Kira Mauseth, PhD
Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; Disaster Behavioral Health
Senior Instructor, Psychology
Building/Room: HRDG 140I
Teaching and Research Interests
Dr. Kira Mauseth is a practicing clinical psychologist who splits her professional time between seeing patients at Snohomish Psychology Associates, teaching as a Senior Instructor at Seattle University and serving as a co-lead for the Behavioral Health Strike Team for the WA State Department of Health. Her work and research interests focus on resilience and recovery from trauma as well as well as disaster behavioral health. She has worked extensively in Haiti with earthquake survivors, in Jordan with Syrian refugees and Jordanian relief workers, and with first responders and health care workers throughout Puget Sound the United States. Dr. Mauseth also conducts trainings with organizations and educational groups about disaster preparedness and resilience building within local communities.
Dr. Mauseth is currently working on research related to human recovery from and resilience to large-scale disaster. Influences on resilience including faith, culture, substance use and other coping mechanisms are explored.