Raymond P. Tucker, M.S.

Raymond Tucker, M.S.

Email: raymopt@okstate.edu

Raymond Tucker, M.S. is a fifth year graduate student in the clinical psychology Ph.D. program at Oklahoma State University. Raymond completed his undergraduate education at Lawrence University in Appleton, Wisconsin where he received his B.A. degree in Psychology. Raymond earned his M.S. degree at Oklahoma State University in 2012. His research interests include the interplay between cognitive and interpersonal risk factors for suicidal thinking, such as attention and memory biases, thwarted belongingness, perceived burdensomeness, and repetitive negative thought patterns. He is also interested in how cognitive tasks may also serve as indirect measures of suicide risk. Clinically, Raymond is currently working as a psychology practicum student at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center with the suicide prevention team where he provides therapeutic/assessment services for veterans presenting with suicide-related concerns on the inpatient unit and case management services for veterans following discharge. Raymond is currently serving as the division chair for the newly formed student division of the American Association of Suicidology (AAS). He also serves as a student representative for the Counsel of University Directors of Clinical Programs (CUDCP).  
 In 2014, Ray was awarded the Emerging Scholars Fellowship from the Scattergood Foundation. To view Ray's research project on the ActiveMinds website click here.