Associate Director for the Institute for the Study of Addiction and Professor and Coordinator of Addiction Studies with the Department of Counselor Education, Dr. Doumas is a Licensed Psychologist in Idaho and California. She is a member of the American Counseling Association, the Association of Counselor Education and Supervision, and Research Society on Alcoholism. Her experience includes both individual and couples counseling for clients with substance abuse, depression, anxiety, and interpersonal concerns. Her research interests include alcohol abuse prevention and treatment, intimate partner violence, and the relationship between interpersonal style and high-risk behavior.
A Randomized Trial Evaluating a Parent Based Intervention to Reduce College Drinking (with Rob Turrisi, Anne E. Ray, Susan M. Esp, and Amy K. Curtis-Schaeffer), Journal of Substance Abuse Treatment (2013)
This study evaluated the effectiveness of a parent based intervention (PBI) in reducing drinking among...
Alcohol-Related Consequences Among Intercollegiate Student Athletes: The Role of Drinking Motives, Journal of Addictions & Offender Counseling (2013)
This study examined drinking motives as predictors of alcohol-related consequences among student athletes and nonathletes....
Developing the Counselor as a Person and as a Professional: Attitudinal Changes in Core Counseling Courses (with Kenneth M. Coll, Ann Trotter, and Brenda J. Freeman), The Journal of Humanistic Counseling (2013)
This quantitative pilot study examined changes in counseling students’ professional attitudes in 3 master's-level core...
Untangling Hope and Optimism: Implications for Counselors (with Aida Hutz-Midgett, Becca Dickinson, Angela Dondero, Mary Johnson, and Jenni Kimball), Vistas (2012)
Counselors often help clients gain insight that allows them to view the world through a...
Treatment for Childhood Refugee Trauma: A Randomized, Controlled Trial (with April A. Schottelkorb and Rhyan Garcia), International Journal of Play Therapy (2012)
The authors investigated the effectiveness of child-centered play therapy (CCPT) in comparison with an evidence-based...
Contributions to Books
Enhancing Workplace Safety: Evaluation of a Drug-Free Workplace Program (with Marianne King and Beau Lachance), Workplaces: Safety, Social Implications and Expectation (2012)
Evaluation of a Parent-Based Intervention to Reduce Heavy Drinking in the Freshman Year of College, 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies in Geneva (2012)
Evaluation of a Web-Based Workplace Program for Reducing Harmful Drinking Patterns, 42nd Annual Conference of the European Association for Behavioural and Cognitive Psychotherapies (2012)
An Examination of Intimate Partner Violence, Attachment, and Violence Reciprocity (with Lisa L. McKinley, Christine L. Pearson, and Jenna E. Elgin), Western Psychological Association (2007)
Web-based Alcohol Interventions for Mandated College Students (with Kate Haralson and Phares Book), Western Psychological Association (2007)
Prevention of High-Risk Drinking in Youth in the Workplace: A Brief Computerized Intervention (with Elizabeth Hannah, Heather Stocker, and Marianne King), Annual Meeting of the American Public Health Association (2006)
Introduction: Research demonstrates the efficacy of brief interventions based on social norming and motivational enhancement...