Maria Ocampo | Incoming Post-Doctoral Fellow | Fall 2022-2023

Maria Ocampo is an incoming postdoctoral fellow. She will be graduating from her Psy.D. (Doctor of Psychology) program in June 2022 from the PGSP-Stanford Psy.D. Consortium, a joint program between Stanford University and Palo Alto University. Prior to graduate school, she graduated cum laude from Boston College where she earned a B.A. in psychology. Maria is currently working as a predoctoral intern at Mount Sinai Morningside and West hospitals (APA Accredited), where she will complete clinical rotations at Mt. Sinai’s Outpatient Psychiatric Clinic, the Center for Intensive Treatment of Personality Disorders, Addiction Institute, and the World Trade Center Health Program. During internship, she has received focused training on the treatment of mood and anxiety disorders, personality disorders, substance use disorders, and trauma. She also received specialized training in Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT). Prior to training at Mount Sinai, Maria completed clinical practica at Stanford hospital’s psychiatric inpatient unit, Stanford’s Faculty and Staff counseling center, Stanford School of Medicine outpatient psychiatric clinic, and at a Latinx community clinic.  

Maria works with adolescents, young adults and adults with a variety of clinical issues ranging from anxiety and depression to trauma and substance use using CBT, ACT, and DBT. She has received rigorous training in evidence-based interventions for depression, anxiety disorders, emotion dysregulation, suicidality, self-harm, trauma, and personality disorders. She is a member of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT). 

Maria’s doctoral research focused on developing evidence-based interventions for the treatment of trauma and co-occurring disorders for parents of infants born with medical complications or those admitted to the NICU. 

Peer-Reviewed Publications 

Ocampo, M., Tinero, J., Rojas-Ashe, E. (2020). Psychosocial interventions and support 
programs for fathers of NICU infants – A comprehensive review. Early Human Development,  

Moreyra, A., Dowtin, L., Ocampo, M., Perez, E., Borkovi, T., Wharton, E., Simon, S., Shaw, R. (2021). Standardized screening for depression, anxiety, and PTSD symptoms in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit. Early Human Development.