Debra Mollen, Ph.D.

Professor

Core Counseling Psychology Faculty

Debra Mollen, Ph.D.

Contact

dmollen@twu.edu
940-898-2317
CFO 705

Education

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University, Bloomington, Indiana
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO
B.A., Psychology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY

Research Interests

Women's Sexuality; Childfree Women; Reproductive Justice; Multicultural Counseling; Training/Teaching Issues; Professional Development

Latest Articles

Hidden in plain sight: Working class and low-income atheists.
Journal of Counseling Psychology (2021)
Dena M Abbott, Debra Mollen, Jessica A Boyles, Elyxcus J Anaya

Sexuality as a competency: Advancing training to serve the public.
Training and Education in Professional Psychology (2021)
Debra Mollen, Dena M Abbott

A call to the profession: Rejuvenating the multicultural conversation
The Counseling Psychologist (2021)
Charles R Ridley, Katie Console, Ankita Sahu, Caroliina Yin, Debra Mollen

Multicultural counseling competence: A construct in search of operationalization
The Counseling Psychologist (2021)
Charles R Ridley, Debra Mollen, Katie Console, Caroliina Yin

Rethinking multicultural counseling competence: An introduction to the major contribution
The Counseling Psychologist (2021)
Debra Mollen, Charles R Ridley

Providing sexuality training for psychologists: The role of predoctoral internship sites
American Journal of Sexuality Education (2021)
Dena M Abbott, Debra Mollen, Elxycus J Anaya, Theodore R Burnes, Madeline M Jones

Feminist storytelling: Representing the stories of diverse women in psychology
Women & Therapy: A Feminist Quarterly (2020)
Noelany Pelc, Nadia Hasan, Debra Mollen

Conclusion: Representing the stories of diverse women in psychology
Women & Therapy: A Feminist Quarterly (2020)
Noelany Pelc, Debra Mollen

Isn't atheism a White thing? Centering the voices of atheists of color
Journal of Counseling Psychology (2019)
Dena M Abbott, Debra Mollen, Caitlin Mercier, Elyxcus J Anaya, Victoria A Rukus

Teaching sizeism: Integrating size into multicultural education and clinical training
Women & Therapy: A Feminist Quarterly (2019)
Martha F. Bergen, Debra Mollen

Atheism as a concealable stigmatized identity: Outness, anticipated stigma, and well-being
The Counseling Psychologist (2018)
Dena M Abbott, Debra Mollen

Abortion knowledge and attitudes among psychologists and graduate students.
The Counseling Psychologist (2018)
Debra Mollen, Candice Hargons, Elyssa M Klann, Della V Mosley

Feminist Pioneer Annette Brodsky: Paving the way
Women & Therapy: A Feminist Quarterly (2017)
Claudia Porras Pyland, D. Mollen

Student experiences of remediation in their graduate psychology programs.
Training and Education in Professional Psychology (2017)
Justine Kallaugher, Debra Mollen

Gender-based violence and armed conflict: A community-informed socioecological conceptual model from Northeastern Uganda.
Psychology of Women Quarterly (2017)
Jennifer Mootz, Sally D. Stabb, Debra Mollen

The impact of religious commitment on the sexual self-esteem of women.
Sexuality & Culture (2016)
Dena M Abbott, Jeff E. Harris, Debra Mollen

Spiritual maturity as a moderator of the relationship between Christian fundamentalism and shame.
Journal of Psychology and Theology (2015)
Kathryn H. Keller, Debra Mollen, Lisa Rosen

Books

The Internship, Practicum, and Field Placement Handbook: A guide for the helping professions (8th ed.)
Taylor & Francis (2018)
Brian N Baird, Debra Mollen

Chapters

Sexual disorders and gender.
in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender | Sage Publications (2017)
Dena Abbott, Debra Mollen

Existential approaches and gender.
in The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender | Sage Publications (2017)
Virginia Maril, Debra Mollen

In defiance of compulsory mothering: Voluntarily childfree women's resistance.
in Gender, Law, & Justice | Fernwood Press (2016)
Debra Mollen

Toward a human rights agenda: Social issues that have shaped psychology in the United States.
in Psychological Specialties in Historical Context: Enriching the Classroom Experience for Teachers and Students | Society for the Teaching of Psychology (2016)
Dena M Abbott, Noelany Pelc, Debra Mollen

The pedagogical strategies of implementing story from a feminist perspective.
in Telling Stories: The Art and Science of Storytelling as an Instructional Strategy | Society for the Teaching of Psychology (2015)
Jennifer Mootz, Debra Mollen

Internally Funded Projects

Texas Woman's University Creative Arts & Humanities Award
$3,875.00 | 2016
Research Grant

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association
  • Association for Women in Psychology
  • Division 17 - Society of Counseling Psychology
  • Division 35 - The Society for the Psychology of Women