Andrea DePetris, Ph.D. is a clinical psychologist. She completed her doctorate at the University of Connecticut, her predoctoral internship at the Veteran Affairs Connecticut Healthcare System (Newington), and postdoctoral work at Columbia University. Her research has focused on mental health disparities, the impact of experiencing racial discrimination, and racial/ethnic identity formation. Dr. DePetris has represented the state of Connecticut to the American Psychological Association as the Connecticut State Diversity Delegate in 2016 and 2017. She also served as the Connecticut State Advocacy Coordinator of the American Psychological Association of Graduate Students' Advocacy Coordinating Team from 2016-2018. She has been honored by the Connecticut Psychological Association as the recipient of their Outstanding Student in Psychology Award in 2016. Additionally, she was an honoree at the annual 100 Women of Color Black Tie and Gala Awards, hosted at the Bushnell Theater and organized by Eleven 28 Entertainment. Dr. DePetris currently works at Yale University as an Embedded Mental Health Provider.