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
Bennett, Elizabeth--Mentor as scaffold: A mixed-methods exploration of feminist-informed mentoring in the undergraduate setting
Cashore, Dorothy--Listening for the desert: An Ecopsychological autoethnography
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
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
Gill, Ashley--Reclaiming the politicized body: Investigating women's tatoos
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
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
O'Brien, Patrick--A phenomenological investigation into the Yips
Pietrusza, Celeste--Kink in flux: BDSM praxis and the production of subjectivities