Isabella Henneman

Isabella graduated from Michigan State University in 2022, where she obtained a B.S. in Psychology with Honors and a minor in Social Science Quantitative Data Analytics. As an undergraduate, Isabella was interested in developmental and social psychology. She completed a research thesis exploring the relationship between adverse childhood experiences and mental and physical health outcomes later in life. She also worked as a student researcher for the Children’s Palliative Care Coalition of Michigan studying the equity and benefits of state-provided respite care benefits for families with complexly or terminally ill children. Isabella gained experience in a clinical environment at Cedar Creek Behavioral Health Hospital as an admissions analyst assistant. Isabella’s research interests include psychosocial protective factors that increase resiliency to anxiety and depressive disorders, interventions to promote wellness and increase quality of life, and the interactions between trauma, learning disabilities, intelligence and self-esteem in adolescents. After her time at the DCRP, Isabella plans to pursue a PhD in Psychology.