I am available for public speaking and professional writing within the subjects of psychology, yoga, mindfulness, and meditation.

I have particular expertise in the areas of trauma, stress, resilience, social justice, mindfulness, and yoga. I have been teaching in professional settings since 2011.

My relevant qualifications include: MA in Psychology; MA in Education; MSc in Criminology & Criminal Psychology; Registered Yoga Teacher (RYT200).

Some of my presentations and publications are listed below. Please contact me for more information.


Cartwright, A. E., (October, 2019). The Psychology of Stress: Resilience-Boosting Benefits of Yoga and Mindfulness. Workshop (90 minutes), including activities, lecture, and meditation. The North Dakota Yoga Conference. Bismarck, North Dakota.

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Cartwright, A. E., Appell, J., Goldfarb, D., Eisen, M. L., Qin, J, Goodman, G. S. (August, 2018). Symposium: Socioemotional and cognitive functioning in maltreated children and adolescents. American Psychological Association, San Francisco, California.

Cartwright, A. E., Appell, J., Goldfarb., D. A., Eisen, M. L., Qin, J., & Goodman, G. S. (July, 2018). “Did he ask you about your family?”: Effects of age and trauma-related psychopathology on maltreated children’s memory. The European Conference on Psychology & the Behavioral Sciences. Theme: Surviving and thriving in times of change. Brighton, UK. 

Cartwright, A. E., & Pollock, M. (May, 2018). Exploring interpersonal communication strategies in the classroom. Presentation and workshop delivery for the UC Davis Graduate Teaching Community. University of California, Davis.

Cartwright, A. E., Hastings, P. D., Hostinar, C. E., & Deer, L. B. (May, 2018). Socioeconomic status and differential participation in extra-curricular activities across development. Association for Psychological Science Annual Convention, San Francisco.

Cartwright, A. E., (April, 2017). Mindfulness and yoga: Resilience-boosting strategies for underserved children. Psychology Graduate Presentation, University of California, Davis.

 Cartwright, A. E. (May, 2017). Maltreatment and memory. Developmental Psychology Area Talk Series, University of California, Davis.

 Cartwright, A. E. (May, 2016). Memory in maltreated children: Age, trauma, and psychopathology. Developmental Psychology Area Talk Series, University of California, Davis.

Goodman, G. S., Goldfarb, D. A., Larson, R. P., Tashjian, S., & Cartwright, A. E. (Nov, 2015). Child maltreatment and memory: Children exposed to violence. University of California Consortium on Social Sciences and Law Conference, University of California, Irvine.  


 Blog: Exploring Interpersonal Communication strategies in teaching (May, 2018).


Op-Ed: Reforming Juvenile Justice Requires Restructuring our Mindset (Jan, 2015).


 Blog: An Opportunity for Juvenile Justice Innovation in California (June, 2014).


 Op-Ed: Leaving the Past Behind: Sealing Juvenile Records (April, 2014).



 Larson, R. P., & Cartwright, A. E. (2016). Research on child victims and witnesses: From attitudes and investigations to courtroom decisions. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 34(1), 3-9. doi: 10.1002/bsl.2241

Larson, R. P., Cartwright, A. E., & Goodman, G. S. (Eds.). (2016). Understanding and evaluating the testimony of child victims and witnesses in the legal system [Special issue]. Behavioral Sciences & the Law, 34(1).