Emily Kaplan is a Master’s candidate in the General Psychology program at City College of New York. She also works as a Writing Consultant, offering peer counseling for undergraduate and Master’s students at the CCNY Writing Center. Prior to beginning the M.A. program, Emily worked as the Administrative Director of a national non-profit environmental education organization, The Teva Learning Center. She worked there for 6 years in various capacities including, coordinating the annual professional development training, developing donor relationships, and managing overall client communications. Her research interests include women’s mental health during the reproductive lifespan, the impact of exposure to green space on students’ attention, and the role of life review in improving quality of life for elderly populations. She received her B.A. in Environmental Studies and Jewish Studies from the CUNY BA program for Unique and Interdisciplinary majors.