Some examples of our work from recent years

Presentations and Publications

†Student co-author

World of Work

  1. Thompson, M. N., †Her, P., †Nitzarim, R., †Sampe, M., & †Diestelmann, J. (2018). The Transmission of Social Class and World of Work Information Among Parents and Adolescents. Journal of Career Assessment.
  2. †Nitzarim, R., & Thompson, M. N. (2018). Vicarious Experiences of Unemployment Scale Development: Relationships to Mental Health and Help-Seeking among Undergraduate Students. Journal of Career Assessment.
  3. Dahling, J. J., †Melloy, R., & Thompson, M. N. (2013). Financial strain and regional unemployment as barriers to job search self-efficacy: A test of social cognitive career theory. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(2), 210-218. doi:10.1037/a0031492
  4. Thompson, M. N., & Subich, L. M. (2013). Development and exploration of the Experiences with Classism scale. Journal of Career Assessment, 21(1), 139-158. doi:10.1177/1069072712450494
  5. Thompson, M. N., & Dahling, J. J. (2012). Perceived social status and learning experiences in Social Cognitive Career Theory. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 80(2), 351-361. doi:10.1016/j.jvb.2011.10.001

Presentations

  1. †Her, P., †Nitzarim, R. S., †Sampe, M., & †Diestelmann, J., & Thompson, M. N. (2015, August). The Transmission of Career and Social Class-Related Information Within Families. Poster presented at 2015 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.
  2. †Oleen-Junk, N., †Her, P., & Thompson, M. N. (2015, August). Measuring the Psychology of Social Status: Development and Validation of the Differential Status Identity Scale-Short Form. Poster presented at 2015 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Toronto, ON.
  3. †Melloy, R., Dahling, J.J., & Thompson, M.N. (2013, April). Effects of financial strain and unemployment on job search self-efficacy. Poster presented at the 2013 Annual Meeting of the Society for Industrial and Organizational Psychology, Houston, TX.

Social Class and Psychotherapy

  1. Thompson, M. N., †Goldberg, S., & Nielsen, S. L. (2018). Patient financial distress and treatment outcomes in naturalistic psychotherapy. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 65(4), 523-530. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/10.1037/cou0000264
  2. Thompson, M. N., Graham, S. R., †Brockberg, D., †Chin, M. Y., & †Jones, T. (2017). Advancing training in session fees through psychology training clinics. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/10.1037/pro0000140
  3. Thompson, M. N., †Chin, M. Y., & †Kring, M. (in press). Influence of Social Class and Sexual Orientation of a Prospective Client on attributions among Mental Health Professionals. Psychotherapy Research.
  4. Thompson, M. N., Dahling, J. J., †Chin, M. Y., †Melloy, R. C. (2017). Integrating job loss, unemployment, and reemployment with social cognitive career theory. Journal of Career Assessment, 25(1), 40-57. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/10.1177/1069072716657534
  5. Thompson, M. N., †Nitzarim, R. N., †Cole, O. D., †Frost, N., †Ramirez Stege, A., & †Vue, Pa Tou (2015). Clinical experiences with clients who are low-income: Mental health practitioners’ perspectives. Qualitative Health Research, 25(12), 1675-1688. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/10.1177/1049732314566327
  6. Thompson, M. N., †Diestelmann, J., †Cole, O., Keller, A., & Minami, T. (2014). Influence of social class perceptions on attributions among mental health professionals. Psychotherapy Research, 24(4), 640-650. doi: 1080/10503307.2013.873556
  7. Thompson, M. N., †Cole, O. D., †Nitzarim, R. S. (2012). Recognizing social class in the therapy relationship: A Grounded Theory exploration of low income clients. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 59(2), 208-221. doi:10.1037/a0027534

Presentations

  1. †Ibarra, N., †Fetter, A., Goldberg, S., Nielsen, S. L., & Thompson, M. N. (2018, September). Patient Socioeconomic Status and Treatment Outcomes in Naturalistic Psychotherapy. In S. Budge & M. N. Thompson’s (co-chairs) Gender and Class: Analyzing Change in Psychotherapy Based on Identity Factors. Symposium presented at the North American Society for Psychotherapy Research Chapter Meeting, Snowbird, UT.
  2. Thompson, M. N., †Goldberg, S., Nielsen, S. L. (2018, August). Searching for the Impact of Social Class on Psychotherapy Outcomes. In S. L. Nielsen (Chair) Pulling Psychotherapy Into the Big Data Research Era. Symposium presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  3. †Fetter, A., †Ibarra, N., †Goldberg, S., Nielsen, S. L., & Thompson, M. N. (2018, August). Using geospatial data as an indicator of client socioeconomic status in psychotherapy research. In M. N. Thompson (Chair) Social Class in Psychotherapy Research—Considerations for Measurement, Design, and Analysis. Symposium presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  4. Nitzarim, R., †Godinez, K., †Chin, M. Y., & Thompson, M. N. (2018, August). Examining psychotherapists’ attributions toward clients from varying SES backgrounds. In M. N. Thompson (Chair) Social Class in Psychotherapy Research—Considerations for Measurement, Design, and Analysis. Symposium presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.
  5. †Goldberg, S., Nielsen, S. L., & Thompson, M. N. (2018, August). Patient self-reported financial distress as indicator of social class in naturalistic psychotherapy. In M. N. Thompson (Chair) Social Class in Psychotherapy Research—Considerations for Measurement, Design, and Analysis. Symposium presented at the 2018 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, San Francisco, CA.

College Students and Career Development

  1. Thompson, M. N., †Her, P., †Fetter, A., & †Perez-Chavez, J. (in press). College students’ psychological distress: Relationships to self-esteem and career decision self-efficacy beliefs. Career Development Quarterly.
  2. *Thompson, M. N., †Nitzarim, R. S., †Her, P., †Diestelmann, J., & †Sampe, M. (2017). Financial stress and work hope beliefs among adolescents. Journal of Career Assessment, 25(2), 254-267. doi:http://dx.doi.org.ezproxy.library.wisc.edu/10.1177/1069072715621517
  3. Thompson, M. N., †Her, P., & †Nitzarim, R. (2014). Personal and contextual variables related to work hope among underrepresented undergraduate students from underrepresented backgrounds. Journal of Career Assessment, 22(4) 595-609. doi:10.1177/1069072713514814
  4. Thompson, M. N., †Nitzarim, R. S., †Her, P., & Dahling, J. J. (2013). A grounded theory exploration of undergraduate experiences of vicarious unemployment. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 60(3), 421-431. doi:10.1037/a0033075
  5. Dahling, J. J., & Thompson, M. N. (2013). Detrimental relations of maximization with academic and career attitudes. Journal of Career Assessment, 21(2), 278-294. doi: 10.1177/1069072712471322
  6. Thompson, M. N. (2013). Career barriers and coping efficacy among Native American students. Journal of Career Assessment, 21(2), 311-325. doi: 10.1177/1069072712471501
  7. Thompson, M. N., †Johnson-Jennings, M., & †Nitzarim, R. S. (2013). Native American undergraduate students’ persistence intentions: A psychosociocultural perspective. Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology, 19(2), 218-228. doi:10.1037/a0031546

Presentations

  1. †Nitzarim, R., & Thompson, M. N. (2016, August). Vicarious Experiences of Unemployment Relationships to Mental Health Symptomatology in College Students. In M. N. Thompson (Chair) Considering Implications of Unemployment Among Adult Workers and Adolescents. Symposium presented at 2016 American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Denver, CO.
  2. Thompson, M. N., †Nitzarim, R., †Her, P., & Dahling, J. (2013, August). Ending the Cycle: Grounded Theory Exploration of Undergraduate Experiences of Vicarious Unemployment. In M. N. Thompson (Chair) Centralizing Unemployment in Vocational Theory, Research, and Practice. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu HI.
  3. Thompson, M. N., †Her, P., & †Nitzarim, R. (2013, August). Understanding Hope as a Motivating Factor in Undergraduate Students’ Academic and Career Development. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Honolulu, HI.