lore m. dickey, Ph.D. is an assistant professor in the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences at Louisiana Tech University. His primary assignment is in the Counseling Psychology PhD program, and he teaches in the Clinical Mental Health MA program. Dr. dickey was trained as a Counseling Psychologist at the University of North Dakota. He completed his internship under the supervision of Robin Buhrke, PhD at Counseling and Psychological Services at Duke University. Following his internship year, Dr. dickey relocated to Atlanta where he completed a 10-month post-doctoral fellowship as a Health Policy Leadership Fellow at the Satcher Health Leadership Institute at Morehouse School of Medicine.
In addition to his academic duties, he currently serves as a co-chair for the American Psychological Association health task force charged with developing Guidelines for Psychological Practice with Transgender and Gender Nonconforming Clients. Dr. dickey has research interests in topics which explore the lived-experiences of transgender people. He has work on projects addressing a range of concerns including support group effectiveness, sexual identity development, non-suicidal self-injury, career decision making, and counselor support of LGBT clients when addressing issues of spirituality.