Amy House

Associate Professor

Amy House

Associate Professor

Academic Appointment(s)

Medical College of Georgia
Department of Psychiatry and Health Behavior

Bio

Earned a Ph.D. in clinical psychology at the University of Georgia and joined the faculty at Medical College of Georgia in 1997. Director of the Augusta DBT program.

  • (706) 721-6710
  • EG 2024

Education

  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology University of Georgia, 1996

  • MS, Clinical Psychology University of Georgia, 1994

  • BA, Psychology, General Wake Forest University, 1991

Certifications

  • PSYC GA Secretary of State, 1997

Awards & Honors

  • 2016 Exemplary Teaching Award for Excellence in Teaching in Graduate Medical Education Medical College of Georgia, 2017

  • Distinguished Faculty Award for Patient Care Awarded by MCG Faculty Senate, 2013

Courses Taught Most Recent Academic Year

  • MEDI 5174

    Mod 7: Med Neuro/Behav Health
  • RPSY 5000

    Psychiatry

Teaching Interests

Evidenced-based psychotherapy; dialectical behavior therapy; acceptance and commitment therapy; post-traumatic stress disorder; suicide prevention; psychology of women

Scholarship

Selected Recent Publications

  • The relationship between cognitive fusion, stigma, and well-being in people with multiple sclerosis, 2016
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Measuring psychological flexibility in medical students and residents: A psychometric analysis, 2013
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Interpersonal trauma and discriminatory events as predictors of suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Interpersonal trauma and discriminatory events as predictors of suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury in gay, lesbian, bisexual, and transgender persons, 2011
    Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Traumatic stress and discriminatory events as predictors of suicidal and nonsuicidal self-injury in gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender persons, 2011

Research Interests

Processes of change in psychotherapy

Professional Service

  • Women in ACBS SIG 2019 - 2020

    Role: Officer, Other Officer
  • Journal of Child Sexual Abuse 2005 - 2019

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • BMC Public Health - 2010

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of Traumatic Stress - 2010

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer
  • Journal of Dual Diagnosis - 2009

    Role: Reviewer, Ad Hoc Reviewer