Dr. Pinnell is a Professor in the Clinical Psychology program at Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University/Phoenix. She has had a full-time academic appointment in the Clinical Psychology Program at the Arizona School of Professional Psychology at Argosy University, Phoenix since 1998. She has a Master of Arts degree in Clinical Psychology from Towson State University and a Ph.D. degree in Clinical Psychology from Ohio University. She completed her doctoral internship at Indiana University Medical Center in Indianapolis, Indiana. Prior to coming to the Arizona School of Professional Psychology, Dr. Pinnell was a Project Manager for a multi-site study funded by the National Institutes of Health at Ohio University. She taught undergraduate psychology courses at Ohio University campuses and at several prisons in Ohio. Dr. Pinnell provided clinical services in an underserved Ohio rural community and in West Virginia. Current research interests include the clinical applications of hypnosis and mindfulness, holistic approaches to health and healing,and positive psychology. Recent courses taught at Argosy University include Adult Psychopathology, Person Centered and Experiential Theory and Therapy, Hypnotherapy, Advanced Cognitive Behavioral Psychotherapy, Advanced Experiential and Humanistic Existential Therapy, and Practicum Seminars I/II & III/IV. Dr. Pinnell maintains a generalist private practice, providing individual and couple therapy in Glendale and Carefree, Arizona.