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Faculty: Kristin Lang Hansen

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Kristin Lang Hansen

Title

Associate Professor

Department:

CPSE

Contact Information

Office: 340 MCKB

Phone: 801-422-7065

Email: nope@kristinlang_hansen@byu.edumsn.com

Brief Biography

Kristin Lang Hansen is an Associate Professor in Counseling Psychology. She is formerly an Assistant and then Associate Professor at the BYU Counseling Center (2006-2009) and remained affiliate and adjunct faculty in the CPSE and Psychology Departments until 2021. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Loyola University Chicago in 2000 and completed an internship and postdoctoral work at Harvard Medical School (1999-2001, 2002-2003). Dr. Hansen has had a psychotherapy practice since 2001 and teaches and researches in the intersection of psychological agency, emotion, and religion/spirituality. Her psychotherapy work is informed by mindfulness and self-compassion practices, EFT, DBT, psychodynamic, IFS, trauma informed therapy approaches and spiritually oriented psychotherapies. She works with a variety of issues (though this list is not exhaustive): couples’ and family therapy, grief work, anxiety and depression, emotion focused work, pre-marital work, parenting, divorce, betrayal trauma, spiritual/religious concerns, trauma recovery and women’s health concerns. She recently served as the Editor for Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy (https://scholarsarchive.byu.edu/irp/). She has also served on the AMCAP board and as the Vice President of AMCAP. She is committed to work that helps to train psychotherapists about the integration of spirituality and psychotherapy and the role of moral agency in psychotherapy.

Teaching Interests

Religion/Spirituality and Psychotherapy, Counseling Theories and Methods, Individual and Couples Psychotherapy

Research Interests

Religion/Spirituality, Emotion, Psychotherapy, Moral Agency, Mechanisms of Change and Psychotherapy Process Research, Attachment, Acculturation, Mindfulness

Selected Publications

Spiritual Direction and Psychotherapy

  • Authors: Saadeh, Mark; North, Krystle; Hansen, Kristin Lang; Steele, Patti; Peteet, John
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publisher: SPIRITUALITY IN CLINICAL PRACTICE
  • Volume: 5
  • Issue: 4
  • ISSN: 2326-4500

Analyzing Anger References in the Scriptures: Connections to Therapy in a Religious Context

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang; Swensen, Emily; Jackson, Aaron Paul; Fint, C.; Linford, J.
  • Publication Date: 2018
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy

The Relational Moral Agent and Its Implications for Practice

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2017
  • Publication Type: Book, Edited
  • Publication Journal: Turning Freud Upside Down II: More Gospel Perspectives on Psychotherapy's Fundamental Problems
  • Publisher: BYU Press
  • City: Provo, UT
  • Country: United States

Psychotherapy with Latter-day Saints

  • Authors: Ulrich, W.; Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2014
  • Publication Type: Book, Edited
  • Publication Journal: Handbook of Psychotherapy and Religious
  • Publisher: APA Books
  • City: Washington D.C.
  • Country: United States
  • Issue: Second Edition

Acculturation in Committed New Converts to the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang; Fischer, L.; Williams, M.
  • Publication Date: 2013
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy

Critical thinking in applied psychology: Toward an edifying view of critical thinking in applied psychology

  • Authors: Jackson, A.; Yanchar, S.; Hansen, Kristin Lang; Hansen, J.
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy

Gospel-centered psychotherapy: What it is and why it matters

  • Authors: Richards, P.; Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy
  • Publisher: Association of Mormon Counselors and Psychotherapists
  • City: Salt Lake City, Utah
  • Country: USA
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 34

Ethics of respecting a client’s agency and values in treatment: Perspectives from a theistic spiritual view of counselling

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang; Richards, Phillip S
  • Publication Date: 2012
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Counselling and Spirituality
  • Publisher: Saint Paul University
  • City: Ottawa, Ontario
  • Country: Canada
  • Volume: 31
  • Issue: 1

A matter of perspective

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2010
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 33

Meditation, Christian values and Psychotherapy

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang; Nielsen, D.; Harris, M.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Issues in Religion and Psychotherapy
  • Volume: 1
  • Issue: 32

Turning Freud upside down

  • Authors: Fischer, L.; Hansen, Kristin Lang; Hansen, K.
  • Publication Date: 2009
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publisher: AMCAP Networker

Opening Our Hearts to Feeling

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2007
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Professional or Trade Magazine Article
  • Publisher: AMCAP Networker

Book Review on Eric G. Swedin's Healing Souls: Psychotherapy in the Latter-day Saint Community

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publication Type: Book Review
  • Publication Journal: Healing Souls: Psychotherapy in the Latter-day Community
  • Publisher: AMCAP Networker

Hydroxyl free radical (OH) formation reflected by salicylate hydroxylation and neuromelanin

  • Authors: Chiueh, C.; Murphy, D.; Miyake, H.; Hansen, Kristin Lang; Tulsi, P.; Huang, S.-J.
  • Publication Date: 2006
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences
  • Volume: 679

Completing the psychology dissertation: Practical tips from a recent graduate student

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 2003
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: American Psychological Association of Graduate Students

A predicational perspective on encoding specificity

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 1999
  • Publication Type: Abstract
  • Publisher: US : ProQuest Information & Learning
  • ISSN: 0419-4217

Predicational organization & its enhancement of memory

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang
  • Publication Date: 1996
  • Publication Type: Abstract

Intracranial microdialysis of salicylic acid to detect hydroxy radical generation through dopamine autoxidation in the caudate nucleus: effects of MPP+

  • Authors: Chiueh, C.; Krishna, G.; Tulsi, P.; Obata, T.; Hansen, Kristin Lang; Huang, S.; Murphy, D.
  • Publication Date: 1992
  • Publication Type: Journal Article, Academic Journal
  • Publication Journal: Free Radical Biology and Medicine
  • Issue: 13

Calcium ion fluxes mediate sustained release of endogenous striatal dopamine by toxic doses of MPP+ in vivo

  • Authors: Hansen, Kristin Lang; Huang, S.; Miyake, H.; Chiueh, C.
  • Publication Date: 1990
  • Publication Type: Abstract
  • Publication Journal: FASEB Journal