John Stachula


Dr. Stachula teaches psychology courses. He is a faculty advisor for the Psychology Club and a member of the American Psychological Association.

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Education and Training

  • PhD, Ball State University, Counseling Psychology
  • MEd, University of Delaware, College Counseling
  • BS, St. Joseph's University, Psychology

Areas of Professional Interest

  • Substance Abuse Prevention and Treatment
  • Prevention of Sexual Assault, Rape, and Relationship Violence
  • Treatment of Survivors of Sexual Trauma/Abuse
  • Couple/Marital and Family Therapy
  • Crisis/Trauma Response, Intervention, and Treatment

Student-Mentored Research

Whitcomb, H., Clay, H., Horner, E., Stotts, B., Stout, M., & Stachula, J.P., (2009). College Students' Knowledge of and Attitudes Toward Mental Illness. Presented at the 36th Annual ILLOWA Undergraduate Psychology Conference, Galesburg, Illinois.

Conference Presentations

Simon-Dack, S.L., Williamson, A., Stachula, J.P., & Ashton-Houska, J.A. (2011). Stages of Faculty Development: Bridging the Gap Between Rookie and Veteran. Presented at the 18th Annual Midwest Institute for Students and Teachers of Psychology, Glen Ellyn, Illinois.

Courses Taught

Theories of Counseling
Abnormal Psychology
Human Sexuality
Family Systems and Counseling
Introduction to Psychology

Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association
The Society for Teaching of Psychology
Midwestern Psychological Association
Sigma Xi - Scientific Research Honor Society
Psi Chi - The National Honor Society in Psychology

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