Tannaz Mirhosseini, M.A.

Tannaz MirhosseiniBiography

Tannaz Mirhosseini, is a graduate student at the University of Florida in the Department of Clinical and Health Psychology in the Pediatric Psychology track, and studies under the mentorship of Dr. Joseph McNamara.

She completed her undergraduate education at the University of Florida with a major in Psychology. After earning her bachelor’s degree, she began her masters at Cleveland State University under the supervision of Dr. Ilya Yaroslavsky in the Mood and Emotion Regulation Lab. She primarily researched parenting practices and emotion regulation use within families. She also began researching the benefits of child rights education in elementary classrooms upon her involvement in The Cleveland Child and Adolescent Research in Education lab.

Additionally, she finished a yearlong practicum at the Cuyahoga County Juvenile Court Diagnostic Clinic. In this position, she administered intellectual and personality assessments.

Research Focus

Tannaz’s primary research interests focus on treatment efficacy of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorders and Anxiety Disorders. Tannaz’s secondary research involves transdiagnostic factors, particularly parenting and the family climate.

Presentations

Mirhosseini, T., Olczyk, A. & Yaroslavsky, I. (Accepted). Friends or Family? Social Support Source Moderates Interpersonal Emotion Regulation. Paper to be presented at the 92nd annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 Mirhosseini, T., & Yaroslavsky, I. (Accepted). Parenting predicts youths’ affect via emotion regulation and home environment. In Yaroslavsky (Chair) When Emotions Go Awry. Symposium will be conducted at the 92st annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mirhosseini, T., Napolitano, S., Bush, A., Bolla, P., & Yaroslavsky, I. (2019, April). Effects of parenting practices on offspring’s emotion regulation and anxiety. Paper presented at the 91st annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

 Mirhosseini, T., & Yaroslavsky, I. (2019, April).  Emotion regulation influences parent-offspring affective dynamics during contentious interaction. In Yaroslavsky (Chair) Depression and anxiety: An examination of attentional, physiological, and behavioral mechanisms of risk and inter-generational transmission. Symposium conducted at the 91st annual meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.

Mirhosseini, T., & Naser, S. (2020, February) Social Emotional Learning with A Social Justice Lens in Classrooms. Poster to be presented at NASP 2020 annual convention, Baltimore, MD.

Mirhosseini, T., Olczyk, A. & Yaroslavsky, I. (2019, November). Cognitive Reappraisal and Expressive Suppression within Families: Unique Effects on Adolescent Depression. Poster presented at the 53rd annual convention of the Association for Behavioral Cognitive Therapies, Atlanta GA.

Mirhosseini, T., Olczyk, A., Napolitano, S. & Yaroslavsky, I. (2019, May). Do Parenting Practices Mediate the Effects of Parental Emotion Regulation on Childhood Anxiety? Poster presented at the 31st annual convention of the Association for Psychological Sciences, Washington, D.C.