Clinical Psychology Faculty
Children’s social skills and friendships, and the factors that influence these as well as on children’s health and fitness related behaviors.
Behavioral and cognitive psychological treatments for youth and adults, particularly exposure-based treatments.
Alcohol expectancies and sexual coercion in college students, emotional regulation and aggressive behavior in children, and contextual variables in date rape.
Multicultural, cross-cultural and ethno-cultural psychology with a focus on acculturation, ethnic identity, minority mental health and positive youth development.
Understanding and treating smoking and in anxiety disorders, particularly posttraumatic stress disorder.
Psychological assessment, test construction and validation, meaning/life purpose, adolescent psychopathology, and clinical/disaster psychology.
Recent behavioral mental health treatments, particularly Acceptance and Commitment Therapy.