Professor and Director of Clinical Training
Ebener is Professor and Director of Clinical Training in the College of Education’s Department of Educational Psychology and Learning Systems. Ebener’s research focuses on psychological and social factors that influence an individual’s coping and adaptation to disability and chronic illness, as well as recovery from substance use disorders. Her current research examines positive psychology constructs of humor, spirituality and optimism as coping mechanisms in recovery and adaptation.
Assistant Professor of Sport Psychology
Gabana’s research focuses on developing applied sport psychology programs to enhance athlete mental health, well-being and performance.