Professor of Psychology, Sociology, and Social Work
Angelo State University
San Angelo, Texas, USA
Phone: (325) 486-6129
- 1981 PhD, Psychology Minors: Guidance Counseling and Special Education, Texas A&M University - Commerce
- 1978 MS, Psychology, Texas A&M University - Commerce
- 1970 MA, Sociology, Mississippi State University
- 1967 BA, Sociology, English, and Political Science, Minor: Military Training, Punjab University
Sangeeta Singg, PhD is a licensed psychologist and a professor of psychology at the Angelo State University (ASU) where she started the graduate counseling psychology program and served as the Program Director for many years. She is also a certified Applied Clinical Nutritionist and a Purification and Weight Loss Coach. Her publications are in the areas of health and counseling/clinical psychology. She is currently serving as the president of the Psychological Association of Greater West Texas (PAGWT). In November 2016, PAGWT recognized her with a prestigious award, “Outstanding Leadership in Psychology Award.” Serving on the Board of Directors of American Heart Association, Tom Green County Division for 32 years, four times as the Board President, she received recognition for her service and volunteerism for over 30 years and was named Go Red Ambassador in 2009. Dr. Singg was selected as a “Top Psychologist in San Angelo, Texas” by the International Association of HealthCare Professionals and listed in their publication, Worldwide Leaders in Health Care, 2016. Among several academic awards, three are ASU’s Distinguished Faculty Achievement Award, ASU Faculty Excellence in Leadership/Service, Texas A&M University-Commerce’s Ambassador Award, and ASU 35-Years Service Award. Dr. Singg organized the first AIDS Awareness Program in West Texas in early 1980s and started the first support group for the AIDS patients, their families and friends. A group member and Dr. Singg founded the San Angelo AIDS Foundation which began serving a vast geographical area of West Texas.
Dr. Singg’s research interests are diverse and interdisciplinary including post-traumatic stress disorder, depression, zoophilia, childhood sexual abuse, memory, cardiovascular disease, alternative methods of healing, grief, suicide, energy medicine, student personal responsibility, self-esteem, color preference and color therapy, and role of nutrition in physical and psychological wellness.
|Angelo State University, San Angelo, Texas||1999-Present||Professor of Psychology|
|2000-2011||Graduate Program Director, Counseling Psychology|
|1987-2000||Department’s Graduate Advisor for two programs: Counseling Psychology &
General Psychology (Title changed to Director in 2000)
|1985-2011||Graduate Practicum Director/Coordinator|
|1990-1999||Associate Professor of Psychology|
|1981-1990||Assistant Professor of Psychology|
|Texas A&M University – Commerce, Commerce, Texas||1980 - 1981||Doctoral Assistant, ETSU Metroplex Center, Garland, Texas|
|1977 - 1980||Assistant Instructor, Department of Psychology|
|1977 - 1978||Psychology Intern, Counseling Center|
|1977||Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Sociology|
|1976||Graduate Research Assistant, Department of Psychology|
|Mississippi State University, Starkville, Mississippi||1968 - 1970||Graduate Research Assistant, Social Science Research Center|
License and Certificates
- Licensed Psychologist in the State of Texas, 1984 - Present.
- Certified Purification and Weight loss Coach, 2015
- Applied Clinical Nutritionist (ACN), Texas Chiropractic College, 2011- Present
- Iridologist, Standard Process, 2011
- Certified by AHA Heartsaver CPR Program for Adult/Child CPR and Choking, 2008, 2011
- QRA, Level I (2006); Advanced Level Quantum Reflex Analysis certification, 2007- Present
- Reiki Master, First (1997), Second (1998), and Master’s degree (2001) in Usui Shiki Ryoho
- (Usui System of Natural Healing)
- Psychological Associate in the State of Texas, 1978-1983-on inactive status
- Hatha Yoga Visharda, Indian Department of Sports and Youth Programmes, 1964
Membership in Professional Organizations
- Psychological Association of Greater West Texas, 1981-Present
President, 2010-Present Organize four meetings with seminars for the required 20 CEUs every year for the licensed psychologists of West Texas
- Southwestern Psychological Association, 1981-Present Served on Continuing Education Committee
- American Association of Behavioral and Social Sciences, 1997-2007
- International Society for the Study of Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine, 1997-2005
- American Psychological Association, 1981-1997
- American Psychological Society, 1997-1998
- International Platform Association, 1989-1996
- Texas Academy of Sciences, 1981-1985
- Singg, S. (2017). Ego-Dystonic Zoophilia: A case report with treatment plan and a critical look at the current state. Clinical Case Reports and Reviews, 3(1): 1-6.
- Singg, S., & Evans, M. (2016). Depression update and the role of nutritional intake in symptoms of depression experienced by young college students. Clinical Trials and Case Studies, 1(1): 1- 5.11
- Singg, S. (2016). Reiki: A biofield therapy. In Carol M. Davis (Ed.), Integrative Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention, and Wellness. Thorofare, NJ: SlACK Inc.
- Singg, S., & Martin, Z. (2016). Left-handedness and artistic abilities: A first look. Biology and Medicine (Aligarh) 8: 271. doi: 10.4172/0974-8369.1000271 .
- Singg, S. (2015). Scabies awareness and Fear of Scabies Scale-10. Journal of Clinical Case Studies 1(1): doi http://dx.doi.org/10.16966/jccs.102
- Singg. S. (2015). Use of Reiki as a biofield therapy: An adjunct to conventional medical care. Clinical Case Reports and Reviews, 1(3), 53-59.
- Singg. S. (2009). Cardiovascular disease. In Clifton D. Bryant (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Singg.S. (2009). Types of Grief. In Clifton D. Bryant (Ed.), Encyclopedia of Death and the Human Experience. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Singg, S. (2008). Reiki: An alternative therapy. In Carol M. Davis (Ed.), Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention, and Wellness (3rd ed.). Thorofare, NJ: SlACK Inc.
- Singg, S. (2004). Reiki: An alternative therapy. In Carol M. Davis (Ed.), Complementary Therapies in Rehabilitation: Evidence for Efficacy in Therapy, Prevention, and Wellness (2nd ed). Thorofare, NJ: SlACK Inc.
- Singg, S. (2003). Parents and the loss of a child. In Clifton D. Bryant (Ed.), Handbook of Death and Dying. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publications.
- Singg, S., & Belk, S. T. (published electronically in fall 2002). Dental anxiety and cognitive behavioral confirmation effect: A study of patients and dentists. Perspectives Journal 2001 [On-line Serial], Vol. 4, Available at http://aabss.org.
- Singg, S., & Farquhar, K. C. (published electronically in fall 2002). Evaluation of a self- enhancement program for alternative school students. Perspectives Journal 2001 [On-line Serial], Vol. 4, Available at http://aabss.org.
- Singg, S, & Ader, J. (2001). Development of Student Personal Responsibility Scale-10. Social Behavior and Personality: An International Journal, 29(4), 331-336.
- Hubbartt, S., & Singg, S. (2001). Attitudes toward perpetration of sexual abuse against children: A study of legal and social service oriented students. North American Journal of Psychology, 3(2), 243-252.
- Singg, S, & Lewis, J. (2001). Depression and blood types. Psychological Reports, 88, 725- 726.
- Singg, S, & Whiddin, T. (2000). Relationship between preference for red and locus of control. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 91, 84-86.
- Dressen, L., & Singg, S. (Accepted in 2000, Journal backdated to 1998). Desirable self-perceived Psychophysiological changes in chronically ill patients: An experimental study of Reiki. Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine, 9, 51-82.
- Astra, R. A., & Singg, S. (2000) The role of self-esteem in affiliation. The Journal of Psychology, 134, 15-22.
- Singg, S., & Dressen, L. (1999). Desirable self-perceived Psychophysiological changes in chronically ill patients: An experimental study of Reiki. International Society for the Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine Conference Proceedings, 9, 35-36.
- Zykowski, T., & Singg, S. (1999). Effects of verb and delay on recall of an accident. Perceptual and Motor Skills, 88, 1231-1234.
- Singg, S., & Atwater, E. (1999). Instructor’s manual with tests for Psychology for living: Adjustment, growth, and behavior today. Upper Saddle River, NJ: Prentice Hall. (1998). Two articles, “Toward an understanding of post-traumatic stress disorders: A historical and contemporary perspective” by S. Singg and “An exploratory study of therapists’ training and success rates in treating childhood sexual abuse clients,” by S. M. Winkelspecht and S. Singg were selected for inclusion in the Published International Literature on Traumatic Stress (PILOTS) Database. White River Junction, Vermont: VA Medical Center. www.dartmouth.edu/dms/ptsd/
- Nelson, P. A., & Singg, S. (1998). Locus of control, sex, and attitudes toward suicide. Psychological Reports, 83, 353-354.
- Winkelspecht, S. M., & Singg, S. (1998). An exploratory study of therapists’ training and success rates in treating childhood sexual abuse clients. Psychological Reports, 82, 579-582.
- Singg, S., Smith, J. P., Freed, D. M., & Elder., W. W. (1998). Relationship between cognitive functioning and daily living skills of Alzheimer's Disease patients [54 paragraphs]. Perspectives Journal 1998 [On-line Serial], Vol. 1, Available at http://aabss.org.
- Dearing, B. G., & Singg, S. (1997). Color preference, depression and treatment: A photosensitive assessment study. International Society for the Subtle Energies and Energy Medicine Conference Proceedings, 7, 29-31.
- Dearing, B. G., & Singg, S. (1996). Photosensitive assessment: A study of color preference, depression, and treatment. Subtle Energies & Energy Medicine, 7 (2), 89-110.
- Singg, S., & Allen, W. A. (1996). Goodfellow Air Force Base. In The Texas Historical Association, The New Handbook of Texas (Vol. 3, p. 238). Austin: Author.
- Singg, S. (1996). Angelo State University (Vol. 1, pp. 184-185). In The Texas Historical Association, The New Handbook of Texas. Austin: Author.
- Singg, S. (1991). [Review of the book Domestic tyranny]. Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 12 (3), 337-338.
- Singg, S. (1989). [Review of the book Adorned in dreams: Fashion and modernity]. Sociological Inquiry, 59 (1), 99-101.
- Singg, S. (1989). [Review of the book The adolescent molester]. Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 10 (2), 206-208.
- Singg, S. (1987). [Review of the book Abnormal offenders, delinquency, and the criminal justice system]. Deviant Behavior: An Interdisciplinary Journal, 8 (1), 109-110.
- Singg, S. (1984). Toward an understanding of post-traumatic stress disorders: A historical and contemporary perspective. Journal of Sociology and Social Welfare, 11, 763-777.
- Singg, S., & Webb, B. R. (1977). Demographic composition of an East Texas community: A comparative analysis. In H. E. Theis & L. T. Winfree (Eds.), Proceedings of the Fall Sociological Research Symposium (pp. 111-117). East Texas State University.