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Bryant Michael Stone

Doctoral Student, Clinical Psychology

Bryant Michael Stone

Hometown: 
Twinsburg, OH

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:
2017

Awards Received:
Nicolas DiCaprio Distinguished Undergraduate Senior Award, John Carroll Research Recognition Award, John Carroll Service Recognition Undergraduate Award

Research Interests:
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).

Publications:
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

Presentations:
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.

Teaching Experience:
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.