Mariel Emrich

Graduate Student

Psychological Sciences


Clinical Psychology


Crystal Park

Anticipated Graduation



B.S., Human Development, Cornell University, 2018

Research Interests

Stress, coping, and health
Post-traumatic Stress Disorder and recovery
Non-pharmacologic pain management interventions


Warhit, A., Ahern, M., Turman, M.L., Emrich, M., Avery, J., Raso, R., Difede, J., & Penzner, J.B. (2021). Novel support model for the management of occupational stress among frontline healthcare workers during the COVID-19 pandemic: A new training opportunity. Academic Psychiatry. doi: 10.1007/s40596-021-01456-5

Emrich, M., McAleavey, A.A., Finkelstein-Fox, L., Rabbitts, A., Greenway, A., Difede, J., & Houng, A. (2020, August). Virtual reality as a pain management tool in an inpatient burn center. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association (APA), Washington, DC.

McAleavey, A.A., Emrich, M., Jick, A., Wyka, K., Simon, N., Brownstein, M., & Difede, J. (2019, November). A phase II clinical trial for PTSD with a vasopressin 1a receptor antagonist: Design, methods, and recruitment for a novel pharmacological intervention study. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies (ISTSS), Boston, MA.

McAleavey, A.A., Emrich, M., Jick, A., McGuire, C.L., & Difede, J. (2020, March). Symptoms of PTSD in a burn outpatient clinic: Prevalence and engagement challenges for the burn team. Oral presentation delivered by Emrich, M. at the American Burn Association (ABA), Orlando, FL.

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