Taquesha Dean

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

Taquesha Dean graduated from DePauw University with a B.A. in Psychology and Religious Studies. As an undergraduate, she conducted a research project analyzing the role of Alcohol Use and Personality Traits in predicting Psychopathic Behavior under the supervision of Dr. Scott R. Ross. During her senior year, she completed her thesis under Dr. Sharmin Tunguz, where she explored the organizational and psychological causes and impacts of Sexual Harassment in the workplace. Taquesha gained valuable clinical experience as an intern at Mount Sinai St. Luke’s Hospital providing milieu and group therapy at a psychiatric outpatient program. She also served as a Court Appointed Special Advocate where she worked with children who had been abused or neglected. After her two years at the DCRP, Taquesha plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Forensic Psychology.