Alisa Estey, PhD in Psychology

Part Time Professor, School of Undergraduate Studies

Areas of Expertise:

  • ​A passionate instructor of psychology seeking an opportunity to educate students within an online format. 

Education:

  • MAY 2016
    • PH.D. IN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
    • Special emphasis in Cognition and Cognitive Development
    • UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
  • MAY 2012
    • M.A. IN EXPERIMENTAL PSYCHOLOGY
    • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS
  • DECEMBER 2006
    • B.A. IN PSYCHOLOGY
    • UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS

Dissertation:

  • ​Attributional Style for Positive and Negative Events, Psychological Need Satisfaction, and Well-Being

Research Areas of Interest:

  • ​Psychology
  • Designing
  • Conducting
  • Disseminating research

Select Publications:

  • Boyle, J., & Estey, A. J. (submitted for publication). Control beliefs and intolerance of uncertainty during the school to work transition.
  • Zeamer, C. & Estey, A. J. (2020) For love or money? Factors associated with the choice between couple-based versus individual financial coaching. Journal of Financial Counseling and Planning. Advance online publication. https://www.afcpe.org/news-and-publications/journal-of-financial-counsel...
  • ​Coolidge, F. L., Segal, D. L., Estey, A. J., Spinath, F. M., & Gottschling, J. (2015). Heritability estimates of Karen Horney’s core neurotic trends in a young adult twin sample. Psychology, 6, 2013-2024.
  • Estey, A. J., Coolidge, F. L., & Segal, D. L. (2014). Retrospective assessment of premorbid psychopathology and cognitive impairments in bipolar disorder. Comprehensive psychiatry, 55, 547-556.
  • Coolidge, F. L., Estey, A. J., Segal, D. L., & Marle, P. D. (2013). Are alexithymia and schizoid personality disorder synonymous diagnoses? Comprehensive Psychiatry, 54, 141-148.
  • Coolidge, F. L., Segal, D. L., Estey, A. J., & Neuzil, P. J. (2011). Preliminary psychometric properties of a measure of Karen Horney’s tridimensional theory in children and adolescents. Journal of Clinical Psychology, 67, 383-390.
  • Francia, C. A., Coolidge, F. L., White, L. A., Segal, D. L., Cahill, B. S., & Estey, A. J. (2010). Personality disorder profiles in incarcerated male rapists and child molesters. American Journal of Forensic Psychology, 28, 55-68.

Select Professional Experience:

  • PART-TIME PSYCHOLOGY FACULTY, CAPELLA UNIVERSITY
  • ​PROFESSIONAL ACADEMIC LECTURER IN PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
  • GRADUATE INSTRUCTOR IN PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
  • TEACHING ASSISTANT IN PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
  • TEACHING ASSISTANT IN PSYCHOLOGY, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS
  • LEAD CONSULTANT, SUMMIT CONSULTING AND COACHING SERVICES LLC
  • POST-DOCTORAL RESEARCH FELLOW, THE INSTITUTE OF CONSUMER MONEY MANAGEMENT
  • RESEARCH AND STATISTICAL CONSULTANT, RESEARCH CONSULTATION PROS
  • GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF WYOMING
  • GRADUATE RESEARCH ASSISTANT, UNIVERSITY OF COLORADO AT COLORADO SPRINGS
  • RESEARCH SUPERVISOR, SUMMER RESEARCH APPRENTICE PROGRAM
  • COGNITIVE SKILLS TRAINER, LEARNING RX
  • PROGRAM ASSISTANT AND SUPERVISOR, PIKES PEAK YOUTH ASSESSMENT CENTER