David Saunders-Scott


  • Psychology |
  • Master of Science in Mental Health Counseling |
Assistant Professor
MRC 544


  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, 2010
    Eastern Michican University
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, 2004
    Minnesota Sate University
  • B.A. in Psychology, 2002
    Macalaster College

Courses Taught:

  • PSYC 171: General Psychology
  • PSYC 270: Interviewing and the Helping Relationship
  • PSYC 340: Behavior Disorders
  • PSYC 424: Motivational Interviewing
  • PSYC 481: Psychology Practicum
  • COUN 581: Promoting Healthy Lifestyle Choices and Interventions

Professional Affiliations:

Professional Interests:

  • Areas of professional interest include teaching and conducting research on the following topics:
    • The relationship between poverty and psychological disorders
    • Psychological approaches for preventing the development of Conduct Disorder
    • Studying the impact of psychosocial stressors on chronic diseases
    • Exploring ways to reduce adverse effects of stress and improve health and well-being
    • Identifying factors that promote students' academic success