Tyler completed her undergraduate education at the University of Central Florida, majoring in psychology and minoring in mathematics. There, she worked as a research assistant in the UCF RESTORES lab, a project focused on the use of virtual reality exposure therapy for the treatment of PTSD. Tyler completed her master’s degree in clinical psychology at UCCS. Her master’s thesis was on neuropsychological correlates of PTSD symptoms and marijuana use. She is currently a fourth-year graduate student pursuing a PhD at UCCS in clinical psychology with an emphasis in trauma psychology. Her hobbies include gardening, yoga, watching tv, embroidery, and crosswords.
Tyler’s research interests include the intersection of trauma with substance use, LGBTQ+ minority stress, and neuropsychological correlates of PTSD.