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Sunni Primeaux

Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology

Sunni Primeaux

Hometown:

Lafayette, Louisiana

Undergraduate Institution:

University of Louisiana at Lafayette, Bachelor of Science in Psychology and Master of Science in Psychology

Current Program:

Clinical Psychology PhD

Year of Matriculation:

2014

Research Interests:

Functional Contextualism, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Relational Frame Theory (RFT), Mental Health Stigma

Publication:

Smith, T. S., Cheairs, M. D., Wright, A. E., Austin, W., Primeaux, S. J., & Dunn, P. R. (2013). Do medical malpractice caps influence life care planning for patients with tardive dyskinesia?. The Rehabilitation Professional20(4), 201-210.

Presentations:

Primeaux, S. J., Sandoz, E.K., & Villatte, M. (2014, May). Lessons worth learning: Education and flexibility with mental health stigma. Presented at the Association for Behavioral Analysis International Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Primeaux, S.J. (2014, May). (Panel Chair). The behavior of acceptance: Can Acceptance and Commitment Therapy play a role in traditional behavior analysis? Panel Discussion conducted at the Association for Behavioral Analysis International Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.

Primeaux, S.J., Villatte, M. & Sandoz, E. K. (2013, May). A contextual behavioral approach to understanding, assessing and treating psychotic behaviors. Presentation at the Association for Behavioral Analysis International Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Primeaux, S. J. (2013, May). (Panel Chair). In the room, in the moment: The role of functional analysis for treatment planning in clinical behavior analysis. Panel Discussion conducted at the Association for Behavioral Analysis International Annual Convention, Minneapolis, MN.

Primeaux, S., Hebert, E., Bordieri, M., Protti, T., & Sandoz, E. K. (2013, April). Raising the Confidence Coefficient: Derived Relational Responding, Statistics Anxiety, and Core Statistics Skills. Presentation at the North Louisiana Behavioral and Social Sciences Conference, Ruston, LA.

Primeaux, S.J. Myths in Love and Relationships. Presentation at the University of Louisiana Lafayette Spring 2013 Psychology Day.

Primeaux, S.J. & Smith, T.S (2010, November). Rehabilitation Considerations for Individuals with Tardive Dyskinesia. Paper presented at the 2010 Fall Honors Invitational, Lafayette, LA.

Teaching Experience:

TA for Psychology of Adjustment

TA for Intro to Psychology and Personality Psychology

Future Career Plans:

Work in academia teaching and conducting research while having a small side practice. 

What Attracted Me to SIU:

Dr. Chad Drake and his research lab.