University Park, IL,
26
March
2020
|
10:48 PM
America/Chicago

Timothy Pedigo, Ph.D.

Summary

Mindfulness, Compassion and Trauma Expert

Timothy Pedigo, Ph.D.

Mindfulness, Compassion and Trauma Expert

Dr. Timothy Pedigo is an Assistant Professor, Coordinator of Clinical Training for the Masters in Clinical Psychology Program and Co-coordinator of the Mindfulness in the helping Professions Certificate Program. He became a full-time lecturer in GSU’s Division of Psychology and Counseling in 2008 and is an expert in Mindfulness, Compassion and Treatment of Trauma.

Dr. Pedigo has a special interest in decreasing the drop-out rate for low-income, first-generation freshman students by addressing effects of trauma/the role of mindfulness and compassion practices in education. His research projects explore how mindfulness develops emotional and social learning, which leads to better adaptation and higher achievement in school.

Specifically, Dr. Pegigo’s areas of research include:

  • Mindfulness and Compassion in Psychotherapy
  • Compassion Practices and Trauma
  • Trauma Informed Practices in Education

Dr. Pedigo completed his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the Illinois Institute of Technology and earned a B.A. in Psychology/Philosophy from Trinity College.

Dr. Pedigo is available to talk about any of the topics mentioned above. If you would like to arrange an interview with Dr. Pedigo, please contact Zion Banks, Media & External Relations, 708.235.7685 or zbanks@govst.edu.