Staff Directory

Please direct all correspondence to the Child and Youth Study Center directly to the Clinic via the Phone Number: 208-885-6191

Gwen Mitchell

Dr. Mitchell has a Bachelor’s Degree in Child Family and Consumer Sciences, a Master’s Degree in Counseling and Human Services, an Education Specialist Degree in School Psychology and Ph.D. in Special Education. Dr. Mitchell is also a licensed professional counselor, and Nationally Certified School Psychologist. Her research focuses on communication skills in children on the autism spectrum.

Title: Nationally Certified School Psychologist

Kenneth D. Locke

Dr. Locke is a Licensed Psychologist who received a Ph.D. in Psychology from Stanford University and completed post-doctoral training in clinical psychology through Pacific Graduate School of Psychology and the Stanford University School of Medicine. Dr. Locke is currently a Professor in the University of Idaho’s Department of Psychology and Communication Studies, and has published a number of research studies on various topics at the interface between personality, social, and clinical psychology.

Title: Licensed Clinical Psychologist

Nora Erickson

Nora Erickson, M.S., has a Bachelor's of Arts Degree in Psychology from Kenyon College, and a Master's of Science Degree in Clinical Psychology from Washington State University. She is currently a candidate for her Doctorate of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology at Washington State University. Her research focuses on infant temperament, with a specific emphasis on relationships between maternal mental health and early social-emotional development.

Title: Ph.D. Student in Clinical Psychology