Wednesday, October 15, 2008

Resume` / Cirriculum Vitae


TARA L. DELIBERTO
Doctoral Candidate
tara.deliberto@gmail.com
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EDUCATION:
Boston University, Sargent College
Boston, Massachusetts
Received Bachelor of Science: Vocational Counseling

Harvard University
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Psychology Courses

Hofstra University
Hempstead, NY
Doctoral Candidate
Received Master's Degree

CLINICAL RESEARCH EXPERIENCE:
June 2005 to Present
Laboratory for Clinical and Developmental Research headed by Matthew Nock, Ph.D.
Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts
Former Position: Senior Laboratory Manager
Present Position: Research Collaborator
Responsibilities:
• Contribute to all aspects of the research process including: including literature reviews, creating measures, grant preparation, institutional review board application preparation, data collection, data entry, data management, data analysis, manuscript preparation, and manuscript editing
• Contribute to tracking participants in a randomized controlled trial of Dialectical Behavioral Therapy, two studies of implicit associations of suicide at Massachusetts General Hospital and Children’s Hospital Boston, a study of the psychophysiology of self-injury and coping strategies, and an online study pertaining to the course of non-suicidal self-injury
• Supervise undergraduate administrative assistants and research assistants

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE:
Spring 2005
Sydney Children’s Hospital
Sydney, Australia
Boston University Rehabilitation Counseling Intern
Responsibilities:
• Talk to children with terminal or psychiatric illness and their families
• Conduct daily one hour staff meetings to talk about any emotionally troubling occurring at work

Fall 2005 to Fall 2007
Two Brattle Center
Cambridge, Massachusetts
Outpatient Mental Health Facility Intern and Rehabilitation Counseling Assistant
Responsibilities:
• Attend and contributing to weekly therapist consultation meetings
• Attend a two semester Dialectical Behavioral Therapy didactic
• Review effective vocational assessments for the rehabilitation counseling
services offered at Two Brattle Center
• Collect information on client progress for clinical purposes

Fall 2008 to Spring 2010
Psychological Evaluation, Research, Counseling Clinic
Hempstead, NY
Acceptance and Commitment Therapist & Research Coordinator
Responsibilities:
• Attends weekly didactic and research meetings
• Conducts Telephone intakes
• Treats patients
• Revises clinic protocols
• Designs, implements, and prepares the results of studies on cognitive versus mindfulness-based techniques

Summer 2010 to Present
American Institute of Cognitive Therapy
Manhattan, NY
ACT & CBT Therapist
Responsibilities:
• Treats patients
• Attends weekly supervision and clinical meetings

PUBLICATIONS:
Glassman, L. H., Weierich, M. R., Hooley, J. M., Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. K. (2007). Child maltreatment, non-suicidal self-injury, and the mediating role of self-criticism. Behaviour Research and Therapy, 45, 2483-2490.

Nock, M. K., Wedig, M. M., Janis, I. B., & Deliberto, T. L. (2008). Self-injurious thoughts and behaviors. In J. Hunsley & E. Mash, A guide to assessments that work. New York : Oxford University Press.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. (2008). An exploratory study of correlates, onset, and offset, of non-suicidal self-injury. Archives of Suicide Research, 12, 219-231.

Nock, M. K., & Deliberto, T. L. (2009). Non-suicidal self-injury. In, P.S. Jensen & C.A. Galanter (Eds.), DSM-IV-TR Casebook and Treatment Guide for Child Mental Health.

Nock, M. K., Deliberto, T. L., & Hollander, M. (in press). Resolving treatment complications associated with the presence of comorbid personality disorders. In, M. W. Otto & S. G. Hofmann (Eds.), Resolving treatment complications in anxiety disorders. New York: Springer.

Nock, M.K., Park, J. L., Finn, C.T., Deliberto, T. L., Dour, H., & Banaji, M. R. (in press). Measuring the Suicidal Mind: Implicit Cognition Predicts Suicidal Behavior. Psychological Science.


PUBLICATIONS SUBMITTED/
IN PREPARATION:

Nock, M.,, Berry Mendes, W., Deliberto, T. L., & Dour, H. (submitted). Psychophysiology of non-suicidal self-injury.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. (in preparation). Diagnostic correlates of non-suicidal self injury among adolescents.

Nock, M. K., Deliberto, T. L., Teper, R., Photos, V. I., Prichett, M., Cha, C. B., Hollander, M. & Wheelis, J. (in preparation). Intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adolescents: Initial evidence for effectiveness, moderators, and mechanisms of change.

Nock, M. K., Deliberto, T. L., Teper, R., Gero, Z., Jeram, M., Photos, V., Wedig, M., Cha, C. B., & Wheelis, J. (in preparation). Intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy for adults: Initial evidence for effectiveness, moderators, and mechanisms of change.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. K. (in preparation). Stressful life events, but not family. environment or parental psychopathology, are related to adolescent self-injury.

Deliberto, T. L. & Nock, M. (in preparation). The mediating effect of social stress between emotion reactivity and number of suicide attempts in adolescents.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. (in preparation). Somatization mediates the relationship between emotional abuse and self-injury.

Deliberto, T. L., & Scardapane, J. (in preparation). Cognitive Therapy versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.


PRESENTATIONS:
Deliberto, T. L. (2006, Oct). Translation of a concept similar to psychodynamic transference into behavioral terminology: Behavior generalization. Presented at a Dialectical Behavior Therapy clinic. Cambridge, MA.

Deliberto, T. L. & Nock, M. (2006, Nov). How do adolescents learn about self-injury and how and why they try to stop? Presented at the 40th annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Chicago, IL.

Deliberto, T. L., Photos, V., Wedig, M., Gero, Z., Wheelis, J. & Nock, M. (2006, Nov). Preliminary examination of potential mechanisms of change in intensive Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Presented at the 40th annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Chicago, IL.

Deliberto, T. L. & Nock, M. (2006, Nov). Implicit associations about suicide of people receiving care in the psychiatric emergency department. Presented at a meeting for psychiatry residents at Massachusetts General Hospital. Boston, Massachusetts.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. K. (2007, May). Stressful life events, but not family environment or parental psychopathology, are related to adolescent self-injury. Presented at the 19th annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC.

Nock, M. K., Banaji, M. R., Deliberto, T. L., Park, J. L., & Finn, C. T. (2007, May). Measuring implicit associations about suicide: Preliminary findings. In, Miranda, R. (Chair), Assessing cognitive biases in depression and suicidality using laboratory-based measures. Paper presented at the 19th annual conference of the Association for Psychological Science. Washington, DC.

Deliberto, T. L. & Nock, M. (2007, Nov). Diagnostic correlates of non-suicidal self-injury among adolescents. Presented at the 41st annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Philadelphia, PA.

Deliberto, T. L. & Nock, M. (2008, Nov). The mediating effect of social stress between emotion reactivity and presence of self-injury in adolescents. Presented at the 42st annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Orlando, FL.

Deliberto, T. L., & Nock, M. (in preparation for 2009, Nov). Somatization mediates the relationship between emotional abuse and self-injury. To be presented at the 43rd annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. New York, NY.

Deliberto, T. L., & Scardapane, J. (in preparation for 2009, Nov). Cognitive Therapy versus Acceptance and Commitment Therapy. To be presented at the 43rd annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. New York, NY.

ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS:
Barlow, D. H., Nock, M. K., & Hersen, M. (2008). Single-case experimental designs: Strategies for studying behavior change (third edition). Boston, MA: Allyn & Bacon.

Hollander, M. (2008). Helping Teens who Cut: Understanding and Ending Self-Injury. New York, NY: Guilford Press.

AWARDS:
The Julia Vane Memorial Scholarship in Graduate Studies

AFFILIATIONS:
Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
Association for Contextual and Behavioral Sciences
Association for Psychological Science
American Psychological Association
National Society of Collegiate Scholars

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