Lisa Curtin

Dr. Curtin will be accepting a doctoral student for the Fall of 2019.

For information on the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology (Psy.D.), visit clinicalpsychpsyd.appstate.edu

Priority review date for admission is December 1st. Applications that are not complete by the priority date risk denial of admission; however, if seats remain for the invitation only on-campus interviews in February, applications not complete by December 1st will be considered.

Research Interests

  • Rural mental health services
  • Addictive behaviors
  • Community-based collaborations
  • Psychotherapy outcome and process
  • Integrated care
  • Social factors and body image

Education

  • Ph.D., 1996, Virginia Tech, Clinical Psychology
  • M.S., 1991, University of Central Florida, Clinical Psychology
  • B.S., 1988, Florida State University, Psychology
  • Clinical Psychology Internship, 1995-1996, Brown University School of Medicine

Publications 

  • Curtin, L., Massey, C., & Keefe, S. E. (2017). Intergenerational Patterns of Mental Illness in Rural Settings and its Relevance for School Mental Health.  In K. D. Michael and J. P. Jameson (Eds.) Handbook of Rural School Mental Health.  Springer: New York.
  • Hargrove, D. S., Curtin, L., & Kirschner, B. L. (2017). Ruralism and Regionalism: Myths and Misgivings Regarding the Homogeneity of Rural Populations. In K. D. Michael and J. P. Jameson Handbook of Rural School Mental Health.  Springer:  New York.
  • Forman, M.*, Martz, D. M., Webb, R. M., & Curtin, L. (2016). A Preliminary Investigation of Racial Differences in Body Talk in Age-Diverse U.S. Adults Eating Behaviors.  Eating Behaviors, 21, 232-235.
  • Orlando, C. M.*, Broman-Fulks, J. J., Whitlock, J. L., Curtin, L., & Michael, K. D. (2015).  Non-suicidal self-injury and suicidal self-injury: A taxometric evaluation. Behavior Therapy, 41, 154-171
  • Curtin, L., Cohn, T., & Belhumeur, J.* (2014).  Suicidal behavior in the rural population.  In Advancing the Science of Suicidal Behavior: Understanding and Intervention.  Hauppauge, NY:  Nova Science Publishers.
  • Stewart, H. M.*, Jameson, J. P., & Curtin, L. (2014). The relationship between stigma and self-reported willingness to use mental health services among rural and urban older adults.  Psychological Services, 14, 1541-1559.
  • Keefe, S. E., & Curtin, L. (2011). Mental Health in Appalachia. In R. Ludke & P. Obermiller (Eds.). Appalachians: Their Health and Well-being. Louisville, KY: University Press Kentucky.
  • Hargrove, D. S., & Curtin, L. (2012). Rural mental health practitioners: Their own mental health needs. In W. Jacob, J. Ranier, & B. Smalley (Eds.) Rural Mental Health. Springer Publishing: NY, NY.
  • Jameson, J. P., & Curtin, L., (2012). Rural veterans. In W. . Jacob, J. Ranier, & B. Smalley (Eds.) Rural Mental Health. Springer Publishing: NY, NY.
  • Curtin, L., Cohn, T., & Belhumeur, J.* (2014).  Suicidal behavior in the rural population.  In Advancing the Science of Suicidal Behavior: Understanding and Intervention.  Hauppauge, NY:  Nova Science Publishers.
  • Kinsaul, J. E.*, Curtin, L., Bazzini, D. G., & Martz, D. M. (2014). Empowerment, Feminism, and Self-Efficacy: Relationships to Body Image and Disordered Eating. Body Image: An International Journal of Research, 11, 63-67.


Title: Clinical Psychology Program Director, Professor
Department: Department of Psychology

Email address: Email me

Phone: (828) 262-8936

Office address
309C Smith Wright Hall