Reginald Adkisson , Ph.D., LP
Dr. Reginald Adkisson earned a BGS in 2001 from Wichita State University. He attended a combination MA/PhD program at Wichita State University earning a Masters of Arts in psychology (2005) and a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (2008). Dr. Adkisson’s dissertation was entitled “Understanding adolescent psychopathology: Analysis of identified personality dimensions in Major Depression and Conduct Disorder.” Dr. Adkisson is a licensed clinical psychologist in the state of Illinois.
Dr. Adkisson teaches one undergraduate class a semester, which is usually Abnormal Psychology (PSY 424). He also teaches one graduate class a semester, Cognitive Assessment I (PSY582) in the fall and Groups & Group Processes (PSY571) in the spring. More than a third of Dr. Adkisson’s time is spent in the department psychology clinic, delivering direct therapy services, conducting psychological assessments, and supervising graduate students in the clinical masters program.
Dr. Adkisson’s specialty area is Clinical Psychology. Within that area, Dr. Adkisson’s research lab focuses on the management of personality disorders, analyzing criminal behaviors, and personality assessment among special populations (e.g. prisoners and psychiatric inpatients).
Recent Scholarly Activities:
Adkisson, R. (2012). An Analysis of Life Quality for Incarcerated Males Using the Quality of Life Inventory. American Journal of Forensic Psychology. 30(1), 31-44.
Comparative Analysis of Behavior Regulation in Violent and Non-Violent Offenders. Scheduled for presentation at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual convention. May 2012.
Personality Styles Influence Cognitive Processes in Executive Function. Presented at the Association for Psychological Science annual convention. May 2011.
The Influence of Personality Styles on Behavior Regulation in Young Adults. Co-Investigators: Kelly Ford & Nicole Rodak. Presented at the Midwestern Psychological Association annual convention. May 2011.