Ashley Bates

Ashley Bates is a senior Psychology major at Hampton University from Minneapolis, Minnesota. She plans on going into Counseling and earning a M.A after completing her B.A. Her main goal is to become a counselor, specifically a Mental Health and Family & Marriage counselor. She believes in strengthening resilience and coping skills as it helps us face adversity.

Mia Concepcion

Mia Concepcion is a junior Psychology major, Journalism minor from Atlantic City, New Jersey. Her primary goal within the social sciences is to become an available resource for emotionally and mentally unhealthy individuals through therapy and motivational speaking. She believes in using these restorative gifts to help heal trauma and resurrect hope in those who have none. As a current student at Hampton University, Mia is actively involved in the student community. Mia writes for both HerCampus and The Hampton Script, is a leader in training for H.O.P.E. Ministries, and participates in spreading mental health awareness through her involvement with the Hampton University Peer Counselor Organization. Upon graduating, she hopes to complete her Master of Social Work degree at Rutgers University–New Brunswick. All of what Mia does and aspires to do is driven by her passion to love others wholeheartedly.

Autumn Griffin

Autumn Griffin is a senior psychology major at Hampton University, from Chicago, Illinois. On campus, she is actively involved as a member of the Freddye T. Davy Honors College, Peer Counselor Organization, and Psi Chi. After graduation, Autumn plans to further her education by earning her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology. Autumn’s primary research interest is community counseling. She hopes to work with minority populations by creating safe spaces to educate communities and spread mental health awareness.

Azariah Mabry

Azariah Mabry is a third-year psychology student at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. Azariah plans to earn her M.A. in Guidance Counseling after the completion of her B.S.

Christina Maddox

Christina Maddox is a current senior studying Psychology at Hampton University in Hampton, VA,  from North Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. She is currently working with Dr. Tarlow in his research lab and is a proud member of the Hampton University Peer Health Educator program, where she helps advocate healthy living and mental health around campus. She is currently hoping to gain more experience conducting research and hopes to publish research as an undergraduate.

After graduation Christina hopes to further her education in graduate school to earn her master’s in Clinical Psychology and Neuroscience. 

Dr. Kevin Tarlow

Dr. Kevin Tarlow is an Assistant Professor of Psychology at Hampton University in Hampton, Virginia. Dr. Tarlow earned a B.S. in Psychology from Texas A&M University, an M.A. and Ed.M. in Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, and a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Texas A&M University.

Dr. Tarlow studies psychotherapy, trauma, telepsychology, and mental health disparities. In his past clinical work, Dr. Tarlow used technology to deliver mental health care services to historically underserved communities in Texas. In addition to his current research on trauma, he focused on developing new single-case research methods for clinical scientists and student researchers. Dr. Tarlow is also the editor of, a directory of affordable counseling services in the United States.

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