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Dale G. Larson, Ph.D.

Dale Larson HS 2019
Dale G. Larson, Ph.D.
J. Thomas and Kathleen L. McCarthy Professor and Coordinator, Health Psychology Emphasis

Dale G. Larson, Ph.D. is a Fulbright Scholar, a Fellow in the American Psychological Association (Division 17, Counseling Psychology, and Division 38, Health Psychology, and Division 32, Humanistic Psychology), and a licensed clinical psychologist and marriage and family therapist.  His academic interests bridge counseling and health psychology, including self-concealment, stress management, person-centered therapy, and a variety of issues in the end-of-life area, such as grief counseling research, interdisciplinary team development, and advanced illness care coordination. A recognized national leader in end-of-life care and training, Larson was Senior Editor and a contributing author for the Robert Wood Johnson-funded national newspaper series, Finding Our Way: Living with Dying in America, which reached 7 million Americans.   

Larson has published extensively in his areas of interest, and is the editor of the text,Teaching Psychological Skills: Models for Giving Psychology Away, and the author of the award-winning book, The Helper's Journey:  Empathy, Compassion, and the Challenge of Caring (2nd. ed., 2020, Research Press).

Self-Concealment Research Collaborative:

Guadalupe Hall 124
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