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Dara G. Friedman-Wheeler

Associate Professor of Psychology

Julia Rogers G18
410-337-6324
darafw@goucher.edu
http://blogs.goucher.edu/friedman-wheeler/


Education

B.A., Vassar College
M.A., American University, 2003
Internship: UCSF Clinical PsychologyTraining Program, San Francisco General Hospital
Ph.D., American University, 2005
Post-Docs: UCSF; University of Pennsylvania, Aaron T. Beck Psychopathology Research Unit


Areas of Scholarly Expertise and Interest

Emotion Regulation, Addictions/Substance Use, Mood Disorders, Mindfulness, Health


Recent Publications/Presentations/Performances

Publications

Yang, K., Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., & Pronin, E. (2014).  Thought acceleration boosts positive mood among individuals with minimal to moderate depressive symptoms.  Cognitive Therapy and Research, 38, 261-269.  doi:10.1007/s10608-014-9597-9

Wenzel, A., Liese, B. S., Beck, A. T., & Friedman-Wheeler, D. G. (2012). Group cognitive therapy for addictions.  New York, NY: Guilford.

Prince, K.*, Litovsky, A.*, & Friedman-Wheeler, D. G.  (2012).  Internet mediated research: Beware of bots.  the Behavior Therapist, 35, 85-88.

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Rizzo-Busack, H.*, McIntosh, E., Ahrens, A. H., & Haaga, D. A. F. (2010). Manipulating regulatory focus in cigarette smokers. Addictive Behaviors, 35, 530-532.

Haaga, D. A. F., Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., McIntosh, E., & Ahrens, A. H. (2008). Assessment of individual differences in regulatory focus among cigarette smokers. Journal of Psychopathology and Behavioral Assessment, 30, 220-228.

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Haaga, D. A. F., Gunthert, K. C., Ahrens, A. H., & McIntosh, E. (2008). Depression, neuroticism, and expectancies for engagement and disengagement coping among cigarette smokers. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 32, 105-115.

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Ahrens, A. H., Haaga, D. A. F., McIntosh, E., & Thorndike, F. P. (2007). Depressive symptoms, depression proneness, and outcome expectancies for cigarette smoking. Cognitive Therapy & Research, 31, 547-557.

Thorndike, F. P., Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., & Haaga, D. A. F. (2006). Effect of cognitive behavior therapy on smokers' compensatory coping skills. Addictive Behaviors, 31, 1705-1710. 

Presentations

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Prince, K.*, Litovsky, A.*, & Gunthert, K. C. (2012, November).  Coping expectancies, coping behavior, and depression: A daily diary study.  Poster  presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), National Harbor, MD.

Prince, K.*, Litovsky, A.*, & Friedman-Wheeler, D. G.  (2012, August).  Internet mediated research in psychology: Lessons learned.  Poster presented at annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (APA), Orlando, FL. 

Litovsky, A.*, Prince, K.*, & Friedman-Wheeler, D. G. (2012, March).  Coping expectancies & mood: A daily diary study.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Eastern Psychological Association (EPA), Pittsburgh, PA.

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Pederson, J. E., Rizzo-Busack, H. M.*, & Haaga, D. A. F. (2011, November).  Measuring outcome expectancies for specific coping behaviors: The Coping Expectancies Scale (CES).  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), Toronto, ON, Canada. 

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Bhar, S. S., Murray, S.*, & Mulloon, L.* (2010, June).  Effects of mastery & pleasure reminiscence on depressed mood and hopelessness among college students: Implications for suicide prevention.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT), Boston, MA.  

Bhar, S. S., Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Brown, G. K., & Beck, A. T. (2010, June).  Problem solving attitudes moderate the adverse effects of psychosocial stressors on suicide ideation in older men.  Paper presented at the annual meeting of the World Congress of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (WCBCT), Boston, MA.   

Friedman-Wheeler, D. G., Bhar, S. S., Daniele, A. V.*, & Rizzo-Busack, H.* (2009, November).  Effects of mastery and pleasure reminiscence on hopelessness among college students.  Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT), New York, NY.

*denotes Goucher student author.


Funded Research

Goucher Summer Science Research Program (2011)


Awards/Significant Accomplishments

Goucher Grants Mentoring Award (2008)


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