Timothy B. Atchison, Ph.D.
Associate Professor of Psychology
Office: Old Main, Room 432A
Dr. Atchison accepted his position in the Department of Psychology, Sociology and Social Work in 2002. He received his B.A. in psychology from the University of Texas and a M.S. in psychology from Abilene Christian University. He received his Ph.D. in clinical psychology with an emphasis in neuropsychology from the University of Houston. He is a licensed psychologist in the State of Texas.
Teaching and Related Service
Dr. Atchison teaches many of the clinical courses in psychology program including Abnormal Psychology, Theories of Counseling and Assessment and Ethics.
He is one of several professors on campus developing a neuroscience concentration of classes.
Dr. Atchison is a member of the Traumatic Brain Injury Advisory Council of the State of Texas and a board member of the Brain Injury Association of Texas. He also serves as current president of the Panhandle Psychological Association.
Research and Creative Activity
Dr. Atchison has published research on understanding the progression in Alzheimer's disease and understanding factors that impact return to function after brain injury.
He's currently involved in a grant-funded project with the Texas Medical Center in Houston to develop cognitive rehabilitation methods that can be delivered to returning veterans in their local communities.
Dr. Atchison lives in Canyon with his wife and two sons. His oldest son attends WTAMU. He enjoys camping and fly fishing when he finds the time.