Zach Dschaak is a second-year doctoral student in Counseling Psychology. He received a B.S. from Minot State University with majors in Psychology and Addiction Studies and a M.A. in Counseling from the University of North Dakota. Zach’s clinical experiences include working with college students at the University of Kentucky Counseling Center, individuals with severe mental illness at Northwestern Mental Health Center Inc., low-income adolescents and adults at the Northern Lights Behavioral Health Center, and is currently completing a practicum at the Robley Rex Veteran Affairs Medical Center.
Zach is a member of Dr. Joseph Hammer’s Help-Seeking and Multicultural Measurement Evaluation Research Lab. Broadly speaking, Zach’s research interests include rural mental health, psychological help-seeking, and addiction stigma. Zach is a Lyman T. Johnson Fellow and holds a teaching assistantship for the Department of Educational, School, and Counseling Psychology. Zach is the program representative for the Student Affiliates of Seventeen.
Here’s a brief snippet of Zach Dschaak presenting at a recent UK EDP FRED Talk: