Brandon Frank has years of experience in University chaplaincy and higher education. He has spoken widely and taught on spirituality, wellbeing, and leadership. He is currently involved with research projects investigating the physiological and social impact of meditation and brain activation mechanisms in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. He has previously researched self-discrepant cognitions in persons with Anorexia Nervosa. He is a member of the Neuromodulation Group at Northeastern University and the Interdisciplinary Affective Science Laboratory.
Brandon Frank currently studies Counseling Psychology at Northeastern University in the Bouve’ College of Health Sciences. He is a clinical intern with the PAATHS program in the Boston Public Health Commission. He also serves as a Graduate Research Assistant for the Institute on Urban Health Research and Practice (IUHRP). He is a founding member of the Inter-professional Education Committee at Northeastern University and volunteers as a behavioral counselor for the Wampanoag Tribe in Martha’s Vinyard. Brandon Frank is a member of the Massachusetts Mental Health Counselors Association and an APA student affiliate.
Graduate Research Fellow
Goncavles, O., Soares, J.M., Carvalho, S., Leite, J., Ganho, A., Fernandes-Goncalves, A., Frank, B., Pocinho, F., Relves, J., Carracedo, A., & Sampaio, A. (2014). Brain Activation of the Defensive and Appetitive Survival Systems in Obsessive Compulsive Disorder. Brain Imaging and Behavior. Advance online publication. Doi: 10.1007/s11682-014-9303-2