Bryant Michael Stone
Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology
Undergraduate Institution and Degree:
John Carroll University; Bachelor’s of Science in Psychology, Minor in Statistics
Current Program/Degree Pursued:
Clinical Psychology, Ph.D.
Year of Matriculation:
Nicolas DiCaprio Distinguished Undergraduate Senior Award, John Carroll Research Recognition Award, John Carroll Service Recognition Undergraduate Award
I am interested in improving and creating interventions and protocols through ideas/concepts taken from Relational Frame Theory (RFT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy (CBT) due to the focus on cognitions (e.g., language, thoughts, and attention).
Stone, B.M., & Parks, A.C. (in press). Cultivating wellbeing through positive psychological interventions. The Handbook of Well-Being.
Cobbs, A.M., Stone, B.M., & Parks, A.C. (2017). The efficacy of happiness interventions: An overview. Quebec Journal of Psychology, (38)1, 159-184. doi: 10.7202/1040074ar
Stone, B.M. (2017, April). Positive affect, attention & memory: The impact of the gratitude letter intervention on the processing of negative & positive stimuli. Poster session presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association 89th Annual Meeting, Chicago, IL.
Stone, B.M. (2017, July). Positive affect, attention & memory: The impact of the gratitude letter intervention on the processing of negative & positive stimuli. Poster session presented at the International Positive Psychology Association 5th World Congress, Montreal, Canada.
Stone, B.M. (2016, July). Positive psychological interventions: The scientific study of happiness. Presentation at Psychological and Behavioral Consultants, Beachwood, OH.
Teacher’s Assistant for Experimental Design & Analysis
Experimental Design & Analysis Tutor
Statistics for Psychological Science Tutor
Introduction to Psychological Science Tutor
Future Career Plans:
A heavily research-oriented/teaching career with part time private practice clinical work.
What Attracted Me to SIU:
The emphasis on empirically supported therapies. It is a great school with great people.