Sabina Widner

Assistant Chair

Sabina Widner

Assistant Chair

Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

College of Science and Mathematics
Department of Psychological Sciences

The Graduate School

Bio

Dr. Widner earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of Georgia. She is a licensed psychologist and has been a member of the faculty in the Department of Psychological Sciences since 1995.

  • (706) 667-4613
  • (706) 737-1538
  • SCI E1019

Education

  • Ph.D., Psychology, General University of Georgia, 1994

  • MA, Psychology, General Wake Forest University, 1989

  • BA, Psychology, General University of Kentucky, 1987

Certifications

  • Georgia Licensed Psychologist 1997

Awards & Honors

  • Exceptional Service Award College of Science and Mathematics, 2017

  • Elected Outstanding Graduate Faculty Person in Psychology by psychology students 2010

  • Elected Outstanding Graduate Faculty Person in Psychology by psychology students 2007

  • Elected Outstanding Graduate Faculty Person in Psychology by psychology students 2005

  • Elected Outstanding Graduate Faculty Person in Psychology by psychology students 2000

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • PSYC 6960

    Clinical Internship
  • PSYC 6191

    Ethical Issues in Psychology
  • PSYC 3133

    Adult Develop & Aging
  • PSYC 3145

    Clinical Psychology
  • PSYC 6990

    Thesis Research
  • PSYC 6190

    Profess. & Ethical Foundations
  • PSYC 6121

    Research Methods I
  • PSYC 6946

    Therapeutic Interven Practi II
  • PSYC 6146

    Therapeutic Interventions II

Teaching Interests

Clinical psychology, therapeutic interventions, adult development and aging, quantitative methods.

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • Strong faculty relationships and academic motivation as potential outcomes of undergraduate research, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Self-report of drinking compared to objective markers of alcohol consumption, 2009
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Teaching beyond the bounds: An interdisciplinary introduction to psychology and sociology, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Teaching beyond the Bounds: An interdisciplinary introduction to psychology and sociology, 2007
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Attention deficit hyperactivity disorder symptoms and self-esteem in college students, 2006
    Journal Article, Academic Journal

Research Interests

teaching and learning, healthy aging, wellness.

Department Service

  • Assistant Chair 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Director of Graduate Studies 2015 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Comprehensive Exam Committees 2018 2018 - 2018

  • Chair Search Committee 2017-2018 2017 - 2018

  • Accreditation Self-Study 2016 - 2017

College Service

  • CoSM Physical Move Committee 2018 - 2018

  • CoSM Post Tenure Review Committee 2016 - 2017

    Role: Committee Member
  • College Tenure, Promotion and Post Tenure committee 2015 - 2016

    Role: Committee Member

University Service

  • Interprofessional Education Committee 2017 - Present

  • AU Center for Bioethics 2016 - Present

  • Resiliency Leadership Training 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Graduate Council 2015 - Present

    Role: Committee Member
  • Budget Advisory Committee 2017 - 2019

Professional Service

  • Psychotherapist at August University Counseling Center 2016 - Present

    Role: Other
  • Augusta Area Psychological Association 2015 - Present

  • Georgia Psychological Association 2015 - Present

  • Masters in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council 2017 - 2019

  • Master’s in Psychology and Counseling Accreditation Council (MPCAC) 2013 - 2016

    Role: Officer, President/Elect/Past

Public Service

  • National Depression Screening Day in Augusta 2009 - 2016

  • Mental Health Association of Greater Augusta 1996 - 2016

    Role: Board Member
  • National Depression Screening Day in Augusta 2007 - 2008

    Role: Chair
  • Mental Health Association of Greater Augusta 2002 - 2007

  • Psychology Department, ASU 2002 - 2004