Newsletter and Announcements

Counseling psychology doctoral students published in SAW WomanView newsletter

Congratulations to counseling psychology doctoral students Meredith Higgins, B.S., Madison Hurley, B.A., Marijo Villano, B.S., Kathy Torres, M.Ed., Allison Comiskey, M.A., Abigail Baird, M.S., and professor Sally D. Stabb, Ph.D., who were published in the latest edition of WomanView, the newsletter for the Section for the Advancement of Women (SAW) Society of Counseling Psychology. Their project, "Ending Period Poverty: An Advocacy Example," illustrated the need and successfully advocated for students’ unrestricted access to menstrual products in campus restrooms.

TWU's Wendi Johnson, PhD, and Amy Skinner weigh in on supporting students who are moms

Associate professor Wendi L. Johnson, PhD, and fourth year school psychology doctoral student Amy Skinner discuss the difficulties facing student moms and supporting student moms in the classroom in a new Faculty Focus article about effective classroom management.

Psychology student Kashmiere Culberson shares her day-to-day experiences in a world not built for her needs

TWU psychology student Kashmiere Culberson was born without arms into a world not built for her needs. She's now sharing her strength in adapting through videos inspiring thousands online. Next year, Kashmiere will graduate from Texas Woman's University with a degree in psychology and a perspective that no textbook can teach.  

Psychology professor shares passion for helping mental illness patients

Associate professor and director of TWU’s counseling psychology master's program, Claudia Porras Pyland, Ph.D., knew from an early age that she wanted to become a psychologist. 

Professor Linda Rubin acts as consultant for musical about family struggling with mental illness

The new seriocomedic musical 'Next to Normal' explores a family's struggle with mental illness. Music Theater of Denton co-directors Sienna Riehle and Benjamin Brown connected with Linda Rubin, Ph.D., a TWU professor of psychology, to understand everything from the symptoms of bipolar disorder to the typical treatments. Riehle and Brown credit Rubin for breaking down the treatments and medicines referenced in the script. Performances are 7 p.m. on July 12-13 & July 19-20 and 2 p.m. July 14 & 21. Music Theatre of Denton will host a talk-back following the July 13 performance featuring Rubin.