What is your educational background?
- Ph.D. in Psychology with concentration in developmental psychology and minor concentration in education and post doctoral concentration in clinical psychology, Duquesne University
- B.S. and M.A. in Professional Psychology, Geneva College
What are the main focuses of your research?
Optimizing wellness; mental health of college students
What specific courses or specialties do you teach?
Psychological Assessment: My private practice specializes in psychological testing and evaluations.
Forensic Psychology: I have worked in this area and am interested in psychopathy.
What is the most important piece of advice you give your students to help them succeed?
Accept yourself, which means coming to know who you are, your strengths and limits. Capitalize on your strengths and stretch yourself to grow in other areas that are important to you. In class, we discuss healthy and disordered personality, comprehensive wellness, and developing insight.