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Tammy D. Barry, Ph.D.

Hi Tammy

Dr. Barry received her B.A. in Communication from The University of Alabama, her B.S. in Psychology from The University of Alabama at Birmingham, and her M.A. and Ph.D. in clinical psychology (child emphasis) from The University of Alabama. She completed her clinical internship at The University of Alabama at Birmingham School of Medicine, after which she worked as a post-doctoral research fellow and Adjunct Assistant Professor at The University of Alabama, Department of Psychology. Dr. Barry served as a Visiting Assistant Professor at The University of Louisville, an Assistant Professor at Texas A&M University, and an Associate Professor and Director of Clinical Training at The University of Southern Mississippi before joining the faculty at Washington State University in 2015.

Graduate Students

 

 

Aurora BrinkmanAurora Brinkman earned her B.S.A in Biology and B.A. in Psychology from The University of Texas at Austin in 2017. After graduating, she worked as a lab manager at UT Austin for one year. Her research interests focus on methods of improving perception and understanding of the externalizing behaviors of children with disabilities.

 

 

 

 

Austin Lau

Austin Lau earned his B.S. in Clinical Psychology from the University of California, San Diego in 2017. He is inspired by novel applications of quantitative analyses in psychological research and the implementation of evidence-based practices for individuals with ASD and ADHD. His current research interests include: long term functional outcomes of ASD/ADHD symptomology during development, evidence-based interventions in school settings, and the changing expression of shared externalizing behaviors across the developmental lifespan. He is also passionate in my advocacy for systemic change in mental health intervention delivery in early academic settings.

 

 

 

 

Robyn HerbertRobyn Herbert earned her B.S. in Behavioral Neuroscience from the University of Kansas in 2016. Her research interests center around neuropsychological functioning and endophenotypes. Specifically, she is interested in better understanding how neuropsychological functioning changes with age in individuals with Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD).

 

 

 

 

Becca LindseyBecca Lindsey received her B.A. in Psychology from the University of Oklahoma in 2013. Following graduation, she worked for two years as a research assistant at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Becca earned his M.S. in Clinical Psychology at Washington State University in 2017. Her research interests center around family functioning and dynamics for families that have a child with a developmental disability. Specifically, she is interested in better understanding parenting behaviors and stress for caregivers of a child with autism spectrum disorder.

Research Assistants

 

Art Alejandro is originally from Kodiak, Alaska and is a 2nd-year student here at Washington State University. He is currently majoring in Pre-Nursing with a minor in Psychology. Art is interested on specializing in Pediatrics after obtaining his Registered Nurse license. In the long run, Art hopes to become a Nurse Practitioner.

 

 

 

 

Alexis Fuller is originally from Ashland, Oregon. She received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in human development from Washington State University in 2017. Alexis’ research interests are in the areas of traumatic experiences during childhood, PTSD, and suicide.

 

 

 

 

Laci Jensen received her B.S. in Psychology with a minor in criminal justice from Washington State University in 2017. Her research interests focus on family and individual well being with consideration for the impact of stressors, specifically developmental disabilities and mental illness, low socioeconomic status, and involvement with the criminal justice system.

 

 

 

 

Stephanie Saltness received her B.S. in Psychology from Washington State University in 2016. She is interested in how children cope with stress and trauma, and specifically how children with developmental disabilities handle stress.

Alumni