Dissertation Archive

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Class of 2021

Chai, Kay  An interpretive phenomenological analysis of psychotherapists' experiences of vulnerability.
Guthrie, Leland A phenomenology of challenging psychedelic experiences: From relational trauma to relational healing.
Heller, Christine Interdependence with our most forgetful elders: Alzheimer's in the Anthropocene

Class of 2020

Bekkeli, Kai. Towards collaboration: A comparative, longitudinal, conversation analysis of change in talk-in-interaction in psychotherapy
Coleman, Brian. A phenomenological investigation of African American Male Veterans' experience of social connection
Freeman, Erica. From case study as symptom to case study as sinthome: Engaging Lacan and Irigaray on "thinking in cases" as psychoanalytic pedagogy"
Gruner, Daniel. Frontline in mental healthcare: A discourse analytic clinical ethnography of crisis intervention team trainings for corrections
Chilcote, Autumn. Without words: Relational neuropsychology and creative arts therapies with people managing Aphasia.
Lawson, Monica. The Haven: A clinical ethnography of a farm-based therapeutic community.

Class of 2019

Cashore, Dorothy. Listen for the desert: An ecopsychological autoethnography.
Gill, Ashley.  Reclaiming embodiment: An existential-phenomenological exploriation of Women's tattoos.
Gimeno, Rebecca. A darker side of Venus: An empirical-phenomenological study of women's negative experiences encountering pornographic imagery.
O'Brien, Patrick. The Yips: A phenomenological investigation into the experience of a lost movement.
Pietrusza, Celeste. Kink in flux: BDSM theory & sexual praxis.
Samson, Elizabeth. Beyond a reasonable doubt: A discourse analysis of forensic and psychological truth in child narratives.

Class of 2018

Arroyo, Jose. Back in the closet: A queer-modified interpretive phenomenological analysis of gay men creating an identity through clothing.
Axelrad, Jeremy. The inheritance of this moment: An exploration of temporality, subjectivity, and liberation in non-dual contemplative practice and psychotherapy.
Bennett, Elizabeth. Mentor as scaffold: A mixed-methods exploration of feminist-informed mentoring in the undergraduate setting.
Dixit, Sugandh. Speaking from places: A phenomenological deconstructive study of children's places, child-centric methods, and politics.
Dunn, Jessica. The zombie apocalypse has already happened: Queering subjectivity in zombie film.
Gupta, Nisha. Illuminating the trauma of the closet among sexual minorities: A cinematic-phenomenological study of existential rights.
Kocherzat, Kathleen.  "I do have a softer side": A phenomenological investigation of the prisoner-dog relationship in the Canine Partners for Life Training program.
Sharara, Danny.  The psychology of self-surrender: A contemplative-hermeneutic study.
Simon, Arvin.  Health equity through spatial justice: A critical phenomenology of urban trail makers.
Turgeon-Dharmoo, Laurent. The title.
Verbos, John. Non-Symbolic exact quantity representation in a language-impaired population.
Young, Seth. The myth of promiscuity: Examining Black male sexual narratives and sexual identity.

Class of 2017

Hamilton, Sarah. Clients' experiences of recovery-oriented care for Schizophrenia: A qualitative research study.
Kelly, Shannon. Structure or knot: What phenomenology and Asperger's Syndrome can teach Lacanian Psychoanalysis about subjective constitution.
McCann, Christopher. Elemental trauma: A case study of living with contaminated water near sites of Marcellus Shale gas extraction
Payton, Jessica. "Forming Ranks"-The impact of negative destructive leadership in the aftermath of military sexual assault and reporting
Pittenger, Frank. Phylogeny, psychology, and the vicissitudes of human development.

Class of 2016

Dilmore, Victoria Terri. Perception and language: Using the Rorschach with people with Aphasia.
Gottlieb, Rachel. Leaps of faith: Trainees' experiences of not knowing in psychotherapy.
Kiskiras, Nikolaos. Sexual desire(s) and the desire for intimacy: An autoethnographic exploration.
O'Connor, Camille. A multitude of little luminosities: Dissociative multiplicity as an image of and invitation to psyche, through a case of Dissociative Identity Disorder.
Wagner, Katie. Disabling Psychology: A Crip analysis of deaf and blind psychotherapists in practice.

Class of 2015

Hall, Travis. Trauma at the limit: Bearing witness to the impossible of survivor testimony.
Hasek, William. An interactional analysis of adult cognitive assessment.
Larson, Ariel. Women in Alcoholics Anonymous: A qualitative research study.
Mahone, Denise. The visible and invisible aspects of miscarriage: A phenomenological, hermeneutic, imaginal study.
Rusczek, Jacob. Experiences of Playing Massively Multiplayer Online Role-Playing Games: A Phenomenological Exploration.
Sheth, Reena. Exploring meanings of identity, selfhood, and migration in the lives of first-generation Gujarati Asian Indian Americans: A narrative study.
Yahalom, Jonathon. Social dimensions of Alzheimer's Disease among caregivers in Oaxaca, Mexico.

Class of 2014

Boisen, Leah. Going Viral: A critical, post-structural exploration of feminist culture jamming as cultural therapeutic.
Callanan, Jessica. Becoming a sex offender: A study of constitution at the intersection of the mental health and legal systems.
Chiang, Mengchun. Sojourning in the Margin: Living as Wives of International Students.
Fitzpatrick, Teal. Primitive defenses and unilateral termination of psychotherapy: Are the Lerner defense scales useful in predicting premature termination in psychotherapy?
Hallinan, Thomas. Addiction to prescription drugs: An interpretative phenomenological analysis and constructionist study.
Kurdieh, Ibrahim. The influence of loving-kindness meditation on everyday experiences of being angry: An empirical phenomenological study.

Class of 2013

Arndt, Karen. A room of one's own, revisited: An existential-hermeneutic study of female solitude.
Futrell, Julie. Beyond symptom accumulation: A Lacanian clinical approach to obsession, A case study and theoretical exposition.
Hamer, Joseph. Where and when things fall apart: Relating narratives of post-election violence from Nairobi.
Jungwirth, Jeb. The ethical imagination: A hermeneutical study.
Kroll-Fratoni, Mark. The significance of Meister Eckhart's view of the self for psychoanalytic theories of subjectivity: A radical hermeneutic study.
LeBeau, Claire. Maternal guilt: an existential phenomenological study of the early experience of first-time mothers.
Maddox, Cody. Psychotherapy as constitutional practice: A detailed interaction analysis of the change process in psychotherapy.

Class of 2012

Chaplin, Shane. Black men's responsible fatherhood narratives: Fatherhood, responsibility, race, and gender.
Geib, Melissa. Coming to terms with abusive childhood sexual experiences.
Lowe, Amanda. Student peer-group focusing in psychology training: A phenomenological study.
Nokes-Malach, Sarah. A phenomenological-hermeneutic study of adept practitioners' experiences of focusing.
Peng, Rong-Bang. Decolonizing psychic space: Remembering the indigenous psychology movement in Taiwan.
Taylor, Amy. Embodying technology: A hermeneutic inquiry into corporeality and identity as manifested in a case of strap-on-dildo use.
Teague, Rodney. Literary imagination and community mental health: A Deleuzian analysis of discourse in a fiction reading group.

Class of 2011

Ahern, Jonathon. Encountering questions of religion in psychotherapy: A hermeneutical-phenomenological study of religious patients' experiences.
Cuello, Diana. Karen Horney's three character styles [Neurotic styles] responses to early maternal deprivation and unmangeable rage: Three illustrative case studies.
Danna, John. Therapist and client experience of collaborative psychological assessment: A qualitative study.
Mest, Ryan. Finding voice: An introduction to philosophy and psychotherapeutic practice.
Rickard, Kellan. Gay identity formation: An (auto)ethnographic look at Gay Volleyball.
Risko, Jean. The experience of being thrown back in encounters for adults who were physically abused as children by a parent or caregiver: An empirical-phenomenological investigation.
Swales, Stephanie. Neurosis or Perversion? A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Diagnostic and Clinical Approach to the Treatment of Paraphilia at a Forensic Outpatient Setting: A Case Study and Exegetical Method.
Tran, Elizabeth. Co-Sleeping with her baby: A qualitative study of adaptive and prescriptive voices in parenting decision making.
Yennari, Andri. Living with Schizophrenia: A phenomenological investigation.

Class of 2010

Laurita, Cristina. Working with the Drive: A Lacanian Psychoanalytic Approach to the Treatment of Addictions.
Mbuqe, Sipho. Political violence in South Africa: A case study of "Necklacing" in Colesburg.
McElfresh, Patrick. Active and passive Rorschach movement responses: Toward a historically and experientially grounded revision of scoring criteria.
Mølbak, Rune. Flirting as a liminal experience: A dialogue between a philosophical-phenomenological understanding of liminality and an empirical-existential study of flirting.

Class of 2009

Bachino, Marta. Two tongues for a dream: A hermeneutic study.
Bernstein, Leora. Levinasian ethics and clinical psychology: The attitude of attending.
Blais, William. Hermeneutic exploration of the literature of technology: Prometheus bound, Frankenstein and Blattlestar Galactica.
Byers, Cindy. Foster Mothers' experience of parenting a foster child with attachment problems: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Daniel, Katerina. Dialogues between feminists and Jacques Lacan and female hysteria and femininity.
Gregson, Joshua. The characteristics and functions of humor in psychotherapy: A qualitative study.
Grimesey, Jackie. The impact of combat trauma on Veterans' family members: A qualitative study.
Hennessy, Kristen. Imag(in)ing neuropsychology: A multi-perspectival, critical, autoethnographic study.
Hodge, Kimberly. Bridge and borders: An autoethnographic account of the confluence of borderline pathology, countertransference, and therapist subjectivity.
Rua, Kevin. The role and function of literacy in two homeschooling families.
Sampson, Katy. Mental health care at the margins: A critical ethnography of psychological practice in an inner city community mental health setting.
Smith, Thomas. Client's experience of effective psychoanalytic-psychodynamic psychotherapy for major depression: An empirical phenomenological study.
Warner, Daniel. Transitions in the mental health field's systems of professions from WWII until the present: The case of "Dubville".
Yu, James. A Phenomenological-Hermeneutic analysis of experimental infant research.

Class of 2008

Brown, Tanya. How do we make that change? Analysis of transformative dialogue in a community initiative.
Georgievska-Nanevska, Emilijia. Self-translation and melancholia: Becoming-in-language a psychoanalytic view.
Motomura, Akiko. Look(in)g Asian, accenting English: An autoethnography of interstitial cultural identity.

Class of 2007

Beiter, John. Self-forgiveness: A narrative phenomenological study.
Bortle, Scott. Showing what we see: Psychoanalytic vision, transparency, and linguistic pragmatics.
DeForest, Carolyn. The bloody truth: A psychological and cultural study of Menstruation as lived and experienced by Women.
Duffy, Matthew. Rorschach and Freud: The role of Psycho-Analysis in the collected works of Hermann Rorschach.
Hunt, Ryan. Project Camelot and Military sponsorship of social science research: A critical discourse analysis.
Joseph, Aloysius. Is there a place for sexual difference in Ernesto Spinelli's Existential Phenomenological Psychology? An Irigarayan response to the work of Ernesto Spinelli.
McGraw, Sherri. The relationship between soldier and military working dog during the Vietnam War: An empirical existential phenomenological study.
Melczak, Michael. Smoke and mirrors: A cultural-psychological analysis of tobacco use.
Miller, Michael. Following the letter: Case studies in the application of Lacanian Theory to Psychotherapy.
Palazzolo, Salvatore. Demystifying a sexual perversion: An existential reading of Sadomasochism and Erich Fromm's Call to Love.
Vantine, Helen. Bridging the gap between research and practice: Involving group therapists in the development of clinically relevant research questions and methodologies.
Wellington, Chante. African American perceptions of childhood behavioral disorders and mental health services.

Class of 2006

Costello, Matthew. Perceptual coherence: Multisensory perception and embodied dynamics.
Edwards, Ian. Truth as relationship: The psychology of E. Graham Howe.
Ghany, Jamie. Family identity discourse: A study of ego development in sibling relationships.
Harper, Lynn. Interpreting interpretation in psychoanalysis: Freud, Klein, and Lacan.
Havill, Allyson. Adolescent female embodiment as a transformational experience in the lives of women: An empirical existential phenomenological investigation.
Kumler, Kurt. Being touched by music: A phenomenological-hermeneutical approach to understanding transformational musical experience.
Nagrant, Barbara. Good moments in Gestalt Body Process Psychotherapy: A hermeneutic phenomenological study.
Phillips, Lisa. Perceptions of good psychotherapy in a community mental health setting: Exploring the contextual nature of treatment.
Pollack, Deborah. Negotiating boundaries from within: A feminist-psychodynamic investigation of Bulimia and emotional express in context.
Riddle, Bethany. Normative practices and normative identities: A critical feminist investigation of pregnancy ultrasound.
Williams, Nick. On the day you were born: A phenomenological study of Fathers' experience of being present at their Children's birth.

Class of 2005

Bortle, Jennifer. Games people play: A study of identity and relationships in an online role-playing game.
Eckenrod, Jodie. Migraine: An existential phenomenological study.
Irvine, Celia. New York City police officers' experienes of the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks: An existential psychological study.
Kaper, Scott. Continuity in the absence of declarative memory in patients with moderate dementia of the Alzheimer's type.
McElwain, Brian. Whither color-blind love? A Foucauldian discourse analysis of love in black and white.
McInerney, Robert. Learning disabilities: Miscreant brains, pupils, and practices.
Thompson, Vanessa. Healing violence in South Africa: A textual reading of Kentridge's Drawings for Projection.
Ward, Andrew. Childhood fire-setting: A contextual understanding.

Class of 2004

Culley, William. Desistance From Crime: A Study of Ex-inmates' Desistance Narratives.
Danto, David. From Philosophy to Practice: A Hermeneutic Analysis of Existential-Phenomenological Psychotherapy.
Danto, Erin. Connections between gendered constructions and women's lived experiences in light of feminist awareness: An empirical hermeneutic study.
DuBose, Todd. Mourning, Evil, and Grace: A Hermeneutical-Phenomenological Approach.
Embree, Sonja. Encountering ourselves through photography: A visual ethnomethodological inquiry into identity.
Felder, Andrew. Internet Dwelling, Cyborgs, and the Matrix of Modernity: An Empirical Inquiry with Critical-Hermeneutic Features.
Giguere, Stacy. The Poetics of Child Bearing: A Sociohistoric Hermeneutic and Phenomenological Study of Pregnancy and Childbirth.
Goldman, Yael. Neurosis and Fantasy: Lacanian Theory and Case Conceptualization Through Three Case Studies.
Goodson, Amy. Integrating Deleuze and Guattari's Theory of Difference into the Practice of Object Relations Therapy.
Hwang, Jenny. Struggling with Location: A Collaborative Qualitative Study of Multicultural Counseling Competence in U.S. Psychology.
Mangine, Daniel. The Appropriation of the Prospect of Taking Medication for Psychological Complaints: An Empirical-Phenomenological Investigation.
Mars, Darryl. Whiteness as experienced by people of color: An empirical phenomenological study.
Neilson, Jacqueline. Recognizing a Different Other: A Neo-Kleinian Analysis of Lesbian Relationship Violence.
Schenck, Demmler. Struggling with Location: A Collaborative Qualitative Study of Multicultural Counseling Competence in U.S. Psychology.

Class of 2003

Barbetti, Victor. A Historical Phenomenology of Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder.
Greco-Brooks, David. Feeding Identity: The Critical Hermeneutics of Contemporary Kleinian Psychoanalytically Oriented Psychotherapy From the Perspective of a Novice.
Houk, Suzanne. Becoming Somebody: The Transforming Processes of Learning in a Kindergarten Literacy Program.
Hunter, Reed. Burying the dead in contemporary America: A cultural, interpretive study.
Jameson, Patricia. How to Design and Implement A Support Group for the Healing and Empowerment of Women: An Existential Phenomenological Study.
Marcano-Davis, Carmen. Child Therapists' Anxiousness as Lived During a Therapeutic Encounter With a Child: An Existential Phenomenological Investigation.
Novinski, Kristy. Living with Life-Threatening Illness: An Inquiry into Children's Experience of Cancer.
Polizzi, Elizabeth. On the Edge of Night: An Existential Phenomenological Investigation of Transient/Situational Insomnias.
Poppito, Shannon. Touching Beyond the Skin: An Existential-Phenomenological Study of Being Meaningfully Touched in Long-Term Patient Care.
Robbins, Brent. Joy and the Politics of Emotion: Toward a Cultural Therapeutics via Phenomenology and Critical Theory.

Class of 2002

Alexander, Kevin. Receiving hands-on energy-healing: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Bryant, Bart. Projective identification: A nondichotomous interpretation based on the work of Merleau-Ponty.
Bunce, Daniel. Living Without a Limb: An Empirical-Phenomenological Investigation of What it Means to Lose a Leg.
Day, Matthew. Home in the Western World: A cultural-Hermeneutic study.
Dupille, Leonard. The Psychological Foundations of Lived Truth: An Empirical Existential Phenomenological Investigation.
Fletcher, John. A Hermeneutic study of generational music: The band Nirvana and cultural change in America.
Glassbrenner, Jennifer. The Experience of Infertility as Described and Shared on an Internet Bulletin Board.
Goicoechea, Jessie. The invocation and inscription of mental illness: A phenomenological and hermeneutic study of diagnostic discourse in patient-staff interactions.
Harper, Karen. Languages and the One: Reflections on Lalangue and Meaning.
McDonald-Bryant, Leisi. The dynamics of denial: A Hermeneutic-Phenomenological exploration of sexual offenders' coming to terms with their offenses.
O'Boyle, Laurie. The experience of abandonment by persons diagnosed with borderline personality: An existential phenomenological study.
Olson, Rex. Deconstructing Hillman: A Derridean Reading of Re-Visioning Psychology.
Polizzi, David. The Experience of Antiblack Racism: A Phenomenological Hermeneutic Study of The Autobiography of Malcolm X.
Severns, Jenny. Alcohol Addiction and Spiritual Recovery: A Sociohistorical Approach.
Wulster-Butler, Wanda. Adolescents' experience of breaking connections with their mothers: An existential-phenomenological investigation of the interpersonal dimensions of separation-individuation.
Zuckoff, Alan. Motivational Interviewing: An Empirical-Phenomenological Study of the Interpersonal Process and Client Experience of a Counseling Style.

Class of 2001

Hetherington, Dan. Disaster traumas: A phenomenological linguistic analysis of Buffalo Creek flood account.
Lucci, Maribeth. A woman's experience of being psychologically intimidated: An empirical-phenomenological investigation.
McParlane, John. Attachment formation and sensory development: A theoretical-heuristic case study.
Morgan, Patricia. The mastectomy experience; An empirical existential-phenomenological study.
Pugachevsky, Olga. The lived meaning of self-defeating/self-destructive behavior as it is experienced by borderline patients.

Class of 2000

Bachino, Marta. Two tongues for dreams: A hermeneutic study.
Dech, Eric. The experience of a panic attack for persons diagnosed with panic disorder: An empirical phenomenological exploration.
DeRobertis, Eugene. The long-term significance of having been psychologically maltreated by one's maternal figure: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Flynn, Michael. Urban violence and Caucasian youth: An existential-phenomenological analysis.
French, Jeannine. An empirical phenomenological investigation of the resolution of adolescent suicidal ideation.
Grinkis, Carmen. Delusions of persecution: An existential-phenomenological study of a person diagnosed with paranoid schizophrenia.
Kooser, Tina Harrison. The Rorschach Erlebnistypus: An empirical phenomenological investigation of comparative problem solving styles.
Korczyk, Donna. Psychotherapeutic Change and Spirituality: A Phenomenological Inquiry into their Interrelationship.
Leck, Pamela. Gay men's experience of disclosing their HIV/AIDS diagnosis: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Lydon, Judith. Leaving home and culture: An empirical phenomenological study of present-day Irish immigrants.
Park, Mineko. Caring for a spouse with Alzheimer's disease: An empirical phenomenological study.
Pope, W. Alan. Personal transformation in midlife parental loss: An empirical phenomenological study.
Rao, Rameshwari. The experience of self-cutting: An existential-phenomenological study.
Rice, Mark. Resolving psychological defense: An empirical phenomenological study.
Scheiner, Randi. Self-criticism and change: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Vantine, Helen. Terminating a wanted pregnancy after the discovery of possible fetal abnormalities: A phenomenological study of making and living with the decision.
Williams-Briggs, Amanda. Spiritual turning points: A psychology of the sacred.

Class of 1999

Barrows, Ann Corcoran. The imaginative activity of borderline personality.
Beira, Mario. Logos, hermeneutics, and psycho-analysis: Philosophical foundations for a phenomenologically based human science research approach to psychological phenomena.
Beyer, Jeffrey. Experiencing the self as being part of nature: A phenomenological-hermeneutic investigation into the discovery of the self in and as the flesh of the earth.
Bodnar, Robert. Imaginary companions and imaginal experiencing: An empirical phenomenological study of the imaginary companion phenomenon in children.
Dickerson, Paul. Husbands' decisions to institutionalize wives affected with Alzheimer's disease: An empirical phenomenological study.
Donegan, Teresa. Romantic intimacy: An empirical phenomenological study of moving toward furthering intimacy.
Eisenstein-Rosan, Pola. Letting go of worry: A hermeneutic phenomenological study of transformation.
Grabau, Mark. An empirical phenomenological investigation and psychoanalytic reflection on the allure the child has for the pedophile.
Hamann, Terry. Adolescent participation in an unprotected sexual encounter: An empirical existential-phenomenological inquiry.
Henry, Claudia Petrozzi. Understanding objectification: A phenomenological analysis of the doctor-patient relationship.
Henschke, Perry. An existential-phenomenological investigation of the phenomenon of homesickness and the question of at-homeness in another culture.
Kashgarian, Deborah. Self-mutilation: A hermeneutical phenomenological study.
Lee, Wei-Lun. People of Taiwanese descent living in America: Constructing ethnic self-understanding.
Makal, Michael. A phenomenological investigation into the experience of living with the stigma of mental illness.
Mosack, Marguerite. A structural study of avoidant personality disorder--the role of evaluation
Nouel, Gloria. Mothers' transcending their suffering from the violent death of their child through supporting and advocating for others: An existential-phenomenological study.
O'Hara, Terrence. The gestural bully: A phenomenological case study.
Perruci, Alissa. Private parts in public places: A phenomenological study of the experience of privacy in exotic dancers.
Reilly, Kathleen. Living with AIDS: An empirical phenomenological investigation of the experience of gay men.
Richards, Mary Valerie. Self-mutilation: An empirical phenomenological study.
Rogers, Robert. Negotiating coexistence with the different existence of mental illness: A phenomenological study of friends of the mentally ill.
Rosan, Peter. The poetics of intersubjective life: A structural phenomenology of becoming and becoming empathetic.
Salinski, Anton. The eruption of rage in a love relationship: An existential-phenomenological study of male violence against women.
Schnepp, Emanuel. An empirical existential-phenomenological investigation of procrastinating.
Stehr, Deborah. PMS as premenstrual anguish: Experiences of paradoxical feminine subjectivity.
Wilcox, Charles. Guilt: Experiencing the wronged other: An empirical phenomenological study.

Class of 1998

Arrigo, Beth. A phenomenological investigation of changing limiting beliefs about the self in reimprinting.
Bargdill, Richard. Being bored with one's life: An empirical phenomenological study.
Bizuh, Anne. Transformation of world-relatedness: A phenomenological investigation of the individual who is blind and owns a guide dog.
Cain, Susan. Mothers' experiences of having their young daughter disclose sexual abuse by a father figure: A hermeneutic-phenomenological investigation.
Chase, Melissa. The experience of mood swings in manic depressive illness: An empirical phenomenological study.
Gantt, Edwin E. Struggling to empathize: Theoretical reflection on the meaning of human empathy.

Class of 1997

Coufal, Donna. Being impatient: An existential-phenomenological study.
Ehrlich, Jennifer. The experience of feeling overwhelmed: A phenomenological investigation.
Gorscak, Bonnie. Incest and guilt: An empirical phenomenological investigation of a long-term effect on female victims in the familial context.
Kashgarian, Guy. Narcissistic injury: A phenomenological-linguistic study of the experience of feeling criticized.
Perkus, Benjamin. A life-historical inquiry into two cases of reflex sympathetic dystrophy: A phenomenological case-research approach.
Springston, Mark. Rollo May's psychology: An analysis of its implicit method.

Class of 1996

Clarke, Amory. An empirical phenomenological study of denying in the context of childhood sexual trauma.
Coufal, Robert. The adult's seductive sexual relationship with a child: An empirical phenomenological study of the male pedophile.
Dodson, Eric. Being inspired by a teacher: An empirical phenomenological study.
Freedman, Jeffrey D. Speaking one's own voice: Beginning therapists' experiences of authentically appropriating psychotherapeutic technique.
Garza, Gilbert. Bodily disappearance and dys-appearance: An empirical phenomenological investigation of bodily taking up a task.

Class of 1995

LeGates, Martha. A phenomenological investigation of the adult woman's experience of feeling compelled to put distance between herself and her mother.
Mulrenin, Kathleen. Psychospiritual development paths for women who have difficulty praying to masculine images of the divine: A phenomenological-dialogal study

Class of 1994

Janoski, Thomas. On living situations ambivalently: An existential-phenomenological study.
Karaku, Alex. Psychological well-being as exemplified by adults: Experiences of feeling exceptionally good: An empirical phenomenological study.
Morris, Roger: An empirical phenomenological investigation of coming to be more clear about oneself as a psychotherapist-in-training through writing in a personal journal.

Class of 1993

Adams, Will. Experiencing the sacredness in everyday life: An empirical phenomenological study.
Bonner, Charles. An existential-phenomenological investigation of identity confusion as exemplified by adolescent suicide attempts.
Hepburn, James. The long-term significance of child sexual abuse for adult males molested as children.
Knapp, Janice. A phenomenological approach to the reconciliation fantasy of the child of divorce.
Tybl, Josef. The movement from usuccessful to successful smoking cessation: An empirical phenomenological study of self-initiated change.
Woods, Sharon. Encountering an unwanted otherness in one's child's behavior: A moment of crisis in one's parenting project: An existential-phenomenological study.

Class of 1992

Calhoun, Irene. The adolescent's experience of not doing what one's parents want.
Friday, Priscilla. The lived experience of returning to heroin after a period of abstinence.
Harron, Sheila M. Self-reports of the long term significance of having had an abortion: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Moody, Peggy. Allergic reaction: A phenomenological study of person's participation in the disease.
Vandergrift, Eileen M. Being sexually faithful and being sexually unfaithful: An existential-phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1991

Donaldson, Samuel. Hitting bottom in alcoholism as an example of coming to the realization that one must change.
Foehl, John. The role of feeling in psychological defense: An empirical phenomenological study.
Herrington, Gay. The experience of being bulimic as revealed through the binge episode: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Hopkins, Claire. A phenomenological study of functional symmetry as manifested in adult hand preference behaviors.
Miller, Diane Quitko. Crying in psychotherapy: An empirical phenomenological study.
Petrou, Nicholas. The persistent character of being resentful.
Sherman, Glen. The experience of being anorexic: An existential-phenomenological study.
Staples, Scott. Intimacy between men friends: An empirical phenomenological study.
White, Sidney. The client's experience of being without words in psychotherapy: A clinical empirical phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1990

Davis, Frank. Charismatic Christian spiritual healing in two cultural contexts: An existential-phenomenological approach.
Flaherty, Michael. A human scientific investigation into being imprisoned.
Gainer, Michael. An empirical phenomenological investigation of communication among alternate personalities in a case of multiple personality disorder.
Jeffus, Dale. In-therapy problem-solving from the researcher's perspective.
Murray, Paul. An existential investigation of the psychotherapeutic interpretive process enabling immediate insight.

Class of 1989

Barbaria, James. An empirical phenomenological investigation of the individual psychotherapeutic process.
Davidson, Larry. Husserl on psychology: The return to positivity.
Goldsmith, David. The impactful paradoxical intervention in individual psychotherapy: A phenomenological approach.
Jones, Douglas. Fidelity to a commitment in the face of a challenge: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Kiely, Karen. The phenomenon of acceptance as revealed in a cancer patient's acceptance of his terminal illness: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Leatherbery, Scott. The psychology of experiencing compassion for another.
Silberman, Rebecca. The experience of the urge to eat when not hungry.

Class of 1988

Carter, Steve. Unipolar clinical depression: An empirical phenomenological study.
Daehn, Michael. Being disappointed: A phenomenological psychological analysis.
Guarellio, Thomas. Coming to know another person: An empirical phenomenological study of students' evolving impressions of professors.
Jayson, Diane. Overcoming obesity: A phenomenological study of women dieting toward maintained weight loss.
Jubala, John. Right hemisphere cerebrovascular accident: A phenomenological study of living through the first three months poststroke.
Lambert, Julie. Child abuse which is experienced by the abuser as non-deliberate: An empirical phenomenological investigation into a problem of will.
Magistro, Cynthia. Relating as an adult with one's parents during young childhood: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Morley, James. The private theatre: An empirical phenomenological inquiry into daydreaming.
Ott (Gaul), Peggy. Being hurt emotionally: An empirical phenomenological study of being abandoned in a love relationship.
Reed-Barnett, Diane. An empirical phenomenological investigation of dreaming consciousness.
Santellini, Regina. A phenomenological study of binge-eating in compulsive eaters.
Smith, Kevin. Becoming aware of oneself as affectively intending an object: An existential-phenomenological study of feeling.

Class of 1987

Brice, Charles. What forever means: An empirical existential-phenomenological investigation of the maternal mourning of a child's death.
Cosgrove, Lisa. The aftermath of sexual assault: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
DeMaria, Michael. Hating an intimate other: A phenomenological psychological study.
Goldsmith, Marlene. Despair: An empirical phenomenological study.
Hesky, Ellen. Living with the threat of breast cancer: An empirical phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1986

Brown, Valadeane. Psychotherapists' strong reactions: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Capone, Margery. Becoming addicted to heroin: An empirical phenomenological approach.
Connor, Susan. A phenomenological study of the experience of epileptic seizure.
Daschbach, Herbert. Being-in-expectation as experienced by clients initially entering individual psychotherapy: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
DeVries, Michael. Remembering to perform actions: An empirical phenomenological study of prospective remembering.
Johansson, Mark. Saying and not saying: A phenomenological study on the client's struggle to say things within therapy.
Johnson, Ann. Preschoolers' beliefs about gender.
Miles, Rebecca. The social psychological transformation of self-other relationships inter-related with menarche.
Miller, Michael. Problematic complying: An empirical phenomenological investigation of one type of unassertive conduct.
Morris, Harvey. Being-in-control-of-one's-drinking: An empirical phenomenological study.
Orbison, David. Confessing to an other: A phenomenological investigation.
Richardson, Fred. Self-deception as it is exemplified in the life of the alcoholic: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Sherry, Teresa. Transition to motherhood as revealed in an experience of postpartum distress: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Vallelonga: Damien. The lived structures of being embarrassed and being ashamed-of-oneself: An empirical phenomenological study.

Class of 1985

Eldredge, Richard. An empirical-phenomenological study of the experience of intentionalities in visual attending to various field situations: Attentional transformations of consciousness.
Frankel, Cynthia. The phenomenology of being angry: An empirical study approached from the perspectives of self and other.
Gallo, Charles. The movement from addiction with alcohol to sobriety: An empirical phenomenological study.
Grant, Robert. The temporal unfolding of a powerful insight in psychotherapy: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Joseph, Sharon. Disclosing one's problem to an intake clinician: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Linn, Steve. Being depressed: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Neubert, John. Being and becoming disillusioned in mid-life: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Olsen, Pamela. Being renewed in wilderness situations: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Tieman, Gerald. Limit-setting in psychotherapy: The example of the involuntarily hospitalized adolescent: An empirical phenomenological study.

Class of 1984

Carney, Colleen. The meanings of therapeutic psychological change as revealed in short-term psychotherapy: A phenomenological inquiry.
Churchhill, Scott. Psychodiagnostic seeing: A phenomenological investigation of the psychologist's experience during the interview phase of a clinical assessment.
Hesky, Steven. Effective and ineffective personal insight: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Holtz, Vernon. Being disillusioned as exemplified by adults in religion, marriage or career: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Moss, Donald. Appropriation of the obese body as exemplified by female intestinal bypass patients: A phenomenological investigation.
Sadowsky, Steward. Being resentful: An empirical phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1983

Deegan, Patricia. The use of diazepam in an effort to transform being anxious: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Sherry, Robert. Joint decision-making: The parental decision to seek psychological help for their child: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Stevick, Emily. Being angry in the context of an intimate relationship: An existential-phenomenological investigation.
Welch, Margaret. Religious obedience as a value: An analysis of the experience.

Class of 1982

Aanstoos, Christopher. A phenomenological study of thinking as it is exemplified during chess playing.
Bajada, David. Confiding: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Wertz, Frederick. A dialogue with the new look: An historical critique and a descriptive approach to everyday perceptual processes.
Wetzler, Lawrence. The project to become and be relaxed: An empirical phenomenological study.
Williams, Charles. Therapeutic speaking contrasted with pedagogical speaking: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Zipris, Arthur. Being lonely: An empirical phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1981

Asarian, Richard. The psychology of courage: A human scientific investigation.
Hannush, Mufid. On the nature of the relationship between biographical and professional values: A challenge to the value-neutrality of the behaviorisms of J.B. Watson an B.F. Skinner.
Marlan, Stanton. A phenomenological analysis of a series of spoken dreams in a psychotherapeutic context as a focus for a therapist's understanding of a client's structure of existence.
Mruk, Christopher. Being pleased with oneself in a biographically critical way: An existential-phenomenological investigation.

Class of 1980

Barnes, Ronald. A study of the psychological structures of transcendental, yoga, and Ignatian meditation as allied phenomena.
Egan, Leroy. The experiences of the subject and the experimenter in the experimental situation.
Keairns, Von. Reflective decision making: An empirical phenomenological study of the decision to have an abortion.
Wolfe, Jeff. An empirical phenomenological study of the best friend relationship of preadolescent boys.

Class of 1979

Kidd, James. An existential-phenomenological investigation of the experience of inspired fellowship.
Ramm, Douglas. A phenomenological investigation of jealousy.

Class of 1978

Burnbridge, Charles. Becoming and being frustrated: An empirical phenomenological study.
Fessler, Robert. A phenomenological investigation of psychotherapeutic interpretation.
Levi, Bruce. The coherence of gesture in improvisational dance: An empirical exploratory study informed by Merleau-Ponty's phenomenological ontology.
Ling, Jack. Persuasion in selling and teaching from actor-persuader's perspective: An empirical phenomenological view.

Class of 1977

Journey, Richard. Married women's changing in the context of changing social possibilities.
Sheridan, Thomas. An existential-phenomenological study of perception's life in dialogue as exemplified by two psychoanalysts' conduct during interviews.
Ward, William. Transformation of self-in-world through the imagining phase of systematic desensitization.
Waybright, Edgar. The manner in which that which is intersubjectively possible comes to be actualized within the dialectical relationship of Kaiserian small group therapy.

Class of 1976

Billotta, Vincent. An existential-phenomenological study of gay male permanent lover relationships.
Halling, Steen. The recognition of a significant other as a unique person: An empirical phenomenological investigation.
Hofrichter, David. Trying-out a different comportment through psychodrama: The process of the "possible" becoming viable.
Levy, Charles Eric. The experience of married love we-ness: An empirical existential-phenomenological study.
Titelman, Peter. A phenomenological study of envy.

Class of 1975

Benswanger, Ellen. An empirical phenomenological study of inhabited space in early childhood.
Gratton, Carolyn. A theoretical empirical study of the lived experience of interpersonal trust.
Kunz, George Dennis. Perceived behavior as a subject matter for phenomenologically based psychology: Descriptions of perceived behavior as a function of the presences of the describers.
Mitchell, Roger. An existential-phenomenological study of the structure of addiction with alcohol as revealed through the significant life-historical drinking situations or alcohol related situations of one self-confirmed alcoholic male.

Class of 1974

Dunn, Michael. An ideographic reflective analysis of a brain damaged existence.
Kracklauer, Charles. The drug problem: A hermeneutical social psychological investigation.
McConville, Mark. Perception in the horizontal dimension of space: An empirical phenomenological exploration of the perceptual experience of spatial orientation in a life-world situation.
Spilman, Susan. A trip through futility: A first exploration of the experience of futility.

Class of 1973

Becker, Carol. A phenomenological explication of friendship: As exemplified by most important college women friends.
Naviaux, Laree D. An alternative to Piaget's construction theory of object concept in infancy: A perceptual attentive view.
O'Mara, Joseph. Characteristics of dyadic conversation: An ecological approach.
Perrott, Louis. Research on research: A human science investigation.
Tyrrel, Thomas J. "Vivid" presence and "technical" presence in psychoanalytic and phenomenological encounter.

Class of 1972

Alapack, Richard. The phenomenology of the natural athlete.
Driess, Joseph. An empirical phenomenological reflection on the experience and behavior of subjects wearing aniseikonic lenses.
Knee, Thomas. A dialogical investigation of the phenomenon of the human body.
Mealy, John Burke. An empirical phenomenological investigation of swearing.

Class of 1971

Brennan, James. Being-in-a-family: An exploratory phenomenological study.
Hagan, David E. A phenomenological investigation of positive transformation as experienced by persons in long term psychotherapy.

Class of 1970

Poirer, Joseph. A phenomenological-experimental investigation of behavior without awareness: A mode of intentionality.
Romanyshyn, Robert. A theoretical-empirical investigation of white attitudes towards blacks and black attitudes towards whites: A phenomenology of attitudes.
White, Francis Patrick. The God of childhood.

Class of 1969

Bell, Lloyd. The first month of life: A critical look at the earliest ontic foundations of human existence.
Cloonan, Thomas. Experiential and behavioral aspects of decision-making.
Colaizzi, Paul. The descriptive methods and types of subject-matter of a phenomenologicaly based psychology: Exemplified by the phenomenon of learning.
Giarrusso, Donald. The relationship of values, actions, and mental health.
Lennon, Peter. The experience of role conflict in priest-therapists.
Mattingly, Martha. Dimensions of male and female linguistic style difference as revealed on the four picture test.
Neilson, William. The self and ideal concepts of selected criminals.
Peters, Jeanne (Reeves). Constituents of experience in job-happiness and unhappiness in employed women.
Pursley, Theeron. Structure theory: Its application of the study of the first seven months of life of the human infant.
Weiss, Richard. Experimental and performance aspects of the Ziegarnik effect.
van Zaig, Jon. An investigation into "the open and closed mind."

Class of 1968

Brooks, Ralph. Sartre's existential psychoanalysis.
Cagney, William. Homosexual marriages: A descriptive analysis of the self-experiences of homosexual males in long-term dyadic relationships.
Maloni, James. An investigation of experimental and overt behavioral correlates in an Asch conformity situation.
Murray, Edward. Morality: A comprehensive-theoretical approach in the light of existential-phenomenological psychology.
Radtke, William. A study of adult psychological development in the sphere of work.
Sullivan, David. An analysis of sex-characteristics patterns of behavior in figure drawings of first grade children.

Class of 1967

Callanan, Edward. The phenomenon of encounter in psychotherapy.
DeRosa, Anthony. Stimulus predifferentiation seen from an experimental point of view.
Jager, Bernd. The pretheoretical investigation of Freudian psychoanalysis.
Selavan, Amos. A comprehensive integrational theory of the maternal mode of existence.
Stayer, Stephen. Relational self-experience of husbands and wives: A descriptive analysis of the experience of marriage.
Upson, James. Independence as a function of group participation.

Class of 1966

Phillips, Edmund. An empirical investigation of the necessary and sufficient constituents for the emergence of problem solving activity.

Class of 1965

Kraft, William. An existential anthropological psychology of the self.
Pacoe, Larry V. The function of processes within person and processes between person and world in the context of Carl Rogers' self concept theory.

Class of 1964

Greiner (Kockelmans,) Dorothy. A foundational-theoretical approach towards a comprehensive psychology of human emotion.
Siroky, Frank. The modes of awareness of the other person implied in perceptions of a common task.