Faculty Bio

Carla.Strassle.Behavioral.Science

Carla G. Strassle, Ph.D.


Associate Professor, Psychology

Education

  • B.S., Belmont University
  • M.A., University of Tennessee, Knoxville
  • Ph.D., University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Courses

  • Essential Skills and Tools of Psychology
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Counseling Theories
  • Psychological Testing
  • Cooperative Internship

Research Interests

  • Stigma of Mental Illness
  • Psychological Test construction
  • Pedagogical issues related to teaching Psychology

Recent Publications

  • Strassle, C. G., Borckardt, J. J., Handler, L., & Nash, M. (2011). Video-tape role induction for psychotherapy: Moving forward. Psychotherapy.
  • Strassle, C. G., Witman, J. P., Kinney, J. S., & Kinney, W. P. (2011). Counseling theory and practice: Some applications for leisure education. In N. J. Stumbo (Ed.). Leisure Education and Facilitation Techniques in Therapeutic Recreation Services. State College, PA: Venture.
  • Conlon, K. E., Strassle, C. G., Vinh, D., & Trout, G. (2008). Family management styles and ADHD: Utility and treatment implications. Journal of Family Nursing, 14, 181-200.

Recent Presentations

  • Strassle, C. G. (2014, August). An evidence-based approach reducing the stigma of mental illness. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Strassle, C. G., Engler, J. N., & Unwin, A. A. (2014, August). The effects of general self-efficacy on the development of postpartum depression symptoms. Poster session presented at the meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  • Shedlosky-Shoemaker, R., Druen, P., & Strassle, C. (2014, June). “Warming-up” before class: Effects of reading quizzes on exam performance. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Eastern Conference on the Teaching of Psychology, Staunton, VA.
  • Romm, K. F., Engler, J. N., & Strassle, C. G. (2014, May). Marital status and mental health during pregnancy: Risk factors for postpartum depression. Poster session presented at the meeting of the Association for Psychological Science, San Francisco, CA.