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Jennifer Petro

Associate Director, GIPP

Psychology

College of Arts and Sciences
Education

Psy.D., Baylor University

BS, Texas A&M University


Jennifer Petro is the Associate Director at University of Hartford GIPP and oversees Practicum Training. She currently teaches Professional Practice Seminar and Clinical Lifespan Development. Prior to joining GIPP, Dr. Petro worked as a clinician and supervisor in college mental health settings and established an APA-accredited doctoral internship in health service psychology in her role as Director of Training. She is licensed as a clinical psychologist in Connecticut and New York and maintains a small private practice in northeastern Connecticut.

Interest Areas: Dr. Petro’s clinical interests include anxiety, depression, self-esteem, shame, interpersonal relational patterns, use of humor/metaphor in psychotherapy, gender-affirming care, and clinical supervision/training.