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Tiffany Brown

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Contact Info

Office Location: 
263 HEDCO Education Bldg
Phone: 
(541) 346-2117
Faculty
Lecturer; Clinical Director
Education: 
Ph.D., Marriage & Family Therapy, Texas Tech, 2009
M.Ed., Couples & Family Therapy, University of Oregon, 2005
B.S., Psychology and Sociology (dual major), University of Oregon, 2002

Dr. Tiffany Brown is a Lecturer and Clinical Director in the Couples and Family Therapy graduate program. She is a licensed Marriage and Family Therapist as well as a clinical member and approved supervisor with the American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (AAMFT). Brown currently serves as a board member with the Oregon Association of Marriage and Family Therapy (OAMFT) and serves as the treasurer of the Association of Recovery in Higher Education (ARHE), a national board aimed at providing the education, resources and community connection needed to help change the trajectory of recovering student’s lives.

Brown received specialized training in addiction and recovery through the Center for the Study of Addiction and Recovery at Texas Tech University as part of her doctoral studies. During this time she trained with one of premier Collegiate Recovery Programs (CRP) in the country. CRP's are evidence based campus programs for addiction and recovery issues in the collegiate population. In addition, Brown served as a trauma specialist and family therapist at a residential treatment center for substance addictions and provided therapy for individuals, couples and families. She is committed to providing advocacy for people in recovery in hopes to shift the social stigma attached to addiction. Brown’s expertise includes self-harm education, prevention, and intervention; the family dynamics of addiction and recovery; grief and loss; and collegiate recovery. In addition, she regularly consults with schools and community programs regarding best practices for screening and intervening with individuals struggling with self-harming behaviors.

Research: 
  • Self-harm and the intersection of family and school systems
  • Recovery on college campuses
  • Family dynamics of addiction and recovery
  • Collaborative healthcare and medical family therapy (i.e. pediatric oncology, grief)