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Elizabeth Smith, Psy.D.


Elizabeth Smith, Psy.D.

Degree: Clinical Psychology, Indiana State University


Research Interests/Specialties: Adult Psychopathology, Psychotic Disorders, Trauma, Diagnosis and Classification


Joined ISU: August, 2022


Dr. Smith received her B.A. from Princeton University in 2010. She obtained her M.S. in clinical psychology from Indiana State University in 2015, and her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from ISU in 2018.

She completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Massachusetts Medical School/Worcester Recovery Center. After receiving her Psy.D., Dr. Smith completed post-doctoral fellowship at the University of California – San Diego Medical School/San Diego VA.

Dr. Smith is interested in studying the role of trauma in the development of psychopathology across the diagnostic spectrum. Her research interests also include premorbid indicators of psychosis, diagnosis and classification, and assessment. Her primary clinical interests are in the areas of trauma, severe psychopathology, and assessment.

Dr. Smith teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in cognitive assessment, cognitive behavioral theory, and treatment. She has recently returned to ISU as a faculty member.

Dr. Smith is co-director of the Mental Health Development Lab at ISU.


Department of Psychology