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Pat Sims

Dr. Pat Sims

Associate Professor

Bio

Dr. Pat Sims received her Ed.D in Counselor Education from Auburn University in 1992. She is a Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist and Supervisor. She currently serves as the Director for the School of Child and Family Sciences and as the President for the Council of Directors.

  • EDD - Auburn University (1993)
  • MS - Univ of Southern Mississippi (1982)
  • Sociology (BS) - Univ of Southern Mississippi (1978)

FAM 790 Supervision in Marriage and Family Therapy
FAM 653 Aging and the Family (Online)
FAM 652 Marital Education (Online)
FAM 651 Parents and Children: Problem Resolution
FAM 633 Adolescents and Family Systems (Online)
FAM 602 Introduction into MFT
FAM 500 Orientation to CFS MS (Online)

FAM 455 Family Theories
FAM 351 Marital and Family Relations
FAM 151 Personal Development and Interpersonal Relationships

  • Family dynamics: Family-of-origin cohesion during adolescence and adult romantic relationships, Contemporary Journal of Family Therapy,
  • The practice of fee setting and collection: Implications for clinical training programs, American Journal of Family Therapy, 2014
  • Childhood sexual abuse and intimate relationships: A support group for male partners, Contemporary Family Therapy, 2014
  • The modified polar sculpture, Group Work Experts Share Their Favorite Activities: A Guide to Choosing, Planning, Conducting, and Processing, 2014
  • Juvenile justice: A system divided, Criminal Justice Policy Review, 2007
  • Working with disadvantaged youth: Two university-based programs for reducing delinquency and associated health risks. , The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2003
  • Working with disadvantaged youth: Two university-based programs for reducing delinquency and associated health risks. , The Researcher: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 2003
  • Effects of group therapy on female adolescent survivors of sexual abuse: A pilot study, Journal of child sexual abuse, 2003
  • Talking about sexual abuse: Teacher as catalyst, Journal of Family and Consumer Sciences, 2000
  • Licensed Marriage and Family Therapist
  • American Association for Family and Consumer Sciences
  • American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy
  • National Council of Family Relations

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Joseph Greene Hall (JGH) 214

Hattiesburg

Email
Pat.SimsFREEMississippi

Phone
601.266.4679 x6990

Areas of Expertise

Marriage and Family Therapy, Counselor Education, Family Science