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 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