Amanda Weber is a first-year doctoral student in the Counseling Psychology program at Boston College. She received her BA in Psychology from Alma College and her MS in Counseling Psychology from Northeastern University. She is a graduate student affiliate of the American Psychological Association, Division 17 (Society of Counseling Psychology), Division 35 (Psychology of Women), Division 44 (Society for the Psychological Study of LGBT Issues), Division 45 (Society for the Psychological Study of Culture, Ethnicity, and Race), and Division 56 (Trauma Psychology).
Amanda joined the ISPRC team in the fall of 2015. Her current research interests include White racial identity development, ethnoviolence, racial trauma, and the opportunity gap.
Amanda’s clinical experiences include individual and group counseling, as well as residential treatment. She has worked mainly with individuals with severe mental illness and PTSD among low-income and racial and LGBT minorities.
In her free time, Amanda enjoys biking, yoga, reading, and traveling.