Texas Tech University

Steven Richards, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus
Counseling

Email: steven.richards@ttu.edu

Education
Ph.D., State University of New York at Stony Brook, 1973 (clinical psychology, APA-accredited)

Steve Richards

Positions and Awards

Previous Positions
Professor, Syracuse University, 1984-1990
Assistant Professor to Professor, University of Missouri at Columbia, 1973-1984
Administrative Positions: 15 positions since 1976, including:

  • Director of Graduate Studies
  • Department Chair
  • Doctoral Program Director
  • Psychology Clinic Director
  • Director of Introductory Psychology Course
  • Director of Planning and Assessment
  • University Task Force Member

Honors and Awards

  • President's Academic Achievement Award: For career contributions to teaching, research, and service, TTU, 2013
  • Teaching Award: Department of Psychological Sciences, TTU, 2007-2008
  • Teaching Honor: Member, Teaching Academy, TTU, 1999-present
  • Service Awards: 7 Appreciation Awards & 3 Major Service Nominations, 1976-present

Professional Services

  • Journal Editorial Boards: 10 (e.g., currently an editorial board member for the Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 2009- present)
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer: 33 Journals (1971-present)
  • Ad-Hoc Reviewer: National Institutes of Health, Educational Testing Service, Head Start, American Psychological Association, University Health Science Centers, Academic Book Publishers, Community Agencies, Professional Groups, etc. (1969-present)
  • Member: University, Community, National, and Professional Association Committees: 350+ (1971-present)

Select Research

  • Richards, S., Gulliver, S., & Cohen, L. (Eds.). (in press). Clinical health psychology and behavioral medicine. Oxford, UK: Wiley.
  • Richards, S., & O'Hara, M. (Editors). (2014). The Oxford Handbook of Depression and Comorbidity.New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Richards, S., Cohen, L., Morrell, H., Watson, N., & Low, B. (2013). Treating depressed and anxious smokers in smoking cessation programs. Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, 81, 263-273. doi:10.1037/a0027793
  • Richards, S., & Perri, M. (Editors). (2010). Relapse prevention for depression.Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Jorgensen, R., Dusek, J., Richards, S., & McIntyre, J. (2009). An experimental investigation of consistency in female undergraduates' reports of coping efforts for the same vs. different situations. Canadian Journal of Behavioural Science, 41, 51-54.
  • Santos, M., Richards, S., & Bleckley, K. (2007). Comorbidity between depression and disordered eating in adolescents. Eating Behaviors, 8, 440-449.
  • Richards, S., & Perri, M. (2002). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
  • Total of over 75 publications to date, 2019.