Debjani Sinha

Debjani Sinha , Ph.D.

Associate Professor - Adjunct Rep

Associate Professor - Adjunct & Private Practice, Psychologist

Edwards Center

EDWARDS 1

A&S Psychology - 0376

Professional Summary

Debjani Sinha's clinical practice interests lie in cognitive behavior therapy, health and wellness, adult ADD, mood and anxiety disorders, industrial injuries, and recovery of function after traumatic brain injury and other neurological conditions.  She has been teaching a variety of courses including cognitive neuropsychology, brains on drugs, psychological testing and measurement, abnormal psychology, and child and adolescent development.  Dr. Sinha is currently a member of the OPA Ethics Comittee.  She is past President and Ethics Chair of the Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology.

Education

Ph.D.: University of Cincinnati 1995 (Clinical Psychology)

M.S.: Eastern Washington University Cheney, Washington, 1988 (Clinical Psychology)

B.A.: University of Bombay Bombay, India, 1988 (Major in Psychology, Minor in Sociology and Statistics)

Research and Practice Interests

Dr. Sinha's clinical practice interests like in cognitive behavior therapy,  health and wellness, serious mental illness, ADHD, and recovery of function after traumatic brain injury and other neurological conditions and industrial injuries.

Positions and Work Experience

09-01-1997 -11-30-1998 Clinical Psychologist at Associates In Behavioral Consultation, Direct delivery of Clinical Services: psychotherapy, client assessment, evaluation & report writing; Services geared toward Rehabilitation Services Commission, Industrial Commission and Workman's Compensation, and local attorney's offices; Forensic evaluations and reports , Private Practice, Finneytown, Ohio

12-01-1998 -06-01-2004 Senior Staff Psychologist at Psychological Services Center, U.C., Supervision & training of pre- and post-doctoral students (students practice under supervising psychologist’s license) in individual and group formats; Direct clinical service delivery; emergency and crisis management services; Coordinator of Assessment and Testing Services – training and delivery of service in cognitive, personality, disability, and court-ordered mental health evaluations; Broadening scope of assessment services to U.C. students; Forensic evaluations and reports submitted as friend of the court; Supervisor of standardized testing services (SAT, ACT, GRE, GMAT, TOEFL, MCAT, LSAT, etc.); Case Coordination of all cases at PSC day-time service including client assignment, client tracking, and client status evaluation; Outreach and consultation in areas of specialization: psychotherapy, women’s issues, diversity issues, assessment services; Administrative duties and collaboration with other departments within Student Affairs; grant proposals and funding requests; Community service – supervisor of Walk-In Clinic serving the general community, training of graduate doctoral students in clinical psychology and counseling psychology programs, Rabbinical students and students from nursing and social work , University of Cincinnati, Student Affairs, Cincinnati, Ohio

09-01-1996 -12-31-2014 Adjunct Associate Professor, Univeristy of Cincinnati, Teaching graduate and undergraduate courses (Intro to Psychotherapy, Intro to Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Intro to Psychobiology, Physiological Psychology, Special Topics in Physiological Psychology, Cognitive Neuroscience, Remembering Brain, Psychology of Adjustment, Drugs & Behavior, Psychology of Aging, Motivation & Emotion, Cognitive Neuropsychology, Child Psychology, Adolescent Psychology, Adulthood and Aging; Psychological Measurement and Testing. , University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio

10-01-2001 -12-31-2014 Private Practice, Debjani Sinha, Ph.D., LLC, , Part-time since 2001, and Full-time since 2004 (30-32 weekly client contact hours); Cognitive behavior therapy & interpersonal therapy; Individual psychotherapy, psychological assessment, EAP services, disability consultations; Case consultation with local physicians, psychiatrists on patient-care; Peer supervision and consultation on clinical cases among psychologists; Collaboration with Wisconsin-based marketing & advertising firm on Aging and Long-Term Care; Clinical outreach to local colleges, schools, and parent organizations; Limited pro bono work; Psychotherapy, psychological and neuropsychological assessment and psychoeducational consultation with patients with neurodevelopmental conditions , Private Practice, Cincinnati, Ohio

Presentations

Invited Presentations

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D. & Kathleen Mack, Psy.D. (2008. ) Fun With Ethics .Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (CAPP), Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Local

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D. & Kathleen Mack, Psy.D. (2009. ) Fun with Ethics .Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (CAPP), Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:Local

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D. & Kathleen Mack, Psy.D. (2011. ) Fun with Ethics .(DAPA), Dayton, Ohio. Level:Regional

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D. & Kathleen Mack, Psy.D. (2013. ) Fun with Ethics .Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (CAPP), Cincinnati, Ohio. Level:State

Debjani Sinha, Ph.D. (2014. ) Traumatic Brain Injury: What Therapists Need To Know .(CAPP), Cincinnati, Ohio.

OPA Ethics Committee Members (04-20-2015. ) Ethics Workshop .OPA Columbus, OPA. Level:State

Lecture

Debjani Sinha (01-16-2010. ) Cultural Diversity in Clinical Practice .Cincinnati, Ohio. UC. Level:University

Debjani Sinha (10-2015. ) Abnormal Behavior: Changing Thoughts, Behavior and Symptom Profile .University of Cincinnati. UC. Level:Department

Post Graduate Training and Education

09-01-1995-09-30-1998 Post-Doctoral Fellow, Behavioral Neuropsychology Clinic, UC, Managing and operating clinic, direct delivery of client services (psychological assessment, psychotherapy, outreach & consultation); Specialized emphasis in vocational rehabilitation & career counseling/development; Development and implementation of Learning Disabilities and ADHD, neuropsychological screenings, neurovocational assessment protocols for UC students and the general public; Forensic evaluations and report preparations as friend of the court and defense attorneys; Training & supervision of 3rd & 4th year graduate students from clinical and neuropsychology track; Training and supervision of undergraduate students working in the clinic on patient-related protocols; Establishing clinic protocol & office management; development of clinic practice plan; Insurance & billing services for all clinic-related activities , Behavioral Neuropsychology Clinic, , University of Cincinnati

Keywords

online teaching, distance learning, neuropsychology, traumatic brain injury, psychologist

Professional Affiliation

President (2008), Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology CAPP is a local non-profit organization comprised of professional psychologists in the community. This organization is devoted to the growth and development of the profession of psychology. President Elect for 2012-13 Cincinnati

01-2005 -12-2015: Ethics Chair, Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology Ethics Chair for Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (2006-2015)

Past American Psychology Association (APA) Member

Ohio Psychological Association, (OPA) Member

Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (CAPP), Member

BAD DATE -BAD DATE: President Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology (2014-15)

President - Local Community Organization (2012) Local organization to promote the diversity and cultural heritage of regional India serve in local humanitarian and other social-service projects

01-01-2014 -12-31-2014: President - CAPP (Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology) President of Local Organization for Practicing Professional Psychologists - a membership of 150 psychologists in private practice in the Greater Cincinnati Area. Cincinnati Academy of Professional Psychology, Cincinnati, Ohio

-To Present: OPA Ethics Committee Member Voted into OPA Ethics Committee OPA, Columbus

Courses Taught

15-PSYC-101 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 EFFECTS DRUGS BEH Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-247 PSYCH OF ADJUSTMENT

15-PSYC-102 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOG Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-518 PHYSIOL PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-247 PSYCH OF ADJUSTMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-103 INTRO TO PSYCH Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-519 REMEMBERING BRAIN Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-247 PSYCH OF ADJUSTMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-320 COG NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Level:Both

15-PSYC-205 CHILD DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-101 INTRO PSYCH (EXP) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-101 INTRO PSYCH (EXP) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-207 ADULT DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-102 INTRO PSYCH (CLIN) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-206 ADOLES DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-207 ADULT DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-103 INTRO PSYCH (SOC) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-103 INTRO PSYCH (SOC) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-321 MEMORY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-270 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-102 INTRO PSYCH (CLIN) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-320 COG NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-206 ADOLES DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-103 INTRO PSYCH (SOC)

15-PSYC-103 INTRO PSYCH (SOC) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-207 ADULT DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-270 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-101 INTRO PSYCH (EXP) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-251 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-320 COG NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-320 COG NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-103 INTRO PSYCH (SOC) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-270 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-362 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-206 ADOLES DEVELOPMENT Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-102 INTRO PSYCH (CLIN) Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-321 MEMORY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-320 COG NEUROPSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-323 MEASUREMENT & TEST Level:Undergraduate

15-PSYC-270 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

Intro to Psychology Level:Undergraduate

Brains on Drugs Level:Undergraduate

Cognitive Neuropsychology Level:Undergraduate

Intro to Psychology Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2051 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2007 ADULTHOOD & AGING Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-3026 BROKEN BRAINS Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2005 CHILD & ADOL DEVEL Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2070 PSYCHOBIOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-1001 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-3026 BROKEN BRAINS

Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-1001 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2051 ABNORMAL PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-3026 BROKEN BRAINS Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-1001 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-2007 ADULTHOOD & AGING Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-3026 BROKEN BRAINS Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-1001 INTRO TO PSYCHOLOGY Level:Undergraduate

-PSYC-3062 BRAINS ON DRUGS Level:Undergraduate

Faculty Development Activities

04-2015 -04-2015 3T - Teaching, Technology and Techniques Online teaching resources and strategies, Clermont University of Cincinnati Clermont Campus Type:Conference Attendance

Other Information

Professional Growth and Developments - Lectures Attended (1 CEU - 6 CEUs)
2012       Teaching, Techniques and Technology, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Our Turn to Speak At Last, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Counseling for Couples, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Couples Counseling – The Challenge of Teaching People, Ohio
                Success Strategies for Ethically Expanding Your Practice, Ohio
                Ohio’s Telepsychology Rules Version 1, Dayton, Ohio
                Recognizing a Sleep Disorder, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati,  Ohio
                21st Century Sex Therapy, CAPP Presentation, Dayton,  Ohio

2011       Cognitive Behavior Therapy, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Positive Psychology and VIA Character Survey, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Fun with Ethics, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Developing Self-Regulation, Cross Country Education, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Legal and Ethical Risks, APAIT Trust Foundation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Overview of the Forensic Psychology Process, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Bullying Suicide and School Violence, Cincinnati, Ohio
                How to Set up a Private Practice, Univ of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, Ohio
 
2010       Sexual Addiction, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Couples and Affairs, Cross Country Education, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Everything You Wanted to Know About Psychopharmacology, LCOH
                Moving from Sensitivity to Appreciation, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati
                Battered Women’s Decisions, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Fun with Ethics, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
                Executive Functioning and ADHD in Children, Springer & XU
                Insurance and Legislative Issues, CAPP Presentation, Cincinnati, Ohio
 
2009       The Power of a Positive Perspective on ADHD, Cincinnati, Ohio
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Contact Information

Practice - Debjani Sinha, Ph.D.
9403 Kenwood Road
Cincinnati  Ohio, 45242
Phone: 513 793 7974
sinhads@ucmail.uc.edu