Education:

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. https://doi.org/10.1111/sltb.12804

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. https://doi.org/10.1016/j.jad.2020.03.133

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. https://doi.org/10.1097/NMD.0000000000001153

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. http://dx.doi.org/ 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. http://dx.doi.org/ 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. http://dx.doi.org/10.3138/jmvfh.2017-0040

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. https://doi.org/10.1007/s12671-018-1072-3

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1016/j.jcbs.2018.02.002

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1037/cou0000245

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. http://dx.doi.org/10.1002/jts.22226

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. http://dx.doi.org/ 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