Rosanna Breaux

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Assistant Professor, Department of Psychology
Office Hours
Mondays 3-4pm; Wednesdays 2-4pm - Williams Hall Room 117
By appointment - Child Study Center Room 115
Office Address
Child Study Center - Room 115
460 Turner Street
Suite 207
Blacksburg, VA 24060
Office Phone
Short Bio
Dr. Breaux's research focuses on the emotional and social functioning of children and adolescents with ADHD, with a focus on emotion regulation. She is also interested in understanding the role parents play in shaping children and adolescent's social and emotional development. She utilizes a multi-method of assessing emotional development, including behavioral ratings, behavioral observations, and psychophysiological measures of ANS activity. Additionally, Dr. Breaux is working to evaluate and disseminate the RELAX intervention for adolescents with ADHD which targets emotion dysregulation and interpersonal conflict.
Interests

Dr. Breaux enjoys playing board games, hiking, cooking, traveling, and playing with her golden retriever, Eevee.

Recent Courses Taught
  • PSYC 3034 (Psychological Disorders of Children)
  • PSYC 6254 (Advanced Topics in Clinical Psychology: Child Assessment)

Degrees
  • Ph.D. (2017) - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • M.S. (2013) - University of Massachusetts Amherst
  • B.S. (2011) - Carnegie Mellon University