Anna Krivenko, MA
Anna completed her B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience at Ohio Northern University. During her time at ONU, she worked as the head research assistant of the psychology neuroscience animal laboratory. There, she worked on research into the trans-generational effects of stress, how stress affects learning and how medications modulates this, PTSD in an animal model, and investigating how different forms of stress affect the heart. She received a grant through Psi Chi to study how sleep deprivation affects cardiac susceptibility to ischemic injury. Anna is co-author on two peer-reviewed journal publications in Stress.
Anna received her Masters from Cleveland State University in Clinical Psychology, concentrating on neuropsychological assessments. She conducted research on the reliability, validity of two nonverbal fluency tests as well as looking into the changes in nonverbal executive functioning across the lifespan. She is co-author on a peer-reviewed publication in Applied Neuropsychology: Adult. She also worked at University Hospitals Cleveland Medical Center as a research assistant, where she worked on research into medication non-adherence, medical comorbidities, and Bipolar Disorder. She is co-author on two peer-reviewed publications, one in CNS Drugs and another in the Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease.
Currently, Anna conducts neuropsychological assessments, assists with the Adult Dual Diagnosis Intensive Outpatient Program, conducts outcomes research, and provides individual therapy. She is trained in Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT), which she utilizes when working with adults who struggle with substance abuse and various mental health comorbidities.