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Dana Waters

Antioch University Seattle

  • Core faculty & Associate Chair, PsyD Program
  • Associate Professor & Director of Training, WSPP
  • Psychologist, Private Practice
  • Supervisor, Fremont Community Therapy Project
  • Psychologist, Family Services of King County
  • Research team member, Dreikurs Psychological Services Center
  • Psychotherapist, REACH Foundation

Educational History

  • 1994 – 2000 PsyD, Clinical Psychology (APA Accredited); MA, Counseling Psychology, Adler School of Professional Psychology, Chicago, Illinois
  • 1990 – 1994 BA, Psychology, Elmhurst College, Elmhurst, Illinois (Summa Cum Laude)
  • 1983 – 1985 AAS, Veterinary Technology, Parkland College, Champaign, Illinois

Interest Research Group
Autism Spectrum in Women, Veterinary Suicide, Trauma, LGBTQIA issues

Waters, D., Cowan, J., Barnhart, G., Randall, C., Wright, L., Zinn, B., Woehler, L. (2019). Attachment Loss and Vicarious Trauma: A Descriptive Phenomenological Analysis of Suicidality and Depression in Veterinarians. Poster Session, Division 56 (Trauma) of APA annual conference in Chicago, Illinois.

Waters, D. (2018, November). Safezone Training. Provision of Safezone training to MA Family Therapy faculty and staff, Antioch University, Seattle, WA.

Waters, D. (2018, January 25). The Power of Music. [Op Ed for Take This]. Retrieved from http://www.takethis.org/2018/01/the-power-of-music/

Waters, D., Cowan, J., Randall, C., Wright, L., Zinn, B., Barnhart, G., Woehler, L. (2018). Veterinary Suicide: A Qualitative Analysis of Compassion Stress Injury, Depression and Suicide. Poster presented at the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies 34rd annual meeting in Washington, D.C.

West, I., Waters, D., Heffner, C., & Cohen-Filipic, J. (2018). Avoiding unhelpful responses: A proposed theoretical measure of readiness to work with transgender clients. Poster presented at American Psychological Association Annual Conference in San Francisco, CA.

Waters, D. (2015, January). SafeZone Training Manual. Antioch University, Seattle, WA.

Busse, M., Whiteside, D., Hellings, J., Waters, D. (2014). Exploring the Reliability and Component Structure of the Personality Assessment Inventory in a Neuropsychological Population. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, DOI:10.1080/13854046.2013.876100.

Waters, D.P. (2010, August). SafeZone Training Manual. Washington School of Professional Psychology, Seattle, WA.

Whiteside, D. M., Zimberoff, A., Stroemel, J., Clinton, C., White, C., Diamonti, C., & Waters, D. (2010). Personality constructs on the Personality Assessment Inventory associated with suboptimal cognitive effort. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 24(2), 315-325.

Whiteside, D., Mayer, P., & Waters, D. (2009). Relationship between TOMM performance and PAI validity scales in a mixed clinical sample. The Clinical Neuropsychologist, 23, 523–533.

Waters, D., Westermeyer, J., Schneider, M., & Gralewski, C. (2008). Social adjustment and life-style among abuse-reporting outpatients. Journal of Individual Psychology, 64(1), 55–66.

Whiteside, D., Mayer, P., & Waters, D. (2008). Relationship between TOMM performance and PAI validity scales in a mixed clinical sample. Poster presented at American Psychological Association annual meeting in Boston, MA.

Waters, D.P. (2000, May). Social adjustment and life-style among abuse-reporting outpatients. Poster presented at Midwestern Psychological Association annual meeting, Chicago, Illinois.

2015 & 2017: President’s Award for Promotion of Diversity Antioch University, Seattle

  • American Psychological Association (APA):
    • Member, Division 33: Intellectual & Dev. Disorders/Autism Spectrum
    • Member, Division 44: Psychology Sexual Orientation & Gender Diversity
    • Member, Division 56: Trauma Psychology
  • American Board of Professional Psychology, Diplomat in Clinical Psychology (ABPP)
  • Washington State Psychological Association (WSPA):
    • Member, Continuing Education Review Committee 2013– 2015
  • World Professional Association for Transgendered Health, Full Professional Member

Associate Chair, Core Faculty, PsyD Program,

School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy

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