Paul Kincs 



1993 - B.A., Sociology, University of North Dakota
· 1996 - M.A., Counseling, University of North Dakota
· 2005 - M.A., Psychology, University of South Dakota
ABD, Clinical Psychology
· 2001-Present – Licensed Professional Counselor (ND#570-11-15-06)

2009-present Assistant Professor of Psychology,
Div. of Education and Psychology,
Mayville State University, Mayville, ND
· 2007-08 Predoctoral Psychology Internship,
Nebraska Mental Health Center, Lincoln, NE
· 2005-06 Clinical Psychology Trainee,
Jackson Recovery Centers, Sioux City, IA
· 2004-05 Clinical Psychology Trainee,
Dakota Counseling Institute, Mitchell, SD
· 1999-2001 Individual/Marital/ Family Therapist,
The Village Family Service Center, Minot, ND
· 1998 Research Analyst,
Vital Records Division, ND Department of Health, Bismarck, ND
· 1997-98 Crisis Counselor/Case Manager,
Lutheran Social Services of ND, Grand Forks, ND

Courses Taught
At Mayville State University:
· PSYC 111: General Psychology
· PSYC 255: Child and Adolescent Psychology
· PSYC 331: Introduction to Counseling and Guidance
· PSYC 360: Introduction to Personality
· PSYC 370: Psychology of Abnormal Behavior
· PSYC 441: Mental Hygiene
· PSYC 470: Introduction to Clinical Psychology
· At The University of South Dakota:
· IdEA 400 – Ecology of Human Development capstone
· Psyc. 101 – General Psychology
· Psyc. 321 – Psychology of Human Lifespan Development
· Psyc. 451- Psychology of Abnormal Behavior

Activities & Associations
Faculty Advisor,
· Mayville State University Psychology Club

Kincs, P. & Caraway, S. (2009) Appraisal of partner distress on self-reported grief among bereaved parents: A pilot study of a potential mediator for fathers' mourning
· Poster presented at the Annual Convention of the Association of Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, New York, NY
· Kincs, P. K., Caraway, S. J., & Mitchell, D. (2009). Exploring the contributions of emotional inexpressiveness, father involvement, and appraisal of partner distress on parental grief in a bereaved population. Poster presented at the IdeaFest and Graduate Forum, The University of South Dakota, Vermillion, SD.
· Ahmed, K.A., Kincs, P., and Chapman, K. (1997). What Did the Family-Based Program Do For You? Child Welfare Research Bureau, Department of Social Work, University of North Dakota
· Submitted to: Division of Children and Family Services, North Dakota Department of Human Services, Bismarck, ND
· Jacobs, S.C., Kincs, P., et al. (1997). Correlates of the MI Onset Study Anger Scale: Trait and State. Annals of Behavior Medicine, (Proceedings of the Society of Behavioral Medicine's 18th annual meeting, April, San Francisco, CA 19 (Supplement): C054, 1997.
· Jacobs, S.C., Kincs, P., et al. (1997) Reactivity Differences With Anger Recall Tasks: Communicative Versus Aggressive Expression. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association – Division 38, August, Chicago, IL.
· Kincs, P., Jacobs, S.C., et al. (1996). Reliability of the Myocardial Infarction Onset Study Anger Scale in a Non-cardiac Population. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the North Dakota Psychological Association, October, Grand Forks, ND.

Community Service

Commodity Distribution and Food Fellowship programs
Red River Valley Community Action, Grand Forks, ND

Public Speaking Interest

"Worker safety in in-home settings"
“Aging of the brain, aging of the mind”
“Family-based services: An introduction to intensive in-home family therapy” “Contextual issues in the assessment of children”
"Overscheduled kids, overstressed families"

Interventions for co morbid major depression and Diabetes Mellitus
Somatization disorder
Binge Eating Disorder
Stress and social support
Parental bereavement and grief
Wellness virtues: Forgiveness, gratitude, & optimism
Bullying behavior