Carolyn Allard, PhD , is Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at UC San Diego and Program Director of the Military Sexual Trauma Clinic at the VA San Diego. Her research interests include modulators of the relationship between prior trauma and posttraumatic distress following later trauma, revictimization, and treatment outcomes.Melissa Platt , MA, MS is a doctoral candidate in clinical psychology at the University of Oregon. She is a member of Jennifer J. Freydï¿½s Dynamics Lab focusing on interpersonal trauma. She is particularly interested in posttraumatic shame and its consequences and treatment. Melissa obtained her MA in counselling psychology from Boston College.