curriculum vitae

one step at a time


The New School - The New School for Social Research - New York, NY 

Master of Arts, Psychology - GPA: 4.0/4.0  -  anticipated 2024

Sarah Lawrence College - Bronxville, NY - 2022

Bachelor of Arts, Performing Arts (Acting, Dance, Voice) & Public Health- GPA: 4.0/4.0

University of Central Florida - Rosen College of Hospitality Management  - Orlando, FL - 2019-2020 

Bachelor of Arts, Event & Entertainment Management - Dean’s List     


The New School - The New School for Social Research - New York, NY  

Trauma & Global Mental Health Lab - Director: Adam Brown, Ph.D.

Support mixed-methods research and dissemination efforts in several Global Mental Health projects collaborating with local, national and international stakeholders, i.e., George Washington University, NYC Mayor's Office, The University of the Bahamas, HIAS Colombia, Columbia University, University Hospital in Bern (Switzerland).

RECOUP-NY (Restoring mental health after COVID-19 through community-based psychological services in NYC)

Primary Investigators (PI): Brandon Kohrt, MD, Ph.D., Adam Brown, Ph.D.

*PM+ is a brief, psychological intervention, developed by the WHO, delivered by non-specialists for adults with common mental health concerns.

HIAS Colombia - Group PM+ for Venezuelan Migrant Women in Barranquilla

PI: Adam Brown, Ph.D.

Reimagining Communities of Care in the Performing Arts: Community-Based Task-Sharing Approaches to Addressing the Mental Health Needs of Performing Artists


International Rescue Committee (IRC) - New York, NY - 2022

Mental Health & Psychosocial Support (MHPSS) Zolberg Fellow, Technical Health Unit

Hebrew Immigrant Aid Society (HIAS) New York - New York, NY - 2021

Volunteer Services & Partnerships Intern, Legal & Resettlement Department

Sarah Lawrence College - Bronxville, NY - 2020-22

Senior Admission Ambassador & International Liaison, Admissions

NYU Langone Health – Voice Center - New York, NY - 2022

Research Intern, Johnson Lab - PI: Aaron Johnson, CCC-SLP, Ph.D.

Mary J. Blige Center For Women & Girls - Yonkers, NY - 2020

Weiner Academy For Young Women, Volunteer Teaching Artist


Cid, A., Best, C., Wong, J.  (2023). Toward Improved Quality in Public Health Data: A Competency-based Framework for the Training and Evaluation of Individuals Conducting Interviews with Communities. Global Public Health Week. World Public Health Federation. Oral presentation and workshop.

Cid, A. (2022) "Adversidad y Estrés Traumático en la Infancia" (Childhood Adversity and Traumatic Stress). Alcalá de Henares University, School Counseling and Education Psychology Department. Madrid, Spain.

Cid, A. (2021) "Music Therapy in the Improvement of Heart Rate Variability & State Anxiety during Pregnancy". Sarah Lawrence College Science Poster Symposium, poster presentation.



Spanish (native), English (bilingual), French (fluent).


International Rescue Committee - Mental Health Fellowship, Zolberg Institute on Migration and Mobility, 2022

The New School for Social Research Merit Scholarship, The New School, 2022

Gryphon Research Grant, Sarah Lawrence College, 2021

International Scholarship Award, Sarah Lawrence College, 2020


The New School

Problem Management Plus (PM+) Helper and Facilitator 

The New School for Social Research & Red Cross

Psychological First Aid (PFA) Helper and Trainer

National Child Traumatic Stress Network

Primeros Auxilios Psicológicos Infantiles (Psychological First Aid for Children)

Intimacy Directors & Coordinators (IDC)

Consent in the Performing Arts 

Mental Health First Aid

Mental Health First Aid 

New York University - School of Professional Studies

Vocology I 

Mamen Márquez Voice Studio (Madrid, Spain)

Voice Pedagogy and Coaching Graduate Certificate

International TEFL/TESOL Training

TEFL: Teaching English as a Foreign Language Certified Teacher

International Baccalaureate Organization

International Baccalaureate Bilingual Diploma