Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, 2011, Postdoctoral Fellowship
University of Kansas, 2009, M.S., Ph.D.
York College of Pennsylvania, 2003, B.S.

Scholarly Interests:

Interpersonal and change processes as they related to psychological distress (e.g., suicide, depression, posttraumatic stress). Currently, Dan is involved in a series of projects examining how counsellors can best help those in suicidal crisis.

Selected Publications:

Cox, D. W., Wojcik, K. D., Kotlarczyk, A. M., Park, M., Mickelson, J. M., & Klonsky, E. D. (2021). How the helping process unfolds for clients in suicidal crises: Linking helping-style trajectories with outcomes in online crisis Chats. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 1–11. Advance online publication.

Cox, D. W., Kealy, D., Kahn, J. H., McCloskey, K. D., Joyce, A. S., Ogrodniczuk, J. S. (2020). The effect of depression on personality disorder treatment: Depression amplifying the interpersonal benefits of negative-affect expression. Journal of Affective Disorders, 272, 318-325.

Cox, D. W., Ogrodniczuk, J. S., Oliffe, J. L., Kealy, D., Rice, S. M., Kahn, J. H. (2020). Distress concealment and depression symptoms in a national sample of Canadian men: Feeling understood and loneliness as sequential mediators. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 208 (6), 510-513.

Cox, D. W., Kealy, D., Kahn, J. H., Wojcik, K. D., Joyce, A. S., Ogrodniczuk, J. S. (2019). The attenuating effect of depression symptoms on negative-affect expression: Individual and group effects in psychotherapy for personality disorders. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 66 (3), 351-361. 10.1037/cou0000335

Kahn, J. H., Cox, D. W., Simons, K. J., Hamlet, B. J., Hodge, B. J., & Lawell, K. J. (2019). Nonlinear effect of depression symptoms on the time course of emotional reactivity. Motivation and Emotion, 43 (4), 625-635. 10.1007/s11031-019-09754-0

Cox, D. W., Baugh, L. M., McCloskey, K., & Iyar, M. (2019). Social causation or social erosion? Evaluating the association between social support and PTSD among Veterans in a transition program. Journal of Military, Veteran and Family Health, 5 (1), 71-79.

Bakker, A. M., Cox, D. W., Hubley, A. M., & Owens, R. L. (2019). Emotion regulation as a mediator of self-compassion and depressive symptoms in recurrent depression. Mindfulness, 10(6), 1169–1180.

Cox, D. W., Motl, T. C., Bakker, A. M., Lunt, R. A. (2018). Cognitive fusion and life satisfaction in veterans: Examining the mediating roles of emotion dysregulation. Journal of Contextual Behavioral Science, 8 (1), 1-7.

O’Loughlin, J. I., Cox, D. W., Kahn, J. H., & Wu, A. D. (2018). Attachment Avoidance, Alexithymia, and Gender: Examining their Associations with Distress Disclosure Tendencies and Event-Specific Disclosure. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 65 (1), 65-73.

Cox, D. W., Bakker, A. M., & Naifeh, J. A. (2017). Emotion dysregulation and social support in PTSD and depression: A study of trauma-exposed veterans. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 30 (5), 545-549.

Kahn, J. H., Cox, D. W., Bakker, A. M., O’Loughlin, J. I., & Kotlarczyk, A. M. (2017). The role of distress disclosure tendencies in the experience and expression of laboratory-induced sadness. Journal of Individual Differences, 38 (1), 55-62. 10.1027/1614-0001/a000222

Courses Taught:

CNPS 574 Career Development
CNPS 584 Program Evaluation
CNPS 508 Trauma Psychology
CNPS 669 Research in Counselling Psychology
CNPS 362 Basic Helping Skills