EDUCATION & TRAINING

Licensed Clinical Psychologist in Missouri since 2011
Missouri, License Number 2011035798

Postdoctoral Fellowship
PTSD Clinic, St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center, St. Louis, MO

Ph.D., Counseling Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

M.S., Counseling Psychology
Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA

B.A., Sociology
Brown University, Providence, RI

PROFESSIONAL ROLE OUTSIDE OF PRIVATE PRACTICE

Associate Professor, Department of Psychology / Women, Gender and Sexuality Studies
Webster University, St. Louis, MO

PREVIOUS EMPLOYMENT

Psychologist, Siteman Counseling Service
Barnes-Jewish Hospital, St. Louis, MO

Clinical Assistant Professor
Washington University School of Medicine, St. Louis, MO

RESEARCH & SCHOLARLY ACTIVITIES

Maintain an active research program focused on the health and well-being of health care professionals, cancer care, ethics, and education.

Present regularly at national and regional scientific conferences.  Have presented at the annual conferences of the American Psychological Association, World Congress of Psycho-Oncology, American Psychosocial Oncology Society, American Society for Clinical Oncology, and others.

Give frequent invited talks to community groups and medical staff.  Have presented recently at the Young Women’s Breast Cancer Program (St. Louis), Barnes-Jewish Hospital (St. Louis), St. Louis Veterans Affairs Medical Center (St. Louis), and the Southeast Cancer Center (Cape Girardeau).

Published 20+ peer-reviewed articles and book chapters.

Edited a book published by the American Psychological Association.

SELECT HONORS

Faculty Advisor of the Year, Webster University (2018)

Invited attendance at the International Conference on Health Psychology in Cuba, American Psychological Association (2014)

Best Case Study Poster Award, American Psychosocial Oncology Society (2014)

Outstanding Counseling Psychology Graduate Student Award, Virginia Commonwealth University (2008)

Recognition Award for Extraordinary Service, International Psychology (Div. 52), American Psychological Association (2006)

Cancer Control & Prevention Research Fellow, National Cancer Institute (2005 – 2007)

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Psychological Association

American Psychosocial Oncology Society

Missouri Psychological Association

Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) St. Louis Consultation Group (Co-Founder)

4231 Laclede Ave
St. Louis, MO 63108

(314) 246-8704

Appointments Available
On Tuesdays

Day & Evening Hours

To schedule or ask questions, email me at akracen@amandakracen.com or call: (314) 246-8704