Cynthia Eriksson

 Cynthia Eriksson
AddressFuller Theological Seminary
135 N. Oakland Avenue
Pasadena, CA 91182

Assistant Professor of Psychology, Department of Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary

B.A., Wheaton College,
M.A., Fuller Theological Seminary,
Ph.D., Fuller Theological Seminary,

Cynthia Eriksson is assistant professor of psychology and has been a member of the School of Psychology faculty since 2000. She participates in the Headington Program in International Trauma at Fuller with Dr. David Foy and Dr. Kathy Meese Putman.

Eriksson has done trauma training, research, and consultation in Liberia, West Africa; Kobe, Japan; Phnom Penh, Cambodia; Amsterdam, the Netherlands; Barcelona, Spain; and Guatemala City, Guatemala. Her research is particularly focused on the needs of caregivers and the interaction of trauma and spirituality. Her most recent publication is an entry entitled “Spirituality” in the Encyclopedia of Psychological Trauma published by J. Wiley and Sons. She has also recently completed research on risk and resilience and the exposure to stress in urban youth workers funded by Fuller’s Youth Institute. Eriksson is currently working with colleagues in the U.S., Europe, and Africa on a longitudinal research project on stress in humanitarian aid workers funded by the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.

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