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UIndy Health Pavilion faculty, staff, and students showcase research

The first annual UIndy Health Pavilion Scholarship Day, held on Friday, May 19, 2017, showcased research from nearly 20 faculty, staff, undergraduates, and graduate students. Dr. Erin Fekete, School of Psychology, and Dr. Stephanie Combs-Miller, Krannert School of Physical Therapy, organized the event as a way to promote interprofessional learning and discussion. “The Health Pavilion

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New school year – Welcome!

It is the beginning of August, which means that school is about to start again. The beginning of a new school year is an exciting time, and this excitement can sometimes come with anxiety: Will I keep old friendships and make new ones? Am I prepared for the courses I am taking? Will I seize

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Pre-professional tracks in the medical and health fields

Students planning to pursue a graduate degree in medical or health science fields should seek a university that offers flexible programming with multiple degree paths, personal attention, and support to prepare for the rigorous graduate admissions process.  The University of Indianapolis faculty and staff are experts on helping students find their academic passion and a

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School of Psychological Sciences speaks on investigation into American Psychological Association’s ethical standards

August 6-9 marked the annual convention of the American Psychological Association (APA). And if you have been following psychology as a discipline, and the American Psychological Association as a professional organization, then you know that it was a historic occasion. APA has been embroiled in controversy for nearly a decade as psychology struggled to determine its

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. William Essman

Assistant Professor, William Essman, Ph.D. has been teaching in the School of Sciences at the University of Indianapolis since 1999. Dr. Essman earned his Ph.D. in biological psychology from the University of Michigan. He then completed a post-doctoral fellowship in psychopharmacology at the University of Pennsylvania Medical School, Department of Psychiatry. From 1996 to 1998

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Nicole Taylor

Dr. Nicole Taylor is an assistant professor in the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. She received her PhD in Clinical Psychology from the University of Toledo in 1999, and has been at UIndy since 2000. Dr. Taylor's clinical and research interests include topics such as coping with illness, training and supervision issues

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Tyronn Bell

Dr. Tyronn Bell is an Associate Professor at the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences.  Dr. Bell received his Ph.D. from the University of Illinois in 2003 specializing in counseling psychology.  His research interests include multicultural therapy, ethnic minority mistrust issues, adjustment issues for African American college students attending predominantly white universities, interracial relationships

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Reflections from a School of Psychological Sciences Doctoral Student Who is Making a Difference

Emily Johnson is a fourth year doctoral student in the PsyD program at the University of Indianapolis. Emily has been to Africa, India, and Nicaragua working for organizations like Global Autism Project and SkillCorps.  Emily will receive her PsyD in August of 2014. This is her reflection from her most recent trip to Nicaragua:  I

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Michael Poulakis

Dr. Michael Poulakis received his PsyD from the University of Indianapolis in 2002 and has been teaching at UIndy since 2005. In addition to his heavy teaching load, Dr. Poulakis is the Director of the Office of Hellenic Studies and is the Athens Campus Academic Liaison. Dr. Poulakis teaches at both the graduate and undergraduate

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Lisa Elwood

Lisa Elwood, Ph.D. has been teaching graduate level courses at the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences since the fall of 2011. Dr. Elwood received her Ph.D. from the University of Arkansas in 2008 specializing in clinical psychology. She completed a postdoctoral fellowship at the Center for Trauma Recovery at the University of Missouri

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Joe Hansel

Dr. Joe Hansel, Associate Professor, has been teaching at the University of Indianapolis since 2006. Dr. Hansel received his Ph.D. from the University of Kentucky specializing in counseling psychology. His research interests include clinical supervision and training, quantitative research methodology, cognitive behavioral treatment of trauma, positive psychology and learning. Dr. Hansel teaches many graduate level

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Meet the School of Psychological Sciences Faculty: Dr. Debbie Warman

Meet Debbie Warman, Ph.D, HSPP, ABPP from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Warman earned her Ph.D. from the University of Memphis and completed a postdoctoral fellowship focusing on cognitive-behavioral therapy at the University of Pennsylvania under the guidance of Dr. Aaron Beck. Dr. Warman is board certified in cognitive

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Exciting Changes for the Psychology Masters Program

The master's program in clinical psychology at the University of Indianapolis is designed to provide training for individuals who wish to obtain graduate education but do not desire a doctorate or who are not able to pursue a doctorate currently, but may do so later. The MA is intended to stand on its own as

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Announcing the newest faculty for the School of Psychological Sciences

Welcome Drs. Katie and Aaron Kivisto to the School of Psychological Sciences faculty at the University of Indianapolis. Dr. Katie Little Kivisto earned her PhD from the University of Tennessee in 2011 specializing in clinical psychology. She completed her postdoctoral fellowship at Brown University's Center for Alcohol and Addiction Studies in Providence, Rhode Island. Dr.

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UIndy Graduate Psychology 2013 Deadlines Approaching

The deadlines to apply to the University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Sciences graduate programs are quickly approaching.   Fall 2013 PsyD program deadline to apply is January 10, 2013 Fall 2013 Masters program deadline to apply is February 25, 2013 The requirements for applying for both the psychology masters degree and the doctoral degree

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University of Indianapolis School of Psychological Science Offers Graduate Course in Greece

One of the "perks" for our psychology masters students and our psychology doctoral students is the opportunity to spend some time in Greece and receive course credit at the same time. In August 2013 the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis will offer our Indianapolis-based graduate psychology students a summer course in

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School of Psychological Sciences Doctoral Student Receives Award

Each year the Indiana Psychological Association (IPA) invites currently enrolled psychology students at all levels of training to submit their research to the Student Poster Competition held during the annual IPA fall conference. This year, the posters themselves and students' oral presentations regarding their research were judged to determine the winners of three new poster

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School of Psychological Sciences Doctoral Student to be Published

First year doctoral student Lauren Hansen, from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis, recently learned that her undergraduate thesis is going to be published. Lauren attended Illinois Wesleyan University where she earned a Bachelor of Arts degree in 2011 majoring in psychology. During her senior year she conducted research under the

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Psychology Doctoral Student Volunteers Internationally

Fourth year doctoral student, Emily Johnson, from the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis writes about her studies and her volunteer opportunities: "Throughout my time at UIndy in the School of Psychological Sciences, I have learned and developed so many skills that will help me to someday become a competent psychologist. Because

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Meet Dr. Erin Fekete, School of Psychological Sciences

           Dr. Erin Fekete joined the faculty of the School of Psychological Sciences at the University of Indianapolis in the fall of 2011 after graduating with a PhD from Kent State University. Her specialization was in social and health psychology. Following graduation Dr. Fekete received a National Institute of Mental Health postodoctoral fellowship at the

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