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Psychology alumna Cynthia Nevels is providing free meals to those in need

Soulgood founder and head chef Cynthia Nevels was featured in Dallas Innovates for her work providing free meals to Dallas communities during COVID-19, from people who have lost their jobs to Dallas ISD students. Nevels earned two bachelor's degrees from TWU, majoring in both accounting and psychology.

Palomares-Fernandez featured in DFW Child article, 'How To Help Your Child Deal with a Traumatic Situation'

Ronald Palomares-Fernandez, Ph.D., licensed psychologist and associate professor at Texas Woman’s University, was recently featured in the DFW Child article, "How To Help Your Child Deal with a Traumatic Situation." 

"Being able to talk openly with your child, and having them feel comfortable and willing to talk openly with you, is a skill that should be developed and nurtured,” said Palomares-Fernandez.

John Terrizzi discusses the science and psychology behind disgust, disease avoidance

In the most recent edition of Greater Good Magazine, published bu UC Berkeley, Dr. John Terrizzi writes about how the current pandemic divides us. "In our fight against COVID-19, we are walking a tightrope. On one hand, we must engage in social distancing and limit social interaction so that we can mitigate the spread of this disease. On the other hand, we need to recognize that these steps can evoke some of the ugliest social behavior in humans, splitting us into antagonistic camps," said Terrizzi.

TWU alumna, religious trauma therapist Dr. Kathryn Keller featured in Dallas Observer profile

The kind of trauma specific to religious indoctrination isn’t, for most people, a frequently occurring topic of discussion — except when a sect is discovered with sister wives or a former Scientologist goes rogue with a tell-all — but it's the subject of Kathryn Keller’s lifework.

Along with business partner and fellow TWU alumna, Dr. Justine Kallaugher, Keller is co-owner of Dallas Therapy Collective. Keller earned a doctorate in counseling psychology from Texas Woman’s University. Now she specializes in trauma and religious and spiritual abuse.

Dr. Ron Palomares-Fernandez discusses Texas pro-bono telehealth initiative in response to COVID-19

Watch Dr. Ron Palomares-Fernandez discuss Texas pro-bono telehealth initiative in response to COVID-19.