Articles by Debra Row, MA
Debra Row, MS, MA, NCC is a doctoral student in clinical psychology at Fielding Graduate University and is currently completing pre-doctoral externships at the Special Commitment Center and Western State Hospital in Washington State. Debra is a member of her school’s student governance and personnel committee and holds many mentorship roles inside and outside of her institution. Debra has experience in clinical neuropsychology, health psychology, and forensics, working with populations across the lifespan in both outpatient and inpatient mental health settings and has served individuals with severe mental illnesses. Debra is particularly interested in working as a forensic psychologist and hopes to focus her clinical work on the evaluation of risk with sexual offenders. Her primary research interests are in identifying and targeting precursors to sexual offense patterns. She strives to apply this knowledge to her work with the sexual offender population to reduce community risk.
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