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Deborah Gorton


Deborah Gorton

Title: Assistant Professor of MA Clinical Mental Health Counseling; Program Head
Location: Location, Chicago
School/Area: School, Seminary
Position: Position, Teaching
Start Date: 2015

Personal Information:

Dr. Gorton is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist since 2011. Her professional memberships include American Psychological Association, American Counseling Association and Illinois Counseling Association.

Educational Background:

BA, Arizona State University
MA, PhD, Fuller Theological Seminary


Walling, S. M., Ericksson, C. B., Meese, K. J., Ciovica, A., Gorton, D. E. and Foy, D. W. (2006). “Cultural Identity and Reentry in Short-Term Student Missionaries,” Journal of Psychology and Theology, 34, 153.
Review of The Casebook of a Residential Care Psychiatrist: Psychopharmacosocioeconomics and the Treatment of Schizophrenia in Residential Care Facilities, by T. A. Kelly and D. E. Gorton, (2006), Psychiatric Services, 57, 892.

Societal Papers and Presentations:
“Adverse Childhood Experiences, Parent Burnout, and Current Functioning in Foster/Adoptive Children,” Gorton, D.E., Reeder, C., Chin, E.Y., Foy, D.W.,  and Meese Putnam, K., poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Baltimore, MD, November 2007.
“Domestic Violence and PTSD: Comparisons in Matched Pairs of Mothers and Children,” Ross, L.A., Gorton, D., Ciovica, A., Gaba, R., Foy, P., and Foy, D.W., poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Hollywood, CA, November 2006.
“PTSD Symptomatology and Posttraumatic Growth in Graduate Students,” Keener, R., Smith, E. R., Montgomery, C., Skidmore, E. F., Gorton, D. E., Hilleary, S., Shin, H., Meese Putman, K., and Eriksson, C. B., poster presented at the annual meeting of the International Society for Traumatic Stress Studies, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, November 2005.



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