Gina Bednarek


Bednarek Portrait

Gina Bednarek is a doctoral student in the School Psychology area within the Department of Educational Psychology and is advised by Dr. Andy Garbacz. She earned her BS in Psychology from UW-Madison and after graduation worked as a Research Specialist at the HealthEmotions Research Institute investigating the biology of childhood anxiety disorders. She is trained to conduct the Kiddie Schedule for Affective Disorders and Schizophrenia clinical interview. Through this training she developed an interest in studying children and adolescents with anxiety and depression and learning about ways to better support their parents and teachers.