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Heather Henkell, PhD

Heather Henkell, Ph.D.
Clinical Neuropsychologist
Licensed Psychologist
Long Island Neuropsychological Services, PLLC
 

Education

2013

 

 

 

 

 

2010

 

 

 

 

2008

 

 

 

 

2004

 

 

Ph.D., Clinical Neuropsychology

The Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York, New York, NY

 Dissertation Topic: Are All Relational Judgments the Same? An Investigation of  

 Two Decision Models Using Event-Related Potentials

 Dissertation Chair: Ray Johnson, Jr., Ph.D.

 

Master of Philosophy, Psychology – Neuropsychology

The Graduate Center and Queens College, City University of New York, New York, NY

Second Doctoral Exam Title: Evaluating yourself: Models and neuroimaging studies of self-referential evaluations

 

Master of Arts, Psychology

Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY

Master’s Thesis Title: The self in conflict: The role of executive processes during truthful and deceptive responses about attitudes

 

Bachelor of Arts,  Psychology

Queens College, City University of New York, Flushing, NY

Magna Cum Laude

 

Supervised Clinical training

October 2013 –            Present

 

 

September 2011 –         August 2012

 

 

 

October 2010 – July 2011

 

 

 

June 2010 – October 2010

 

 

June 2009 – May 2010

 

 

Post-Doctoral Neuropsychologist

Long Island Neuropsychological Services, PLLC

Supervisor: Brian Lebowitz, Ph.D.

 

Clinical Psychology Intern

 

Colorado Mental Health Institute at Pueblo – Institute for Forensic Psychiatry

Supervisors: Peggy Hicks, Ed.D.; Jose Vega, Ph.D. ABN;  Antje Goeken, Psy.D.;

Terri Evans, Psy.D.; Miles Dial, Ph.D.

 

Clinical Psychology Extern

Nassau University Medical Center, Hempstead, NY

Supervisor: Lynn A. Schaefer, Ph.D., ABPP

 

Clinical Psychology Extern

Residential Treatment Center - Leake and Watts Services Inc, Yonkers, NY

Supervisors: Gabrielle A. Roberts, Ph.D., Robyn Connuck Jacobson, Psy.D.

 

Clinical Psychology Extern

Stony Brook Neurology, East Setauket, NY

Supervisors: Brian Lebowitz, Ph.D., Thomas Preston, Ph.D., ABPP-CN

 

August 2008 – September 2009

 

Clinical Psychology Extern – Parent Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT)

New York University – Child Study Center, New York, NY

Supervisors: Daniela Montalto, Ph.D., Steven Kurtz, Ph.D.

 

September 2008 – May 2009

 

 

 

 

Neuropsychology Extern

New York University – Comprehensive Epilepsy Center, New York, NY

 

 

August 2007 – August 2008

 

Neuropsychology Extern

New York University – Child Study Center, New York, NY

Supervisor: Dominick Auciello, Psy.D.

 

June 2006 – May 2007

      

Neuropsychology Extern

Winthrop University Hospital – Geriatrics, Mineola, NY

                         Supervisor:  Nancy S. Foldi, Ph.D.

 

Research Experience

2008 – 2013

Principal Investigator: Dissertation Study

Queens College – City University of New York, Flushing, NY

Advisor: Ray Johnson, Jr., Ph.D.

 

 

2002 – 2011

 

Research Assistant,  Brain and Cognition Laboratory

Queens College – City University of New York, Flushing, NY

Advisor: Ray Johnson, Jr., Ph.D.

 

Teaching Experience

2005 – Present

Adjunct Instructor

Psychology Department, Queens College – City University of New York, Flushing, NY

 

Classes Taught:

Fall 2013

Summer 2013

Spring 2013

Fall 2010

Spring 2010

Spring 2009

Fall 2008

Fall 2008

Spring 2008

Fall 2007

Spring 2007

Fall 2006

Spring 2006

Fall 2005

Spring 2005

 

Psychology 213: Experimental Psychology, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 217: Lifespan Development, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 215: Adolescent Development, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 213: Experimental Psychology, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 101: General Psychology, Adult Collegiate Education Program, Queens College-CUNY 

Psychology 107: Statistics Lab, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 215: Adolescent Development, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 107: Statistics Lab, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 107: Statistics Lab, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 101: General Psychology, Freshman Year Initiative, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 101: General Psychology, Adult Collegiate Education Program, Queens College-CUNY   

Psychology 101: General Psychology, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 107: Statistics Lab, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 107: Statistics Lab, Queens College-CUNY

Psychology 213: Experimental Psychology, Queens College-CUNY

 

Grants

2008 – 2009

 

 

 

2006 – 2007

 

 

 

The role of self in strategic monitoring: An event-related potential study

Graduate Research Grants Program, The Graduate Center-CUNY, New York, NY

Award Amount: $1,500

 

Neural basis of self and deception: An event-related potential study

Graduate Research Grants Program, The Graduate Center-CUNY, New York, NY

Award Amount: $1,350

 

Publications

            Johnson, R. Jr., Simon, E.J., Henkell, H., and Zhu, J. (2011). The role of episodic memory in controlled evaluative judgments

            about attitudes: An event-related potential study. Neuropsychologia, 49, 945-960.

Johnson, R., Jr., Henkell, H., Simon, E.J., and Zhu, J. (2008). The self in conflict: The role of executive processes during truthful and deceptive responses about attitudes.  NeuroImage, 39, (1), 469-482.

Published abstracts and posters

Hicks, P., Vega, J.G., Henkell, H., Reckmeyer, D., Wilson, T. and Torres, L. (2012).  Comparing internships and doctoral programs expectations of student's completion of academic requirements before starting internship.  Poster presented at the APPIC 2012 Membership Conference, Tempe, AZ.

Vega, J.G., Henkell, H., and Vega III, J.G. (2012).  The Word Finding Test: Current validity and relevance.  Poster presented at the 4th Annual Meeting of the American College of Professional Neuropsychology Meeting, Las Vegas, NV. 

Schaefer, L.S., Henkell, H., and Sullivan, K. (2012).  The MoCA in inpatients with Traumatic Brain Injury: Relationship to functional outcome. Poster presented at the 40th Annual Meeting of the International Neuropsychological Society, Montreal, Canada.

Henkell, H., Park, S., and Johnson Jr., R. (2011).  Neural basis of memory-based objective and subjective relational judgments.  Poster presented at Einstein’s in the City 2011: An International Student Research Conference,  New York, NY.

Headlam, C., Henkell, H., and Johnson Jr., R. (2011).  Disentangling effects of self-generation and strategic monitoring processes preceding goal-directed responses.  Poster presented at Sigma Xi 25th Annual Research Day Poster Program, Queens, NY.

Henkell, H., Park, S., Sharma, A., Zhu, J., and Johnson Jr., R. (2010).  Yes, but is it art?: An event-related potential study of visual decisions.  Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research. Portland, Oregon, Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 47, S50.

Henkell, H., Bercarcih, L., Rodriguez, C., Zhu, J., and Johnson Jr., R. (2010).  Cognitive and neural bases of subjective and objective relational judgments: An ERP study.  Poster presented at the 59th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Portland, Oregon. Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 47, S76.

Johnson Jr., R., Henkell, H., Simon, E., and Zhu, J. (2010). Attitude complexity and the role of evaluative processes: An event-related potential study. Paper presented at the 17th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, Montreal, Canada. Published in the Supplement to the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, p. 139.

Rodriguez, C., Henkell, H., Rendel, D., Bitton, A., Schroeder, C., and Johnson, R., Jr.  (2009).  How are trait evaluations processed in the brain? Poster presented at Sigma Xi 23rd Annual Research Day Poster Program, Queens, NY.

Henkell, H., Simon, E.J., Kakoullis, M., Diamond, E., Murray, E., and Johnson, R., Jr.  (2008).  Evaluating yourself: What’s episodic memory got to do with it?  Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX.  Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 45, S33.

            Johnson, R., Jr., Henkell, H., Rendel, D., Bitton, A., Schroeder, C., and Zhu, J.  (2008).  The brain processes underlying deceptions about personal traits:              An ERP study.  Paper presented at the 48th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Austin, TX. Published in the Supplement to              Psychophysiology, 45, S100.
            Henkell, H., Simon, E.J., Gillespie, K., Diamond, Y., and Johnson, R., Jr.  (2007).  Self-referential evaluations of traits and values do not rely on episodic             memory: An ERP study.  Paper presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.  Published in the Supplement              to the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, p. 265.
            Simon, E.J., Henkell, H., Golub, S., Diamond, E., Kakoullis, M., and Johnson, R., Jr.  (2007).  Perspective-taking is different from evaluating self and              others: An ERP study.  Paper presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.  Published in the Supplement to              the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, p. 264.
            Johnson, R., Jr., Simon, E.J., Henkell, H., Diamond, E., and Winkler, R.E.  (2007).  Anticipating self-referential processing elicits a unique pattern of brain              activity: An ERP study.  Paper presented at the 14th Annual Meeting of the Cognitive Neuroscience Society, New York, NY.  Published in the Supplement to             the Journal of Cognitive Neuroscience, p. 266.

Henkell, H., Johnson, R., Jr., Simon, E.J., and Fresiello, V.A. (2005).  Cognition and neural basis of deceptive responding about attitudes and beliefs: An event-related potential study.  Poster presented at Sigma Xi 19th Annual Research Day Poster Program, Queens, NY.

Johnson, R., Jr., Simon, E.J., Henkell, H., and Fresiello, V.A. (2004).  A Test of Tulving’s episodic-semantic distinction using previously learned episodic memories: An event-related potential study.  Poster presented at the  44th  Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Santa Fe, NM. Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 41, S63.

Johnson, R., Jr., Simon, E.J., Henkell, H., and Fresiello, V.A. (2004).  Cognition and neural basis of deceptive responding about attitudes and beliefs: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the 44th  Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Santa Fe, NM. Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 41, S63.

Simon, E.J., Johnson, R., Jr., Henkell, H., and Fresiello, V.A. (2004).  Emotion, not arousal, affects episodic memory retrieval: An event-related potential study. Poster presented at the 44th Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychophysiological Research, Santa Fe, NM. Published in the Supplement to Psychophysiology, 41, S63.