PTSD and other trauma-related disorders; post-trauma functioning; treatment-seeking behaviors; resilience and coping factors
Lauren Paige is a sixth-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Department at George Mason University. She is currently completing her clinical internship year at the West Los Angeles VA Medical Center in Los Angeles, CA. She received her B.A. in Psychology from Spelman College, where she graduated magna cum laude with departmental honors in Psychology. In 2014, she received her M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling from the University of Miami, where she worked under the supervision of Dr. Carlos Pérez Benítez developing multicultural research and bilingual (English-Spanish) clinical skills. Her current interests are primarily in the areas of trauma. Specifically, she is interested in military populations with trauma-related disorders (primarily PTSD) and the factors that support resilience and effective functioning after trauma, such as coping behaviors and help-seeking behaviors.
Paige, L., Renshaw, K. D., Allen, E. S., & Litz, B. (2018). Deployment trauma and seeking treatment for PTSD in U.S. soldiers. Military Psychology.
Bergman, J., Renshaw, K.D., & Paige, L. (2018). Psychological well-being in Iraq and Afghanistan veterans: A broader model of risk and protective factors. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, and Policy.
B.A. in Psychology, Spelman College, 2012
M.S.Ed in Mental Health Counseling, University of Miami, 2014
News at Mason (November 7, 2017): https://www2.gmu.edu/news/490786