Department of Psychology
- Dr. Carter received his doctorate and master’s degrees from Vanderbilt University and his bachelor’s degree from Georgia State University. He completed a clinical internship at the Palo Alto V.A. followed by a postdoctoral at the Center for Stress and Anxiety Disorders at SUNY, Albany. He has been a faculty member at American University since 1993.
DegreesPhD, Clinical Psychology
- CAS - Psychology
- Asbury - 319B
- Mondays 11:00 am-1:00 pm; Tuesdays 9:00-11:00 am
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Scholarly, Creative & Professional Activities
Cognitive Behavioral Therapy
- African-American Issues
Hart, E.A. & Carter, M.M. Differences in Automatic Anti-Fat Biases in African Americans and Caucasians. (Paper presentation, Association for Psychological Science, Washington, DC, 2013).
Mitchell, F. & Carter, M.M. Implicit Associations and the Impact of Threat Exposure on Socially Anxious Student Drinking. (paper presentation, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, 2013).
Tang, D., Carter, M., Condit, C., & Sbrocco, T. Factor Structure of Social Interaction Anxiety Scale and the Social Phobia Scale Among African Americans. (paper presentation, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, 2013).
Covington, A., Rusch, N. & Carter, M. Implicit associations in blood-injection-injury phobia: changes after prolonged exposure to a disgust-eliciting stimulus. (paper presentation, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, 2013).
Condit, C.S., Carter, M., & Tang, D. Factor Structure of the Social Phobia and Social Interaction Anxiety Scales Among Asian Americans. (paper presentation, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, Nashville, TN, 2013).
Scott, S. & Carter, M. Fear, disgust, and avoidance among blood-injection-injury phobic exposed to threatening stimuli. (paper presentation, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies. Nashville, TN, 2013).
Carter, M.M., Sbrocco, T., & Ayati, F. (2009). Predicting Anxious Response to a Social Challenge and Hyperventilation: Comparison of the ASI and ASI-3. Journal of Behavior Therapy and Experimental Psychiatry, 40, 434-442.
Choplin, C.E., & Carter, M.M. (2011). A Comparison of Repeated Exposure to Fearful and Disgusting Stimuli Among Spider Phobics. Behavioral Interventions, 26, 23-40.
Carter, M.M., & Weissbrod, C. (2011). Gender Differences in the Relationship Between Competitiveness And Adjustment Among Athletically Identified College Students. Psychology, 2, 85-90.
Sbrocco, T., Osborn, R.L., Clark, R.D., Chiao, H.W., & Carter, M.M. (2012). Assessing the stages of change among African American women in a weight management program. Journal of Black Psycholog, 38, 81-103.
Carter, M.M., Mitchell, F.E., & Sbrocco, T. (2012). Treating ethnic minority adults with anxiety disorders: Current status and future recommendations. Journal of Anxiety Disorders, 26, 488-501.
Carter, M.M., Sbrocco, T., Riley, S., & Mitchell, F. (2012). Comparing Fear of Positive Evaluation to Fear of Negative Evaluation In Predicting Anxiety from a Social Challenge. Journal of Experimental Psychopathology, 3, 782-793
Area of Expertise: Anxiety disorders, cognitive behavioral therapy, African American issues, depression
Additional Information: Michele M. Carter is the author of several journal articles, including "The Utility of the ASI Factors in Predicting Response to Voluntary Hyperventilation among Non-Clinical Participants," in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders; and "Parental Bonding and Anxiety: Differences between African American and European American College Students," also in the Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
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