Rachel Sinex is a research coordinator for Stephanie Manasse, PhD. She received BAs in Psychology and Peace and Conflict studies with high honors from Swarthmore College in 2022. During her time at Swarthmore, Rachel worked with Dr. Jedidiah Siev as a research assistant for the Swarthmore O.C.D., anxiety, and related disorders (SOAR) lab where she was involved in a diversity of projects, including a study investigating a mobile application intervention for body image. Her honors thesis examined psychophysiological reactions, specifically respiratory pauses, in the context of specific phobia exposure. Rachel’s research interests include treatment development and prevention of body image dissatisfaction and eating disorders in adolescent and adult populations. She plans to pursue a PhD in Clinical Psychology.