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Doctoral Students


Brittany Juncosa, M.A.

Brittany is a third-year student in the William Paterson University PsyD program. While previously attending John Jay College, she worked as a research assistant on the Investigative Psychology Research Unit (IPRU) Sex Offender Profiling (SOP) Project. After graduating with a MA in Forensic Psychology, she worked as a Crisis Response Worker for Care Plus NJ, conducting crisis risk assessment for youth and families throughout Bergen County. Brittany's research interests include risk factors associated with violence including trauma, cognitive functioning, and personality.


Christine Wang

Christine is a second-year doctoral student in the PsyD program and currently an adjunct instructor teaching Intro to Psychology at WPU. She has worked as a Telemental Health Care intern at Mantra Health offering comprehensive treatment service for young adults. She worked at Prof. Lawrence Yang's lab in Columbia University on effects of epigenetic malleability framing to the clinical high-risk youth. She's been a crisis counselor at WMC since 2018, providing hotline service and in-person accompaniment. Her interests in the field include multicultural counseling, anxiety, depression, telemental health care and CBT.


Christine enjoys nature, hiking with friends, walking along the Hudson River, and traveling to learn other cultures. She is also a certified yoga teacher who loves practicing yoga and daily meditation. She likes cooking at home, drawing, and reading while listening to music in her downtime. 

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Gladys Martinez, M.Ed, LAC, NCC

Gladys is a second-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D. program at William Paterson University. She received her B.A. in Psychology and M.Ed. in Counseling Psychology with a certification in School Counseling from Rutgers State University. She is a licensed associate counselor, and volunteers as a certified NJ Disaster Response Crisis Counselor. 


Gladys worked as an Intensive In-community Counselor providing therapy to youths in crisis situations. She also worked as a School Counselor for the Union and Middlesex County public high schools. Her research interests include working with the Latinx population, immigration, children & adolescents, personality disorders, and trauma.


Nuu Grenier, B.A., M. Ed.

Nuu Grenier (They/Them) is a third-year doctoral student in the Clinical Psychology Psy.D program at William Paterson University. Nuu graduated with a BA in Television and Digital Media from Montclair State University in 2015 and in 2017 they completed their MA in School Counseling at Frostburg State University. They are a recent graduate (2022) of the Clinical and Counseling Psychology program at William Paterson University. Nuu currently works for the Women’s Center at William Paterson University and collaborates with the staff there to facilitate informational workshops on Intimidate Partner Violence Prevention and LGBTQIA+ inclusive programming. 


As a part of their studies, Nuu is currently researching Intimate Partner Violence (IPV) within the LGBTQIA+ community. Additional research interests include LGBTQIA+ health, sexual and gender identity development, and suicide prevention strategies for LGBTQIA+ individuals. 

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