Newsletter and Announcements
So often we learn that anger is damaging and that we should minimise it. But anger is neither good nor bad, it’s simply an emotion, and often one that can be used for positive change. "Learning emotional awareness is an important first step," says Sally Stabb, PhD, a psychology professor at Texas Woman's University.
Governor Greg Abbott has appointed Susan Nichols, Ph.D. to the Continuing Advisory Committee for Special Education for a term set to expire on February 1, 2021. The committee provides policy guidance on special education and related services for children with disabilities in Texas. Nichols is currently serving as the Interim Executive Director at the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center in Denton. She received a Bachelor of Science in Psychology from Texas Woman’s University.
In July, TulsaKids Magazine joined experts from OSU-Tulsa for a Coronavirus Q&A Facebook Live series. In the first session, Dr. Sarah Johnson discussed mental health and relationships during COVID-19. Johnson is a Clinical Assistant Professor and director of the Al Carlozzi Center for Counseling at OSU-Tulsa. She holds a doctorate degree in Counseling Psychology from Texas Woman’s University and is a Licensed Health Service Psychologist in Oklahoma.
The Texas Woman’s University Woodcock Institute and Department of Psychology and Philosophy are partnering with the University of North Texas Kristin Farmer Autism Center to create a new joint clinic that will increase access to autism spectrum disorder (ASD) assessment services across the Dallas-Fort Worth Metroplex.
What began five years ago as Texas Woman’s University’s largest gift in history from world-renowned psychologist and psychometrician Richard W. Woodcock, Ph.D., will more than triple — reaching nearly $25 million in three years.