PhD Universität Tübingen, Germany
Dipl-Psych Universität Freiburg, Germany
MS Central Connecticut State University
MFA Hartford Art School, University of Hartford
Bettina Viereck received terminal degrees in clinical psychology, as well as in child, adolescent, and family counseling psychology. She joined the Department of Psychology in 2003 and is the Program Specialist for the Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. Dr. Viereck teaches physiological psychology, health psychology, stress and stress management, child and lifespan development, and general psychology on a part-time basis. Her research interests are in the areas of developmental and neuropsychology, as well as in the intersection of art and psychology. Currently she is working on a clinical trial of EEG alpha/theta neurofeedback for women with moderate to high trait anxiety.
Dr. Viereck also received an MFA in sculpture from the Hartford Art School and taught sculpture, drawing, painting, and freshmen foundation seminars at Hartford College for Women and the Hartford Art School of the University of Hartford for nine years, part-time.