University of South Florida
College of Arts and Sciences
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Fallon Rachael Goodman
Office: PCD 4121
Email: fgoodman (at) usf.edu
Harvard Medical School, Predoctoral Clinical Internship (2019)
George Mason University, Ph.D., Clinical Psychology; Advanced Quantitative Track (2019)
George Mason University, M.A., Psychology (2014)
University of Maryland, B.S., Psychology; B.S., Family Science; Summa Cum Laude honors (2012)
Introduction to Psychological Science
Clinical Practicum (Adult Anxiety and Mood Disorders)
Dr. Goodman's research examines how people manage social anxiety, key ingredients for strong social relationships, optimal ways to cope with daily emotions and stressors, and how to foster happiness and well-being.
2020 USF New Researcher Grant
2019 Alies Muskin Career Development Leadership Program Award, Anxiety and Depression Association of America (ADAA)
2018 Beck Institute for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy Scholarship
2017 Diversity Award, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
2017 Research Fellow, Summer Institute in Social and Personality Psychology, Society for Personality and Social Psychology
2016 Dean’s Challenge Award for Excellence in Research and Service, George Mason University
2016 NIH F31 Ruth L. Kirschstein National Research Service Award (NRSA)
Goodman, F. R., Kelso, K. C., Wiernik, B. M., & Kashdan, T. B. (2021). Social comparisons and social anxiety in daily life: An experience-sampling approach. Journal of Abnormal Psychology, 130(5), 468–489.
Goodman, F. R., Rum, R., Silva, G. M., & Kashdan, T. B. (in press). Are people with social anxiety disorder happier alone? Journal of Anxiety Disorders.
Goodman, F. R., Disabato, D. J., & Kashdan, T. B. (in press). Reflections on unspoken problems and potential solutions for the well-being juggernaut in positive psychology. Journal of Positive Psychology.
Eldesouky, L. & Goodman, F. R. (2021). What are we missing in emotion regulation science? Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 28(2), 183–185.
Goodman, F. R., Kashdan, T. B., & Imamoğlu, A. (2021). Valuing emotional control in social anxiety disorder: A multimethod study of emotion beliefs and emotion regulation. Emotion, 21(4), 842–855.
Goodman, F. R., Kashdan, T. B., Stiksma, M. C., & Blalock, D. V. (2019). Personal strivings to understand anxiety disorders: Social anxiety as an exemplar. Clinical Psychological Science, 7(2), 283–301.
McHugh, R. K., & Goodman, F. R. (2019). Are substance use disorders emotional disorders?: Why heterogeneity matters for treatment. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 26(2), e12286.
Goodman, F. R., Disabato, D. J., Kashdan, T. B., & Machell, K. A. (2017). Personality strengths as resilience: A one-year multiwave study. Journal of Personality, 85(3), 423–434.
Disabato, D. J., Goodman, F. R., Kashdan, T. B., Short, J. L., & Jarden, A. (2016). Different types of well-being? A cross-cultural examination of hedonic and eudaimonic well-being. Psychological Assessment, 28(5), 471–482.