Kelsey Petrey graduated from the University of Illinois at Chicago with a Bachelor of Arts in Psychology. Following graduation, she worked as a full-time research assistant at the University of Illinois at Chicago Department of Psychiatry, then spent two years at the Road Home Program at Rush University Medical Center, a mental health clinic for veterans and their families. Kelsey is a member of UCF RESTORES and is mentored by Dr. Rozek. Her research focuses on improvements to trauma treatments and residual symptoms of PTSD that remain after treatment completion. She enjoys being outdoors, trying new foods and traveling in her free time.