Bruce Clark | Psychology | SIU

Southern Illinois University



Bruce Clark

Doctoral Student, Clinical Pyschology

Bruce Clark


Minneapolis, MN

Undergraduate Institution and Degree:

Augsburg College, BA in Psychology

Current Program/Degree Pursued:

Clinical Psychology PhD

Year of Matriculation:


Research Interests/Publications/Presentations:

Clark, B. & Freiheit, S. (2016, August). Gratitude Journaling and its Impact on Anxiety. Poster presented at the 124th annual convention for the American Psychological Association (APA), Denver, CO.

Teaching Experience:

  • Teaching Assistant for Introduction to Psychology (PSYC 102) in Fall 2016 at SIU
  • Supplemental Instructor for Research Methods and Statistics I and II from Fall 2015-Spring 2016 at Augsburg College

Future Career Plans:

My goal is to become a professor and conduct research at a major university.

What Attracted Me to SIU:

The intentional combination of teaching, counseling, and researching experiences provided to graduate students.

Anything else you would like to add:

Even though I am in the Adult Clinical Psychology program, I spent my undergraduate internship at a family-based homeless shelter, where I provided a safe and encouraging environment for children between the ages of 2 and 4. That’s right, I got college credit to play with kids!