OTTO WAHL'S HOME PAGE
Hello and welcome to my home page.
I am a Professor of Psychology and Director of the Graduate
Institute of Professional Psychology at University of Hartford.
My major areas of research interest are in public perceptions of mental
illnesses, mental illness stigma, and mass media depictions of mental illnesses.
For further information on my background and work, use the links below.
If you would like to go on to the Resource
Guide for Fighting Discrimination and Stigma that I have
put together, click HERE
I have published numerous research articles related to the
above topics as well as public education articles in newsletters of mental
health organizations. For a listing of these articles, click here: PUBLISHED
For information about some of my most recent research, including
research in progress and research being carried out by doctoral students
under my supervision, click here: RECENT
AND ONGOING RESEARCH
In addition, I have given many talks the above topics to
mental health advocacy groups around the country and have made appearances
on radio and television programs discussing these issues. For a listing
of some of the talks and workshops I have given, click here: TALKS
I also work/consult with a number of different mental
health advocacy groups to improve public understanding of mental illnesses,
including the National Mental Health Association, NAMI (the National Alliance
for the Mentally Ill), and the Carter Center Mental Health Program.
For more information about that work and those organizations, click here:
I have taught a variety of clinically-related courses at
the graduate and undergraduate levels. For information on the courses
I have taught, including sample syllabi for those courses, click here:
To contact me, use the following:
Finally, I have been fortunate enough to have my work recognized
with a number of honors and awards. Information about those can be
obtained by clicking here: HONORS
Otto Wahl, Ph.D
Graduate Institute of Professional Psychology
200 Bloomfield Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06117