Paula Britton, Ph.D.


Lent, J., Britton, P.J., & Shepherd, J.B. (submitted for publication). Are we keeping up? A survey of counseling supervisors’ use of technology. The Journal of Counselor Preparation and Supervision.

Greene, D.C. & Britton, P.J. (submitted for publication). Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender smokers: Correlations with external health control, health expectations and shame-focused coping strategies. Journal of LGBT Issues in Counseling.

Brennan, C., Eulberg, J.E., & Britton, P. J. Improving awareness of vulnerabilities to ethical challenges (in press). Journal of Systemic Therapies.

Sadler-Gerhardt, C. J., Reynolds, C. A., Britton, P.J., & Kruse, S. D. (2010). Women breast cancer survivors: Stories of change and meaning. Journal of Mental Health Counseling,32, 265-282.

Burkholder, D., Toth, M., Feisthamel, K., & Britton, P (2010). Faculty and students curricular experiences of nonerotic touch in counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 32,168-185.

Shepherd, J. B., Britton, P.J., & Kress, V.E. (2008). Reliability and validity of the professional counseling performance evaluation. Australian Journal of Guidance and Counselling, 14, 219-232.

Werth, J.L., Jr., Borges, N.J., McNally, C.J., Maguire, C.P., &Britton, P.J. (2008). Integrating health and vocational psychology: HIV and employment. The Counseling Psychologist, 36, 8-15.

Werth, J.L., Jr., Borges, N.J., McNally, C.J., Maguire, C.P., &Britton, P.J. (2008). The intersections of work, health, diversity and social justice: Helping people living with HIV disease. The Counseling Psychologist, 36, 16-41.

Maguire, C.P., McNally, C.J., Britton, P.J., Werth, J.L., Jr., &Borges,N.J.(2008). Challenges of work: Voices of persons with HIV disease. The Counseling Psychologist, 36,42-89.

Borges, N.J., McNally, C.J., Maguire, C.P., Werth, J.L., Jr., & Britton, P.J. (2008). Work, health, diversity, and social justice: Expanding and extending the discussion. The Counseling Psychologist, 36, 127-131.

Rapisarda, C. A.,& Britton, P. J. (2007). Sanctioned supervision: Voices from the experts. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 29, 81-88.

Goodman, J. M., Britton, P. J., Shamma-Daivs, D., & Jencius, M. J. (2005). An exploration of spirituality and psychological well-being in a community of orthodox, conservative, and reform Jews. Research in the Social Scientific Study of Religion, 16, 62-81.

Nuendorfer, M. M., Harris, P. B., Britton, P. J., & Lynch, D. A. (2005). HIV - risk factors for midlife and older women. The Gerontologist, 45, 617-625.

Paez, S. B., &Britton, P. J. (2004). Encouraging a student's voice in the informed consent process: A training model. Journal of Systemic Therapies, 23, 4-18.

Orsulic-Jeras, S., Shepherd, J. B., & Britton, P. J. (2003). Counseling older adults with HIV/AIDS: A strength-based model of treatment. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 25,233-244.

Britton, P.J., Goodman, J.M., & Rak, C.F.(2002). Presenting workshops on supervision: A didactic-experiential formal. Counselor Education and Supervision, 42(1), 31-39.

Prosnick, K., Britton, P., Shepherd, J., &Park, I. (2001). Investigation the network of relationships between self-actualization and gestalt resistance processes. Australian Gestalt Journal, 5, 61-65.

Britton, P. J. (2000). Staying on the Roller Coaster with Clients: Implications of the new medical treatments for counseling. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 22, 85-94.

Frankel, A. D., Britton, P. J., Prosnick, K. P., &Zarski, J. J., & Newman, I. (1999). Family of origin in helping trainees: An analysis of family of origin in helping professional trainees. Nebraska Counselor, 31(1), 3-14.

Britton, P. J., Rak, C. F., & Cimini, K. T. (1999). HIV/AIDS education for counselors: Efficacy of training. Counselor Education and Supervision, 39, 53-65.

Britton, P. J., Cimini, K. T., & Rak, C. F. (1999). Techniques for teaching HIV counseling: An intensive, experiential model. Journal of Counseling and Development, 77(2), 171-176.

Britton, P. J., Levine, O. H., Hobfoll, S. E., Jackson, A. P., Shepherd, J. B., &Lavin, J. P. (1998). Ambiguity of monogamy as a safer-sex goal among single, pregnant, inner-city women. Journal of Health Psychology, 3(2),227-232.

Knuth, C., Berardinelli, C., Britton, P., & Baker, S. (1998). Women and depression: New findings, new factors.Michigan Journal for Counseling and Development 26(1), 23-27.

Rak, C. F., & Britton, P. J. (1997). Common counselor struggles with supervision. The Professional Counselor, 12(2), 55-65.

Straffen, S. L., Britton, P., Evans, A., Bauhof, L., Zimmerman, J., Fuchs, A., &Taylor, N. (1997). The wellness paradigm: An exploratory study of graduate counseling students. California Association for Counseling and Development Journal, 17, 17-24.

Cowan, R., Logue, E.,Milo, L., Britton, P. J., Smucker, W. D. (1997). Exercise stage of change and self-efficacy in primary care: Implications for intervention. Journalof Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings 4(3), 295-311.

Cowan, R., Britton, P.J., Logue, E., Smucker, W., &Milo,L. (1996). The relationship between the transtheoretical model of behavioral change, psychological distress and readiness to change in obesity: Implications for primary care intervention. Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings, 21(3), 249-267.

Smith, C. S., & Britton, P. J. (1995). The relationship between adjustment of first-year college students and weight gain: An investigation of the "Freshman 15". Arizona Counseling Journal, 20, 35-41.

Hobfoll, S. E., Jackson, A. P., Lavin, J., Britton, P. J., & Shepherd, J. B. (1994). Reducing inner city women's AIDS risk activities: A controlled intervention study with behavioral measures. Health Psychology, 13(5), 397-403.

Hobfoll, S. E., Jackson, A. P. Lavin, J., Britton, P. J., & Shepherd J. B. (1994). Women's barriers to safer sex. Psychology and Health, 9, 233-252.

Rogers, J. & Britton, P. B. (1994). AIDS and rational suicide: A counseling psychology perspective or a slide on the slippery slope. The Counseling Psychologist, 22(1), 171-178.

Levine, O. H., Britton, P. J., James, T. C., Jackson, A. J., Hobfoll, S. E., & Lavin, J. P. (1993). The empowerment of women: A key to HIV prevention. The Journal of Community Psychology, 21, 320-334.

Hobfoll, S. E., Jackson, A. P. Lavin, J., Britton, P. J., & Shepherd J. B. (1993). Safer-sex knowledge, behavior, and attitudes of inner-city women. Health Psychology, 12(6), 481-488.

Britton, P. J., Zarski, J. J. & Hobfoll, S. E. (1993). Psychological distress and the role of significant others in a population of gay/bisexual men in the era of HIV. AIDS Care, 5(1), 45-54.

Britton, P. J. & Banarjee, P. (1992). (Review of Understanding Psychological Trauma). The Community Psychologist, 25(2),12-13.

Britton, P. J. & Zarski, J. J. (l989). HIV spectrum disorders and the family: Selected interventions based on stylistic dimensions. AIDS Care, 1(1), 85-92.

Chapters in Books

Faiver, C.M, Brennan, M.C., & Britton, P.J. (in press). Field Placement: Where the rubber hits the road. In K. MacCluskie & D. Perera (Eds.), The Counselor Educator’s Survival Guide. New York, NY: Routlege.

Britton, P. J. (2001). Guidelines for counseling clients with HIV spectrum disorders. In E. R. Welfel and R. E. Ingersoll (Eds.), The mental health desk reference.New York, NY: Wiley Press

Hobfoll, S. E., Banerjee, P., & Britton, P. (1994). Stress resistance resources and health. In S. Maes,H. Leventhal, & M. Johnston (Eds.), International review of health psychology, Vol 3. Chichester, England: Wiley.

Published Manuscripts

Britton, P. (1999). Experiential and didactic methods in teaching HIV/AIDS. In J.R. Anderson, C.H. Sparks, G. Hamid, & L. Stockett (Eds.), HIV/AIDS Instructional Guide for Graduate Faculty in Psychology (pp. 8-12). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Britton, P. (1999). Teaching tip sheet: counselor attitude bias. In J.R. Anderson, C.H. Sparks, G. Hamid, & L.Stockett (Eds.), HIV/AIDS Instructional Guide for Graduate Faculty in Psychology (pp. 8-12). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

Hobfoll, S. E., Jackson, A. P., Lavin, J., Britton, P. J., & Shepherd, J. B. (1996). AIDS Prevention and Health Promotion among Women: An adolescent STD/HIV/AIDS prevention program. Los Altos, CA: Sociometrics.

Britton, P. J., Newman, I., Latkovich, S., Bobner, R.F., & Meyers, E. (1994). A confirmatory factor analysis of the Child Behavior Checklist: An exploration of age and sex differences. (Report No. MR01/PC02). Chicago,IL: Midwestern Education Research Association. (ERIC document Reproduction Service No. ED 386 614 A).

Solving Care Problems in HIV: An educational video series produced by I.D.E.A.S., Inc & the Myers Research institute.


Editorial activities
Reviewer, Anxiety, Stress and Coping, An International Journal. Guest reviewer for The Journal of Mental Health Counseling