Amanda Flake

Sam Houston State University

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Professional Bio

Amanda Flake is a second-year clinical psychology Master’s candidate at Sam Houston State University. She received a Bachelor’s degree in psychology from Armstrong State University in 2018. Amanda believes in providing criminal-justice-involved individuals with comprehensive assessment and treatment services through examination of various aspects of personality and culture. As part of the LGBTQ+ community, Amanda has taken her passion for advocacy and diversity and applied it to her work in forensic psychology. Her research and practical experiences are primarily focused on underprivileged and underserved individuals, focusing on the establishment and promotion of multimodal and multicultural assessments in forensic mental health. In addition to her independent research on the predictive validity of the Structured Assessment of Protective Factors (SAPROF), Amanda is also part of The Health and Resilience Initiative for Vulnerable and Excluded Groups (weTHRIVE) lab where she has worked on various projects involving vulnerable populations such as first responders, law enforcement, and victims of human trafficking. She is also a member of the Psi Chi Honors Society.


Parent: Sam Houston State University

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Georgia Southern University - Armstrong Campus 2018

Bachelor of Arts

Interest Group

Forensic, Psychoanalytic Assessment