Dr. Borders received her PhD in Clinical Psychology at the University of Southern California in 2007. She is a licensed Clinical Psychologist in the state of PA. Dr. Borders has worked with adults and older adults in various setting including outpatient and inpatient programs, partial day units, university counseling centers, and Veterans Affairs hospitals. She has experience working with individuals and couples.
In addition to being a therapist, Dr. Borders is a professor of psychology at The College of New Jersey, where she has worked for 10 years. She teaches undergraduate courses in abnormal psychology, statistics, research methodology, maladaptive cognition, mindfulness, and sexual/gender minority mental health. She also conducts research on the causes and consequences of rumination, or repetitive thinking about negative experiences, particularly as it relates to members of minority groups coping with minority-related stressors. She has published over 20 articles in peer-reviewed journals and given approximately 50 presentations at psychology conferences.