Cayla O' Hair

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MGH has been at the forefront of many scientific advances in treatments for depression.

Cayla O’Hair graduated from Sewanee: The University of the South in 2018, where she majored in Psychology, minored in Political Science, and served as captain of the women’s crew team. While at Sewanee, Cayla co-directed a program designed to reduce, prevent, and understand disordered eating behaviors of college students while providing them the tools to practice embodiment and reduce depressive symptoms. Throughout her undergraduate career, she also worked as a Research Assistant in the Caregiving, Affect and Relational Experiences lab at Sewanee under the guidance of Dr. John Coffey and Dr. Katherine Nelson-Coffey. In her spare time, Cayla serves as a trained crisis counselor for Crisis Text Line. After her two years at the DCRP, Cayla plans to pursue a PhD in clinical psychology.