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2023 PsyD Graduates & Dissertation Titles

Congratulations to our 2023 PsyD graduates! Dissertations will soon be available on ProQuest for students, faculty, and staff.

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Jared Boot-Haury

Understanding How Minority Stress, Gender Identity, and Resilience Predict Psychological Distress Among Asexual Transgender and Gender Non-Confirming Individuals

Andrea Brent

Andrea Brent

Emotion Factors in Caregivers of  Persons with Huntington’s Disease

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Sharmane Brown

The Black Woman’s Experience of Being an Active Duty Commissioned Officer in the U.S. Army

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Ashley Craft

Examining the Role of Vaccine Status, Social Need, Coronavirus Racial Bias, and Cultural Mistrust in COVID-19 Health Behaviors amongst Black/African Americans

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Andreia de Almeida-Schulte

Being Brazilian, Becoming Immigrant: A Qualitative Study on the Emotional Experience of Brazilian Immigrants in Michigan.

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Joelle Frangie

How Unmarried Arab American Women Construct their Sexual Self-Concept

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Jody Garcia Sanchez

The Experience of Burnout in Early Career Psychologists

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Sierra Gillis

The Subjective Well-Being Among Adolescents Who Engage in Social Media

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Nada Hashem-Younes

The Experience of Transforming the Adversities of Trauma through Mindful Creativity Within A Social Enterprise Agency Platform

Lauren Herline (PsyD)

Lauren Herline

Predictors of Treatment Adherence Among Inpatient Adolescents During Acute Psychiatric Hospitalization

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Andre Johnson

The Importance of Empathy and Resiliency among African American Men in Long-Term Recovery from Substance Use Disorders

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Katherine Kittredge

Does Perceived Deviation from a Birth Plan Correlate with the Development of Postpartum Mood and Anxiety Disorder Symptoms

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Stacy Nuar

The Divorced, Single Mother’s Experience of Healing and Empowerment After Infidelity

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Charles Oliver

The Effects of Strength Training on Psychological Functioning in Adolescence

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Christine Sebastian

The Roles of Emotion Regulation and Distress Tolerance in the Relationship Between Mindfulness and Both Depression and Problematic Alcohol Use in Firefighters

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Kaitlin Tuinstra

The Relationship between Family Functioning and Medication Adherence in Treating Pediatric Cancer

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Michael Valenti

Existential Relationism: A Novel Theory of Psychotherapy Rising from the Life and Works of Søren Kierkegaard

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LaSondra Wayne

A Qualitative Inquiry of the Attitudes, Motivations, Personality, and Identity Factors Influencing Repatriation Among Decendants of Involuntary African diaspora