Monica Barreto, Ph.D, Assistant Professor of Clinical Child Psychology, received her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at Western Michigan University. Monica earned a M.S. in Applied Developmental Psychology from the University of Pittsburgh and received her B.S. in Psychology from Barry University. Monica completed her pre-doctoral and post-doctoral training at the Yale Child Study Center with a speciality in Pediatrics. Her dissertation research focused on a randomized controlled trial of a single session of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy to promote health-related behavior change.