Ph.D. Denise Friedman

Faculty

Bio

Dr. Denise Friedman plays a unique role in the School of Psychology & Counseling as the only non-clinician in the Psy.D. program. In her role, she teaches research and science courses and helps support research efforts conducted by faculty and students.


Friedman received her Ph.D. in Biological & Developmental Psychology and M.S. in Psychological Sciences from Virginia Tech, where she studied under Dr. Martha Ann Bell. She received her B.S. in Psychology, with a clinical emphasis, from Averett University.


Having served in numerous roles in the academic and nonprofit sectors, Friedman shares that teaching and conducting research with students is her true passion. Her research interests include the impact of technology on emerging adulthood and in education, interventions to improve school readiness, and factors influencing wellbeing and work-life balance.


Friedman currently resides in Chesapeake with her husband, son and pets. Her home is loud and full of love. In her downtime, she loves reading, visiting family and friends, playing board games, and hanging out at the beach.

Meet Our Faculty

Anna Ord, Psy.D.

M.S. in Psychology Program Director

Assistant Professor

757.352.4673 annashi@regent.edu
Cassandra D. Page, Psy.D.

Psychological Services Center Director

Associate Professor

757.352.4292 cpage@regent.edu
Jennifer Ripley, Ph.D.

Professor

Rosemarie S. Hughes Endowed Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice

757.352.4296 jennrip@regent.edu
James N. Sells, Ph.D.

Professor

Rosemarie S. Hughes Endowed Chair of Christian Thought in Mental Health Practice

757.352.4368 jsells@regent.edu
Jacqueline R. Smith, Ed.D.

Counseling Department Chair

Clinical Counseling Programs Director

Associate Professor

757.352.4499 jrsmith@regent.edu
Rachel Stephens, Psy.D.

Psychological Services Center Assistant Director

Assistant Professor

757.352.4280 rachha5@regent.edu
Ingo Tophoven, Ph.D.

Counseling Ministries Department Chair

Ph.D. in Counseling & Psychological Studies and M.A. in Pastoral Counseling Programs Director

Assistant Professor

757.352.4868 ingotop@regent.edu
Amy Trout, Psy.D.

M.A. in Human Services Program Director

Principal Lecturer

757.352.4349 atrout@regent.edu
Cyrus Williams, Ph.D.

Ph.D. in Counselor Education & Supervision Program Director

Professor

757.352.4576 cwilliams2@regent.edu

Adjunct

Mandy Baraka, Ph.D.
Ashley Bauman, M.A.
Andreas Bienert, Ph.D.
Evelyn Biles, D.Min.
Gary Collins, Ph.D.
Michelle Colon, M.A.
Joseph DeLong, D.Min.
LaShauna Dean, Ph.D.
Carissa Dwiwardani, Ph.D.
Michael Franks, Psy.D.
Crista Gambrell, Ph.D.
Susan George, Psy.D.
Beth Gerhard-Burnham, Ph.D.
Mary Cate Guman, Ed.D.
Penny Hamblin, Ed.D.
Emily Hervey, Psy.D.
Kurtis Hooks, MPH
Teri Hourihan, Ph.D.
Alicea Jenkins, M.A.
Judith L. Johnson, Ph.D.
David Jones, Ed.D.
Kristen Kansiewicz, M.A.
Brenda Keck, Ph.D.
John Kennedy, Ph.D.
Smyrna Khalaf, Ph.D.
Matthew Konst, Ph.D.
Robert Kuschel, M.S.
Shannon Kuschel, M.S.
Jeremy Lelek, Ph.D.
Jennifer Linnekaste, Ph.D.
Kimberly Lokeman, Ph.D.
Paul Loosemore, M.A.
Jessica McCleese, Psy.D.
Jennifer McCurrach, M.A.
Elena McSwain, Psy.D.
Dixie Meyer, Ph.D.
Raymond Nairn, Ph.D.
Lynn Olson Page, Ph.D., ABPP
Stephen Parker, Ph.D.
Annie Phillips, Ph.D.
Deborah Reed, M.A.
Keshia Ross-Williams, M.A.
Jeremy Ruckstaetter, Ph.D.
Suhad Sadik, Ph.D.
Scott Sautter, Ph.D.
Corie Schoeneberg, Ph.D.
Erynne H. Shatto, Ph.D.
Kaitlyn Stafford, Ph.D.
Katlin Ternes, Psy.D.
Deanna Towns, M.A.
Amanda Trent, Psy.D.
Lee Underwood, Psy.D.
Linda Vermooten, Psy.D.
Jerry Vuncannon, Ph.D.
Jay Wiles, Psy.D.
Latasha Williams, Ph.D.
Everett Worthington, Ph.D.
Mark Yarhouse, Psy.D.