Dissertations in Progress
Copies of the dissertation proposals are available for review in the Department Office.
Anyone wishing to get in touch with an author should contact the Psychology Department at firstname.lastname@example.org or 412-396-6520.
Bekkeli, Kai--How talk changes in psychotherapy: A longitudinal, conversation analysis of change in talk-in-interaction in psychotherapy
Bradley, Jennifer--Discovering a sanctuary for play: Developing an integrative and restorative approach to playscape design
Chai, Kay--An interpretive phenomenological analysis of psychotherapists' experiences of vulnerability
Chilcote, Autumn--Without words: Relational neuropsychology and creative arts therapies with people managing Aphasia
Coleman, Brian--Brotherhood: A phenomenological investigation into African American male veteran's experience of reintegration and social connection
Freeman, Erica--Writing the absence: A study of the influence of two female British Psychoanalaysts on Jacques Lacan's early conceptualizations of feminine sexuality and castration
Gruner, Daniel--Ethnography of crisis intervention team trainings for corrections personnel
Guilbeau, Catherine--Devotion from the deathbed: A phenomenological study of dying as a Catholic
Guthrie, Leland--The phenomenology of the spiritual ordeal in Psychedelic experiences: Paradoxical healing in challenging Ayahuasca experiences
Jenkins, Jayme--Exiting white supremacy: Exit intervention programs as cultural therapeutic in societies of control
Lawson, Monica--From needed relationships to needed communities: An ethnography of existential issues in a therapeutic community
Stefanidou Marini, Myrsini--Exploring maternal communication and attachment organization in families with psychosis: A qualitative analysis using the adult attachment interview