Christopher Campbell, Ph.D.
Dr. Campbell graduated from the Clinical Psychology Training Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August, 2011. His dissertation was entitled, Adapting an Evidence-Based Intervention to Improve Social and Behavioral Competence in Head Start Children: Evaluating the Effectiveness of Teacher-Child Interaction Training. He completed a clinical child/pediatric internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC) in Oklahoma City. He is currently employed as a post-doctoral fellow at the OUHSC where his primary clinical and research interests include the assessment and treatment of youth who have experienced child maltreatment, youth with sexual behavior problems, and youth with problematic parent-child and/or teacher-child relationships. He is directly involved in Oklahoma’s national training program for Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT), and co-developer of the Teacher-Child Interaction Training – Preschool Program (TCIT-PRE).
Natasha Elkovitch, Ph.D.
Dr. Elkovitch graduated from the Clinical Psychology Training Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August, 2010. Her dissertation was entitled, Multiple Determinants of Sexualized Behavior in Middle Childhood: A Developmental Psychopathology Perspective. She completed a clinical child/pediatric internship at the University of Mississippi Medical Center in Jackson, MS. She is currently employed as a post-doctoral fellow in the Division of Violence Prevention at Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta, GA.
Poonam Tavkar, Ph.D.
Dr. Tavkar graduated from the Clinical Psychology Training Program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August, 2010. Her dissertation was entitled, Psychological and Support Characteristics of Parents of Child Sexual Abuse Victims: Relationship with Child Functioning and Treatment. She completed an internship at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center in Memphis, TN. She is currently employed as a post-doctoral fellow at the University of Tennessee Health Science Center.
Judi Jordan Withrow, Ph.D.
Dr. Withrow graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2009. Her dissertation was entitled, Cognitive Content of Socially Anxious Adolescents: Behavioral and Physiological Correlates Across Two Behavioral Tasks. Dr. WIthrow completed an internship and post-doctoral fellowship at Geisinger Medical Center in Danville, PA. She is currently a Lecturer at Penn State University and works in private practice with children, adolescents and families in State College, PA.
Kate Wilson, Ph.D.
Dr. Wilson graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2009. Her dissertation was entitled, The Neuropsychological Effects of the Traumatic Stress Response in Sexually Abused Adolescents Throughout Treatment. Dr. Wilson's internship (2008-2009) was with the Oregon Health and Science University Child Development and Rehabilitation Center (a LEND program) in Portland, OR. In 2009-2011, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric neuropsychology at Mary Free Bed Rehabilitation Hospital in Grand Rapids, MI. Currently, Dr. Wilson is employed as a pediatric neuropsychologist at WakeMed Rehabilitation Center in Raleigh, NC.
Glen Veed, Ph.D.
Dr. Veed graduated from the clinical psychology program at UNL in August of 2009. His dissertation, jointly chaired by David Hansen and Lisa Crockett on the Developmental faculty, was entitled, The Role of the Peer Group in Adolescence: Effects on Internalizing and Externalizing Symptoms. Dr. Veed completed his internship through the Nebraska Internship Consortium in Professional Psychology. He recently opened a private practice, the Center for Anxiety and Social Intervention in the suburbs of Chicago, IL. Dr. Veed specializes in the evidence-based treatment of anxiety and mood disorders in children, teens, and adults.
Lindsay Cronch Asawa, Ph.D.
Dr. Asawa graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2008. Her dissertation was entitled, Reducing the Risk of Child Maltreatment Through the Early Head Start Program. In 2007-2008, Dr. Asawa completed an internship at Baylor College of Medicine in Houston, Texas. In 2009, she completed a post-doctoral fellowship in pediatric psychology at Children's Medical Center Dallas. Dr. Asawa is currently employed with a group practice in Houston, Texas where she provides assessment and treatment for children and adolescents.
Genelle Sawyer, Ph.D.
Dr. Sawyer graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2007. Her dissertation was entitled, Heterogeneous Symptom Patterns of Sexually Abused Youth in Treatment. In 2006-2007, Dr. Sawyer completed an internship at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) in Charleston, South Carolina. Dr. Sawyer is currently an Assistant Professor at The Citadel in Charleston, South Carolina.
Thresa Yancey, Ph.D.
Dr. Yancey graduated from the clinical psychology program at UNL in August of 2006. Her dissertation was entitled, Moderating Factors of Child Sexual Abuse Outcomes: An Examination of Children and Their Non-Offending Parents. In 2005-2006, Dr. Yancey completed an internship at Nebraska Intern Consortium-Munroe Meyer Institute in Omaha, Nebraska (a LEND program). Following her internship, she completed a postdoctoral fellowship at Emory University in Atlanta, GA, working with children in foster care. Dr. Yancey is currently employed at Georgia Southern University as an Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology.
Stephanie Bruhn, Ph.D.
Dr. Bruhn received her doctorate degree in August, 2006 after completing an internship at Nebraska Intern Consortium-Munroe Meyer Institute in Omaha, Nebraska.
Haig Kouyoumdjian, Ph.D.
Dr. Kouyoumdjian graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2005. His dissertation was entitled, Nonoffending Parent Expectations of Sexually Abused Children: Predictive Factors and Influence on Children's Recovery. Dr. Kouyoumdjian completed an internship at the Veterans Affairs Northern California Healthcare System. As part of this internship, he was a pediatric consult-liaison at the Shriner's Hospital for Children and at UC Davis Children's Hospital. He completed his post-doctoral fellowship at Kaiser Permanente in Martinez, CA. Currently, Dr. Kouyoumdjian is an Assistant Professor at Mott Community College in Flint, MI and co-authors the textbook Introduction to Psychology, by Rod Plotnik and Haig Kouyoumdjian, which is currently in its 9th edition.
John Clemmons, Ph.D.
Dr. Clemmons received his doctorate degree in August, 2004 after completing an internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Department of Pediatrics, Child Study Center and Center on Child Abuse and Neglect. He is currently an Assistant Professor at the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (UAMS) Department of Pediatrics: Center for Children at Risk, Family Treatment Program.
Eugenia Hsu Tsao, Ph.D.
Dr. Hsu completed an internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center and postdoctoral fellowship at the Harbor - UCLA Medical Center in Los Angeles, California. Dr. Hsu Tsao is currently the Director of Clinical Services at UCLA TIES for Families, an interdisciplinary program that works in collaboration with the public child welfare and mental health systems (http://people/www.tiesforadoption.ucla.edu/).
Gabriel Holguin, Ph.D.
Dr. Holguin graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 2002. His dissertation was entitled, The 'Sexually Abused Child': Potential Mechanisms of Adverse Influences of Such a Label. In 2001-2002, Dr. Holguin completed an internship with the United States Air Force at the Malcom Grow Medical Center at Andrews Air Force Base, Maryland. Dr. Holguin served as a Captain with the United States Air Force and practiced at Kirtland Air Force Base, New Mexico and at Lackland Air Force Base, Texas. Dr. Holguin has been in private practice since February 2006. The predominant focus of Dr. Holguin's private practice is as a forensic psychologist in which he offers trial consultation services. He also serves as an expert witness, both nationally and internationally, on topics such as child sexual abuse, sexual assault, rape, and other violent crimes. He is also actively involved in a variety of public policy initiatives and is a U.S.-Iraq War II veteran (i.e., Operations Enduring & Iraqi Freedom).
Georganna Sedlar, Ph.D.
Dr. Sedlar has worked at the Child and Adolescent Abuse, Resource, Evaluation (CAARE) Diagnostic and Treatment Center of UC Davis Children's Hospital in Sacramento, CA since 2001. The CAARE Center's mission is to provide mental health services for abused and neglected children, and training and research on all forms of interpersonal violence. She currently serves as the Co-Training Director for its APA-approved Clinical Psychology Internship Program and is the Manager of the Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy program (TF-CBT). As part of her duties, she coordinates a state-funded clinical services grant funded by CalEMA (California Emergency Management Agency). She provides supervision, consultation, and training in Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (TF-CBT), an empirically supported treatment aimed at helping abused and traumatized children. She also provides ongoing training and consultation in TF-CBT to community mental health agencies across California. In addition, she provides direct clinical services to abused and neglected children.
Debra B. Hecht, Ph.D.
Dr. Hecht graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in 2000. Her dissertation was entitled, The Role of Family Support in Child Adjustment and Response to Treatment after Sexual Abuse. In 1998-1999, Dr. Hecht completed an internship at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Dr. Hecht is currently employed as an Assistant Professor and the Director of Clinical Services at the Center on Child Abuse and Neglect at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Clinical and research interests include the development and evaluation of appropriate assessment and treatment programs for children who have been abused and neglected and their families, particularly evidence based practice. She currently is involved in the development, implementation and evaluation of evidence based practice to reduce child maltreatment within a statewide service program for high-risk families provided by the Oklahoma Department of Human Services. Dr. Hecht also provides supervision and training of Psychology Interns, Post-Doctoral Fellows, and practicum students.
Kristine Futa, Ph.D.
Dr. Futa graduated from the clinical psychology program at the University of Nebraska-Lincoln in August of 1998. Her dissertation was entitled, Development and Initial Evaluation of Project SAFE: A Group Treatment for Sexually Abused Children and Their Nonoffending Parents. In 1997-1998, Dr. Futa completed an internship at the Long Beach Veterans Medical Center in Long Beach, California. Dr. Futa currently holds two positions: (1) Staff Psychologist at the Permanente Medical Group, Inc. Chemical Dependency Services in Union City, California and (2) Adjunct Clinical Instructor in the Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences at Stanford University School of Medicine, Stanford, California.