Olivia Derella

Program: Clinical Psychology
Advisor: Jeffrey D. Burke
Anticipated Graduation: 2021
Education: B.A., State University of New York at Geneseo
Research Interests: Developmental Psychopathology, Disruptive Behavior, Emotion Regulation, Treatment of Irritability
Representative Publications:
  • Derella, O.J., Johnston, O., & Burke, J.D. (09/2015). Cognitive Behavioral Treatment of Irritability in Children: Evidence for Emotion Regulation Skills as a Treatment Mechanism. Poster presented at the 1st Congress on Pediatric Irritability and Dysregulation, Burlington, VT.


  • Derella, O.J. & DeHart, G.B. (04/2013). Behavioral and social outcomes among maltreated children in therapeutic group homes. Paper presented at Geneseo’s 7th Annual Undergraduate Scholar Symposium; poster presented at Association for Psychological Science 25th Annual Convention, Washington, D.C.


  • McGuey, D.E., Tiede, G.M., Derella, O.J., Volk, D.T., McLafferty, M.K., & DeHart, G.B. (04/2013). Assertive and affiliative language in 7- year-olds interactions with siblings and friends.”Poster presented at biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Seattle, WA.


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