Clinical Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

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  • Leah M Adams

    Leah M Adams

    Assistant Professor

    HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management

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  • Sarah Carter

    Sarah Carter

    PTSD and reactions to stress, suicide, military couples, social support, romantic relationships

  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Director

    Associate Professor

    Intimate partner violence, client-centered services, empowerment, community-based learning, civic engagement

  • Tara  Chaplin

    Tara Chaplin

    Assistant Professor

    Emotion regulation and the development of psychopathology and substance use in adolescence; Parent-focused interventions; Bio-psycho-social models of emotion

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  • Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Christianne Esposito-Smythers

    Associate Professor

    adolescent suicide, adolescent substance abuse, development of cognitive behavioral prevention and intervention programs for adolescent mental health problems

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  • Sarah Fischer

    Sarah Fischer

    Associate Professor

    personality traits and psychosocial factors influencing the co-morbidity and maintenance of addictive behavior patterns

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  • Michael B Hock

    Michael B Hock

    Graduate Program Coordinator

    Graduate Program Coordinator

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  • Todd B. Kashdan

    Todd B. Kashdan

    Professor

    Anxiety, emotions, purpose in life, how personal strengths operate in everyday life, social relationships, and how to foster and sustain happiness and meaning in life.

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  • Annie M. Ledoux

    Annie M. Ledoux

    Clinical Psychology: trauma, romantic relationships, health psychology, military and veteran populations

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  • James E Maddux

    James E Maddux

    Emeritus Faculty

    My major scholarly interest is the interface of social, clinical, and health psychology, which is concerned with the ways that theory and research from social psychology can help us understand psychological adjustment, psychological disorders, and health-related behavior.

  • Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Director- GMU Center for Psychological Services

    adolescent, medical, eating, diabetes

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  • Lauren C Paige

    Lauren C Paige

    PTSD and other trauma-related disorders; treatment-seeking behaviors following trauma

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  • Keith D Renshaw

    Keith D Renshaw

    Associate Professor

    Anxiety, stress/trauma reactions, and interpersonal relationships, with a particular focus on romantic relationships in which one partner has experienced a traumatic event.

  • John H Riskind

    John H Riskind

    Professor

    Cognitive-behavioral research, treatment, and theory of anxiety, mood, and related disorders.

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  • Jerome Short

    Jerome Short

    Associate Professor

    developing and evaluating mental health promotion programs for college students and older adults; social support; substance abuse prevention; and mental health policy

  • Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Jeffrey B Stuewig

    Associate Professor

    Developmental psychopathology, the moral emotions of shame and guilt, family violence, evaluation, and more generally centering around the topic of risk and antisocial behavior.

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  • June P Tangney

    June P Tangney

    University Professor

    * Moral emotions (e.g., shame, guilt, empathy) * Values and virtues (e.g., humility, forgiveness, self-compassion) * Self control generally, and emotion regulation specifically * Borderline Personality Disorder * Brief interventions for jail inmates * Motivational Interviewing * Mindfulness-based Interventions * Values Affirmations * Restorative Justice-themed Interventions * Reducing Substance Misuse * Reducing HIV risk behavior

  • Sarah Thomas

    Sarah Thomas

    PTSD, couples, military psychology, interpersonal impacts of psychopathology