Counseling & Educational Psychology
- Multicultural identity development
- Gender role beliefs
- LGBT psychology
Eye on Research: Mindfulness research at NMSU
- Fellow of the American Psychological Association & Div. 17 (2014)
- Received the Journal of Specialists in Group Work “Article of the Year” Award (2014) for “Effects of a mindfulness group on Latino adolescent students.” Selection made by Editorial Board. Was also the most downloaded article of the year.
- Supervision & Training Section of Div. 17 of APA, “Outstanding Training Director” Award (2014)
- Received The Counseling Psychologist, “Major Contribution of the Year” Award (August, 2010) for “Counseling Psychology Model Training Values Statement Addressing Diversity. “
Edwards, M., Adams, E. M., Waldo, M., Hadfield, O.D., & Biegel, G. (2014). Effects of a mindfulness group on Latino adolescent students: Examining levels of perceived stress, mindfulness, self-compassion and psychological symptoms. Journal of Specialists in Group Work, 39 (2), 145-163.
Cox, J. T., Adams, E. M., & Loughran, M. J. (2014). Behavioral health training is good medicine: A qualitative study of counseling psychology trainees’ experiences in primary care psychology. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 36(2), 115-129.
Windle, C., Newsome, S., Waldo, M., Adams, E. M. (2014). Mindfulness and group therapy: Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction and Dialectical Behavior Therapy groups. In J. DeLucia-Waack, C. Kalodner, & M. Riva (Eds.), The handbook of group counseling and psychotherapy (2nd ed.; pp.474-483). Sage Publications: Thousand Oaks, CA.
Cox, J. T., Loughran, M. J., Adams, E. M., & Navarro, R. M. (2012). Life satisfaction and health related quality of life among low-income medical patients: The influence of self-esteem as a mediating variable. Psychology, Health & Medicine. 17, 652-658.
Haley-Bailey, M., Adams, E. M., Dickson, G., Hitter, T.L., & Luna, L. (2012). Dismantling the birdcage: Preventing heterosexism. In E. Vera (Ed.), Handbook of prevention in counseling psychology (pp.455-475). Oxford Press.
Co-Principal Investigator: Graduate Assistance for Areas of National Need. U.S. Department of Education, Office of Post-Secondary Education.
Fellowship program for NMSU Counseling Psychology PhD students and School Psychology EdS students who are underrepresented minorities, interested in becoming faculty and clinical supervisors. ($442,917 for 3 years). Funded September 2015-2018.
Principal Investigator: Primary Care Behavioral Health Training. Health Resource and Services Administration, Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students Program.
Scholarships for NMSU Counseling Psychology doctoral students who are underrepresented minorities, committed to working in primary care settings in medically underserved communities. ($900,657 for 4 years). Funded September 2012-2016.
Lead Investigator: Behavioral Health Psychology Training on the US-Mexico Border. Health Resource and Services Administration, Graduate Psychology Education Program. Interdisciplinary collaborative training grant to enhance the training experience of doctoral students in Counseling Psychology by having them work in primary care and behavioral health settings. ($380,000 for 2 years). Funded. July, 2014-July 2016.
Principal Investigator: Bilingual Counseling Specialization. American Psychological Association’s Board of Educational Affairs Grant. CEMRRAT Program. Enhancing the existing capacity for bilingual training at NMSU. ($3000). Funded August 2011-August 2012.
Graduate Courses Taught (most recent)
- CEP 520 – The Art & Science of Mindfulness
- CEP 678 – Advanced Doctoral Practicum
- CEP 679 –Supervision Theory/Practicum
- CEP 680 & 682 – Internship
- CEP 700 – Dissertation
- Psychologist in the State of New Mexico, License Number 836
- Psychologist in the State of Ohio, License Number 4215
- Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs – Executive Board Member (2006-2009) and Secretary (2007-2009)
- American Psychological Association- Division 17 and Division 44
- Training & Education in Professional Psychology