Lab Members

 

Current Graduate Students

P3-1Christopher C. Cranston, M.A., Clinical Doctoral Candidate (2009-Present),
Contact at: christopher-cranston@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: PTSD and Substance Use Disorders, their relationship, temporal patterns, and mediating/moderating influences.

Katherine E. Miller, M.A., Clinical Doctoral Student (2010-Present).
Contact at: katherine-miller@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Adult and military trauma populations,  empirically-supported interventions for PTSD and posttrauma nightmares, and dissemination and implementation science.

Jennifer Steward, Clinical Doctoral Student (2011-Present)
Contact at: jennifer-steward@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Psychological sequelae following traumatic experiences in adults, intimate partner violence, and sleep disturbances and their consequences.  Additionally, working with under-served populations, such as offenders and individuals with intellectual and developmental disabilities.

Rachel Micol, Clinical Doctoral Student (2012-Present)
Contact at: rachel-micol@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Causes, correlates, and consequences of interpersonal violence and intervention related to such violence.  The impact of one’s status as a minority in response to- and recovery from traumatic experiences.  Treatment of PTSD and post-trauma sleep disturbances.

Trapt Website - JimJim Scholl, Clinical Doctoral Student (2013-Present)
Contact at: jim-scholl@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Sequelae of trauma and infectious disease in minority populations; the relationship between culture and cognitive and emotional responses to trauma.

 

kelseyKelsey Hancock, Clinical Master’s Student (2013-Present),
Contact at: kelsey-hancock@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Interpersonal violence, with a focus on sexual violence and stalking behaviors in collegiate populations; Informing treatment of nightmares by identifying themes within them to expedite the healing process.

kccKatherine Cunningham, M.A., Clinical Doctoral Student (2013-Present).
Contact at: Katherine-cunningham@utulsa.edu
Research Interests: Attitudes, beliefs, and perceptions about interpersonal sexual violence & exploitation, and their relationship to victim blame and posttraumatic outcomes.

AshleySAshley Stillman, Clinical Doctoral Student (2014-Present).

Contact at: Ashley-stillman@utulsa.edu 
Research Interests: Neurobiological and physiological aspects of, as well as comorbid physical health conditions associated with combat-related PTSD. Interventions targeted at improving somatic (e.g. increased basal heart rate) and psychic (e.g. affect and nightmares) symptoms of PTSD.

Current Undergraduate Student Members

elisabethElisabeth Akeman, Senior
Elisabeth is working towards her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in Early Interventions and History.  She plans to apply to graduate programs in Psychology.

 

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Sonja Worthy, Senior
Sonja is working towards her B.A. in Psychology with a minor in Music. She plans to apply to graduate programs in Psychology and/or Social Justice.

 

GabbyGabriella Pierce, Senior
Gabriella is a Psychology/Pre-med major and is working toward a minor in English. Upon graduation, she has plans to attend medical school and specialize in cardiology.

 

DestineeDestinee Yandell, Senior
Destinee is majoring in psychology and minoring in sociology. Her research interests include the influence of traumatic experiences on people and treatment, especially in teenage populations. In the future, she would like to attend graduate school in clinical psychology, eventually earning a PhD.

WesWestley Youngren, Junior
Westley is currently an undergraduate student majoring in both psychology and philosophy. His research interests include the effects of sleep in the workplace, the effects of sleep deprivation on employee health, as well as nightmares, nightmare therapy and dream content. Westley plans on pursuing a graduate degree.

Patrizia Perazzo, Junior
Patrizia is an international student from Venzuela and is working toward a degree in psychology, with a French minor.  After graduation, she would like to go to grad school for clinical psychology.

IMG_8953 (1)Sarah-Nicole Johnson, Sophomore
Sarah is majoring in psychology and minoring in mathematics.   Her research interests include the way traumatic experiences psychologically affect people and treatment. In the future, she would like to be a counseling psychologist for children who have been exposed, either directly or witnessing, abuse.

Taylor Haag

Natasha Cockram