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Jennifer Allen

Professor of Psychology
Division of Social Sciences
Programs: Psychology

Courses Taught

Psy 1113: Introduction to Psychology
PSY 1123: Stress Management
PSY 2403: Developmental Psychology
PSY 2743: Social Psychology


Dr. Jennifer Allen is a Nationally Certified, Board Registered Art Therapist. She practiced in rural community mental health for twelve years in Eastern New Mexico. Her clinical background includes work with children, adolescents, and adults in individual, group and family therapy sessions on an outpatient basis. She also served as the Interim Director of an Intensive Outpatient Day Treatment Program for elementary aged children with severe emotional and behavioral problems. She has taught psychology as an adjunct professor since 2004 in both traditional and online classroom formats. Dr. Allen holds a B.F.A. in Art Therapy and a B.S. in Psychology from Kansas State University, a M.S. in Art Therapy from Emporia State University, and a Ph.D. in Human Services with a specialization in Counseling Studies from Capella University. Dr. Allen's research interests include the effectiveness of art therapy, specifically the utiliztion of mandala creation, in alleviating symptoms of PTSD in college students.

Jennifer Allen

Phone: (405) 682-1611 x7212
Office location: Social Sciences Center - Room 1H13H
Office hours:

Please refer to your syllabus for my office hours. If you are not currently enrolled in one of my classes, please email me or give me a call. That contact information is provided on this page. You can also contact the Social Sciences Division Office at 405-682-7573 to get my current office hours.

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