Chad V. Johnson, Ph.D.

Chad V. Johnson, Ph.D.
University of Oklahoma-Schusterman Center
4502 E. 41st Street
Tulsa, OK 74135
Email: [email protected]
Office Phone: (918) 660-3377
EDUCATION AND TRAINING
Pennsylvania State University, State College, PA
Ph.D.
Major: Counseling Psychology (APA-accredited)
Major Advisor: Jeffrey A. Hayes, Ph.D.
Internship: Vanderbilt University-Department of Veterans Affairs Internship in Professional Psychology (Consortium)
Trinity University, San Antonio, TX
M.A.
Major: School Psychology (NASP-approved)
Major Advisor: Albert E. Riester, Ed.D.
Internship: San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
Texas A&M University, College Station, TX
Major: Psychology
Double Minor: Classical Studies and Philosophy
B.A.
Magna Cum Laude
Supplemental Education/Study Abroad
Minzu University, Beijing, China
Language and Cultural Studies, Summer 1992
Lanzhou University, Lanzhou, China
Language and Cultural Studies, Summer 1994
PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS
Assistant Professor
Aug 2006 – present
University of Oklahoma, Department of Human Relations, Tulsa, OK
Tenure-track. Responsibilities include conducting research, teaching graduate and
undergraduate classes, mentoring and advising, and serving on departmental and
university committees.
Project Director
Aug 2006 – present
Center of Applied Research for Nonprofit Organizations. University of
Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Directed funded and pro bono research projects for nonprofit organizations.
Clinical Assistant Professor
Jan 2009 – present
University of Oklahoma-College of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, Tulsa, OK
Instructor and clinical supervisor for medical students and psychiatry residents.
Advanced Programs
Instructor
Dec 2006 – present
University of Oklahoma, Department of Human Relations, Tulsa, OK
Teach Human Relations courses to U.S. Military personnel and dependents
for Advanced Programs.
Private Practice
Dec 2008 – Present
Tulsa, OK.
Part-time private practice. Individual and group psychotherapy for adults.
Faculty Mentor
July 2008 – present
School of Community Medicine, University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Serve as mentor to medical and physician assistant students in OU-Tulsa Summer
Institute. Facilitate professional meaning conversation groups.
Senior Staff Psychologist
July 2003 – July 2006
Iowa State University, Student Counseling Service, Ames, IA
Full range of university counseling center activities including individual and group
psychotherapy, educational presentations, consultation, assessment, and intake
interviews. Titles included:
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Group Counseling coordinator, 2004-2006
Sports Psychology Consultant, 2004-2006
LD/ADHD coordinator, 2003-2005
Disposition Team Leader, 2004-2005
Adjunct Professor
Aug 2004 – Aug 2006
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Taught undergraduate and graduate courses in psychology and social justice.
Provided clinical supervision for graduate students. Guest lectured in undergraduate
and graduate courses in psychology. Collaborated on research projects with
psychology department faculty.
Private Practice
May – Nov 2000
Blair Medical Associates, Hollidaysburg, PA
Conducted psychotherapy and psychological assessment with children, adolescents,
adults, and families in a private practice setting.
Project Employee
June – Aug 1997
The Psychological Corporation, San Antonio, TX
Revised and edited test manuals (WAIS-III, Wechsler Abbreviated Scale of
Intelligence [WASI], Beta-III, Spanish WISC). Assisted in standardization of
WAIS-III, WASI, and BETA-III. Helped coordinate WAIS-III training video for the
hearing impaired. Assisted with national presentation for WAIS-III training.
RESEARCH SPECIALTY AREAS
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Psychology and Religion/Spirituality
Social Justice and Community Based Participatory Research
Group Psychotherapy
Humanistic, Existential, and Transpersonal Studies
Psychotherapy Process and Outcome
PUBLISHED JOURNAL ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS (* = Peer Reviewed)
Hellman, C.M., Johnson, C.V., & Dobson, T. (in press). Taking action to stop violence: A study on readiness to change
among male batterers. Journal of Family Violence, XX, XXX-XXX.*
Johnson, C.V. (in press). Faith in crisis: Awakening to social justice through religious conflict. In Trotter-Mathison, M.,
Koch, J. M., Sanger, S. & Skovholt, T. M. (Eds.), Voices From the Field: Defining Moments in Counselor and
Therapist Development. New York: Routledge. *
Krippner, S., Friedman, H., & Johnson, C.V. (2010). Indigenous spirituality and psychological healing. In J.H. Ellens
(Ed.), The Healing Power of Spirituality (Vol. 1) (pp. 122-143). Westport, CT: Praeger Publishers.
Johnson, C.V. (2009). Reflections on a silent meditation retreat: A beginner’s perspective. International Journal for
Transpersonal Psychology, 28, 134-138.*
Johnson, C.V. (2009). A process-oriented group model for university students: A semi-structured approach.
International Journal of Group Psychotherapy, 59, 511-528.*
Johnson, C.V., & Friedman, H. (2008). Enlightened or delusional? Differentiating religious, spiritual, and transpersonal
experiences from psychopathology. Journal of Humanistic Psychology, 48, 505-527.*
Wade, N.G., Johnson, C.V., & Meyer, J.E. (2008). Understanding concerns about interventions to promote forgiveness:
A review of the literature. Psychotherapy: Theory, Research, and Practice, 45, 88-102.*
Johnson, C.V. (2008). Awakening social consciousness. In S.S. Fehr (Ed.), 101 Interventions in Group Therapy (pp.
375-379). Binghamton, NY: Haworth Press.*
Johnson, C.V., Hayes, J.A., & Wade, N.G. (2007). Psychotherapy with troubled spirits: A qualitative investigation.
Psychotherapy Research, 17, 450-460.*
Johnson, C.V., & Hayes, J.A. (2003). Troubled spirits: Prevalence and predictors of religious and spiritual concerns
among university students and counseling center clients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 50, 409-419.*
Johnson, C.V., Riester, A.E., Corbett, C., Buehler, A., Huffaker, L., Pena, E. & Levich, K. (1998). Group activities for
children and adolescents: An activity group therapy approach. Journal of Child and Adolescent Group
Therapy, 8 (2), 71-88.*
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BOOKS
Johnson, C.V. (2008). Psychotherapy with troubled spirits: A study on treatment for religious and spiritual problems.
Saarbrücken, Germany: VDM Publishing House, Ltd.
GOVERNMENT RESEARCH REPORTS
Jones-Saumty, D., Johnson, C.V., & Bartgis, J. (2007). Circles of Care: “Strengthening Our Children” Needs
Assessment American Indian Communities (SAMHSA-CMHS Grant No. 1-HS5 SM56770-02). Rockville,
MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
Jones-Saumty, D., Johnson, C.V., & Bartgis, J. (2007). Circles of Care: “Strengthening Our Children” Service System
Description Indian Health Care Resource Center (SAMHSA-CMHS Grant No. 1-HS5 SM56770-02).
Rockville, MD: Substance Abuse and Mental Health Services Administration.
TECHNICAL REPORTS
Johnson, C.V. (2009). Tulsa Reaches Out—Youth Committee: LGBTQ Youth Survey. (Report No. ARC-001-01-10).
Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V. (2009). Oklahoma Center for Community Justice: The Different and the Same Program Evaluation.
(Report No. ARC-002-01-10). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., Reyes, B., Franklin, L., Coser, Jr., P. (2008) Oklahomans for Equality Study: LGBT Programming Needs
Assessment. (Report No. ARC-054). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., Jacobs, L., & Reyes, B. (2008). Domestic Violence Intervention Services: Mind/Body Education
Component. (Tech. Rep. No. ARC-053). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., & Peck, S. (2008). American Indian Adults: Community Health Needs Assessment. (Report No. ARC050). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., & Peck, S. (2008). American Indian Youth: Community Health Needs Assessment. (Report No. ARC049). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., Peck, S., & Davis, S. (2007). Native American Community Health Survey: Youth. (Report No. ARC047). Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., Peck, S., Davis, S. (2007). Native American Community Health Survey: Adult. (Report No. ARC-046).
Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C.V., Peck, S., & Davis, S. (2007). IHCRC Patient Survey: A Needs Assessment. (Report No. ARC-043).
Tulsa, OK: University of Oklahoma.
Hellman, C.M., Johnson, C.V., Dobson, T. (2007). Predicting Readiness to Change Among Batterers in a Treatment
Setting. (Report No. ARC-045). Tulsa, OK. University of Oklahoma.
Johnson, C. V. (1998). Using Qualitative Observations on the NEPSY to Identify Children with ADHD. A quantitative
validation study of the NEPSY. (Report No. 02). San Antonio, TX: Trinity University and The Psychological
Corporation.
Johnson, C.V., & Riester, A. E. (1997). PEACE program evaluation: 1996-1997: Evaluation study of intervention
program targeting emotionally and behaviorally disordered adolescents (Report No. 01). San Antonio, TX:
Trinity University.
MANUSCRIPTS UNDER REVIEW
Johnson, C.V., Bartgis, J., Worley, J.A., Hellman, C.M., & Burkhart, R. (2010). Urban Indian Voices: A Community
Based Participatory Research Project. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Manuscript submitted for
publication.
Reyes, B.J., & Johnson, C.V. (2010). We shall rise again: Resilience and healing from childhood sexual abuse.
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Manuscript submitted for publication.
Hellman, C.M., Johnson, C.V., Worley, J.A., & Schaefer, S. (2010). Protective orders: Severity of abuse and reasons
for dismissal. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Manuscript submitted for publication.
MANUSCRIPTS IN PREPARATION
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Johnson, C.V. (2009). Healing a Broken Spirit: How LGBT individuals resolve religious and sexual identity conflicts.
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Data collection in progress.
Johnson, C.V., Coons, K., Massey, G., Washington, N., & Wallace, E. (2009). Assessing Multicultural Competency and
Awareness of Privilege in a College of Medicine. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Instrument design and
data collection in progress.
Johnson, C.V., Jacobs, L., & Reyes, B. (2009). Mind-Body Education Component for the Treatment of Trauma.
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Evaluation of a mind/body education component for the treatment of
trauma. Data collection completed and analysis in progress.
Johnson, C.V., Franklin, L., & Reyes, B.J. (2009). Assessing Psychosocial and Health Needs for an LGBT Community
Center. University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK. Community-based participatory research needs assessment for
Oklahomans for Equality. Data collection and analysis completed.
GRANT ACTIVITY
Johnson, C.V. (2008). Katrina Aid Today. Principal Investigator. Grant funded by Metro Tulsa Urban League. Award:
$1,998
Hellman, C.M. & Johnson, C.V. (2008). Tulsa CARES Needs Assessment. Co-Investigator. Grant funded by Tulsa
CARES. Award: $5,000.
Johnson, C.V. (2007). American Indian Community Health and Needs Assessment. Principal Investigator. Grant funded
by the Indian Health Care Resource Center (subcontract for SAMSHA Circles of Care grant, No. 1-HS5
SM56770-02). Award: $30,000
Grants Not Funded:
Johnson, C.V., Worley, J.A., Jacobs, L., & Field, L.B. (2009). Addressing vicarious trauma in frontline caregivers.
Principal Investigator. Proposal submitted to Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and
Technology, Health Research Program (OCAST). Ranked 42 out of 152, recommended for funding. Requested
award: $294,898 (direct costs)
Fox, M.D., Kendrick, D.C., Hellman, C.M., & Johnson, C.V. (2009). Ethical and privacy issues for health information
networks: Developing a model for community consultation. Co-Investigator. Proposal submitted to Greenwall
Foundation (Feb. 2, 2009). Requested award: $169,469.
Fox, M., & Johnson, C.V. (2008). Increasing organ donation among Off-Reservation Native Americans: A CBPR study.
Co-PI and principal author of grant proposal. Subcomponent of Oklahoma Native American Research Centers
for Health-V multi-study grant proposal to the National Institute of Health. Priority score: 166 (Highly
Significant). Requested award: $152,507 (direct costs)
Johnson, C.V., Deacon, Z., Byers, L.G , & Bartgis, J. (2008). Mental health prevention for Urban Indian youth:
Developing ethnic identity and tricultural competence. Principal Investigator. National Institute of Mental
Health grant proposal (R34). Community-based participatory research project in partnership with Indian Health
Care Resource Center of Tulsa (IHCRC). Requested award: $450,000 (direct costs)
Hellman, C.M., Johnson, C.V., Miller-Cribbs, J., & Worley, J.A (2008). Work place engagement among Non-Profit
Organizations: A state-wide study of human service agencies. Co-PI. Grant proposal submitted to the National
Science Foundation. Unfunded. Requested award: $290,106 (direct costs)
PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS (* = student authored)
National/International
Adams, G.L., Alford-Keating, P., Beecher, M.E., Johnson, C.V., Taloyo, C.A., Wollin, E.L. (2010, Feb.). Dialogue and
Mutual Respect: The Interplay of Religious and LGBTQ Issues in Group. Open session presentation at the
American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.
Johnson, C.V. (2010, Feb). Keeping the Flame Alive: Leading Successful Semi-structured Short-term Process Groups.
Half-day workshop and paper presented at the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual
Conference, San Diego, CA.
Johnson, C.V. (2009, Aug). Nuts and bolts to conducting group on internship. Symposium presentation at the 117th
annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
Hellman, C.M., & Johnson, C.V. (2009, Aug). Protective orders: Severity of abuse and reasons for dismissal. Poster
presentation at the 117th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada.
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Johnson, C.V. (2009, Feb). Keeping the Flame Alive: Semi-structured Process Groups for College Counseling and
Other Agency Settings. Half-day workshop and paper presented at American Group Psychotherapy Association
Annual Conference, Chicago, IL.
Johnson, C.V., & Bartgis, J. (2008, August). Urban American Indian Voices: A CBPR Community Health Survey and
Needs Assessment. Poster presentation at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological
Association, Boston, MA.
Hellman, C.M., & Johnson, C.V. (2008, August). Taking Action to Stop Violence: A Study on Readiness to Change
Among Male Batterers. Poster presentation at the 116th annual convention of the American Psychological
Association, Boston, MA.
Johnson, C. V., Drapkin, R., Beecher, M., Davis-John, K., & Ashe, P. (2008, February). Developing group interventions
in college counseling centers. Chaired open session at the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual
Conference, Washington, D.C.
Bartgis, J. & Johnson, C. V. (2008, February). Participatory Research in an Urban American Indian Community.
Presented at the 21st Annual Research Conference, A System of Care for Children's Mental Health: Expanding
the Research Base, Tampa, Florida.
Johnson, C.V. (2007, March). Keeping the Flame Alive: A Model for Groups with Undergraduate Students. Paper
presentation at the American Group Psychotherapy Association Annual Conference, Austin, TX.
Hayes, J.A. & Johnson, C.V. (2001, November). Troubled spirits: Help seeking among students with religious and
spiritual concerns. Paper presented at the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Conference,
Puerto Vallarta, Mexico.
Johnson, C.V. & Hayes, J.A. (2001, August). Troubled spirits: Help seeking among students with spiritual concerns.
Poster presented at the 108th annual convention of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco,
CA.
Delegarza, S.M., Johnson, C.V., Wolf, A.M., Arnold, M., Cavell, T. A., & Hughes, J. (1995, August). Comparative
study of mentoring strategies and their efficacy. Poster presented at the 103rd annual convention of the
American Psychological Association, New York, NY.
Regional
Johnson, C.V. (2009, Nov). Tulsa Reaches Out LGBTQ Youth Survey—Interfaith Breakfast. Invited paper presentation
on results of Tulsa LGBTQ youth survey. Tulsa Reaches Out Interfaith Breakfast, Tulsa, OK.
Reyes, B.J., & Johnson, C.V. (2009, April). Healing through relationships: Women who have experienced childhood
sexual abuse. Poster presentation at OU-Tulsa Research Forum (Received 1st Place in Poster Competition).*
Johnson, C.V. (2008, Dec). Social Justice and Mental Health. OU, College of Medicine Grand Rounds at OU-Tulsa,
Schusterman Center, Tulsa, OK.
Johnson, C.V. (2007, December). Community-Based Participatory Research. Invited presentation for the OU-Tulsa
Faculty Research Roundtable. Tulsa, OK.
Johnson, C.V. (2007, October). Counseling Theories and Trauma. Invited presentation for the Oklahoma Drug and
Alcohol Professional Counselors Association annual regional conference. Oklahoma City, OK.
Johnson, C.V., Jacobs, L., Schrag, K., & Hartzog-Murrell, A. (2007, May). Sacred Activism and helping professions:
Bringing it into practice. Workshop presented at Sacred Activism: The Power of Inclusion. Tulsa, OK.
Johnson, C.V. & Awoniyi, B. (2004, April). Mental health issues on college campuses. Presentation at the Iowa
Rehabilitation Association annual conference.
Wadlington, W., Braun, B., Johnson, C.V., & Baehr, A. (2001, June). Performing supervision: Developmental learning
and innovative psychotherapy. Workshop on innovative supervision approaches for the East Side Institute for
Short Term Psychotherapy, New York, NY.
Johnson, C.V. (2000, October). Measuring the unmeasurable? Countertransference and central relationship patterns.
Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research Mid-Atlantic Conference, Bethlehem, PA.
HONORS AND AWARDS
Selected for Inaugural School of Community Medicine Leadership Academy, University of Oklahoma, Schusterman
Center Campus, 2008-2009
Junior Faculty Summer Fellowship, University of Oklahoma, College of Arts and Sciences, 2008, Award: $6,000
Selected for Excellence in Proposals Program, University of Oklahoma, Office of Research, Grant writing mentoring
program, 2008
Nominee for the Council of Counseling Psychology’s Training Programs Outstanding Graduate Student Award, 2003
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Edwin L. Herr Scholarship for the Education of Counselors, Pennsylvania State University, 2002
TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Graduate Courses:
Social Justice Counseling (OU)
Counseling Skills (OU)
Ethical Issues in Human Relations Counseling (OU)
Group Counseling (OU)
Counseling Approaches (OU)
Theoretical Foundations in Human Relations (OU)
Problems of Professional Helpers (OU)
Spirituality and Counseling (OU)
Advanced Counseling Practicum (ISU)
Personality Assessment (Lab, Trinity)
Cognitive Assessment (Lab, Trinity)
Undergraduate Courses:
Gender Justice (ISU)
Foundations of Chemical Dependency Counseling (PSU)
Foundations of Guidance and Counseling (PSU)
White Racial Identity and White Privilege (OU)
JOURNAL REVIEW AND SERVICE
Editorial Board
International Journal of Transpersonal Studies
2007 – present
Ad hoc Reviewer
The Humanistic Psychologist
Journal of Clinical Psychology
Psychotherapy Research
Journal of Counseling Psychology
Psychotherapy
2008 – present
2007 – present
2006 – present
2006 – present
2006 – present
UNIVERSITY AND DEPARTMENT SERVICE
Chair, Website Committee
Feb 2010 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Committee to redesign Dept. of Human Relations website.
Faculty Advisory
Committee
Sept 2009 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Nominated and elected by OU-Tulsa, A&S faculty
Employee Benefits
Committee
July 2009 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK
Presidential appointee
Search Committee
Sept 2009 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Department of Human Relations
Search for HR Norman-campus faculty member
Policy Committee
Sept 2009 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
OU Human Relations Policy Committee
Comprehensive Exam
Committee
April 2009 – Present
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
OU Human Relations Comprehensive Exams Committee
Abstract Reviewer
April 2009
OU-Tulsa Research Forum, Tulsa, OK
Evaluated research and community outreach proposals
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Facilitator
Sept 2009 – Present
Facilitator
July 2008 – Present
School of Community Medicine, Student Academy, Tulsa, OK
Facilitated Professional Awareness Groups for OU medical students
School of Community Medicine, Leadership Academy, Tulsa, OK
Facilitated Professional Meaning Groups for OU faculty
Counseling Certificate
Committee
February 2008 – Sept 2009
University of Oklahoma, OK
Human Relations Counseling Certificate Committee
Poster Judge
April 2008
OU-Tulsa Research Forum, Tulsa, OK
Judged research and community outreach posters
Search Committee
December 2007 – April 2008
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
OU-Tulsa Counselor search committee
Committee Member
October 2007 – May 2008
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
OU-Tulsa Counseling and Wellness Services Committee
Undergraduate Committee
Sept 2007 – May 2009
University of Oklahoma, OK
HR Undergraduate Committee
Chair, HR Counseling
Committee
Dec 2006 – Dec 2007
University of Oklahoma, OK
Human Relations Counseling Committee
Search Committee
Dec 2006 – March 2007
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
Social Work clinical renewable term faculty
OU-Tulsa Health Campus
Committee
Nov 2006 – March 2007
University of Oklahoma, Tulsa, OK
OU-Tulsa Healthy Campus Committee
Co-Chair
Nov 2005 – May 2009
AGPA, Special Interest Group, Groups in College Counseling Centers
Coordinate conference programming, networking, and providing resources
Search Committee
Nov 2005 – Jan 2006
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Conducted search for Disability Resources Manager. Reviewed applications,
attended committee meetings, interviewed candidates.
Search Committee
July 2004 – March 2005
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Conducted search for Disability Resources Coordinator. Reviewed applications,
attended committee meetings, interviewed candidates.
Search Committee
Oct 2003 – March 2004
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Conducted search for staff psychologist position. Reviewed applications, attended
committee meetings, interviewed candidates.
PROFESSIONAL SERVICE
Task Force
May 2009 – present
Disproportionate Minority Contact Reduction Initiative, Tulsa, OK
Coordinated by Corinne Fiagome, MPP, with the Community Service Council of
Greater Tulsa
Programming and Documentary John Hope Franklin Center for Reconciliation, Tulsa, OK
Committees
Participated in planning and research activities
May 2009 – present
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Search Committee
January 2008 – June 2008
Oklahomans for Equality, Tulsa, OK
Executive Director search committee
Team Member
December 2007 – May 2008
Traditional Ties Food and Fitness Project, Tulsa, OK
Community Planning Team, IHCRC
Consultant
November 2007
Tulsa CARES, Tulsa, OK
Provided education and information about needs assessments and CBPR.
Board Member
Sept 2007 – Oct 2008
Oklahomans for Equality, Program Chair, Tulsa, OK
LGBT and Human Rights organization
Board Member
Dec 2006 – May 2009
Community Advisory Board, Indian Health Care Resource Center,
Tulsa, OK
Volunteer Community board, Circles of Care Project
OUTREACH AND EDUCATIONAL PROGRAMS
LGBTQ Youth Survey
Oct 2009, Feb 2010
Planned Parenthood Board and City of Tulsa, Human Rights Commission
Presented results from Tulsa Reaches Out LGBTQ youth survey.
Healing From Fundamentalism All Soul’s Unitarian/Universalist Church, Tulsa, OK.
Sept 2009 – Oct 2009
Co-facilitated educational class.
Faith In Crisis Support Group
Aug 2007 – May 2008
Oklahomans for Equality, Tulsa, OK.
Co-facilitated support group for LGBT individuals struggling to reconcile
religious/spiritual beliefs with their sexual orientation/gender identity.
Multicultural Leadership
Summit
April, 2004
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Served as group facilitator for program training students to become
multiculturally aware and politically active.
Academic Intervention Team
Fall 2004
Iowa State University, Ames, IA
Served on committee consisting of Vice President of Student Affairs, coaches, and
faculty that implemented academic remediation program for students on the varsity
men’s basketball team. Conducted screening for learning disabilities and academic
problems.
Student Life Consultant
July 2002 – June 2003
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Presented outreach programs to residence halls and student organizations.
Conducted resident advisor training. Served as psychological consultant to Greek
Life and Residence Life. Participated in training and implementation of Safe Zone
program.
Career Decision Workshop
March 2003
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Co-presented four-week workshop for graduate students who were deliberating
between academic and nonacademic careers. Administered and interpreted MBTI,
Campbell Interest Inventory, and beliefs inventory.
Panel Member
November 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Participated on a panel about career opportunities in psychology for students in the
Psi Chi National Honor Society at Vanderbilt University.
Decision Tree Program
Fall 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Participated in student retention program. Consulted with students considering
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withdrawal from Vanderbilt.
Grief/Crisis Counselor
October 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Provided support and crisis counseling to attendees and participants who shared
stories of assault and abuse in the “Take Back the Night” march and rally protesting
sexual and domestic assault.
Wellness Program
October 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Presented programs on well-being and stress management to 1st year medical
students from the Vanderbilt Medical School. Facilitated group discussions about
managing stress.
Multicultural Group
September 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Co-leader of Eliminating Hatred discussion groups. Facilitated discussion of film,
“Journey Toward a Hate Free Society” with undergraduate students in residence
hall.
Wellness Program
September 2002
Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN
Presented programs on well-being and stress management to 1st year students and
staff in the Vanderbilt Law School.
Racial Dialogue Groups
Sept 2001 – May 2002
Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA
Conducted two 10-week interpersonal process groups with undergraduate students
to explore personal issues associated with race and culture.
CLINICAL EXPERIENCE
Private Practice
Dec 2008 – Present
Tulsa, OK.
Part-time private practice. Individual and group psychotherapy for adults.
Group Facilitator
Aug 2007 – May 2008
Faith in Crisis Support Group, Oklahomans for Equality, Tulsa, OK
Co-facilitated support group on reconciling sexual and religious identities.
Senior Staff Psychologist
July 2003 – July 2006
Iowa State University, Student Counseling Service, Ames, IA
Full range of university counseling center activities.
Pre-Doctoral Intern
July 2002 – June 2003
Vanderbilt University-Department of Veterans Affairs Internship in Professional
Psychology (Consortium), Nashville, TN
Primary rotation: Psychological and Counseling Center. Full range of counseling
center activities. Secondary Rotation: Alvin C. York-VAMC, Substance Abuse
Treatment Program: provided brief counseling, process and psychoeducational
group therapy, assessment, and consultation in 21-day outpatient substance abuse
program. Secondary Rotation: Alvin C. York-VAMC, Inpatient Psychiatric Unit:
conducted individual and group therapy; assisted with admissions of new patients;
participated in treatment planning with multidisciplinary teams.
Staff Therapist
Center for Counseling and Psychological Services (CAPS), PSU, University Park,
PA
Full range of counseling center activities. Practicum student, June 2000-June 2001;
Graduate Assistant, Aug 2001-May 2002.
June 2000 – May 2002
Clinical Supervisor
Spring 2001
College of Education Counseling Service, PSU, University Park, PA
Conducted individual clinical supervision for six counselor education graduate
students using a developmental and integrative approach. Conducted group
supervision for four master’s counseling students.
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Group Therapist
Jan 2001 – June 2002
CAPS, PSU, University Park, PA
Conducted psychological therapy in a process-oriented group with co-leaders.
Private Practice
May – November 2000
Blair Medical Associates, Hollidaysburg, PA
Conducted psychotherapy and psychological assessment with children, adolescents,
adults, and families in a private practice setting.
Career Counselor
Spring 2000
Career Services Center, PSU, University Park, PA
Practicum experience: conducted career counseling and assessment with
undergraduate students.
School Psychology Intern
Aug 1998 – June 1999
San Antonio Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
Full range of school psychology activities such as counseling, cognitive and
personality assessment, behavior management, consultation, report writing, and
academic planning.
School Psychology Assistant
Aug 1997 – June 1998
Northside Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
Full range of school psychology activities such as counseling, cognitive and
personality assessment, behavior management, consultation, report writing, and
academic planning.
Group Therapist
Spring 1997
Southwest Mental Health Center, San Antonio, TX
Conducted group therapy and developed behavioral management plans in a
residential psychiatric center for children and adolescents.
Behavior Mgt. Specialist
Aug 1997 – June 1998
Northeast Independent School District, San Antonio, TX
Full range of school psychology activities such as group and individual counseling,
cognitive and personality assessment, behavior management, consultation, report
writing, crisis intervention, and academic planning.
PROFESSIONAL AND HONOR SOCIETIES
American Psychological Association
• APA Division 17: Counseling Psychology
• Graduate Assistant to Mary O’Leary Wiley, Vice President for Professional Practice, Div. 17 (20002002)
• APA Division 32: Humanistic Psychology
• APA Division 49: Group Psychology and Group Psychotherapy
Society for Psychotherapy Research
American Group Psychotherapy Association (Co-Chair, Special Interest Group: Groups in College Counseling Centers
and Other Educational Settings, 2006-2009)
Phi Kappa Phi National Honor Society
Psi Chi, National Honor Society in Psychology
Golden Key National Honor Society
LICENSURE AND CERTIFICATION
Licensed Psychologist (Health Service Provider). State of Oklahoma (Lic. No: 1070)
Licensed Psychologist. State of Iowa (Lic. No: 00996, Inactive)
REFERENCES
Available upon request.
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