Ashley Winch graduated from the University of Connecticut in 2016 with a B.S. in Chemistry and Psychology. Ashley then went on to be a research coordinator at the Yale School of Medicine, assisting in an efficacy study on the utilization of an attachment based parenting therapy for mothers in substance use recovery. Ashley is currently a Clinical Psychology doctoral student and a member of UCF RESTORES. Mentored by Dr. Deborah Beidel, Ashley’s research interests are primarily in trauma intervention and prevention for families. When not in the lab, Ashley enjoys teaching, training martial arts, surfing and caring for her two foster-failure cats.