Stephanie Strong

University of Southern Mississippi

Graduate Student

Member Since: 2023

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Professional Bio

Stephanie Strong is a fourth year Clinical Psychology PhD student at the University of Southern Mississippi under Dr. Nora Charles mentorship. Stephanie is a first-generation college student and an Iowa native. She received her Bachelors in Psychology (2014) and Masters in Psychology, with a Clinical Science emphasis (2017) from the University of Northern Iowa. In May 2013, she began work for UNI’s Center for Social and Behavioral Research as an Interviewer in the Computer-Assisted Telephone Interviewing (CATI) lab. The following year, she began working as a Graduate Research Assistant and was promoted to a Project Coordinator in 2017 where she worked until starting her PhD in 2019. Throughout her training, she has worked clinically in a variety of settings including a state psychiatric hospital, child advocacy center, juvenile intervention drug court, and general outpatient assessment and therapy clinics. Her research interests include addiction, substance use/misuse, motivations behind use, stigma and its impacts on treatment seeking, and developing early intervention strategies for at-risk youth.


Parent: University of Southern Mississippi

118 College Dr. #5025 Department of Psychology Hattiesburg, MS 39406 USA


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Interest Group

Forensic, Health Psychology, Education and Training