Clinical Psychology Student Profiles
Lillian Hamill’s path to a career in psychology was initiated through her curiosity in understanding people whose mental health was complicated by medical diagnoses. Through her bachelor’s education in psychology from Union College in upstate New York, Lillian initiated her clinical experience as an undergraduate intern at Albany Medical Center’s Pediatric Oncology and Hematology Unit, as well as through research involving development of a social support training seminar for peers of children with a medical diagnosis.
Since her first undergraduate psychology course at Southern Methodist University, Vicki Owen has been interested in learning more about mental health and the interplay between our minds and human behavior. Upon graduating with a bachelor’s degree in psychology, she pursued an opportunity in research working with children and families at Children’s National Medical Center in Washington, D.C. While working as a research assistant, she drawn to a more clinical role working with this population, prompting her to pursue an advanced degree in clinical psychology.