Taylor Nicholas

Graduate Student, Clinical Psychology
Psychological Research in Oncology (PRO) Lab
Faculty Advisor: Heidi Hamann

I am a Graduate Student studying Clinical Psychology.  Broadly, my research interests include psychosocial and cognitive aspects of cancer, as well as addressing health disparities among minority populations.

Research Interests: 

  • Utilizing evidence-based treatments, including cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT) and acceptance and commitment therapy (ACT).
  • Psychosocial Oncology
  • Neuropsychological interventions for cancer-related cognitive impairment and cognitive outcomes of cancer patients
  • Health disparities and cross-cultural aspects of cancer care

Master's Project:

  • Examining Coping Strategies as Moderators of Change in Depressive Symptoms: Secondary Data Analyses from COPE-D, a Collaborative Care Intervention for Underserved Individuals with Cancer

Courses Taught:

  • PSY 340 - Introduction to Cognitive Development (2024)
  • PSY 381 - Abnormal Psychology (2023)

*Year listed indicates when this individual last taught the specified course.

Updated: 06/17/24


  • B.A. Psychology, University of Texas at San Antonio (2017)
  • M.A. Clinical Psychology, Columbia University (2021)
  • M.A. Psychology, University of Arizona (2023)