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Lawrie Ignacio

Associate professor

Office

808-791-5245
lignacio@argosy.edu

Education

  • Psy.D., Clinical Psychology, Argosy University /Hawaii, Honolulu, HI, 2004
  • MA, Philosophy, Bowling Green State University, Bowling Green, OH, 1990
  • BA, English, Gonzaga University, Spokane, WA, 1987

Biography

Lawrie A. Ignacio, PsyD, earned her Bachelor of Arts degree (B.A.) in English Literature from Gonzaga University in Spokane, Washington. She received her Master's Degree (M.A.) in Philosophy from Bowling Green State University in Bowling Green, Ohio. In 2004, she earned her Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) degree in Clinical Psychology from Argosy University, Hawai`i. Dr. Ignacio is currently the Associate Chair of the Clinical Psychology Program at Hawai'i School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Hawai`i. In her role as Associate Professor, she teaches courses that focus on assessment, psychodynamic theory and therapy, and humanistic/existential theory and therapy. Dr. Ignacio was the 2009 recipient of the Hawai`i Psychological Association's Instructor of the Year Award, as well as Argosy University, Hawai`i's 2008 recipient of the Teacher of the Year Award. Her professional interests and activities include adult psychotherapy, clinical assessment, and the teaching of psychology.

Expertise

  • Objective Personality Assessment
  • Projective assessment
  • Psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Humanistic/existential psychotherapy

Selected Publications

  • Nguyen, A., Acklin, M.W., Fuger, K., Gowensmith, N., & Ignacio, L., & Lowe, S. (2011). Freedom in paradise: Quality of conditional release reports submitted to the Hawaii Judiciary. International Journal of Psychiatry and Law, 34, 341-348.

Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • Hawaii Psychological Association (HPA)
  • APA Division 5: Evaluation, Measurement, and Statistics
  • APA Division 29: Division of Psychotherapy
  • APA Division 32: Humanistic Psychology, APA Division 39: Division of Psychoanalysis

Presentations

  • Gowensmith, N., Ignacio, L., Pedro, D.K., Lichton, A., Bieda, E. (2006). Development of a statewide forensic mental health system. Paper presentation at the annual convention of the Hawaii Psychological Association. Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Sidun, N.M. (Chair), Salvador, D., Goya, L., Komori, L.A.C., Ignacio, L.A. (2004). Research informs clinicians about unique aspects of Hawaii's diverse population. Hawaii Psychological Association: Psychology, Policy and Practice, 2004 Annual Convention, Honolulu, Hawaii
  • Vandervoort, D. (Chair), Ignacio, L. (1993). The equivalence of two measures of coping. Poster presentation at the annual convention of the Western Psychological Association Annual Convention, Phoenix, Arizona.