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Dr. Tim Thornberry
Dr. Tim Thornberry
- Assistant Professor, Director Psy. D


  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology Auburn University, clinical child specialization, 2013
  • M.S., Clinical Psychology Auburn University, 2010
  • B.A., Psychology (Extended major), Western Kentucky University, 2007
  • APA-accredited pre-doctoral internship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center
  • APA-accredited postdoctoral fellowship, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, child/pediatric psychology specialization

Credentials and Consulting

  • Kentucky: Licensed Psychologist, Health Service Provider
  • Certified Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) Provider


  • PSY 100: Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 100H: Honors Introduction to Psychology
  • PSY 290: Supervised Study in Psychology
  • PSY 440: Abnormal Psychology
  • PSY 640: Psychopathology
  • PSY 641: Systems of Psychotherapy
  • PSY 642: Clinical Interviewing and Psychotherapy
  • PSY 799: Dissertation in Psychology
  • PSY 862: Advanced Psychotherapy Interventions

Research Interests

My research relates to primary care psychology topics, especially parenting, prevention, and public health. Ongoing projects include: examining the utility of analog behavior observations of parent-child interactions; implementation of Parent-Child Interaction Therapy (PCIT) with rural families; and behavioral health problem prevention and intervention (e.g., smoking cessation, substance abuse, pediatric obesity).

Research Supervision

I am willing to serve as director or as a committee member for any of these types of projects: PSY 290, PSY 490, Honors thesis, MA thesis, Ed.S. Specialist Projects, Psy.D. Dissertations.

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