Carolina Busto is the Research Coordinator for the Kids FACE FEARS (Kids Face-to-face And Computer Enhanced Formats Effectiveness study for Anxiety and Related Symptoms) study at Florida International University (FIU). Kids FACE FEARS is a PCORI-sponsored, multi-site project that compares face-to-face and self-administered online delivery of short-term, evidence-based cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) for youth anxiety in pediatric health settings. Prior to this, she worked for one year as a research assistant for the Sibley Teen Lab at FIU’s Center for Children and Families.
Carolina graduated from Florida International University in July 2017 Suma Cum Laude and Phi Beta Kappa with a Bachelor of Science degree in Psychology. Carolina will be receiving a Master of Science in Professional Counseling Psychology at Florida International University in August of 2021. She completed her practicum at FIU’s Center for Children and Families where she was trained in providing individual and group treatment for children ages 4 to 18 with ADHD, ODD, and ASD. Her clinical internship at FIU’s Center for Children and Families with the MINT Anxiety program where she was trained in providing individual and group treatment in English and Spanish to children and adolescents with anxiety.