Sarah Bottari, B.S.

Sarah Bottari


Sarah is a doctoral student in the neuropsychology track of UF’s Clinical and Health Psychology program under the mentorship of Dr. John Williamson. She graduated summa cum laude from the College of William & Mary with a B.S. in Neuroscience and honors in Psychology. During her undergraduate career, Sarah had the opportunity to study adolescent stress reactivity as a research assistant under the supervision of Dr. Elizabeth Raposa. Following graduation, Sarah gained clinical experience by working as an intake coordinator at an outpatient mental health clinic.

Research Focus

Sarah’s primary research interest is in the neural mechanisms underlying emotion regulation and how they are impacted by chronic stress or neurological injury. She is also interested in neuromodulation therapies and their use in the treatment of emotional disorders.

Professional Memberships

Association for Psychological Science

Phi Beta Kappa

Psi Chi


Society for a Science of Clinical Psychology (SSCP) Student Poster Distinguished Contribution Award (2018)

Phi Beta Kappa National Honor Society (2018)

William & Mary Honors Fellowship Award (2018)

William & Mary Provost Award (2016-2019)