Kristin L. Roush, Ph.D., the "Lighthearted Professor" and Distinguished Faculty award winner, is the owner of the popular self-development blog, www.MovedandShaken.com. Her graduate degrees are in College Student Personnel Administration, and Counseling and Educational Psychology.
Dr. Roush specialized in individual and couples therapy when she managed her own private practice as a psychologist for several years. She has presented at several national conferences. Her dissertation research was in the area of therapy for Adult Children of Alcoholics. Dr. Roush was an invited speaker at the University of Aukland, where she spoke to faculty and graduate students about Codependency. While in New Zealand, she also conducted workshops for the New Zealand College of Massage about the issues related to doing bodywork with adult children of alcoholics.
Kristin has taught Psychology at Central New Mexico Community College in Albuquerque, New Mexico for more than 23 years. Her reputation as a humorist, storyteller, and dispenser of "free therapy" caused her classes to fill in minutes with waitlists every semester.
Dr. Roush is a founding member of the New Mexico Leaders in Mindfulness Conference. She has spoken nationally on the topic of Mindfulness in the Classroom, Mindful Self-Compassion to Reduce Test Anxiety, and Mindfulness in the Workplace.