Academic Research

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    Effects of Previous MMPI-2 Completion and Enhanced PAI Instructions in the Detection of Altered Self-Presentation

    This research explored how the use of different verbal instructions affected participant's self-presentation on two commonly used personality assessments. (See image for detailed results)

    Scott, B.M., Draffkorn, C.M.J., Andrews, P., & Schmitt, A.L. (2013, October). Effects of previous MMPI-2 completion and enhanced PAI instructions in the detection of altered self-presentation. Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 33rd Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

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    Comparison of MMPI-2 Profiles with Standard Versus Enhanced Instructions in Individuals with External Incentives to Either “Fake Good” or “Fake Bad.”

    This study explored how enhanced instructions on the MMPI-2 affected participant's accuracy of self-presentation.

    Draffkorn, C.M.J., Scott, B.M., Andrews, P., & Schmitt, A.L. (2013, October). Comparison of MMPI-2 profiles with standard versus enhanced instructions in individuals with external incentives to either “fake good” or “fake bad.” Presented at the National Academy of Neuropsychology, 33rd Annual Conference, San Diego, California.

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    Elders Caregiving and Care-receiving

    This research examined how senior citizens responded to challenges and life changes through the aging process.

    Ji-yeon Lee, Ph.D, Matthew Gilbert, M.A., Chelsea Lammes, B.A., Chris Draffkorn, B.A., Lori Roberts, B.S., Traci Willingham. (2013, January) Elders Caregiving and Care-receiving. Presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Houston Texas

Professional Experience

  • Present

    Clinical Assessment Specialist

    Dallas County, Clinical Assessment and Treatment Services

  • 2014


    Integrated Psychotheraputic Services

  • 2014 2013


    Martin Neurobehavioral Center

  • 2013


    Terrell State Hospital

  • 2013


    Andrews Center Behavioral Healthcare System

Professional Associations

  • Present

    American Counseling Association

  • Present

    Texas Counseling Association

  • Present

    International Honor Society in Psychology


  • Past

    National Academy of Neuropsychology

  • Past

    American Psychological Association

Education & Training

  • M.S. 2013

    Master of Science in Clinical Psychology

    w/ Concentration in Neuropsychology

    University of Texas at Tyler

  • B.A. 2006

    Bachelor of Arts in Psychology

    University of Texas at Tyler

  • A.A.S. 2002

    Associate in Applied Science

    Criminal Justice and Law Enforcement

    Tyler Junior College








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