Academics

LMU Graduate Faculty


Dr. Mark Tichon   Mark Tichon
 
Assisant Professor, Graduate Education
  423.869.6211
  mark.tichon@lmunet.edu







Education

PhD in Counseling Psychology, University of Tennessee (Fall 2005)
MS in Clinical Psychology, Georgia Southern University (1999)
BA in History, BA in Archaeology, University of Michigan (1994)

Other Teaching Experience

  • LMU Adjunct Professor, Counseling and Guidance (2004-2005)
  • University of Tennessee, Seminar Co-leader, Department of Education (2003)
  • University of Tennessee, College of Engineering, Graduate Assistant (2003-2004)
  • Georgia Southern University, Psychology Department, Graduate Assistant (198-1999)
Consulting/Outside Training
  • Personality-based pre-employment screenin for selecton of industrial delivery drivers, Stamford, Connecticul (2003-2004)
Honors and Awards

  • Graduate Assistant renewed four consecutive years at the University of Tennessee (2000-2004)
Professonal Presentations

  • Tichon, M. Mental Health Awareness in the Campus Environment, LMU Annual Staff Training (2008)
  • Tichon, M. Helping patients cope with chronic pain: Cognitive and behavioral interventions, Ridgeview Psychiatric Hospital In-Service Training (2007)
  • Tichon, M. Anxiiety disorders in children and adolescents, Cherokee Health Services in-Service Training (2004)
Research

  • Data collection and scoring for rewearch program investigating the effects of neurofeedback training in the cognitive division of the anterior cingulate gyrus, University of Tennessee (2004-2005)
  • Dissertation research program investigating personality traits in relation to the job performance of delivery drivers, University of Tennessee (2003-2004)
  • Qualitative reesearch program investigating the experience of nontraditional students placed on engineering project teams with traditional first-year students, University of Tennessee (2000-2002)
Research Plans
  • Mentor master's level theses with LMU counseling and guidance students
  • Submit grant-funding proposals with NIMH and SAMHSA for behavioral health research with traditionally underserved population of Appalachia
  • Collaborate with the DCOM staff to gather behavioral health-related information in the DCOM health clinic
Publications
  • Tichon, J. & Seat, E. Team toolbox: Activities and suggestions for facilitating technical teams. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Engineering Education Conference (2004)
  • Tichon, M. & Seat, E. The experience of nontraditional students placed on engineering project teams with traditional first-year students. Proceedings of the Frontiers in Engineering Education Conference (2002)
  • Wilderness Therapy, presented at the Southeastern Child and Family Conference, Knoxville, Tennessee (2003)
  • Tichon, M. Personnel selection in the Transportation Sector: An Investigation of Personality Traits in Relation to the Job Performance of Delivery Drivers, Dissertation Abstracts International (2005)
Professonal and Scholarly Affiliations
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • American Psychological Asociation (APA)