Marissa Sbrilli

Clinical Research Assistant

Marissa Sbrilli is a clinical research assistant at PolicyLab at Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia (CHOP) and CHOP’s Department of Child and Adolescent Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences. She is currently working under Dr. Jami Young on a multisite randomized control trial of an interpersonal prevention intervention and a cognitive prevention program that examines the benefits of personalized depression prevention for adolescents. Ms. Sbrilli recently graduated from Quinnipiac University with a bachelor’s degree in psychology with a concentration in human services.  During her senior year she completed a thesis on mindfulness and acceptance-based therapies, which culminated in a discussion of routes for personalized treatments for individuals with comorbid anxiety and depression. During her undergraduate experience, Ms. Sbrilli also conducted an independent research study examining emerging adults' perceptions regarding cyber psychological abuse and interned at a high school for students with emotional and behavioral disorders.