Esperanza (‘Essie’) is in her third year of Immaculata University’s Psy.D. program and is studying to be a Clinical Psychologist. She hopes to practice in a setting working with individuals with ASD and comorbid mental health challenges as this is a highly underserved population. Working with the adult ASD population is the perfect setting to see several clients that fit this description to inform her future practice. Essie’s passions include cold weather, spending time with loved ones and dogs, and psychology!