HIV risk & prevention among high-risk groups; Psychosocial aspects of chronic disease and traumatic injury management
Intimate partner violence, client-centered services, empowerment, community-based learning, civic engagement
Emotion regulation and the development of psychopathology and substance use in adolescence; Parent-focused interventions; Bio-psycho-social models of emotion
adolescent suicide, adolescent substance abuse, development of cognitive behavioral prevention and intervention programs for adolescent mental health problems
personality traits and psychosocial factors influencing the co-morbidity and maintenance of addictive behavior patterns
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.
Anxiety, stress/trauma reactions, and interpersonal relationships, with a particular focus on romantic relationships in which one partner has experienced a traumatic event.
Cognitive-behavioral research, treatment, and theory of anxiety, mood, and related disorders.
developing and evaluating mental health promotion programs for college students and older adults; social support; substance abuse prevention; and mental health policy
* 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