Marywood University Doctoral Student Wins National Research Award

SCRANTON, PA—Katherine Herbster, a graduate student at Marywood University, recently received a student research award at the convention of the American Psychological Association (APA) in Washington, DC.

The student research award from Division 12 of APA (Clinical Psychology) recognized five outstanding graduate student research project presentations at the convention, and was awarded based on Ms. Herbster’s master’s thesis research, titled “Do Interpersonal Problems Mediate The Relationship Between Attachment Style and Depression?” This project was supervised by Edward O’Brien, Ph.D., professor of psychology and counseling at Marywood University.

Katie Herbster

Ms. Herbster is a fourth-year doctoral student in the Psy.D. Clinical Psychology Program at Marywood. She is a 2007 graduate of Scranton High School and a 2011 magna cum laude graduate of Temple University.  She is the daughter of Greg and Mary Herbster, Scranton, Pa.