Christina Patterson is a doctoral student in the Combined Clinical/Counseling/School Psychology program. She received her Master's in Clinical Psychology from Eastern Washington University focusing her studies on the influence of childhood sexual abuse on sexual identity development and her Bachelor's from University of Nevada Las Vegas. Her research interests are multicultural psychology and children and families.
Christina is currently conducting research on the development of interventions aimed at increasing awareness of racial microaggressions. She has led a webinar on microaggressions and on cultural competence and clinical supervision for the Utah Psychological Association.
Christina is completing her pre-doctoral internship at the University of New Mexico Health Science Center - Integrated Care track (2016-2017).
Dissertation proposed: Increasing Knowledge and Detection of Racial Microaggressions in White College Students