Rita Hage’s experience with children and adolescents psychology spans more than six years. Currently, Ms. Hage is a fourth year Psy.D. student in the Psycholody Department at Antioch University New England. Her doctoral research investigated the relationship of societal pressures and the development of problem eating among women. She took a multidisciplinary approach that encompasses the fields of children and adolescents, media influence, eating disorders, gender, and culture theories. During her doctoral journey, Ms. Hage has gained expertise in clinical psychology at the College of the Holy Cross (Worcester, Massachusetts - Fourth Year Practicum), the Walker Special Education School (Needham, Massachusetts - Third Year Practicum) and the Brown Center for Children and Families affiliated with Brown University (Providence, Rhode Island - Second Year Practicum).

Ms. Hage holds an M.S. in Clinical Psychology (Antioch University New England), an M.A. degree in Media Studies (American University of Beirut), and a B.A. in Psychology (University of California, Los Angeles).