Marina Mazur, M.A., is a third-year doctoral student in clinical psychology at Teachers College, Columbia University. She graduated cum laude with a B.A. in psychology and religion from Hofstra University Honors College and received her M.A. in psychology in education at Teachers College. Her research interests include spirituality, positive psychology, post-traumatic growth, and motherhood. She is currently working with young homeless mothers, adapting spiritually oriented interpersonal psychotherapy for this population, and she hopes to bring forward a different perspective on adolescent motherhood.