Student Achievements

Fretts, Jennie (2016).  A phenonenological analysis of the White therapist and the American Indian client dyad:  Common factors, cultural competence, cultural humility, and microaggressions (Dissertation)

Lombardero, Anayansi (2016).  Smoking cessation for patients in multidisciplinary pain treatment settings:  A Preliminary test of acceptance and commitment therapy (Dissertation)

Ziehnert, Aryn (2016).  Schemas and Romantic Attachment as Potential Mediators in the Relationship between Child Abuse and Intimate Partner Violence (Dissertation)

Boucher, Laura (2015).  Effects of psychoeducational intervention on college mental health treatment engagement (Dissertation)

Croot, Leslie (2015).  Trait hope as a moderator of the effects of hassles and uplifts on depressive symptoms in college students (Dissertation)

Dewey, Daniel (2015).  The Temporal Dynamics of PTSD Symptoms and Trauma-Related Negative Emotions (Dissertation)

Enoch, Robert (2015).  Understanding the Lived Experiences of Transgender Inmates (Dissertation)

Gill, Meghan (2015). Stages of Change Theory Applied to Self Critical Thinking and Fear of Compassion:  A Brief Psycho-educational Intervention (Dissertation)

Herwitz, Christian (2015).  An Empirical Investigation of the Buddist Concept of "Not-Self" (Dissertation)

Kimpton, Tory (2015).  Simulation of Brain Injury:  Preparation Outside the Lab (Dissertation)

Kramer, Zed (2015).  Insight Dialogue:  Investigation of a Relational Meditation Practice (Dissertation)

McDonald, Molly (2015).  An Empirical Evaluation of Developmental Trauma Disorder and Assessment of Trauma in Youth (Dissertation)

Baker, Noah (2014).  Prospective Memory and Cannabis Use:  A Laboratory Assessment of Function and an Ambulatory Assessment of Clinical Impacts (Dissertation)

Madathil, Renee (2013). Diagnosis Threat in Adults with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (Dissertation)

Butler, Kathrine (2013). A Longitudinal Exploration of Factors Impacting Outcomes for Native American Students Participating in CBITS: Looking Beyond Quantitative Analysis (Dissertation)

Heck, Nicholas (2013). Expanding, Refining, and Replicating Research on High School Gay-Straight Student Alliances and Sexual Minority Youth (Dissertation)

Shunkamolah, William (2013). A culture specific grief intervention and its effects upon coping behavior and perceived social support among American Indians: A treatment development study (Dissertation)

Trontel, Haley (2013). Diagnosis Threat in a mild Traumatic Brain Injury Population (Dissertation)

Schwarz, Sarah (2013). Comparing Responses to a Mindful-Breathing Practice Across Traumatized and Non-Traumatized Populations

Armstrong, Jamie (2011/2012). Influence of Positive Expectancies and Adaptive Goal Investment on Relationship Abuse (Dissertation)

Billow, Rita (2011/2012). A Qualitative Investigation of the Strategies used by a Sample of Native American Older Adults to Cope with Racism-Related Stressors (Dissertation)

Flentje, Annesa (2011/2012). Experiences of ex-ex-gay individuals: Is there a relationship between sexual reorientation therapy and psychological functioning? (Dissertation)

Mcbride, Mallory (2011/2012). The Effect of Psychoeducation on Adolescents' Perceptions of Depression and Parenting (Dissertation)

Ruggiero, Casey (2011/2012). An Effectiveness Evaluation of Motivational Interviewing as an Addition to an Internet-Based Health Promotion Program for Vocational Rehabilitation Consumers (Dissertation)

Trahan, Michael (2011/2012). A Psychometric Evaluation of an Acculturation and Acculturation Stress Scale with American Indian College Students (Dissertation)

Waldemayer, Kristen (2011/2012). College Dating Couples’ Use of Conflict Management During a Prisoner’s Dilemma Task: An exploratory study (Dissertation)

Madathil, Renee (2010/11). Burnout in Psychiatric Nursing: Possible Protective Factors

Trontel, Haley (2010/11). Factors Influencing the Face Validity of Effort Tests: Timing of Warning and Feedback

Dewey, Daniel (2010/11). Expanding the Role of Criterion A2 in Posttraumatic Stress Disorder

Armstrong, Jamie (2009/10). The Influence of Mothers’ Concerns for Their Children on Stay-Leave Decision Making for Women Experiencing Intimate Partner Violence: A Comparison of Women with Children and Women Without Children

Heck, Nicholas (2009/10). School-Based Gay-Straight Alliances as a Protective Factor for Sexual Minority Youth

Baker, Noah (2009/10). Mindfulness-based Treatment Options for Anxiety as a Function of Described Etiology and Psychological Characteristics

Gilbert, Desi (2009/10). Mindfulness and Health Behaviors

Kimpton, Tory (2009/10). Exploration of Hope in the Rehabilitation of Individuals with Traumatic Brain Injury

Waldemayer, Kristen (2009/10). Post-Traumatic Stress Symptoms as a Potential Mediator of the Effects of Childhood Victimization on Female Perpetrated Intimate Partner Violence

Shunkamolah, Will (2008/9). Coping with the Death of a Family Member: An Exploration of American Indian People’s Experience

Ruggiero, Casey (2008/9). Explanatory Models of Depression: Influences on Self-Efficacy, Self-Stigma, Causal Beliefs and Treatment Preference

Ferguson, Georgie (2008/9). An Analysis of Identity, Gender, Religion and Spirituality, and Current Endorsement of Depressive Symptoms by American Indians Living Off-Reservation

McBride, Mallory (2008/9). Maternal Depression and Child Maladjustment: The Role of Parental Style

Angstman, Sarah (2008/2009). Tobacco use among Alaska and Montana Native college students (Dissertation)

Harwood, Elizabeth Anne (2008). Attachment, Personality and Conflict Behaviors in Romantic Couples: Examining Vulnerability to Depression

McBride, Mallory (2008). Maternal Depression and Child Maladjustment: The Role of Parental Style

Billow, Rita Haidle (2008). Perceived Discrimination and Depressive Symptomatology Among Native American Older Adults

Campfield, D. C. (2008). Cyber Bullying and Victimization: Psychosocial Characteristics of Bullies, Victims, and Bully/Victims

Marchetti, D. E. M. (2008). A Comparative Study of Divorced Families and Families Utilizing Supervised Visitation Services: Child Behavior, Interparental Conflict, Parenting Attitudes and Parental Stress

O'Shea, K. M. (2008). Exploring the Benefits of an Outdoor Adventure Program for Improving Self-Esteem and Self-Efficacy and Reducing Problem Behaviors in Adolescent Girls

Doane, Nancy Jane (2008). Intimate Partner Violence: An Analysis of the Retrospective Accounts of Survivors’ Experiences with Religious and Friendship Support Networks

Young, Melissa (2007). Finding Meaning in the Aftermath of Trauma: Resilience and Posttraumatic Growth in Female Survivors of Intimate Partner Violence

Ulrich, H. M. (2007). Examining the Variability in the Long Term Adjustment of Child Sexual Abuse Victims

Carleton, Abby (2007). Personality Characteristics and Gambling Severity in College Students: The Moderating Role of Game Preferences

Legerski, Joanna (2007). Rural Battered Women: Impact of Culture and Isolation

Angstman, Sarah (2006). Assessing Clinical Services at Montana State Hospital: A Pilot Project

Belcourt-Dittloff, Annie (2006). Resiliency and risk in Native American communities: A culturally informed investigation

Ryngala, Donna (2006). The Family Environment, Alexithymia, and Adolescent Substance Abuse

Cobb, Alison (2006). “Such Sweet Sorrow”:  The Therapeutic Relationship Upon Termination

Dukarm, Paul (2006). Detecting Simulated Cognitive Impairment with MMPI-2 Neurocorrection Scales

Crouse, E.M. (2006). Anna Thompson’s Starving children: Emotion Regulation and Verbal Memory in Borderline Personality Disorder

Stewart, Jera (2006). External Correlates of the MMPI-2 Restructured Clinical Scales in an American Indian Outpatient Sample

Fardis, Makon (2006). Emotion Regulation and the Quality of Romantic Relationships

Bolyard, Loretta (2006). Evaluating The Effects of Ambient Air Pollution on Neuopsychological Functioning in Healthy Children and Adolescents from Mexico City

Morsette, Aaron (2006). A Culturally Responsive Adaptation of Cognitive Behavioral Intervention for Trauma in Schools (CBITS) On A Rural American Indian Reservation

Young, Melissa (2006). Relational Aggression, Gender Role Identification, and Psychopathological Personality Traits in a College Population

Flentje, Annesa (2006). An examination of drinking and driving public service announcements for persons with different characteristics (Thesis)

Huskey, Melody (2005). The Experience of Malingering:  Test Performance, Coaching, Personal Knowledge, Strategies, and Face Validity

Kipp, Billie Jo (2005). Crystallized Versus Fluid Intelligence in American Indian Children Referred to Developmental Clinics:  An Examination of Multiple Measures and Indicators

Calhoun, Darren (2005). Why Change Now?:  Motivational Interviewing as a Brief Intervention for Type-2 Diabetes Among the Eastern Shoshone and Northern Arapaho

Shertzer, Erica (2004). A Novel Multidisciplinary Approach to the Treatment of Chronic Pain

Gottlieb, Jennifer (2004). Aspects of Cognitive Vulnerability as Predictive of General and Specific Themes of Delusional Ideation in Individuals at Risk for Psychosis

Frey, Linda (2004). Intersubjective Relatedness and Internal Working Models:  Developing an Observational Measure of Interactive Attunement and Assessing its Relationship with Attachment in School-Aged Children

Black Hills VA, Fort Meade, SD

Boise VA Medical Center, Boise, ID

Boston Consortium of Clinical Psychology, Boston, MA

Center Addiction and Mental Health, Toronto, ON

Central Arkansas Veterans’ Healthcare System, Little Rock, AR

Charleston Consortium Psychology Internship Training Program, Charleston, SC

Children's Hospital Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

Children’s Hospitals and Clinics, Minneapolis, MN

Dartmouth Hitchcock Medical Center, Lebanon, NH

Denver Health Medical Center, Denver, CO

Department of Veterans Affairs, Eastern Colorado Health Care System, Denver, CO

Edith Nourse Rogers Memorial VA Medical Center, Bedford, MA

Federal Medical Center (Prison), Rochester, MN

Harvard Medical School, McLean Hospital, Belmont, MA

Hennepin County Medical Center, Minneapolis, MN

Indian Health Care Resource Center, Vinita, OK

Intermountain Behavioral Health Clinical Program, Salt Lake City, UT

Medical College of GA, Dept. of Psychiatry and Health Behavior, Augusta, GA

Milton Hershey School, Hershey, PA

Morrison Child and Family Services, Gresham, OR

Napa State Hospital, Napa, CA

New Mexico VA, Albuquerque, NM

Regional Center, Norfolk, NE

Northern CA Healthcare System, VA, Martinez, CA

OhioGuidestone, Brook Park, OH

Oregon State University, Corvallis, OR

Puget Sound Healthcare System, VA, Seattle, WA

River Valley Services, Middletown, CT

Rutgers Biomedical and Health Sciences, Newark, NJ

Southern Illinois University Counseling Center, Carbondale, IL

Southwest Consortium/NMVAHC, Albuquerque, NM

Spokane (WA) MHC (two positions)

SUNY Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, NY

Trinitas Hospital, Elizabeth, NJ

UC San Diego VA, San Diego, CA

UC San Francisco Clinical Psych, San Francisco, CA

Univ of California-Santa Barbara, Santa Barbara, CA

Univ. of FL, Clinical & Health Psychology, Gainesville, FL

University of Maine, Orono, ME

Univ. of New Hampshire, Durham, NH

Univ. of NM Children’s Psychiatric Hospital, Albuquerque, NM

Univ. of North Carolina, Dept. of Psychiatry, Chapel Hill, NC

Univ. of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center,  Oklahoma City, OK

Univ. of Tennesse, Knoxville, TN

Univ. of Utah Neuropsychiatric Institute, Salt Lake City, UT

Univ. of Washington--Psychiatry, Seattle, WA

Univ. of WI-Madison, School of Medicine and Public Health, Madison, WI

VA Boston Healthcare System, Boston, MA

VA Central IA Healthcare System, Des Moines, IA

VA, AK Healthcare System & Regional Office, Anchorage, AK

VA Central Western Mass HCS, Leeds, MA

VAMC, Boston, MA

VAMC, Durham, NC

VAMC, Nashville, TN

VAMC, Phoenix, AZ

VAMC, Portland, OR

VA Puget Sound Healthcare, Seattle, WA

VAMC, San Francisco, CA

VAMC, Togus, ME

VA Western NY Healthcare System, Buffalo, NY

Wardenburg Health Center/Univ. of Colorado

Washington State University, Counseling and Testing Services, Pullman, WA

William Hall Psychiatric Institute, Columbia, SC

Wyoming State Hospital, Evanston, WY

Yale University School of Medicine, Department of Psychiatry, New Haven, CT

Youth Opportunity Center, Muncie, IN

Internship Match Results for 2017-2018

VA Portland Health Care System


Portland, OR

Generalist Internship

Montana State University - Bozeman


Bozeman, MT

Psychology Internship

Alexandria VA Health Care System


Pineville, LA

Psychology Internship

Waianae Coast Comprehensive Health Center


Waianae, HI

Psychology Internship

VA Puget Sound, American Lake


Tacoma, WA

Psychology Internship

VA Salt Lake City Health Care System


Salt Lake City, UT

General Internship