Dr. Tress received her Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine in 2014. She completed her doctoral internship at the Veterans Affairs Medical Center in Iron Mountain, Michigan. Her interests include Recovery-oriented approaches to care, including training clinicians in providing Recovery-oriented services, and working with individuals who experience chronic, challenging problems in life. Her dissertation research examined the Recovery knowledge, skills, and attitudes of clinical psychology doctoral students in APA-accredited doctoral training programs, and interns in both APA-accredited and APPIC-member internships. In addition to working with schizophrenia, psychotic disorders, and serious mental illness, she has received extensive training in working with anxiety disorders, and particularly enjoys working with Obsessive Compulsive Disorder and Posttraumatic Stress Disorder. She is certified in Prolonged Exposure Therapy for PTSD by the Center for the Treatment and Study of Anxiety at the University of Pennsylvania. Carmella is also interested in mindfulness practices in managing stress and enhancing quality of life. Outside of the office, Carmella’s favorite things include coffee, yoga, and Jose Garces restaurants.