Doctoral Student, Clinical (Adult) Psychology
Grand Valley State University, B.S. Psychology, minor Applied Statistics
Clinical Psychology, Adult Track, PhD
Year of Matriculation:
I'm interested in applying therapeutic techniques using a computer program, and studying the effects of implicit cognition on behavior
Publications and Presentations:
Sain, T., Swiatek, R., & Drake, C. E. (June, 2014). Seeing versus reading is believing: A reliability study of sample manipulation. Symposium presentation at the meeting for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Minneapolis, MN.
Drake, C. E., & Sain, T. (2014). Milk It: A Crash Course in Conceptualizing and Creating Defusion. Presentation at the meeting for the Association for Contextual Behavioral Science, Minneapolis, MN.
Drake, C. E., Kramer, S., Kohn, K., Murphy, M., Swiatek, R., Courier, J., & Sain, T. (August, 2013). Examining the reliability and validity of implicit perceptions of race categories. Poster presented at the 3rd International RFT Conference in Uppsala, Sweden.
Lakey, B., & Sain, T. (May, 2013). Enacted support misbehaves because of its personality: A replication. Poster presented at the Association for Psychological Science Annual Meeting in Washington, DC.
Teaching assistant for Introductory Psychology in 2012-2013
Lecturer for Introductory Psychology in 2013-2014
Instructor on record for Psychology of Personality in 2014-2015
Future Career Plans:
Practicing clinical psychologist in a VA or outpatient facility
What Attracted Me to SIU:
A strong emphasis in both research and clinical practice, as well as training in multiple empirically supported therapies