California School of Professional Psychology
San Francisco Beach St Campus
Assoc. Dean for Mgmt. & Int'l Programs
Alliant International University San Francisco
One Beach Street, Suite 100
San Francisco CA 94133-1221
Courses, Research Interests, Publications
History and Systems
International health; mental health policy; the portrayal of mental illness and addiction in films; large scale community education projects designed to alter attitudes about mental illness and substance abuse
Corsini, R.J., & Wedding, D. (Eds.) (2014). Current psychotherapies (10th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thompson Brooks/Cole.
Niemiec, R., & Wedding, D. (2014). Positive psychology at the movies 2: Using films to build character strengths and well-being. Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe & Huber
Corsini, R.J., & Wedding, D. (Eds.) (2011). Current psychotherapies (9th ed.). Belmont, CA: Thompson Brooks/Cole.
Wedding, D., & Stuber, M. (Eds.) (2010). Behavior and medicine (5th ed.). Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe & Huber.
Niemiec, R. M., Wedding, D., & Boyd, M.A. (2009). Movies and mental illness: Using films to understand psychopathology. Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe & Huber.
Niemiec, R., & Wedding, D. (2008). Positive psychology at the movies: Using films to build virtues and character strengths. Gottingen, Germany: Hogrefe & Huber.
Academic History and Background
MA, University of Missouri-Saint Louis. English Literature with a focus on English and American poetry, 2003
Management Development Program, Harvard. An intensive two-week training program designed to enhance the management skills of administrators working in higher education settings., 1996
MPH, St. Louis University. Generic public health program with emphasis on health care systems management, epidemiology and international health., 1994
PhD, University of Hawaii (Clinical Psychology, APA approved) Dissertation: A Comparison of Statistical, Actuarial, and Clinical Models Used in Predicting Presence, Lateralization and Type of Brain Damage in Humans, 1979
Postdoctoral Psychology Resident, University of Mississippi Medical Center/VA Medical Residency Center Consortium. Postdoctoral year of specialty training in clinical neuropsychology and behavioral medicin, 1979-1980
MA, University of Hawaii (Clinical Psychology) Thesis: A Comparison of Meditation and Progressive Relaxation Used as Anxiety Reduction Agents in College Students., 1976
Clinical Psychology Intern, Rotating 2200-hour clinical internship (APA approved) with specific assignments at the Honolulu VA Mental Hygiene Clinic, St. Francis Hospital, Straub Hospital, and the Neuropsychology Service of Hawaii State Hospital., 1976-1979
MS, Illinois State University (General Experimental Psychology)., 1974
BA, Illinois State University (Honors Scholar; graduated with High Honors in Psychology)., 1973
Licensed psychologist and health services provider, Missouri (#291)
West Virginia (inactive)
APA Ernest R. Hilgard Award for Career Contributions to General Psychology, 2009
Congressional Science Fellow. Selected as one of three Fellows sponsored by the American Psychological Association in the program administered by the American Association for the Advancement of Science, 1990-1991
Congressional Health Policy Fellow. Selected as one of six Fellows sponsored by the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation in the program administered by the Institute of Medicine/National Academy of Science and the American Political Science Association., 1989-1990
Fulbright Yonsei Distinguished Fulbright Scholar (Korea), 2008-2009
John F. Kennedy Fulbright Senior Scholar (Thailand), 1999
American Psychological Association (Fellow)
Professional Practice and Community Service
President, APA Division 12, Society of Clinical Psychology, 2011
President, APA Division 52, International Psychology, 2010
Editor, PsycCRITIQUES: Contemporary Psychology--APA Review of Books, 2005-2017
Robert Wood Johnson Health Policy Fellow (US Senate)
Series Editor, Advances in Psychotherapy: Evidence Based Practice (Published by the Society of Clinical Psychology, Division 12 of APA)
APA Congressional Science Fellow (US House of Representatives)