Current Projects


Brandeis Counseling Center

CoPE Lab & Brandeis Counseling Center

We are currently working with the Brandeis Counseling Center on developing and implementing procedures and programs that demonstrate efficacy in improving mental health outcomes. Our goal is to disseminate innovative translational clinical science research, and provide rigorous and valid evaluation information to the BCC to enable them to optimize their treatment services.

Friendship and Empathy Study

CoPE Lab & SIM Lab

The study uses physiological and self-report measures to examine relations between specific behaviors participants engage in when thinking and talking about problems.The goal of the study is to understand how empathy, stress, and sub-component behaviors of problem talk are associated with each other and how they are related to depression and anxiety symptoms.