Diane Groat, Ph.D.

Diane Groat, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor
Email: diane.e.groat@jsums.edu
Phone: 601 979 3366

Degree: Ph. D. Clinical Psychology, Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara, CA

RESEARCH INTERESTS: Cross-Culture applicability of the Post Traumatic Growth Construct, Positive Psychology, Cognitive Constructivism and Meaning Making processes.

Publications/Presentations/Scholarly Works:

Groat, D. (2019) Motivational Interviewing Skills,” Guest Presentation to IPAP/PA Resident Program at Keesler Medical Center, Biloxi MS, 2019

Groat, D. ( 2014-2015) Weekly and monthly staff in-service training presentations on clinical skills and mental health diagnoses and treatment strategies to MHM Services clinical staff 2014-2015.

Compton, D. (2012). Traumatic Adjustment and Meaning-Making Processes. Doctoral dissertation presented at Fielding Graduate University, Santa Barbara CA.

Courses Taught: Clinical Practicum, Physiological Psychology, Experimental Psychology, and Learning Theories

Certification and Licensure: Licensed Psychologist State of Mississippi, Licensed Psychologist State of Louisiana

Clinical Experiences: Twenty+ years of experience, serving in the role of a Psychologist: Private Practitioner, Psychological Consultancies with Keesler Airbase,  Keesler Family Health Clinic, Dyess Air Force Base Mental Health Clinic, Ft. Drum Behavioral Health Department, Maxwell AFB Mental Health Clinic and Alabama Dept. of Corrections, and Therapist LPC in both outpatient and inpatient psychiatric facilities.