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Sandra McPherson, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Beachwood, OH, US

Sandra McPherson, PhD Sandra McPherson, PhD

Professor Emeritus - School of Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Professor Emeritus and Adjunct Faculty in the School of Psychology



Sandra McPherson, PhD Publication Sandra McPherson, PhD Publication







Sandra McPherson, PhD, is a member of the adjunct faculty in the School of Psychology.

Industry Expertise (4)

Education/Learning Mental Health Care Research Training and Development

Areas of Expertise (8)

Cognitive / Affective Bases of Behavior Memory and States of Consciousness Legal and Ethical Practice Psychological Practice Forensic Psychology Death Penalty Mitigation Domestic Relations Tort Processes

Education (2)

Case Western Reserve University: PhD, Clinical Psychology 1967

Cleveland Guidance Center: Internship, Clinical Psychology 1967

Affiliations (9)

  • American Psychological Association (9, 41, 48) : Member
  • American Society of Clinical Hypnosis : Member
  • Cleveland Association of School Psychologists : Member
  • Cleveland Psychological Association : Member
  • Cleveland Society of Clinical Hypnosis : Member
  • National Academies of Science : Member
  • Ohio Psychological Association : Member
  • Psychologists for Social Responsibility : Member
  • Guardian-ad-litem Program of the Cuyahoga County Bar Association : Member, Advisory Board

Event Appearances (5)

Overcontrolled hostility on the MMPI-2: A domestic relations consideration

(2006) 15th European Conference of the European Association of Psychology and Law  Liverpool, United Kingdom

Enemy images, archetypes, and propaganda potentials

(July, 2005) International Association of Law and Mental Health meeting  Paris, France

To sue or not to sue: Implications for plaintiffs who allege serious mental health impacts in civil suits

(July, 2005) International Association of Law and Mental Health meeting  Paris, France

Contemporary juvenile justice: Carrying competency to a new low

(June, 2002) 12th European Conference on Psychology and Law  Leuven, Belgium

Mitigation - how to do it and why it doesn't work

(August, 2001) American Psychological Association Convention  San Francisco, CA.

Articles (2)

Major Principles in a Minor Context: Forensic Practices Involving Adolescents Handbook of Juvenile Forensic Psychology and Psychiatry

(2012) On March 12, 2008, Johanna Orozco appeared before the House and Senate of the Ohio Legislature. The teenage girl was lobbying to get a bill passed that would allow juveniles in abusive relationships to obtain court ordered protection, an option that has ...

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Mitigatory defenses: Degrees and aspects of criminal responsibility Forensic Psychology and Neuropsychology for Criminal and Civil Cases

(2007) Current conceptualization in science has been moving toward more and more inclusion of an orientation that recognizes the futility of applying linear formulas to the task of understanding and predicting behavior. This approach, referred to as complexity or ...

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