Elizabeth Richardson


Elizabeth Richardson, PhD she/her



Curriculum Vitae



Liberal Arts 384


1999The Warren Alpert Medical School of Brown UniversityPostdoctoral Internship and Residency
1997Louisiana State UniversityPhD in Clinical Psychology
1995Louisiana State UniversityMA in Clinical Psychology
1992Indiana UniversityBA in Psychology


  • Research Methods
  • Behavioral Medicine
  • Young Adult Health Risk Behavior
  • Advanced Behavior Modification
  • Human Growth & Development





The nature of normative transitions across the life span. The course fosters an understanding of change from conception through death. Special emphasis is given to both cognitive and behavioral theories as well as supporting research. This course fulfills a portion of the Mental Health Counselors license requirement.

An interdisciplinary approach to health and illness. Particular emphasis is placed on the interface of psychology and other allied disciplines with traditional medical approaches. Students are introduced to medical psychology as a profession and exposed to practical applications including stress management and biofeedback training.

Independent pursuit of an individual research project under the supervision of a faculty sponsor.

Student develops and executes an independent research thesis under the direction of a faculty advisor. Graded A-F.


Research activities

  • The Oxford University Handbook of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury (Lloyd-Richardson, Whitlock & Baetens, eds.; currently in press)
  • Use of CBT and ACT strategies embedded in undergraduate classes
  • Consultation and collaboration on projects exploring the benefits of equine assisted learning
  • Mindful parenting, healing, and growth


Research interests

  • Adolescent & young adult health risk behaviors
  • Growth, resilience & wellness
  • Equine assisted learning
  • Mindful parenting

Select publications

See curriculum vitae for more publications

  • Morena, A.*, Trisal, A.* & Lloyd-Richardson, E.E. (*student) (in press).
    Promising approaches to prevention and intervention in university settings.
    In E.E. Lloyd-Richardson, J. Whitlock, & I. Baetens (Eds.), The Oxford University Press Handbook of Nonsuicidal Self-Injury
  • Browning, M.E.*, Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Schneider, R.L., Faro, A.L., Muehlenkamp, J.J. & Claudio-Hernandez, A. (2022).
    Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder and Co-Occurring Nonsuicidal Self-Injury: Evidence-Based Treatments and Future Research Directions.
    The Behavior Therapist, 45(6), 199-208.
  • *Browning, M.E., *Morena, A., Gould, E.R. & Lloyd-Richardson, E.E. (2022).
    Brief ACT for Undergraduates: A Mixed-Methods Pilot Investigation of Acceptance and Commitment Therapy Delivered over Zoom.
    Journal of College Student Psychotherapy
  • Lloyd-Richardson, E.E., Strong, J., & Sonatore, D. (2022).
    The Equus Effect: A road to regulation through equine-assisted learning.
    In C. Meola (Ed.), Integrating Horses into Healing. New York: Elsevier.
  • Whitlock, J. & Lloyd-Richardson, E.E. (2019).
    Healing Self-Injury: A compassionate guide for parents and other loved ones.

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