Tamara E. Tasker, PsyD

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HPC 2 Room 293

Roles and Interests

Director of Academics

Instructor: Professional Roles, Sports Psychology (MSAT Program)

Clinical/Research Interests: sport and performance psychology; college/graduate students/student athletes; and cross-cultural psychology.



PsyD, Pacific University, 2005, Clinical Psychology

MS, Pacific University, 2002, Clinical Psychology

BA, Colgate University, 1994, Major: English Literature

Professional Memberships

Licensed Clinical Psychologist, Oregon #2068

American Psychological Association, since 2000

Association for Applied Sport Psychology, since 2012

Select Publications/Presentations

Ohene, K., & Tasker, T. (2017, January). Exploring health and counseling resources for transgender college students. Poster presented at the 2017 National Multicultural Conference & Summit, Portland, Oregon.

Knackstedt, P., Tasker, T., & Davis, S. (2016, Sept). Perceived organizational support of collegiate student athletes transitioning out of sport and the influence on life satisfaction. Poster presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Phoenix, Arizona.

Riddell, B., Tasker, T., Davis, S., & Moonshine, C. (2016, Sept). Triggers and risk factors of substance abuse among college athletes. Poster presented at the 2016 annual meeting of the Association for Applied Sport Psychology, Phoenix, Arizona.

West, J., Davis, S. E., & Tasker, T. E. (2013, April). Adult learning style preferences: Uncovering the illusion of sex-based differences. Poster accepted for presentation at the 2013 annual meeting of the British Psychological Society, Harrogate, England

Waltman, S. H., Hetrick, H., & Tasker, T. E. (2012). Designing, implementing, and evaluating a group therapy for underserved populations. Residential Treatment for Children and Youth, 29(4)

Hale, K., & Tasker, T. E. (2012). Should I stay or should I go: Roommate satisfaction. Poster presented at the Oregon Psychological Association Annual Conference, May 2012

Murphy, E. C., & Tasker, T. E. (2011). Lost in a crowded room: A correlation study of Facebook & social anxiety. Interface on the Internet, 11(3). http://bcis.pacificu.edu/journal/article.php?id=791

Thomas, J. C., & Tasker, T. E. (2010, December 22). Life, liberty, work and the pursuit of happiness. [Review of the book The joy of work? Jobs, happiness and you, by P. Warr, & G. Clapperton]. PsycCRITIQUES, 55(51). doi: 10.1037/a0022089.