Nick Wignall, B.A. 2007

Nick Wignall, B.A. English, 2007

Nick WignallNick Wignall graduated with a UD English degree in 2007, and after teaching middle school for a couple of years, decided to pursue graduate training in psychology.  He received his MA in Social Sciences from The University of Chicago and his PhD in Clinical Psychology from UT Southwestern.

Currently a clinical psychologist specializing in cognitive-behavioral therapy for anxiety, Nick works as a post-doctoral fellow at The Cognitive Behavioral Institute of Albuquerque where he does individual psychotherapy with teens, young adults, and adults. 

"It turns out all that stuff about the virtues of a liberal education are pretty true: once you get past the initial hump of learning a new field’s vocabulary, the rest is well-traveled terrain—close reading, asking good questions, writing concisely. After finishing up my masters, I was sure that this psychology thing was it, so I applied to PhD programs and was accepted at UT Southwestern.” 

 

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