Personal Information

California School of Professional Psychology

Couple & Family Therapy

San Diego Campus

Assistant Professor

Assistant Professor

Courses, Research Interests, Publications

Couples Therapy (PSY 7311), Advanced Intergenerational Models of CFT (PSY 8315), Advanced Brief MFT Models (PSY 8314), Practicum (PSY 7360)

Couples Therapy (PSY 7311), Advanced Intergenerational Models of CFT (PSY 8315), Advanced Brief MFT Models (PSY 8314), Practicum (PSY 7360)

At-risk sexual behaviors among monogamous couples and racial minorities; race/ethnic sexual health disparities; relationship based sexual health education; interpersonal implications of sexual behaviors (i.e., pornography, cybersex, and sexual infidelity) on monogamous dating relationships.

Negash, S., & Herschberger, J. (in press). Understanding adolescent promiscuity via examining parenting style, attachment, and identity formation. Adolescence.

Olmstead, S. B., Negash, S., Pasley, K., & Fincham, F. D. (2013). Spicing it up or pulling it apart? Emerging adults' expectations for pornography use in the context of future committed romantic relationships. Archives of Sexual Behavior, 1-11.

Negash, S., & Sahin, S. (2011). Compassion fatigue in marriage and family therapy: Implications for therapists and clients. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 37, 1-13.

Negash, S., & Sahin, S. (2011). Compassion fatigue in marriage and family therapy: Implications for therapists and clients. Journal of Marital and Family Therapy, 37, 1-13.

Negash, S. (2013, November). Cybersex and offline infidelity among young adults: Examining the risk factors. Invited for poster presentation at the annual meeting for the Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality, San Diego, CA.

Negash, S. (2013, November). What does my parents infidelity have to do with my sex life A closer examination. Invited paper presentation at the annual meeting for the National Council on Family Relations, San Antonio, TX.

Negash, S., Brown, P. C., & Fincham, F. D. (2012, November). Ending psychologically aggressive relationships: Does college based relationship education work? Paper presented at the annual meeting for the National Council on Family Relations, Phoenix, AZ

Academic History and Background

B.A. in Psychology (major), Political Science (major), Criminal Justice (minor), University of Washington, 2003

M.S. in Child Development and Family Studies, emphasis in MFT, Purdue University Calumet, 2009

Ph.D. in Marriage and Family Therapy, The Florida State University, 2012

California- Registered MFT Intern (IMF 65312)

Michigan- Licensed MFT (License 4101006574)

Certified Trainer, Within My Reach, PREP Inc.

Certified Mentor trainer, Expanding Access and Success in Education Program

National Council on Family Relations (member since 2009)

American Association for Marriage and Family Therapy (member since 2006)

The Society for the Scientific Study of Sexuality (member since 2007)

Professional Practice and Community Service

Volunteers of America