Clinicians

Behavioral Health Clinic

Meet our Clinicians 

 

Alison Luongo, Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Ph.D. student
Alison is a Clinical Psychology and Neuropsychology, Ph.D. student with a special interest in child psychology and atypical development. She received her Bachelors of Science degree here at The University of Arizona in Neuroscience and Cognitive Science with an emphasis in Development & Aging. Alison’s clinical interests broadly study the relationship between physical health, sleep, and memory in youth with different developmental disorders, particularly in Down syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorder. She has worked closely with the Tucson community and consider Tucson to be her home. In her clinical practice, she hopes to serve her community as a fellow member focusing on overall wellbeing. Alison also hopes to advocate for and provide quality care for underrepresented and underserved communities in Tucson.
Diheng Zhang, M.A., Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student
Diheng received his bachelor's degree from Nanjing University and his master's degree from Columbia University. He is currently pursuing a doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University of Arizona. Diheng's clinical training is primarily in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and Acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), with a particular focus on depression and anxiety disorders. His research examines the biomechanism of emotional memory and seeks to identify biomarkers for diagnosis and treatment targets for clinical disorders.
Katie McVeigh, Clinical Psychology Ph.D. Student

Katie received her bachelor's degree in Psychology from the University of Arizona in 2018 and is currently pursuing a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, also at the University of Arizona. Her clinical training is primarily in cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT). She has previous experience working with depression and anxiety. Katie's goal is to use collaborative, evidence-based therapy to provide individualized, patient-centered care and improve well-being.

Emily Van Etten, M.A. (she/her/hers), Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student

Emily graduated with her bachelor’s degree from San Diego State University in 2017 and is currently pursuing a PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Arizona. Emily’s training is primarily in cognitive-behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance commitment therapy (ACT) with a particular focus on depression and anxiety. Her goal is to utilize evidence-based techniques to meet each patient’s individualized needs.

Kelly Chen, Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student

Kelly graduated from UCLA with a bachelor’s in psychobiology and is currently pursuing training in neuropsychological assessment. Kelly’s clinical background is primarily in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety and depression. Additional clinical interests include trauma and substance abuse.

Tara Torres, Clinical Psychology Ph.D. student
Tara received her bachelor's degree in psychology from the University of California, Los Angeles and is currently pursuing a PhD in clinical psychology at the University of Arizona. Tara's clinical training primarily focuses on utilizing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT), through the clinic. Her future focus is to specialize in tailored and multicultural, psychosocial interventions with cancer populations.