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Lemmon

Valerie Lemmon, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor of Psychology

 

M.S. and Psy.D. in Clinical Psychology from Philadelphia College of Osteopathic Medicine

M.S. in Clinical Psychology from Millersville University

B.A. in Psychology from Gettysburg College

Teaching Interests: Clinical and Counseling courses
Research: Body Image and Sanctification; Forgiveness; Stress
Current Projects: Body Image and Sanctification
Recent Publications:

Lemmon, V. A., & Jantzi, C. D. (June 20, 2012). Body Image: The Positive Impact of Religiosity. Workshop at the Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Convention, Harrisburg, PA.

 

Jantzi, C. D., Lemmon, V. A., Soctt, O., & Wismer, A. (March 30, 2012). The differences between Christian and secular college women's body image. Poster session at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, 2012 International Conference, Washing, DC.

 

Lemmon, V. (April 7, 2011).  The Role of Sanctification in Christian College Women's Body Image: A Process Approach to Research - Keynote Speaker for Mid-Atlantic Student Research Conference at Messiah College, Grantham PA.

 

Haynes, K., Gonzalez, A., Jones, K., Patkos, M., Smith, N., Lemmon, V. A., Addleman, J., & Boyatzis, C. (2009). Body image and spirituality: The relationship between religiousity and body esteem. Poster session presented at the annual Pennsylvania Psychological Association convention, Harrisburg, PA.

 

Lemmon, V. A. (2008). Psychological factors related to people living with HIV/AIDS. Poster session presented at the annual Pennsylvania Psychological Association convention, Harrisburg, PA.

 

Jantzi, C., Lemmon, V. A., & Seitz,C. (2007, April). Ethical issues involving questions of spiritual neutrality in marital and family therapy: How to work through spiritual issues with married couples. Case presentations presented at Messiah College’s Helping Professions Ethics Conference, Grantham, PA.

 

Lemmon, V. A. (2004). Differences in coping among employed and unemployed visually impaired adults. Poster session presented at the annual Pennsylvania Psychological Association conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

 

Lemmon, V. A., & Mizes. J. S. (2002). Effectiveness of exposure therapy: A case study of posttraumatic stress disorder and mental retardation. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9, 317-323.

Hobbies: Playing the violin, singing, hiking, biking, canoeing, reading
Road to Psychology International Cross Cultural Experiences
Contact Information: Boyer 379;VLemmon@messiah.edu; (717) 796-1800 ext. 2179

 


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