"My experience in Bryn Mawr’s Graduate School of Arts and Sciences taught me to truly appreciate the dynamic interplay of theory, science, and clinical application."

"As a doctoral student in the Clinical Developmental Psychology Department, I learned to understand and respect the unique challenges and strengths of individuals and families in the course of their lifespans and to work collaboratively with them"

Mary Elizabeth Ertel, PhD ’05

Representative to the Executive Board of the Alumnae Association for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Mary Beth, a licensed clinical psychologist whose research examined the cultural, familial, and peer influences associated with the development of disordered eating among female athletes, is Assistant Director of the Counseling Center at Saint Joseph’s University. She will be opening her private practice in Rosemont, PA, in June 2008, specializing in the treatment of adolescents and young adults, as well as individuals struggling with eating disorders. She is representative to the Executive Board of the Alumnae Association for the Graduate School of Arts and Sciences.

Mary Elizabeth Ertel, PhD ’05
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