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Travis Sain

Doctoral Student, Clinical (Adult) Psychology

Travis Sain

Hometown:

Bancroft, MI

Undergraduate Institution:

Grand Valley State University, B.S. Psychology, minor Applied Statistics

Current Program:

Clinical Psychology, Adult Track, PhD

Year of Matriculation:

2012

Research Interests:

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 Experience:

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