Clinical Psychology
College of Humanities and Social Sciences

Full-time Faculty

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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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  • Lauren B Cattaneo

    Lauren B Cattaneo

    Associate Professor

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

  • Tara  Chaplin

    Tara Chaplin

    Associate 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

    Director

    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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  • 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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  • Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Robyn Mehlenbeck

    Director- GMU Center for Psychological Services

    adolescent, medical, eating, diabetes

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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