Marlena is a second year Master’s student in the School and Clinical Child Psychology program. Her Master’s thesis will examine parenting interventions that address child exposure to domestic violence. She is also interested in investigating how exposure to domestic violence effects child emotion regulation and psychopathology. Marlena received a Master’s of Science from the University of Toronto where she examined repetitive behaviors across neurodevelopmental disorders. Currently, she is completing her school practicum at the Toronto Catholic District School Board.