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.
Abrams, Kaitlyn--The role of embodied metaphor in the relationship between vestibular dysfunction, anxiety and the self
Bradley, Jennifer--Discovering a sanctuary for play: Developing an integrative and restorative approach to playscape design
Chilcote, Autumn--Without words: Relational neuropsychology and creative arts therapies with people managing Aphasia
Goodwin, Lucas--Excessive before it begins: A critical analysis of racialized encounters between police and African American men
Guthrie, Leland--The phenomenology of the spiritual ordeal in Psychedelic experiences: Paradoxical healing in challenging Ayahuasca experiences
Heller, Christine--Interdependence with our most forgetful elders: Alzheimer's in the Anthropocene
Jenkins, Jayme--Exiting white supremacy: Exit intervention programs as cultural therapeutic in societies of control
Leadem, Sean--Embodied fatness in boys: a critical phenomenological study
Luiggi-Hernández, José--A qualitative study on hoping within the colonized context of Puerto Rico
Mohler, Sadie--Phenomenology of bleeding: A qualitative study of self-cutting
Rubin Budick, Adina--Tabletop role-playing games as Autism psychotherapy: A video-cued multivocal clinical ethnography
Stefanidou Marini, Myrsini--Exploring maternal communication and attachment organization in families with psychosis: A qualitative analysis using the adult attachment interview
Wang, Tricia--Affective synchrony in psychotherapy