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Dr. Dennis Trickett
Professor & Department Chair of Psychology

D. Trickett

Dr. Dennis Trickett is an alumnus of Cumberland College, having graduated in 1979 with a B.S. in Psychology. In 1981, he earned an M.R.E. in Religion Education from New Orleans Baptist Theological Seminary, followed by an Ed. D. in Psychology and Counseling in 1986. Prior to his returning to Cumberland in 1997 as a member of the faculty, Dr. Trickett spent ten years as a therapist and Director of Substance Abuse Prevention at the Cumberland River Comprehensive Care Center.

Dr. Trickett is a member of the Society for Teaching of Psychology, the American Counseling Association, and the International Association of Marriage and Family Counselors. He also lends his professional expertise to the Whitley County Board of Education as a consultant.

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 238 Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality
  • PSYC 331 Physiological Psychology
  • PSYC 333 Psychology of Personality
  • PSYC 430 Psychology of Religion
  • PSYC 433 Counseling Psychology
  • PSYC 435 Abnormal Psychology
  • PSYC 438 History and Systems of Psychology
  • PSYC 490 Special Topics: Forensic Psychology

Courses Taught

Basic Psychology (PSYC 131); Also in Bridge program

Psychology and Human Development (PSYC 232); Also in Bridge program

Industrial/Organizational Psychology (PSYC 338); Also in Bridge program

Special Topics in Education (EDUC 431)

Psychology of Learning and Exceptionality (PSYC 238)

Research Design and Statistics I (PSYC 234)

Research Design and Statistics II (PSYC 244); will teach in Spring 2008

Learning and Cognition (PSYC 436); will teach in Spring 2008

Adult Development (PSYC 332)

Senior Seminar (PSYC 499)

INSIGHTS since 2003