Doctoral Research Assistants
Education: MA, Montclair State University; BA, Shippensburg University
Tara Bennett is a research assistant at the RYTE Institute, working primarily on the BSA BEST Study. Tara is currently pursuing a doctorate in clinical psychology at Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine. Her research interests include adolescent psychopathology and treatment, gender identity development, and improving multicultural competence among mental health providers. Tara also volunteers at the Children’s Hospital of Philadelphia Gender Clinic, and plans to specialize in working with transgender adolescents.