Featured Psychologist: Iva Greywolf, PhD
Iva Greywolf, PhD, would be the first person to attest to the role that education played in her life. As the first person in her family to attend graduate school, she has not ceased in educating herself and others about the variety of behavioral health issues impacting Native/Indian populations. Prior to receiving her Doctorate of Philosophy degree in professional scientific psychology from Utah State University, she earned a Bachelor of Science degree in rehabilitation and related services from the University of Montana Billings, followed by a Master’s degree in special education from the University of South Dakota.
Dr. Greywolf has over 30 years of experience from working in “Indian Country” to private consulting on Indian/Native behavioral health issues. She has received several prestige awards from the U.S. Public Health Service for outstanding work with the Indian Health Service. Greywolf was also selected as an APA Minority Fellow and received the Outstanding Indian Alumnus by the University of Montana Billings.
Currently Greywolf is the American Psychological Association Society for the Psychology of Women, Division 35, Indigenous Women’s Committee, Chairperson. She also sits on the State of Alaska Board of Psychologists and the Alaska Commission for behavioral Health Certifications. Greywolf’s invested interest in improving the quality of life in underserved areas is evident in her trainings, certification, honors and awards.
AIAN and Indigenous Women are a New Section. (2011, December 15). American Indian/Alaska Native and Indigenous Women Newsletter 1 (1). Retrieved from http://www.apadivisions.org/division-35/publications/newsletters/indigenous-women/2012/issue.pdf (PDF, 190KB)