Hannah A. Carlon, MS, University of New Mexico
Hannah Carlon graduated from Suffolk University in 2018 with a Bachelor of Science in Psychology. While at Suffolk, she worked as a research assistant in the Suffolk University Emotion & Learning Lab studying depressive rumination, emotion regulation, and anhedonia in unipolar depression. She also worked as a research intern at the Center for Addiction Medicine at Massachusetts General Hospital, where she assisted in developing a positive psychology-centered smartphone application for non-daily smokers.
After graduating, she worked as a Clinical Research Coordinator at the Recovery Research Institute (RRI) at the Massachusetts General Hospital. While at the RRI, she primarily studied the application of positive psychology and mobile health practices to smoking cessation and substance use disorder treatment. She also worked on a study which examined the effectiveness of mutual help organizations for individuals in early recovery from alcohol use disorder.
Hannah entered the Clinical Psychology Ph.D. program at the University of New Mexico in 2020. Her primary research interests include the application of positive psychology (i.e., the study of how individuals flourish) to addiction treatment, harm reduction, and recovery. She is also interested in mindfulness-based interventions for addiction.