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Oklahoma State University

Counseling Psychology Faculty

Dr. Tom Berry

Dr. Tom Berry

Clinical Associate Professor
Director, Counseling and Counseling Psychology Clinic

Office: 117 PIO Building
Phone: 405-744-3156
Email: thomas.berry@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Missouri-Columbia
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Professional Interests:

Schema Therapy and Internal Family Systems Therapy; self-compassion and trust, stress management and relaxation, career exploration, group therapy, issues concerning sexuality and gender including men's issues, training and supervision, college and university counseling centers, college student retention and structural equation modeling


Dr. Al Carlozzi

Dr. Al Carlozzi

(Retired) Professor Emeritus

Email: al.carlozzi@okstate.edu

 

 

 


Dr. Tina Fitts

Dr. Tina Fitts

Visiting Assistant Professor

Office: 441 Willard
Phone: 405-744-6858
Email: tfitts@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling with specialization in Couples & Marital/Family Therapy, Barry University
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Professional Interests:

Psychosomatic response and treatment, Physiology of trauma, Mind/body connection, mindfulness-based counseling, Neuroplasticity, Psychoneuroimmunology, Wellness within illness, Post-Traumatic Growth, Yoga and Mental Health, and Therapeutic yoga 

 


Dr. Tonya Hammer

Dr. Tonya Hammer

Associate Professor
CACREP Liaison
Director, Body Image & Disordered Easting (BIDE) Lab
Director, Relational Cultural Theory (RCT) Lab

Office: 700 N. Greenwood Ave., OSU-Tulsa
Phone: 918-594-8309
Email: tonya.hammer@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counselor Education and Supervision, St. Mary's University
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Professional Interests:

Relational-Cultural Theory, Controlling images, Body Image,  Intersection of Gender and Sexual/Affectional Orientation, Humiliation Studies, Mentoring, Organizational Bullying, Counselor Training and Professional Development


Dr. Sue Jacobs

Dr. Sue Jacobs

Professor and Ledbetter Lemon Counseling Psychology Diversity Professor
Director, Preparing Future Faculty (PFF) in Psychology

Office: 424 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-9441
Email: sue.c.jacobs@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Southern Mississippi
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Professional Interests: 

Multicultural & International Issues, Social Justice, LGBTQQI, Women. Older Adults. American Indians, Ethics and Professional Issues, Health disparities, “Bullying”, Health Psychology, Difficult Dialogues


Dr. Sarah Johnson

Dr. Sarah Johnson

Clinical Assistant Professor
Director, OSU-Tulsa Counseling Center

Office: 445 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-9188
Email: sarah.johnson16@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Texas Woman's University
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Professional Interests:

 Work-life interaction, diverse parenting practices, men and masculinity, graduate student coping, college and university counseling centers, addictions treatment, vocational and career development, perfectionism


Dr. Julie Koch

Dr. Julie Koch

Professor
School Head, School of Community Health Sciences, Counseling and Counseling Psychology
Co-Director, Diversity & Rural Advocacy Group (DRAG) Lab

Office: 434 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-6040
Email: julie.koch@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Minnesota-Twin Cities
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Professional Interests:

Counselor Training, Prevention, School Counseling, Social Justice, and Multicultural (Sexual Orientation, Gender/trans, Race/Ethnicity,  and Immigrant) Counseling


Dr. Valerie McGaha

Dr. Valerie McGaha

Associate Professor

Office: 700 N. Greenwood Ave, OSU-Tulsa
Phone: 918-594-8516
Email: valerie.mcgaha@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Educational Psychology, Texas Tech University

Professional Interests:

At-risk Adolescents, Substance Abuse Treatment, Multicultural and Cross-Cultural Counseling, Suicide Prevention and Intervention, Diversity and Inclusion, and Court-Mandated Effective Interventions


Dean John Romans

Dr. John Romans

Professor

Office: 444 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-9443
Email: john.romans@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas

Professional Interests:

Stalking and interpersonal violence, Clinical Supervision, and Technology Issues in Counseling


Dr. Jyotsana Sharma

Dr. Jyotsana Sharma

Assistant Professor

Office: Main Hall 2441, OSU-Tulsa
Phone: 918-594-8193
Email: jyotsana.sharma@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counselor Education, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
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Professional Interests:

Trauma recovery, post trauma growth, adverse childhood experiences, patterns of violence and how trauma travels through generations, social and cultural contexts and their effect on trauma recovery and post trauma growth, neurocounseling and how counseling changes the brain, equity in availability of mental health services to aging populations, effective training and education for developing socially and culturally sensitive counselors


 

Dr. Melanie Wlicox

Dr. Melanie Wilcox

Assistant Professor
Director, Counseling Psychology Training

Office: 434 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-6040
Email: mel.wilcox@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University at Albany, State University of New York
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Professional Interests:

Multicultural Counseling (Multicultural Competence, Multicultural Orientation), Social Justice, Racial Justice, Whiteness, Economic Justice, Social Class, LGBTQI issues, Diversity in Higher Education, Supervision and Training, Substance Abuse/Addiction


Dr. Carrie Winterowd

Professor

Office: 442 Willard Hall
Phone: 405-744-2445
Email: carrie.winterowd@okstate.edu

Education: Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas
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Professional Interests:

Dr. Winterowd has focused on psychosocial and cultural factors that influence health and well-being including positive psychology variables and cultural resilience such as personal and cultural beliefs as they relate to health, well-being, and learning; self-compassion and mindfulness; Native American resilience and positive aspects of traditional, cultural ways, including culturally relevant practices; LGBTQ resilience and well-being; group work; disordered eating and eating disorders, chronic pain, and the intersectionality of mental health and physical health issues, among other topics.


Affiliated Faculty and Supervisors

Russell Adams, Ph.D., OU Health Sciences
Brian Blankenship, Ph.D., ACT
Suzanne Burks, Ph.D., University Counseling Center
Alan Campbell, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor
Carol Challenger, Ph.D., University Counseling Center
Gary J. Duhon, Ph.D., School Psychology
Steve Edwards, Ph.D., Health and Sport Psychology
Sean Ferrell, Ph.D., Oklahoma City VA
Janet Fultz, M.S., Payne County Youth
Steve Grissom, Ed.D., Rader
Joni Hays, Ph.D., University Counseling Center
Bill Leber, Ph.D., OU Health Sciences Center
Ralph Lindsay, Ph.D., Stillwater Domestic Violence
Bruce Lochner, UCO Counseling Center
Bridget M. Miller, Ph.D., Health Promotion
Diane Montgomery, Ph.D., Educational Psychology and Gifted Education
Judy Oehler, Ph.D., School Psychology
Tamara Richardson, Ph.D., Counseling Psychologist, University Counseling Center
Trevor Richardson, Ph.D., Counseling Psychologist, University Counseling Center
Jennifer Sheader-Wood, Ph.D., Counseling Psychologist, Adjunct Professor
Terry Stinnett, Ph.D., School Psychology
Julie Thomas, Ph.D., Adjunct Professor
Georgette Yetter, Ph.D., School Psychology