Dr. Cunningham graduated from DePaul University in Chicago, Illinois with a B.S. in Psychology. At DePaul, she was a McNair Scholar.  She received her M.S. and Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Central Florida, and at UCF RESTORES, focused on the development of peer support training workshops known as REACT.  Dr. Cunningham completed her internship at Lurie Children’s Hospital in Chicago, where she is also completing her postdoctoral fellowship in the Luria Children’s Little Ones Program.