Debra Mollen, Ph.D.


Core Counseling Psychology Faculty

Psychology & Philosophy

Debra Mollen, Ph.D.

CFO 705


Ph.D., Counseling Psychology, Indiana State University, Bloomington, Indiana, 2004
M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Denver, Denver, CO, 1998
B.A., Psychology, Adelphi University, Garden City, NY, 1993

Research Interests

Women's Sexuality; childree Women; Reproductive Justic; Multicultural Counseling; Training/Teaching Issues; Professional Development

Latest Articles

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

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

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

Reproductive rights and informed consent: Toward a more inclusive discourse
Analyses of Social Issues and Public Policy (ASAP) (2014)
Debra Mollen

Locus of control, minority stress, and psychological distress among lesbian, gay, and bisexual individuals.
Journal of Counseling Psychology (2014)
Larry W Carter, Debra Mollen, Nathan Grant Smith


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


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

Women's sexuality: From problems to possibilities
in An essential handbook of women's sexuality | Prager (2013)
Debra Mollen, Jennifer Mootz

Cross cultural counseling
in The encyclopedia of cross-cultural school psychology | Springer (2010)
Debra Mollen, C. R. Ridley

Five therapists' personal and professional reflections and integration
in Sin or salvation: Implications for psychotherapy | Taylor & Francis (2010)
S. D. Stabb, Debra Mollen, C. Cruz, K. Simonson, A. Vyas

In defiance of compulsory mothering: Voluntarily childfree women's resistance
in Victim no more? Women resisting the label of law | Fernwood Press (2009)
Debra Mollen

Cross-cultural counseling competencies
in Volume Four: Cross-cultural counseling: Cultural competence | Sage (2008)
C. R. Ridley, Debra Mollen

Post doctoral training in racial-cultural counseling competence
in Handbook of racial-cultural counseling and psychology, volume 2 | John Wiley (2005)
C. R. Ridley, Debra Mollen

Counseling of racial and ethnic minorities
in Encyclopedia of applied psychology, volume 3 | Academic Press (2004)
E. Delgado-Romero, Debra Mollen, C. R. Ridley

Models of multicultural counseling competence: A critical evaluation
in Handbook of multicultural counseling competencies | Sage (2003)
Debra Mollen, C. R. Ridley, C. L. Hill

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