Psychophysiologic Evaluation and Treatment Laboratory - Educational Services

Another important mission for PETL is to instruct psychology undergraduate students, clinical psychology graduate students, clinical psychology interns, medical students and psychiatry residents about the rigors of applied research methodology in psychophysiology and behavioral medicine research and the utility of biofeedback and cognitive behavioral therapy in preventing and treating problems associated with chronic medical conditions.

Dr. Neumann teaches through graduate seminars, clinical supervision, and pertinent lectures in behavioral medicine, psychophysiology and grant writing. Dr. Neumann is currently working with graduate students from the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology in completing their research dissertations:

Sanjay Mehta
The Role of Cognitive Function in Influencing Differences in Autonomic-Cardiovascular Reactivity to and Recovery from Stress

Meghan McClain
Influences of Trait Rumination on Autonomic-Cardiovascular Recovery from Anger

Anne Ciccone
Psychophysiological and Cognitive Effects of Relaxation Versus Meditation on Autonomic-Cardiovascular Recovery from Emotional Stress

The PETL center offers outpatient assessment and treatment training to clinical psychology graduate students and interns. Didactic training is made available through seminars for our clinical psychology interns and elective coursework for doctoral clinical psychology students in the Virginia Consortium Program in Clinical Psychology.