Elyssa Berney is a second-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program. She completed her B.A. in Psychology from Texas Tech University in 2017, doing research in gender, sexuality and behavioral health as well as the efficacy of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT). She is a current member of the HAMMER lab, and holds a graduate assistant position working in assessment and program evaluation for Student and Academic Life (SAL) under Dr. Michael Toland. Her research interests are help-seeking and gender norm conformity, broadly defined. She is also interested in developing sound and culturally sensitive measurement and, clinically, the treatment of post-traumatic stress.