Clinical Faculty

 

Fayeza AhmedFayeza S. Ahmed, Ph.D. (University of Georgia, 2011).  Assistant Professor.

Teaching interests: Abnormal psychology, health psychology, neuropsychological assessment

Research interests: Adult and geriatric neuropsychology, health Psychology, risk factors for cognitive decline

HAL Lab

email: fayeza.ahmed@maine.edu

 

 

 

Jennifer Blossom, Ph.D. (University of Kansas, Clinical Child Psychology Program, 2018).  Assistant Professor.

Teaching interests: Psychopathology, child development, child and adolescent interventions

Research interests: Mental health service delivery, efficiency, & access; implementation science; integrated behavioral health; youth depression, anxiety, & suicide prevention

email: jennifer.blossom@maine.edu

**Note to applicants: Dr. Blossom plans to recruit a graduate student to start in fall 2023.

 

Cynthia ErdleyCynthia Erdley, Ph.D. (University of Illinois, 1992).  Professor.

Teaching interests: Child and adolescent psychology, social development.

Research interests: Social cognition; children’s peer relationship experiences and psychological adjustment.

email: erdley@maine.edu

 

 

 

**Note to applicants: Dr. Erdley plans to recruit a graduate student to start in fall 2023.

 

Patricia Goodhines, Ph.D. (Syracuse University, 2022). Assistant Professor.

Teaching interests:

Research Interests: characterizing risk pathways contributing to youth substance use and sleep problems, identifying social determinants underlying sociodemographic disparities (e.g., race/ethnicity, LGBTQ+, socioeconomic).

Lab Page

Email: patricia.goodhines@maine.edu

 

**Note to applicants: Dr. Goodhines plans to recruit a graduate student to start in fall 2023.

 

Jeffrey E. Hecker, Ph.D. (University of Maine, 2009).  Professor and Director of Clinical Training

Teaching interests: Forensic Psychology

Research interests: Forensic psychology, Sexual offending

email: hecker@maine.edu

**Note to applicants: Dr. Hecker plans to recruit a graduate student to start in fall 2023 to be co-advised by Dr. Kristen Woodberry at the Maine
Medical Center Research Institute.

 

 

 

Rebecca MacAulayRebecca K. MacAulay, Ph.D. (Louisiana State University, 2016).  Associate Professor.

Teaching interests: Neuropsychological and personality assessment, life span development, and foundations of clinical psychology.

Research interests: Biopsychosocial models of aging, to include biological, neuropsychological and behavioral factors that affect quality of life and cognitive functioning across the adult life span.

C.A.R.E. Lab        email: rebecca.macaulay@maine.edu

**Note to applicants: Dr. MacAulay plans to recruit a graduate student to start in fall 2023.

 

Douglas W. Nangle, Ph.D. (West Virginia University, 1993).  Professor and Director of the ADHD Clinic.

Teaching interests: Abnormal psychology, child psychopathology, clinical assessment, child and adolescent psychotherapy.

Research interests: Child and adolescent peer relations; close relationships and psychological adjustment; and social skills assessment and intervention.

Social Interactions and Adjustment Lab

email: dnangle@maine.edu

 

 

Rebecca Schwartz-Mette, Ph.D. (University of Missouri, 2013).  Associate Professor.

Teaching interests: Developmental psychopathology, ethics and professional issues

Research interests: Psychopathology and peer relationships in adolescence; interpersonal theories of depression; ethics and graduate training in clinical psychology.

Peer Relations Lab         email: rebecca.schwartzmette@maine.edu

 

 


Cooperating Faculty

Jonathan Borkum, Ph.D.
Health Psych Maine
Research collaborator

Joshua Caron, Ph.D., ABPP-CN
VA Maine Healthcare System
Neuropsychology supervisor

Elizabeth Cuddy, Ph.D.
Private Practice
Clinical supervisor

Luke Douglass, Ph.D.
Supervisor
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology

Rachel Grover, Ph.D.
Loyola University of Maryland
Research collaborator

Irene Harris, Ph.D.
VA Maine Healthcare System
Research collaborator

Stephen Iata, Ph.D.
VA Maine Healthcare System
Research collaborator

Shalene Kirkley, Ph.D.
Maine State Forensic Service
Training Coordinator
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology

Sarah Miller, Ph.D., ABPP-
Maine State Forensic Service
Training Director
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology

Anthony Podraza, Ph.D., ABBP-CN
Northern Light Acadia Hospital
Neuropsychology supervisor

Sue Righthand, Ph.D.
Private Practice
Research collaborator

Asia Serwick, Ph.D.
Northern Light Health
Clinical Supervisor

Laura Shaw, Esq.
Legal Studies Coordinator
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology

Stacy Whitcomb-Smith, Ph.D.
HealthPsych Maine
Clinical Supervisor

Andrew Wisch, Ph.D., ABPP
Supervisor
Postdoctoral Fellowship in Forensic Psychology

Kristen Woodberry, Ph.D.
Maine Medical Center Research Institute
Research collaborator

Emily Haigh, Ph.D.
Associate Professor
Chief Mungo Martin Research Chair in Indigenous Mental Health
University of Victory
Research Collaborator