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Tisha L. Dean, Ph.D.

 

Work Address: 

415 N. McKinley, Suite 500, Little Rock, AR 72205

Telephone: 

501-664-6632 (work)

License:

Arkansas Psychology Board 12-18P

 

 

 

 

Current Position

March 2016-Present               Psychologist, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

                                             Primary Care Mental Health (PCMH)

Nov 2015-Present                  Managing Member, Deen Psychological Services

Employment History

March 2016-August 2017       Investigator, VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D), Center for Mental Healthcare                                               and Outcomes Research (CeMHOR), Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little                                                     Rock, AR (50%)

March 2016-Present               Psychologist, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

                                             Mental Health Clinic (50%)

 

Feb 2013-Sept 2015              Little Rock Community Mental Health Center (LRCMHC)

                                            Psychologist, Director of Outpatient Therapy Services

Aug 2013-Dec 2015               Adjunct Professor, University of Arkansas at Little Rock (UALR)

Aug 2010-Feb 2013               VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D)                                                                                                                Postdoctoral Fellow

                                            Center for Mental healthcare and Outcomes Research (CeMHOR)

                                            Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Administration

                                            Primary Mentor: John Fortney, Ph.D.

Aug 2010-Feb 2013               Instructor, University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Psychiatric Research Institute, Division of                                                    Health Services Research

Education

February 2012                       VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D)                                                                                                                 Postdoctoral Fellowship

Aug 2010                               Ph.D., Clinical Psychology

                                             University of Arkansas, Fayetteville (APA Accredited)

                                             Dissertation Title:  Cognitive Appraisals and the Utilization of Mental Health Services for the Rural                                                 Population

                                             Dissertation Chair: Timothy Cavell, Ph.D.

                                             Dissertation Co-Chair: Ana Bridges, Ph.D.

June 2009-June 2010             Clinical Internship, July 2009-2010

                                              University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences Psychiatric Research Institute (APA Accredited)

                                      Director of Training:  Jennifer Gess, Ph.D.

                                              Primary Research Mentor: John Fortney, Ph.D.

May 2006                               Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, May 2006

                                              University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

                                              Thesis Title: Thought Suppress in Chronic Worry

                                              Thesis Chair: Nathan Williams, Ph.D.

May 2004                             Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, May 2004, Cum Laude

                                              University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

 

Trainings and Certifications

January 2018                          Veterans Administration Primary Care Mental Health Integration (PCMHI) Facility Training-                                                              Certification in PCMHI

September 2017                      Implementation Facilitation, VA Behavioral Health QUERI

December 2012                       University of Massachusetts Certificate in Primary Care Behavioral Health

 

Memberships in Professional Organizations and Professional Activities:

2004-Present        Arkansas Psychological Association (Treasurer 2013-2015) (VP-Elect 2015) (VP 2016) (President 2017) (Past                                    President 2018)

2010-Present        American Psychological Association                   

2002-2010            American Psychological Association for Graduate Students

2003-Present        Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy

2004-2006            Southwest Psychological Association

2005-2006            APAGS Advocacy Coordination Team Campus Representative

2006-2008            APAGS Advocacy Coordination Team State Advocacy Coordinator

 

Honors and Academic Distinctions

2011                 Selected to attend and completed NIMH New Investigators Workshop

2011                 Selected to attend and completed VA Implementation Science Workshop

2008                Arkansas Psychological Association Graduate Student Poster Award

2004-2008       Doctoral Academy Fellowship, University of Arkansas

2007                APAGS Advocacy Coordinating Team Leadership Excellence Award

2006                Arkansas Psychology Association Graduate Student of the Year

2005                National Cancer Institute Partners in Research Fellowship, UAMS COPH

2004                Howells Scholar, University of Arkansas

2004                W.J. Richards Memorial Award, University of Arkansas

2002-2004       Psi Chi Honors Society, University of Arkansas

 

 

Research and Clinical Interests

•       Understanding the interaction of improvement in physical health and psychological health.

•       Developing and evaluating clinical programs to integrate behavioral, health and primary care systems.

•       Use of telemedicine technology to improve access and efficiency in the delivery of mental and behavioral health services.

•       Understanding structural and individual barriers that contribute to disparities in mental health service utilization in                       underserved populations. 

•       Implementation of evidence-based behavioral health interventions.

•       Developing and evaluating programs to improve mental health service utilization and decrease mental health disparities in             underserved populations.

•       Personality Disorder and Dialectical Behavior Therapy

Current Position

Psychologist, Primary Care Mental Health Integration Team, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System

Conduct brief diagnostic assessments to identify mental and behavioral health problems in a primary care setting. Provide brief, evidence based psychotherapy interventions to address psychosocial and mental health problems in primary care. Identify and appropriately refer for psychological, sleep, and pain management services. Consult with primary care physicians to integrate behavioral health interventions for chronic health conditions. Conduct brief cognitive assessments to identify problems of cognitive functioning and provide appropriate referrals when necessary. Provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as a member of the DBT team. Provide group psychotherapy and assist in group medical visits for PACT teams in primary care. Train psychology and social work interns in the integrated primary care mental health model.

Work History

Psychologist (50%) Mental Health Clinic, Central Arkansas Veterans Health Care System

Provide evidence-based individual and group psychotherapy services to a diverse Veteran population. Provide Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) as part of the DBT team.

Investigator (50%), VA Health Services Research and Development (HSR&D), Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research (CeMHOR), Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System, North Little Rock, AR; Psychologist, Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare System Mental Health Clinic

Conduct clinical and health services research and quality improvement projects to improve treatment of mental health disorders and delivery of care.  Submit grant proposals, disseminate research findings and implement research findings.  Provide external facilitation in implementation research projects.

 

Little Rock Community Mental Health Center Director of Outpatient Therapy Services

Little Rock, AR

Provide evidence-based outpatient individual and group therapy services to a diverse, predominately seriously mentally ill population.  Provide psychological testing to clarify diagnoses and assist with treatment planning.  Provide consultation to outpatient psychiatrists, APN’s and nurses regarding therapeutic techniques.  Provide supervision of interns conducting outpatient therapy services.  Oversee the referral of patients to outpatient therapy services.  Provide intake evaluations and treatment planning.  Evaluate the use of evidence-based outpatient services and implement evidence-based practices within outpatient therapy. Provide diagnostic and psychological evaluations to aid in diagnosis and treatment planning.

 

University of Arkansas at Little Rock

Adjunct Professor

Little Rock, AR

 

Fall 2013:  Psychology and the Human Experience

Introductory psychology course covering all major areas of psychology.  Teach critical thinking skills with an assignment in critically analyzing a controversial topic in psychology.

 

Fall 2013-Fall 2015:  Research Methods in Psychology

Upper level psychology course covering experimental design, literature review, ethical principles in research and formulation of research questions.  Students receive advanced instruction in research methods in psychology as well as hand-on opportunities to learn how to consume and critique research literature.  Students are also required to design and propose their own research study.

 

Research/Clinical Fellowship

Central Arkansas Veterans Healthcare Administration Center for Mental Healthcare and Outcomes Research (CeMHOR) Postdoctoral Fellowship:

Advanced Postdoctoral Fellowship (75% of devoted time to research, 25% devoted time to clinical duties): August 2010-August 2012

North Little Rock, AR

Advanced training in scientific writing and grantsmanship, research methods, and professional activities in the field of health services research.  Training with a specific focus on implementation science and the implementation of evidence-based practices.  Completed coursework in advanced Biostatistics and Qualitative Research Methods and data analysis.  Attending weekly didactic trainings focused on statistical training, grant writing, and various mental health services research topics.  Conducting independent quantitative and qualitative research in the areas of mental health service research.  Competing for independent and career development award research funding.

Supervisor: John Fortney, Ph.D., Patricia Dubbert, Ph.D.

 

Clinical Experience

Postdoctoral Fellowship Rotation (September 2010 to March 2013)

Primary Care Mental Health Integration Care Team (CAVHS OEF/OIF PC Clinic)

North Little Rock, AR

Provide brief diagnostic assessments, consultation, and referrals for a busy primary care clinic serving returning Operation Enduring Freedom and Operation Iraqi Freedom Veterans.  Also, provide brief, time-limited individual therapy for depression, anxiety, and anger management.  Receiving supervision in providing evidence-based Cognitive-behavioral treatment for Major Depression and Acceptance and Commitment Therapy for Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder.

Supervisors:  Nyasanu Barbee, Ph.D., Vince Roca Ph.D., and Mark Moore, Ph.D.

Telepsychotherapy (Hot Springs CBOC)

Provided evidence-based psychotherapy for major depressive disorder (MDD) and post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) via interactive video from the CAVHS OEF/OIF PC Clinic to the Hot Springs Community Based Outpatient Clinic (CBOC).  Also, provide brief cognitive and behavioral interventions as indicated. 

Supervisor:  Mark Moore, Ph.D.

Clinical Internship University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences (July 2009-June 2010)

Child Inpatient Rotation, UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute

Little Rock, AR

Provided psychological assessment for children hospitalized with for severe emotional disturbance and behavioral problems.  Worked in a multidisciplinary setting to clarify diagnosis and formulate appropriate treatment for children who have often seen numerous providers and/or are prescribed numerous psychotropic medications.

Supervisors: Terri Miller, Ph.D and Khiela Holmes, Ph.D.

Outpatient Rotation, Little Rock Community Mental Health Center

Provided individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological assessment for adults in the Little Rock metropolitan area.  The client population included individuals meeting criteria for a wide array of Axis I and Axis II disorders including Bipolar I and Bipolar II disorder, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Schizophrenia, Schizoaffective disorder, Borderline Personality Disorder (BPD), Histrionic Personality Disorder, and Mental Retardation. The rotation included experience with the homeless population and treatment of individuals participating in an acute day treatment setting.  Assessments included psychological testing to determine intellectual and adaptive functioning, personality testing, and assessment of malingering.  Worked with Lisa Evans, Ph.D. to create and provide a Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT) skills training group for BPD at the LRCMHC.  Also provided individual DBT therapy for skills training group participants. 

Supervisor:  Lisa Evans, Ph.D.

Outpatient Rotation, Walker Family Clinic, UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute

Little Rock, AR

Provided individual therapy, group therapy, and psychological assessment for adults.  The client population included individuals meeting criteria for Axis I and Axis II disorders including Major Depressive Disorder, Bipolar I Disorder, Adjustment disorder, Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder, Asperger’s Disorder, and Mental Retardation.  Experiences on this rotation included Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal Therapy, and Behavioral Therapy with individuals, Coping Effectiveness Training in a group setting with patients with mental and physical health problems, and Neuropsychological Assessment with adults.  Also participated in the PRI CENTRE clinic in a multidisciplinary setting conducting assessments with complex patients and offering recommendations for diagnosis and treatment. 

Supervisors:  Betty Everett, Ph.D., Gary Schroeder, Ph.D., & Jennifer Kliener, Ph.D.

 

Clinical Externship (August 2008-June 2009)

University of Arkansas Medical Sciences: Schmieding Developmental Center

Lowell, AR

Conducted neuropsychological and developmental assessments with children ages 0-18.  Trained in integrative report writing of multiple assessment measures and multi-informant behavioral observations.  Provided feedback to parents and families and gave recommendations for educational and behavioral problems.

Supervisor:  Mary Ann Scott, Ph.D.

Clinical Practicum (August 2003-December 2009)

Psychological Clinic, University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Provided outpatient psychological assessment, diagnosis, and evidence-based psychotherapy for adults, children, adolescents, and families at the University of Arkansas and the local community.  The client population included individuals meeting a wide array of Axis I and Axis II diagnoses including mood disorders, anxiety disorders, personality disorders, learning disorders, marital discord, adjustment disorders, and those seeking assistance for relational problems, assertiveness training, and social skills development.  

Supervisors:  Nathan Williams, Ph.D., Timothy Cavell, Ph.D., Patricia Petretic, Ph.D., Matthew Feldner, Ph.D., Jeffrey Lohr, Ph.D., & Beth Irwin, Ph.D.

Clinical Externship (August 2007-May 2008)

Ozark Guidance Center

Fayetteville, AR

Provided school-based cognitive behavioral interventions to improve school performance and social functioning in adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder and social phobia.

Supervisor:  Rob Gershon, Ph.D.

Clinical Externship (August 2006-May 2007)

Counseling and Psychological Services, University of Arkansas Pat Walker Health Center

Fayetteville, Ar

Conducted weekly individual therapy with students from the University of Arkansas.  Utilized Cognitive Behavioral Therapy to address a variety of disorders, including Major Depressive Disorder, Dysthymia, Generalized Anxiety Disorder, Social Phobia, obsessive-compulsive disorder, marital discord, alcohol dependence, post-traumatic stress, and relationship difficulties.  Co- led weekly group therapy sessions for anxiety disorders (primarily social phobia and GAD).  The group focused on developing a behavioral plan and social skills training.

Supervisors:  Jonathan Perry, Ph.D., Josette Cline, Ph. D., Rosalyn Davis, Ph.D., CeCe Hilliard, LCSW, & Pam Matthews, Ph. D.

Clinical Externship(August 2005-May 2006)

Psychological Clinic, University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Conducted initial intake interviews and determined preliminary diagnoses for all clients entering the Psychological Clinic.  Other responsibilities included educational training, weekly staffing meetings, case presentations, and diagnostic report writing. 

Supervisor:  Patricia Petretic, Ph. D.

 

Supervision Experience

Clinical Practicum (Spring 2008-December 2008)

Psychological Clinic, University of Arkansas

Fayetteville, AR

Provided ad-hoc supervision of assessment and therapy cases for clinical psychology Ph.D. students.  Student supervision focused on teaching clinic policies, forming solid case conceptualizations, interpreting psychological testing protocols, reviewing assessment reports, and suggesting empirically supported assessment and therapeutic techniques.

Supervisors:  Patricia Petretic, Ph.D., Timothy Cavell, Ph.D., & Jeffrey Lohr, Ph.D.

Legislative Committee: Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA)(Spring 2008-Present) (Chair Fall 2013-present)

Work with members of ArPA to recognize and respond to legislative issues that impact psychology in Arkansas.  Worked to inform and activate members and constituents to respond to legislation affecting licensure in Arkansas.  Currently working with the committee chair to organize ArPA members to meet with members of the state Legislature to increase the exposure of psychologist to legislative issues in the state. 

Rural Mental Health Committee: Arkansas Psychological Association (ArPA)(Spring 2008-Present)

Work with members of ArPA to identify and rectify disparities in mental health services for rural Arkansans. Provide support to mental health professionals working in rural areas.  Ensure networking opportunities and training to decrease isolation and increase communication and participation in professional organizations. 

American Psychological Association for Graduate Students (APAGS) Liaison to the Advisory Committee for Colleague Assistance (ACCA) (Fall 2008-Fall 2010)

Served as the liaison to the ACCA for APAGS.  Attend annual meetings of the ACCA in Washington D.C. and provided a student’s perspective on the subject of self-care and colleague assistance in psychology.  Assist in ongoing projects such as collecting data on current colleague assistance programs across the United States and analyzing survey data on the teaching and practice of self-care in psychology graduate students.  Participated in regular conference calls throughout the year that address ongoing projects.  Provided written information about meetings and conference calls to APAGS.

Charter Member and Vice-President of Active Minds at the University of Arkansas (Spring 2007-Spring 2009)

Collaborated with Counseling and Psychological Services and the Pat Walker Health Center to charter a chapter of the national organization, Active Minds on Campus, at the University of Arkansas.  Recruited members and officers, assisted in writing the constitution and applied for registered student organization status.  Active Minds at the University of Arkansas is dedicated to increasing awareness of mental health, advocating for those with mental illness, and decreasing the stigma of mental illness at that University of Arkansas and in the surrounding community. 

Advisor:  Jonathan Perry, Ph.D.

American Psychological Association for Graduate Students Advocacy Coordination Team:  State Advocacy Coordinator (Fall 2006-Fall 2008)

Recruited campus representatives for universities across the state of Arkansas.  Collaborated with the Arkansas Psychological Association and attended board meetings as a student representative.  Organized a network of Campus Representatives and distributed public health, advocacy, and action alert information to the Campus Representatives for distribution to their campuses.  Attended the APA Practice Leadership Conference (March 2007) and participated in a lobbying effort for mental health parity and restoration of Medicare cuts for psychologists.

Public Education Committee:  ARPA (Fall 2006-Spring 2006)

Attended regular meetings and helped organize a continuing education credit presentation for the Arkansas Psychological Association 2006 fall conference.  Co-presented at the fall conference.  The presentation taught attendees how to utilize the APA Help-center to provide clinical information to clients and the surrounding communities. 

American Psychological Association for Graduate Students Advocacy Coordination Team:  Campus Representative University of Arkansas (Fall 2005-Fall 2006)

Distributed information from the State Advocacy Coordinator and APAGS to students and faculty at the University of Arkansas and communicating needs of the students to the State and Regional Advocacy Coordinators.  Participated in and distributed action alerts to contact local, state, and national representatives on issues of mental health.

Research Experience

Internship Rotation (July 2009-June 2010)

Research Rotation, UAMS Psychiatric Research Institute

Assisted in analyzing data and writing a manuscript on the relationship of patient satisfaction, patient-centered care, depression outcomes, and antidepressant adherence in a randomized clinical trial of Collaborative Care for depression.  The study was conducted with rural patients served at VA Community Based Outpatient Clinics.  I was provided 5% time for research during the Predoctoral clinical internship.

Supervisor: John Fortney, Ph.D.,

Graduate Research Assistant (Fall 2008-Summer 2010)

Interpersonal Systems Laboratory (ISYS)

Participated in data collection, data analyses, writing, and presenting research on factors related to mental health service utilization in rural and Latino populations. Also served as a direct supervisor for undergraduate students in dissertation recruitment and data collection.  Presented research ideas and findings in laboratory and local and national professional meetings.

Supervisor:  Ana Bridges, Ph.D.

Graduate Research Assistant (Fall 2004-Fall 2008)

Vulnerability to Emotional Disorders Laboratory

Participated in data collection, data analyses, and dissemination of resesearch examining cognitive and information processing biases in generalized anxiety disorder (GAD).  Presented research findings in laboratory meetings and at local and national professional meetings.  Led discussion groups of research articles on GAD with undergraduate lab members. 

Supervisor:  Nathan Williams, Ph.D.

Research Externship Rotation (August 2007-May 2008)

Ozark Guidance Community Mental Health Center

Aided in the implementation and evaluation of a grant-supported school based mental health service initiative.  Participated in bi-weekly administrative meetings discussing research protocol compliance, management of grant funds, and sustaining the initiative beyond the grant’s 5-year funding period.  Worked with the research team to improve techniques for data collection and organization of the project.  The school based mental health service initiative was a multi-site program that involved mental health professionals, mental health paraprofessionals, school administrators, and local community agencies.  The purpose of the initiative was to improve the mental health of children within the Northwest Arkansas school system. Aided in preliminary focus group interviews to assess the needs of a local community health clinic and how Ozark Guidance could collaborate with the clinic to provide mental health services to the Latino community.

Supervisor: Rob Gershon, Ph.D.

Student Research Fellow (June-August 2005)

National Cancer Institute Partners in Research Fellowship

University of Arkansas For Medical Sciences College of Public Health

Competed for and received national funding to conduct research on the effectiveness of the Witness Project—a community outreach program to increase breast and cervical cancer screenings in African American women.  The study was conducted in collaboration with the University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences College of Public Health.  Designed and conducted surveys of women who utilized hospital and mobile mammography services to determine demographic differences and ensure that the mobile mammography service was meeting the needs of its intended population.  Also worked closely with the Witness Project to conducted outreach telephone calls and attend outreach activities intended to increase cancer screenings.

Supervisors:  Deborah Erwin, Ph.D., and Paul Greene, Ph.D.

 

 

Manuscripts Accepted for Publication

Grubbs, K.M., Fortney, J.C., Deen, T.L., Williams, J.S., Godleski, L. (2015) A comparison of mental health diagnoses treated via interactive video and face to face in the Veterans Healthcare Administration. Telemedicine and e-Health. 21(7), DOI:10.1089/tmj.2014.0152

Davis, T. D., Fortney, J. C., Deen, T. L., Sullivan, G., & Hudson, T. J. (2014) VA service use among Iraq and Afghanistan Veterans with depression: the influence of race and gender status. Military Medicine. 179( 5), 515 – 520.

Deen, T. L., Fortney, J. C., & Schroeder, G. (2013) Patient acceptance, initiation, and completion of tele-psychotherapy in primary care. Psychiatric Services 64(4):380-384

Deen, T. L., Godleski, L. S., Fortney, J. C., (2012). A Description of Mental Health Services Being Provided by the Veterans Healthcare Administration: 2006-2010. Psychiatric Services, 63 (11), 1131-1133. doi: 10.1176/appi.ps.201100458.

Deen, T. L., Fortney, J. C., & Pyne, J. M. (2011). Relationship between satisfaction, patient-centered care, adherence, and outcomes among patients in a collaborative care trial for depression. Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, 38 (5), 345-55.

Deen, T. L., Bridges, A. J., McGahan, T., & Andrews, A., (2011). Cognitive Appraisals of Mental Health Services and Mental Health Service Utilization in the Rural Population.  The Journal of Rural Health. Advance Online Publication.  DOI: 10.1111/j.1748-0361.2011.00375.x

Deen, T. L., & Bridges. A. J. (2011) Depression literacy:  Rates and relation to perceived need and mental health service utilization in a rural sample. Rural and Remote Health, 11(4).

Davis, T. D., Bryant-Bedell, K. J., Deen, T. L., Tate, V., & Fortney J. C., (2011). Racial differences in clinical outcomes in response to a telemedicine intervention for depression.  Psychiatric Services, 62(11), 1282-1288.

Fortney, J.C., Maciejewski, M. L., Tripathi, S., Deen, T. L., & Pyne, J. M. (2011).  A budget impact analysis of tele-medicine based collaborative care. Medical Care, 49(9), 872-880.

Bridges, A. J., McGahan, T., Andrews, A., & Deen, T. L. (2012). Mental health needs and service utilization in Hispanic immigrants residing in the midsouthern United States. The Journal of Transcultural Nursing.

Presentations and Posters at Professional Meetings

Dubbert, P., Deen, T.L., Sullivan, G., Sherbourne, C., & Roy-Byrne, P. (2012, April) Obesity and Chronic Disease Lifestyle Risk Factors in Primary Care Patients with Anxiety Disorders. Poster Presentation at the Annual Meeting and Scientific Session of the Society of Behavioral Medicine.

Godleski, L.S., Deen, T.L., Vogel, D., & Nieves, J.E. (2012, April) Telemental Health Outcomes in Clinical Videoconferencing and Home Applications. Panel Discussion at the Annual International Meeting and Exposition of the American Telemedicine Association (ATA), San Jose, CA.

Deen, T. L., Fortney, J. C., & Schroeder, G. (2011, August). Stated versus revealed preference for psychotherapy among primary care patients. Paper presentation at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

Deen, T. L., Fortney, J. C., & Schroeder, G. (2011, July). Does eliminating structural barriers improve primary care patients' engagement in psychotherapy. Poster presentation at the 21st NIMH Conference on Mental Health Services Research, Washington, D.C.

Deen, T. L., Fortney, J. C., & Pyne, J. M. (2010, April). Relationship between satisfaction, patient-centered care, adherence, and outcomes among patients in a collaborative care trial for depression. Poster Presentation at the HSR&D National Meeting on Mental Health and Substance Use Disorders, Little Rock, AR.

Deen, T. L., Dossett, D., Bridges, A. J., Andrews, T. R. (2009, November). Utilization of primary care versus specialty care for emotional problem: the role of cognitive appraisals. Poster presentation at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Deen, T. L., Dossett, D., Bridges, A. J., Andrews, T. R. (2009, November). Social support as a predictor mental illness in urban and rural populations. Poster presentation at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Andrews, A. R., Bridges, A. J., Deen, T. L.  (2009, November). Resolving acculturative stress: potential protective factors for Latino immigrants. Poster presentation at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Andrews, A. R., Bridges, A. J., Deen, T. L.  (2009, November). Fatalismo. Poster presentation at the 43rd Annual Meeting of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY.

Bridges, A.J., Andrews, A.R., & Deen, T. L. (2008, November).  Need for and utilization of mental health services in immigrant Hispanic adults.  Poster Presentation at the 42nd Annual Meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Orlando, FL.

Deen, T. L., Andrews T., & Bridges, A. (2008, October). Acculturation as a predictor of health service utilization in the Northwest Arkansas Hispanic population.  Poster presentation at the fall conference of the Arkansas Psychological Association.

Andrews, T., Deen, T. L., & Bridges, A. (2008, October). Machismo and its relationship with depression in a mental health needs assessment.  Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Arkansas Psychological Association.

Chapman, R., Andrews, T., Deen, T. L., Lindly, E., & Bridges, A. (2008, October) Coping strategies of Hispanic adults for depression, anxiety, and somatic complaints. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Arkansas Psychological Association.

Lindley, E., Deen, T. L., Andrews, T., Chapman, R., & Bridges, A. (2008, October) Satisfaction with health and mental health services for Latinos in Northwest Arkansas. Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Arkansas Psychological Association.

Deen, T. L., Hahn. K. S., & Williams, N. L. (2007, November). Mentation content and cognitive vulnerability to anxiety.  Poster presentation at the annual conference of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy. Philadelphia, PA.

Hahn, K. S., Connolly, K. M., Deen, T. L., Williams, N. L., & Lohr, J. M. (2007, November). The relationship between worry and disgust sensitivity : A preliminary investigation. Poster Presentation at the annual conference of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Philadelphia, PA.

Deen, T. L., Hahn, K. S., & Williams, N. L., (2006, November). Thought suppression as a mechanism of action in chronic worry. Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies. Chicago, IL.

Hahn, K.S., Williams, N. L., Deen, T. L., & Lipke, C. (2006, November) A Prospective examination of vulnerabilities to generalized anxiety disorder. Poster Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Chicago, IL.

McDonald, T. L., Hahn, K. S., Barefield, L. K., Smith, M., & Williams, N. L., (2005, November) Cognitive accessibility of threat in chronic worry.  Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Association of Behavior and Cognitive Therapy. Washington, D.C.

Hahn, K. S., McDonald, T. L., Elwood, L. S., & Williams, N. L. (2005, November) Testing the validity of the difficulties with emotion regulation scales (DERS). Poster presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Washington, D.C.

Hahn, K. S., McDonald, T. L., Elwood, L. S., & Williams, N. L., (2005, November). Confirmatory factor analysis of emotion regulation. Poster Presentation at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Washington, D. C.

McDonald, T. L.. (2004, April). Mentation sampling in worry versus cognitive vulnerability to anxiety. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Southwestern Psychological Association, Austin, TX.

Williams, N. L., Elwood, L., &  McDonald, T. L.. (2003, April). Self-report measures of anxiety  and depressive symptoms: A meta-analytic review. Presentation at the Annual Conference of the Southwestern Psychological Association, New Orleans, LA.

Williams, N.L, McDonald T. L.., Owens, T., & Lunt, M. (2003, November). The anxious   anticipatory style: a predominance of mental imagery. Presentation at the Annual   Conference of the Association for the Advancement of Behavioral Therapy, Boston, MA.

Research Support

Completed Research

                                                                                                                                                               01/01/2009-01/30/2010

PI: Deen, T.L.

Title:  Cognitive Appraisals and the Utilization of Mental Health Services for the Rural Population.  

Funding Mechanism: Marie Wilson Howell's Research Grant, University of Arkansas Department of Psychology

Status: Completed

 

Submitted Grants

PI: Deen, T.L

Title: Pilot of Methods to Evaluate a Behavior Change Intervention for Rural Veterans with PTSD

Amount Requested: 74,539

Status: Resubmitting

 

PI: Deen, T.L.

Title: Patient-level Quality and Clinical Outcome Measures for Implementation of PCMH

Funding Agency: VA Quality Enhancement Research Initiative (QUERI) Rapid Response Project (RRP)

Requested Amount: 43,241

Status: not funded

 

Project Director:  Lisa Evans, Ph.D.

Title:  Implementation of Integrated Primary Care in the Little Rock Community Mental Health Center

Funding Agency: SAHMSA

Requested Amount: 1.6 million (over 4 years)

Status: not funded

 

PI: Deen, T.L.

Title: Service to Science Investigation of an Emerging Model of PC/MH Integration

Funding Agency: National Institute of Mental Health K23 Career Development Award

Requested Amount: $693,535.00

Status: not funded

 

Teaching History

Instructor: University of Arkansas Little Rock (August 2013-Dec 2015)

Psychology and the Human Experience (Fall 2013; Fall 2015)

Research Methods (Fall 2013; Spring 2014; Fall 2014; Spring 2015; Fall 2015)

 

General Psychology, Instructor of Record (Summer 2007)

University of Arkansas, Fayetteville

Lecture-based introduction to the principles of learning, motivation, emotion, sensation, perception, abnormal behavior, therapeutic modalities, and individual differences.  Utilized blackboard online software to disseminate assignments, post grades, and communicate with students.

Supervisor:  Dave Schroeder, Ph.D.

Generalized Anxiety Disorder Discussion Group Co-Leader (August 2005-May 2005)

Lead discussion of empirical journal articles and chapters that examined the role of worry in the etiology, maintenance, and treatment of Generalized Anxiety Disorder.  Taught scientific writing and reading.

Supervisor:  Nathan Williams, Ph.D.

Assistant Advisor, University of Arkansas Psychology Department (August 2004-May 2005)

Assisted undergraduate psychology and undeclared majors in choosing a program of study and creating a schedule for the upcoming year.  Advised students on the process of applying to graduate school, studying for the GRE, and time management. 

Supervisor: Joel Freund, Ph.D.