Faculty Bio


Carla G. Strassle, Ph.D.

Associate Professor, Psychology


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


  • 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.