Faculty

FRESNO CLINICAL PSYD PROGRAM CORE FACULTY

lynette e. bassman phd clinical psychology psyd Fresno faculty   Lynette E. Bassman, PhD, Professor
PhD, 1990; New York University
Research interests: Fibromyalgia and Chronic Fatigue Syndrome; complementary/alternative/integrative approaches to health care; health-related self-care behavior; defense mechanisms and health
Derbra Bekerian, CSPP Fresno Clinical Psychology PsyD faculty Debra Bekerian, PhD, Associate Professor
PhD, 1978; University of California, Berkeley
Research interests: Adult and child event memory (qualitative/quantitative paradigms); child development, including impact of abuse on development and attachment; cognitive models of trauma; applied psychology
O’Shan D. Gadsden, CSPP Clinical Psychology PsyD Faculty

O’Shan D. Gadsden, PhD, Assistant Professor
PhD, 2012; Howard University
Research interests: Relationship between gender socialization, hypermasculinity, and psychological and interpersonal functioning in African-American adult males; the clinical utility of spirituality/religion in working with African-American patients; the clinical utility of psychodynamic and Frierian theory in working with underserved communities; the impact of gender role identity and sociocultural variables on how African-American adult males understand and relate to their romantic partners

Robert Harris, PhD, Professor, Fresno Clinical Psychology

Robert Harris, PhD, Professor and Program Director
Director, Fresno Psychological Services Cente
PhD, 1986; University of Kansas
Research interests: Psychological assessment; ADHD; self-handicapping and the interface of clinical and social psychology

Sue Kuba CSPP Faculty Clinical Psychology Psyd Program Fresno

Sue A. Kuba, PhD, Professor and Interim Program Co-Director
Fresno Clinical PsyD Program; Systemwide Director for Online Education at CSPP, Coordinator, Rockway Certificate in LGBT Mental Health and Human Services; Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1981; California School of Professional Psychology, Fresno
Research interests: Phenomenology; sister relationships; educational effectiveness of online learning; women’s development; gay and lesbian issues; women’s health; eating disorders in multi-cultural populations

Kevin O'connor Kevin J. O’Connor, PhD, Distinguished Professor
Fellow, Rockway Institute
PhD, 1980; University of Toledo
Research interests: Marschak Interaction Method Rating System; child psychotherapy process; play therapy
Davia Tanner, CSPP Clinical PsyD Fresno Faculty David Tanner, PhD Visiting Professor