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Educators, mentors and guides

Graduate School of Professional Psychology Faculty

Meet our Graduate School of Psychology Faculty

Faculty in the Graduate School of Professional Psychology at the University of St. Thomas College of Health are dedicated to the training, education, and professional development of practitioner-scholars. As lifelong learners, these scholars make ethical, professional, and creative contributions to their communities and their respective professional disciplines (counseling psychology, professional counseling, marriage and family therapy, addiction counseling). Faculty infuse multiple perspectives throughout the programs to develop a student’s self-reflection and critical thinking in order to effectively and competently serve the needs of a diversity of communities. 

Meet the Chair

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Department Chair, Graduate School of Professional Psychology

Dr. Christopher Vye

Dr. Christopher Vye has an interest in the assessment and treatment of the anxiety disorders. In 1999, he co-founded a specialty practice treating individuals with anxiety. His scholarly interests are in the areas of anxiety, psychopathology and psychotherapy research.  


Thought Leadership

Dr. Bryana French
Associate Professor
Dr. Christopher Vye
Associate Professor, Chair
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Dr. Bryana French

Radical Times Call for Radical Healing

Bryana H. French, Ph.D., LP, writes about evidence-based practices that promote individual and collective healing in the face of racism.
Tommie Expert: Radical Times Call for Radical Healing

Dr. Christopher Vye

OCD and COVID-19

Dr. Christopher Vye discusses the challenges of living with obsessive compulsive disorder during the COVID-19 pandemic.
Tommie Expert: OCD and COVID-19

Graduate School of Professional Psychology Faculty Research

From exploring ways of developing working alliances with students to proposing frameworks for radical healing in communities of color, Graduate School of Professional Psychology faculty conduct research that changes how we think about psychology and mental health.