Curriculum Vitae

CURRICULUM VITAE

Catalina Mandoki Arata

Date of Birth: November 19, 1963

Office Address and Phone: 2864 Dauphin Street, Suite A
Mobile, AL 36606
(251) 470-7607
Education

Ph.D. (1989) Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
(APA approved)

Major: Clinical Psychology
Dissertation: Coping with sexual victimization: An analysis of the relationship between
coping strategies and adjustment.
Chair: Barry R. Burkhart, Ph.D.

M.S. (1986) Auburn University
Auburn, Alabama
(APA approved)

Major: Clinical Psychology
Thesis: Sexual victimization: The recidivist victim.
Chair: Barry R. Burkhart, Ph.D.

B.S. (1984) University of Florida
Gainesville, Florida

Major: Psychology
Honors Thesis: The effects of sorority pledging on self-esteem, marginality, and identification with the majority.
Honors and Awards

National Institute of Mental Health Pre-Doctoral Fellowship in Sexual Assault Research,
Medical University of South Carolina (1988-1989)

American Psychological Association Doctoral Dissertation Award (1989 )

Selby Scholarship, University of Florida (1982)

National Merit Scholarship (1981)

Professional Experience

2008 – Present:

Employer: Catalina M. Arata, Ph.D., LLC
Private Practice: Conduct individual, group, marital and family therapy with adults and children. Areas of specialty include depression, anxiety, custody, sexual abuse (victims, offenders, and families), comprehensive psychological evaluations; forensic evaluations; community consultation.

2004 – 2007:
Employer: Neurology: Adult & Child, P.C.
Private Practice

1991 – 2004
Employer: University of South Alabama
Associate Professor, Department of Psychology, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama (Instructor, September 1991 – 1993;Assistant Professor, September 1993 – 1999; Associate 1999 – 2003)
Private Practice through the USA Psychological Clinic (1994 – 2004)

Courses Taught

Undergraduate Graduate
General Psychology (PSY120)* Introduction to Applied Psychology (PSY530)*
Psychology of Gender (PSY470)* Intelligence Testing (PSY542)*
Abnormal Psychology (PSY340)* Research and Theory in Psychopathology (PSY532)
Introduction to Measurement Theories of Psychological Assessment (PSY540)
& Testing (PSY465)

*Taught 1999-2002

University Committees
Faculty Senate
Violence Prevention Alliance
Institutional Review Board (6/01-6/03)
Gender Studies Steering Committee and Advisory Committee

Instructor, University of South Alabama, Department of Psychology, Mobile, Alabama (September 1991 – June 1993)

1991 – 1994
Employer: Catalina M. Arata, P.C.
Private Practice

1991 (September) – 1993 (September)
Employer: Social Security Disability Determination Division, Mobile, Alabama
Medical Consultant (September 1991 – September 1993)

1989 – 1991
Employer: Searcy Hospital, Mobile, Alabama
Psychologist I, (September 1989 – September 1991)

1988 – 1989
Psychology Intern/Pre-Doctoral Fellow in Sexual Assault Research, Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences, Crime Victim’s Research and Treatment Center, Medical University of South Carolina, Charleston, South Carolina (Rotations: Adult inpatient, Adult outpatient, Substance Abuse, Child and Adult Sexual Abuse/Offenders), (September 1988 – August 1989)

1987 – 1988
Therapist, Auburn University Student Development Center, Auburn, Alabama (September 1987 – September 1988)

1986 – 1987
Therapist, East Alabama Medical Center, Auburn, Alabama (September 1986 – September 1987)

1985 – 1986
Psychological Examiner, Alabama Department of Youth Services, Diagnostic and Evaluation Center, Mt. Meigs, Alabama (August 1985 – September 1986)

1984 – 1985
Graduate Teaching Assistant, Auburn University, Auburn, Alabama (primary instructor for General Psychology), (September 1984 – August 1985)

Community Consultation

Participated on a suicide intervention team at Valley High School in Valley, Alabama. Conducted sessions with individual classrooms for counseling and prevention (April 1987).

Presentations on victim’s rights legislation in South Carolina to Business Law classes at North Charleston High School in Charleston, South Carolina (October 1988).

Consulting editor to Violence and Victims (1991 – 1995)

Presentation on Rape Trauma Syndrome and Counseling Skills for volunteers in training for the Mobile Rape Crisis Center (September 1991, September 1992).

Six-week Marital Enrichment Workshop for the United States Coast Guard Aviation Training Center, Mobile, Alabama (October 1991- November 1991).

Presentation on Self-Esteem, Alpha Omicron Pi Sorority, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, (May 5, 1992).

Rape Prevention Seminar, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama (October 19, 1992).

Guest on “New Vision”, WALA-CH 10, Mobile, AL; discussed signs of child sexual abuse (October, 1994)

Attention Deficit Disorder Parenting Education Group (1995 – 1998).

“Interacting with your younger child,” Parenting seminar for the Adult Religious Education Program, Our Saviour Church, Mobile, AL, November 12, 1995.

Rape Trauma Syndrome Inservice, Family Resource Center, Cordova, Alaska (February 1996)

“Coping with Infertility,” presentation to Hannah’s Workshop, Mobile, Alabama (October 1996)

“Facts on Date Rape at the University of South Alabama,” presentation during Mock Rape Trial, University of South Alabama (November, 1996)

“Parent Power,” presentation regarding adolescent alcohol use to parents at McGill-Toolen High School (October, 1999)

Press conference with Child Advocacy Center discussing how to help children cope with the terrorist attack; segments aired on channel 5 and 10 and article in Press Register (October, 2001)

Participant in the Underage Drinking Conference, an initiative sponsored by the City of Mobile, Drug Education Council and St. Paul’s Episcopal School (January 2003); Member, Adult Education subcommittee, Underage Drinking Taskforce

Presentation to Child Advocacy Center staff (police, social workers, therapists, etc.) on the Short and Long Term Effects of Child Sexual Abuse, February 13, 2003

Consulting Editor, Child Maltreatment

Peer Listener Training for disaster preparedness; workshop presented at the Via! Senior Citizens Services Center. July 11 & July 16, 2008.

Lifelines Family Counseling Center Board of Directors 2008 – present; Board President (2013)

Professional Affiliations

American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children (past member)
– Board Member, Alabama Chapter: 1999-2002
Alabama Psychological Association
– Member, Ad Hoc Committee on the Sexual Misconduct of Psychologists,
September 1987 – July 1988
– Member, Membership Committee, 1990 – 1991
– Member, Legislative Committee, 1992 – 1996
– Member, Executive Council, 1992
American Psychological Association
Association of Family and Conciliation Courts
Mobile Association of Psychologists
– Secretary/Treasurer, 1991
– President, 1992
Scientific Presentations

(Publications and presentations listed as Mandoki – maiden name, and Arata)

Arata, C. M. (2008). Alternative Custody Solutions. Presentation to the Mobile Area Family Law Group, Mobile, AL, September 12, 2008.

Arata, C. M., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Bowers, D., & O’Brien, N. (2003, July).
Child abuse and delinquency: Differential effects of multi-type maltreatment.. Paper
presented at the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children’s 11th
National Colloquium, Orlando, FL.

Bowers, D., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., & Arata, C. (2003, July). The IPFI, Self-reported Delinquency and gender. Paper presented at the Psychology & Law International,
Interdisciplinary Conference, Edinburgh, Scotland.

Arata, C. M., White, D., Seay, A., & Baxley, T. (2003). No safe harbor: Sexual revictimization within the family. Paper presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 27, 2003.

Morgan, A., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Arata, C. M., & Bowers, D. (2003). Depression and suicide among gay, lesbian, and bisexual adolescents. Poster presented at the 49th annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, New Orleans, Louisiana, March 27, 2003.

Arata, C. M., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Bowers, D., & O’Farrill-Swails, L. (2002). Externalizing versus Internalizing Symptoms: Differential long-term effects of abuse. Paper presented at the 7th International Conference on Family Violence, San Diego, California, September 27, 2002.

Arata, C. M., Argyrides, M., & Huff, W. (2002). The use of the Static-99 as a predictor of adult versus child sex offenders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Orlando, Florida, March 23, 2002.

Arata, C. M. GROWTH: Risk Assessment and Program Design for At-risk Females. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA, March, 2001.

Stafford, J., & Arata, C. M. Partner selection as a factor in sexual aggression. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, March 23, 2001.

Arata, C. M. Child Abuse and Revictimization: Family factors in repeated victimization. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA, August, 1998.

Arata, C. M., & Lindman, L. Silencing the Self and Child Abuse. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Mobile, AL, March 1998.

Arata, C. M. Extended Assessment of Sexual Abuse. Workshop presented at the Sixth Annual Southeast Conference on Child Sexual Abuse, Mobile, AL, November 6, 1997.

Arata, C. M. Revictimization and PTSD: Which comes first? Paper presented at the Fifth National Colloquium of the American Professional Society on the Abuse of Children, Miami Beach, FL, June 21, 1997.

Anderson, C. U. & Arata, C. M. Understanding domestic abuse, unintended pregnancy: A self-in-relation model. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Norfolk, VA, April 4, 1997.

Arata, C. M. Sexual Revictimization: A Model for Predicting Differential Effects. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Atlanta, GA, March, 1997.

Arata, C. M., & Murphy, L., Shepard, H., & Turnbow, M. Repeated sexual victimization and mental disorders. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August 9, 1996.

Arata, C. M., & Picou, J. S. Long-term psychological consequences of the Exxon Valdez Oil Spill. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Toronto, Canada, August 9, 1996.

Arata, C. M. The same damn thing: Revictimization of women. Paper presented in an Invited Symposium at the 42nd annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Norfolk, VA, March 22, 1996.

Arata, C. M., Turnbow, M., & Shepard, H. Coping with adult sexual assault: Attributions and prior abuse. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Norfolk, VA, March 22, 1996.

Shepard, H., Murphy, L., & Arata, C. M. Assessment of Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among sexual assault victims. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, Norfolk, VA, March 22, 1996.

Arata, C. M. To tell or not to tell: Current functioning of adult survivors who disclosed their victimization. Paper presented at the 4th International Family Violence Research Conference, Durham, New Hampshire, July 22, 1995.
Andrews, C. D., Burroughs, E. W., Arata, C. M. Revictimization: A recurring nightmare? Poster presented at the 2nd annual University of South Alabama Research Forum, May 5, 1995, Mobile, Alabama.

Franklin, C. L., & Arata, C. M. The cumulative effects of victimization: The hurt keeps growing. Poster presented at the 2nd annual University of South Alabama Research Forum, May 5, 1995, Mobile, Alabama.

Andrews, C. D., Burroughs, E. W., Arata, C. M. Revictimization: A recurring nightmare? Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, March 25, 1995, Savannah, Georgia.

Franklin, C. L., & Arata, C. M. The cumulative effects of victimization: The hurt keeps growing. Poster presented at the 41st annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, March 25, 1995, Savannah, Georgia.

Arata, C. M. Attributions of Blame and Sexual Assault. Poster presented at the 102nd annual convention of the American Psychological Association, Los Angeles, CA, August 13, 1994.
Arata, C. M. Psychological evaluation of the implant patient. Workshop presented at the 22nd annual scientific session of the Academy of Transplants and Implants, New Orleans, LA, June 18, 1994.

Davis, T., & Arata, C. M. Effects of the Rape Victim’s Age on the Believability of Her Testimony. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 1993.

Arata, C. M. Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder symptoms among Acquaintance Rape Victims. Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southern Society for Philosophy and Psychology, New Orleans, Louisiana, April, 1993.

Arata, C. M. Long Term Effects of Sexual Victimization. Presented at Grand Rounds in the Department of Psychiatry, University of South Alabama, Mobile, Alabama, October 2, 1991.

Arata, C. M. Adolescent Suicide. Workshop presented at the Second Annual Child Welfare Conference, Mobile, Alabama, May 31, 1991.

McCleary, G. E., & Arata, C. M. A neuropsychological screening instrument for psychiatric populations. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Southeastern Psychological Association, March, 1991, New Orleans, Louisiana.
Mandoki, C. A., Sorrow, R. L., & Burkhart, B. R. Predicting differences in adjustment to sexual victimization based on situational variables, self-blame, and coping strategies. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Advancement of Behavior Therapy, November, 1989, Washington, D.C.

Mandoki, C. A., & Burkhart, B. R. Coping and adjustment to rape. Paper presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, August, 1989, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Sommerfeldt, T., Burkhart, B. R., & Mandoki, C. A. In her own words: Victim’s descriptions of hidden rape effects. Poster presented at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, August, 1989, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Saunders, B. E., & Mandoki, C. A. The development of a self-report measure of crime-related post traumatic stress disorder. In Empirical/Clinical Assessment of Crime Related
Post Traumatic Stress Disorder. Symposium conducted at the annual meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, April, 1989, New York, New York.

Mandoki, C. A. Coping with the 1987-88 APIC Internship “Early Acceptance Policy.” Panel discussion conducted at the annual convention of the American Psychological Association, August 15, 1988, Atlanta, Georgia.

Mandoki, C. A. Consequences for the victim. In Sexual Misconduct of Psychologists. Symposium conducted at the annual convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, April 2, 1988, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Mandoki, C. A., & Stanton, A. L. Sexual Misconduct of Psychologists. Invited colloquium. University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama, April 15, 1988.

Mandoki, C. A., & Burkhart, B. R. Sexual victimization: Is there a vicious cycle? Paper presented at the annual convention of the Southeastern Psychological Association, March 31, 1988, New Orleans, Louisiana.

Scientific Publications

Arata, C. M., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Bowers, D., & O’Brien, N. (2007). Differential correlates of multi-type maltreatment among urban youth. Child Abuse & Neglect, 31, 393-415.

Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Arata, C., O’Brien, N., Bowers, D., & Kilbert, J. (2006). Sensitive research with adolescents: Just how upsetting are self-report surveys anyway? Violence and Victims, 21, 425-444.

Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., O’Brien, N., Kilbert, J., Arata, C., & Bowers, D. Gender specific associations among suicide proneness and coping strategies in college men and women. In Landow, Mery V. (Ed.), College students: Mental health and coping strategies. (pp. 247-260). Hauppauge, NY: Nova Science Publishers.

Arata, C. M., Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Bowers, D., & O’Farrill-Swails, L. (2005). Single versus multi-type maltreatment: An examination of the long-term effects of child abuse. Journal of Aggression, Maltreatment, & Trauma, 11, 29-52

Langhinrichsen-Rohling, J., Arata, C., Bowers, D., O’Brien, N., & Morgan, A. (2004). Suicidal behavior, negative affect, gender, and self-reported delinquency in college students. Suicide and Life-Threatening Behavior, 34, 255-266.

. Arata, C. M., Stafford, J., & Tims, M. S. (2003). High school drinking and its consequences. Adolescence, 38, 567-579.

Arata, C. M. (2002). Child abuse and sexual revictimization. Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice, 9, 135-164.

Arata, C. M., & Lindman, L. (2002). Marriage, child abuse, and sexual revictimization. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 17, 953-971.

Arata, C. M. (2000). Shattered Subjects: A testimony to arm-chair psychology. Contemporary Psychology, 45, 669-671.

Arata, C. M. (2000). From child victim to adult victim: A model for predicting sexual revictimization. Child Maltreatment, 5,1, 28-38.

Arata, C. M., Picou, J. S., Johnson, G. D., & McNally, T. S. (2000). Coping with technological disaster: An application of the Conservation of Resources model to the Exxon Valdez oil spill. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 13,1, 23-39.

Arata, C. M. (1999). Coping with rape: The roles of prior sexual abuse and attributions of blame. Journal of Interpersonal Violence, 14, 62-78.

Arata, C. M. (1999). Revictimization and Mental Disorders: Rates in a non-clinical sample. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse,7, 1-17.

Arata, C. M. (1999). Sexual Revictimization and PTSD: An exploratory study. Journal of Child Sexual Abuse, 8, 49-65.

Arata, C. M. (1998). To tell or not to tell: Current functioning of adult survivors of sexual abuse who disclosed their victimization. Child Maltreatment, 3, 63-71.

Arata, C. M., & Burkhart, B. R. (1998). Coping appraisals and adjustment to non-stranger sexual assault. Violence Against Women, 4, 224-239.

Arata, C. M. (1996) “History of Child Sexual Abuse.” In W. G. Bringmann, H. E. Luck, R. Miller, & C. E. Early’s, Pictorial History of Psychology. Quintessence Publishing Company.

Arata, C. M., & Burkhart, B. R. (1996). Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder among college student victims of acquaintance assault. Journal of Psychology and Human Sexuality, 8(½), 79-92.

Arata, C. M. (1995). Psychological evaluation of the implant patient. The Implantologist, 9, 3-5.

Arata, C. M., Saunders, B. E., & Kilpatrick, D. G. (1991). Concurrent validity of a crime-related post-traumatic stress disorder scale within the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised. Violence and Victims, 6, 191-198.

Mandoki, C. A., & Burkhart, B. R. (1989). Sexual victimization: Is there a vicious cycle? Violence and Victims, 4, 179-190.

Mandoki, C. A., & Burkhart, B. R. (1991). Women as victims: Antecedents and consequences. In A. Parrot (Ed.), Acquaintance Rape, (pp. 176-191). New York: John Wiley & Sons.

Saunders, B. E., Arata, C. M., & Kilpatrick, D. G. (1990). Development of a Crime Related Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder Scale within the Symptom Checklist-90-Revised. Journal of Traumatic Stress, 3, 439-448.

Grants and Contracts

“Mental Health and Protective Factors among At-risk and Delinquent Youth,” P.I. – C. M. Arata, awarded $164,560 (2002-2003), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

“Mental Health and Protective Factors among At-risk and Delinquent Youth,” P.I. – C. M. Arata, awarded $160,800 (2001-2002), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

“Evaluation of NAS at Strickland Youth Center,” Co-Investigator – C. M. Arata, awarded $98,061 (2001-2002), Office of Juvenile Justice and Delinquency Prevention

“Sexual Revictimization and Mental Disorders,” PI – C. M. Arata, awarded $4890.00 (1998-2000) by University of South Alabama Research Council

“Attributions and coping among sexual assault victim;” PI – C. M. Arata, awarded $3220.00 (1994) by University of South Alabama Research Council.

Research/mental health consultant to “The Mental Health Demonstration Project;” PI – J. S. Picou, awarded by Regional Citizens Advisory Council, Cordova, AK (1995-1996).

“Connecting Conversations” Building Community resiliency Grant – consultant (2008)

Forensic Consultation

Expert testimony in Federal Court in cases involving child pornography and grooming of child sexual abuse victims

Expert evaluations and testimony in Alabama and Mississippi district courts in cases involving child custody disputes

Expert evaluations and testimony regarding child sexual abuse victims

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