Nickolas Frost

Assistant Professor

Frost, Nickolas

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Dr. Frost completed his bachelors degree in psychology and philosophy at Siena Heights University, his PhD in counseling psychology at UW-Madison. He completed his clinical internship at the University of Southern California and postdoctoral fellowship at Stanford University and Palo Alto VA.


  • Postdoctoral Research Fellow , Stanford University & U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs, 2018
  • PhD Counseling Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison, 2017
  • BA Psychology/Philosophy, Siena Heights University, 2010

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  • Frost, N., Graham, S., Ramirez Stege, A., Pankey, T. L., Jones, T., & Martinez, E. M. (2020). Bridging the gap: Addressing the mental health needs of underrepresented collegiate students at psychology training clinics. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 14(2), 138-144. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Frost, N., Baskin, T., & Wampold, B. E. (2020). Comparative clinical trials in psychotherapy: Have large effects been replicated?. Epidemiology and Psychiatric Sciences, 29, 1-8. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Wong, J. J., Frost, N., Timko, C., Heinz, A. J., & Cronkite, R. (2020). Depression & family arguments: Reciprocal effects for women and men. Family Process, 37, 49-54.
  • Wampold, B. E., Frost, N., & Yulish, N. (2016). Placebo effects in psychotherapy: A flawed concept and contorted history. Psychology of Consciousness: Theory, Research and Practice, 3(2), 108-120. Online Publication/Abstract.
  • Frost, N., Laska, K., & Wampold, B. E. (2014). The evidence for present-centered therapy as an evidence-based treatment for posttraumatic stress disorder. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 27, 1-8.