Psychology Intern

Education

Doctoral Candidate, Counseling Psychology, University of Kansas
Graduate Certificate Women, Gender, and Sexuality Studies, University of Kansas
Graduate Certificate Applied Behavioral Science, University of Kansas
M.A., Clinical Psychology, Washburn University
B.A., Psychology, Washburn University
B.A., Music, Washburn University

Professional Interests

Mr. Huffman’s clinical, research, and teaching interest include dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, applied behavior analysis, multicultural counseling, and application of the intersectionality framework to uncover systems of privilege and oppression associated with mental health services.

Approach to Therapy

Mr. Huffman’s approach to therapy emphasizes the common factors associated with all treatment modalities (i.e., healing environment, therapeutic relationship, rationale, and ritual). In general, he focuses on behavior-based interventions, with his work significantly influenced by dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and applied behavior analysis.

Approach to Supervision

Mr. Huffman’s approach to supervision reflects his emphasis on the common factors and influence from dialectical behavior therapy, cognitive behavioral therapy, and applied behavior analysis. Mr. Huffman believes all people can benefit from the application of therapeutic techniques regardless of diagnosis or level of functioning. Therefore, supervision often involves skill identification and application to reduce reactions of judgment and increase mindful awareness.

Approach to Wellness

Mr. Huffman enjoys traveling; dancing; swimming; trying new foods; playing the piano; and attending live concerts.



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