Bio: Carrie is a first year graduate student in the clinical psychology program, working with Dr. Richard Heimberg at the Adult Anxiety Clinic of Temple (AACT). She received her B.A. in psychology from Colby College in 2009. Carrie’s research interests include examining mechanisms underlying the etiology and maintenance of anxiety and substance use disorders as well as their co-occurrence.
Representative presentations and/or publications:
Potter, C. M., Vujanovic, A. A., Marshall, E. C., Bernstein, A., & Bonn-Miller, M. O. (2011). Posttraumatic stress and marijuana use coping motives: The mediating role of distress tolerance. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 25, 437-443.
Potter, C. M., Vujanovic, A. A., Hart, A. S., Bernstein, A., Niles, B. L., & Schmertz, S. (2011, May). Distress tolerance, anxiety sensitivity, and mindfulness as concurrent incremental predictors of symptom outcomes among a trauma-exposed sample: A transdiagnostic model. Poster session accepted for presentation at the 45th annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies convention, Toronto, ON.
Potter, C. M., Vujanovic, A. A., Mitragotri, N., & Bonn-Miller, M. O. (2010, November). Distress tolerance and anxiety sensitivity in the prediction of anxious responding and nicotine withdrawal symptom severity: A preliminary laboratory test among trauma-exposed smokers. Poster session presented at the 44th annual Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies convention, San Francisco, CA.