Natalie St. Cyr received a Masters in Clinical Psychology with an emphasis in Marriage and Family Therapy at Pepperdine University. Natalie also received her B.A. in Psychology from the Department of Cognitive Sciences at University of California, Irvine (UCI). Currently, she is a Clinical Research Supervisor in the Geriatric Psychiatry Division at the University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA) Semel Institute for Neuroscience and Human Behavior. The lab focuses on research in geriatric and caregiver depression, alternative medicine, as well as mind-body approaches toward the treatment and prevention of mood and cognitive disorders in older adults. Under the supervision of Helen Lavretsky, M.D., Natalie is conducting the research for a study that focuses on depression, stress and wellness with older adults. She was also involved with the American Psychiatric Association as the lead research coordinator at UCLA for a clinical trial based on the latest revision of the Diagnostic and Statistical Manual (DSM-5).