At Indiana Wesleyan University, our Psychology program is designed to offer a Christ-centered approach to preparing you for a career in this vital and growing field. Our faculty members are recognized leaders in psychology, in research, and in their contributions to scholarly literature. Your learning experience here will take you far beyond basic psychological theory to implement innovative evidence-based practices in your own practice.

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Douglas Daugherty; MA, PsyD Professor; Addictions Counseling doug.daugherty@indwes.edu Department - Addictions Studies - CAS Division - Behavioral Science


Dr. Douglas Daugherty is a licensed clinical psychologist and Professor of Addictions and Psychology at Indiana Wesleyan University. He earned his doctorate from Indiana State University. He has published in the area of recidivism and substance abuse, while serving as an evaluator for several problem-solving courts.  Doug is also the founder of Grace House for Recovery, a Christian recovery home in Marion, Indiana. He and his wife, Becca, have four young adult children.

Educational Background:

  • B.A., 1983, Franklin College
  • M.A., 1987, Ball State University
  • Psy.D., 1996, Indiana State University


  • Substance Abuse Treatment, Recovery, and Evidence-Based Practice
  • Problem-Solving Courts
  • Program Evaluation
  • Positive Psychology and Spiritual Formation
  • Ecological Momentary Intervention (EMI)

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