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Rachel Floyd

  • Research Assistant under Dr. Myrna Weissman
  • New York State Psychiatric Institute

    Research interests

    bibliotherapymajor depressive disorderexistential therapyempathymeditationBuddhismrelational spiritualityforgivenessinterpersonal psychotherapy

    About

    Investigating the relationship between being an avid reader of fiction, particularly of the classics and whether or not this would show a greater propensity to be forgiving compared to a population that reads little or doesn't value classic literature.

    Professional experience

    Research Assistant under Dr. Myrna Weissman

    New York State Psychiatric Institute

    February 2016 - Present

    Research Assistant in Barry Farber's Psychotherapy, Technology, and Disclosure Lab

    Teachers College at Columbia University

    October 2015 - Present

    Education

    Teachers College at Columbia University