Morica Hutchison

M.A., Marriage and Family Therapy

Entered the Program: 2015

Hometown: Newtown, CT

Previous Education:

  • B.A., Human Development and Family Studies, University of Connecticut, 2014
  • B.A., Psychology (Research Track), University of Connecticut, 2014

Research Interests:

  • Emotion regulation, distress tolerance, and depression symptomology in adolescents involved in substance abuse recovery
  • Adolescent risk factors determined by family dynamics of differentiation and individuation

Advising Committee:

  1. Major Advisor: Dr. Beth Russell
  2. Associate Advisor: Dr. Rachel Tambling
  3. Associate Advisor: Denise Parent
  4. Associate Advisor: Dr. Ronald Sabatelli

Assistantship Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant, HDFS Undergraduate Honors Courses, 2015-2017


  • New England Scholar, 2015
  • Dean’s List, Spring 2013, Fall 2013, Spring 2014, Fall 2014


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