Doug Spiker is a fourth-year doctoral candidate in the Counseling Psychology program. He earned his B.A. in Psychology from Ball State University in 2011 and his M.A. in Clinical Mental Health Counseling from Ball State University in 2014. His clinical experiences include working in college counseling centers, community mental health, private practice, and prison settings. He is currently a member of the Help-Seeking and Multicultural Measurement Evaluation Research (HAMMER) lab. He currently holds a teaching assistantship in the Department of Educational Policy Studies and Evaluation. His current research focuses on the influence of relationship dynamics and gender role socialization on couples’ willingness to seek relationship help and the role of mental health literacy and mental health first aid in peoples’ willingness to seek psychological help.


Doug Spiker’s Curriculum Vitae

Here’s an invited talk that Doug Spiker and Dr. Hammer gave at the University of Kentucky Center for Health Service Research: