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Kristyn Wong - MPSI Fellow

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Office Phone
313-664-2544
Biography

Kristyn Wong is a fifth year PhD student in the Developmental Psychology program at Wayne State University. She has also been actively involved at MPSI as a trainee and fellow since 2010. Her research mainly focuses on understanding how early relationships influence developmental outcomes for children under the age of three. More specifically, Kristyn is interested in reflective functioning and its impact on parenting sensitivity. She has worked closely with Dr. Ann Stacks in the Early Relationships Lab at MPSI.

Areas of Expertise

 Infant development, infant assessment, parent-child relationships, reflective functioning

Courses Taught

PSY 2400- Developmental Psychology Across the Lifespan

PSY 3430- Infant Development

PSY 3480- Parent Child Interactions Across the Lifespan

Education

2012, IMH Certificate, Wayne State University

2012, M.A. Developmental Psychology, Wayne State University

2010, BS Psychology, Michigan State University

Certifications

 Infant Mental Health Certificate- August 2012