Amy Naugle

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Amy Naugle
Professor and Clinical Program Co-Director
(269) 387-4726
2526 Wood Hall, Mail Stop 5439
Mailing address: 
Department of Psychology
Western Michigan University
1903 W Michigan Ave
Kalamazoo MI 49008-5439 USA
  • Ph.D., Clinical Psychology, University of Nevada, Reno, 1999
  • B.A., Psychology, University of St. Thomas, 1991
Research interests: 
  • Emotional, psychological, and interpersonal factors associated with stress, trauma, and adversity.
  • Clinical outcome research and contextual behavioral interventions (Behavioral Activation, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness-based treatments).
  • Analogue methods for studying emotional responding and emotion regulation.

Dr. Amy Naugle is a professor and co-director of clinical training in the Department of Psychology at Western Michigan University.

She completed her clinical internship at the Charleston Consortium in Charleston, South Carolina. Prior to coming to WMU in 2000, she completed a National Institute of Mental Health post-doctoral fellowship at the National Crime Victim's Center, Medical University of South Carolina.

Dr. Naugle’s primary research interests include investigating emotional, psychological, and interpersonal factors associated with trauma and adversity, specifically interpersonal victimization. Dr. Naugle is also interested in using innovative analogue methodologies for studying emotional expression and regulation in a laboratory setting. Currently, additional research projects involve investigating the effectiveness of contextual behavioral interventions such as Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, compassion and mindfulness interventions, and modification of evidence-based CBT interventions delivered via telehealth and with underrepresented populations.