Fair, The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Psychotherapy and Interpersonal Process Research Lab    August 2013 - Present
Ohio University, Athens, OH
Doctoral Student
Supervisor: Timothy Anderson, Ph.D.
Involved in research exploring psychotherapy process and outcome, particularly common factors across treatments.  Responsibilities include conducting empirical research studies and writing manuscripts, preparation and writing of grant applications, institutional review board applications, study protocols, and conference presentations; data coding, entry, management, and analysis; research participant recruitment, tracking, and proctoring; and supervision of undergraduate research assistants.

Laboratory for Personality, Psychopathology, and Psychotherapy Research    January 2011 – May 2013
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Associate Lab Manager/Research Assistant
Supervisor: Kenneth N. Levy, Ph.D.
Involved managing and organizing over twenty undergraduate research assistants. Tasks included recruiting and scheduling participants, completing and submitting IRB proposals, completing chart reviews, consenting for and proctoring studies, transcribing semi-structured Adult Attachment Interviews, and analyzing data with SPSS and the FMRIB Software Library (FSL). I also assisted with data collection using EEG and fMRI.

Relationships and Stress Research Laboratory    May 2012 – May 2013
The Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Research Assistant
Supervisor: Amy D. Marshall, Ph.D.
Conducted telephone interviews in which verbally administered the Posttraumatic Checklist (PCL), the Beck Depression Inventory II (BDI-II), and other measures.  Proctored for a study using an aggression paradigm, eye tracking, and blood pressure measurements to examine the relationship between fear and aggression. Assisted with telephone interviews examining aggression in couples, edited protocols and measures, and serving as a confederate in studies.

AWARDS    

Graduate Student Senate Travel Award    March 2014
Liberal Arts Enrichment Funding    Fall 2012
Mona Shibley Bird Memorial Scholarship    2013
The President’s Freshman Award    2010
Joseph J. Grano, Jr. Scholarship    2010, 2011
Our Lady of Joy Scholarship    2009, 2010
Kimberly R. Kenna Memorial Scholarship    2009
Women in Engineering Scholarship    2009

SPECIAL SKILLS AND TRAINING    

Electroencephalography Training    2011
Andrea Seisler, HEF Laboratory Manager
Attended training sessions at the Penn State SLEIC Laboratory and passed the exam, obtaining certification with the use of EEG equipment including net placement and impedance checks.

fMRI Safety Training    2011
Susan Lemieux, SLEIC MRI Safety Officer
Completed fMRI Safety Training and passed the exam to be qualified to assist with research studies involving the fMRI machine.

PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

Society for Psychotherapy Research, North American Chapter    2013 - Present
The Phi Beta Kappa Honors Society    2011 – Present
Psi Chi: The International Honors Society in Psychology    2011-2013


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