Bill Hoyt


(608) 262-0462

335 Education Building

1000 Bascom Mall

Madison, WI 53706

Hoyt, William

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Dr. Hoyt received his PhD from Virginia Commonwealth University in 1995, and came to Wisconsin in 1999. He has been Department Chair since September, 2014.


  • PhD Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1995
  • MS Psychology, Virginia Commonwealth University, 1992
  • AB Philosophy, Princeton University, 1981

Select Publications

  • Plante, D., & Hoyt, W. T. (2017). Outcomes of positive airway pressure for sleep apnea. Journal of the American Medical Association, 318(20), 2042.
  • Byars-Winston, A., Diestelmann, J., Savoy, J. N., & Hoyt, W. T. (2017). Unique effects and moderators of effects of sources on self-efficacy: A model-based meta-analysis. , 64, 645-658.
  • Ramirez Stege, A. M., Brockberg, D., & Hoyt, W. T. (2017). Advocating for advocacy: A survey on student advocacy skills and training in counseling psychology. Training and Education in Professional Psychology, 11, 190-197.
  • Turan, N., & Hoyt, W. T. (2016). Gender, attachment orientation, rumination, and symptomatic distress: Test of a moderated mediation model. Personality and Individual Differences, 102, 234-239.
  • Sun, S., Hoyt, W. T., Brockberg, D., Lam, J., & Tiwari, D. (2016). Acculturation and enculturation as predictors of help-seeking attitudes (HSAs) among racial and ethnic minorities: A meta-analytic investigation. Joutnal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 617-632. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Goldberg, S. B., Babins-Wagner, R., Rousmanier, T., Berziuns, S., Hoyt, W. T., & Wampold, B. E. (2016). Creating a climate for therapist improvement: A case study of an agency based on outcomes and deliberate practice. Psychotherapy, 53, 367-375.
  • Goldberg, S. B., Hoyt, W. T., Nissen-Lie, H. A., Wampold, B. E., & L., S. (In Press). Unpacking the therapist effect: Impact of treatment length differs for high- and low-performing therapists. Psychotherapy Research
  • Nissen-Lie, H., Goldberg, S. B., Hoyt, W. T., Falkenstrom, F., Holmqvist, R., Nielsen, S. L., & Wampold, B. E. (2016). Are therapists uniformly effective across patient outcome domains? A study on therapist effectiveness in two different treatment contex. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 63, 367-378. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
  • Sun, S., Hoyt, W. T., & Zhao, J. (2016). Do received stereotypes about Asian clients apply to Chinese young adults? A survey of counselors in Chinese universities. Professional Psychology Research and Practice, 47, 38-45.
  • Roberts, T. S., Horne, S. G., & Hoyt, W. T. (2015). Between a gay and a straight place: Bisexual individuals’ experiences with monosexism. Journal of Bisexuality, 15, 554-569.

Select Presentations

  • Hoyt, W. T., Wade, N. N. G., Kidwell, J. E. M., & Worthington, E. L. (2014, March - 2014, March). Forgiveness interventions for severe offenses: Meta-analytic evidence. presented at the Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA.
  • Goldberg, S. B., Hoyt, W. T., & Lindemann, A. (2013, October - 2013, October). Testing the social microcosm hypothesis: A social relations analysis of group perceptions. presented at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, Memphis, TN.