• Biographical Description

    Dr. Trish Raque-Bogdan received her PhD in Counseling Psychology from the University of Maryland in 2013.  She is a member of the American Psychological Association, and is on the Board of the Division 17 Health Psychology Section and the editorial board of the Journal of Counseling Psychology.  Dr. Raque-Bogdan’s areas of research include work and positive health psychology, with a specific focus on cancer survivorship; the relation between well-being and physical health outcomes; women's health; and qualitative research.  Her research aims to integrate social justice principles and views work as a means to achieving equity.  As a former scholar of Russian history and library science, she enjoys people’s life stories and tales of resilience as expressed in history, literature, and the psychotherapy process.  

  • Health & Work Research Lab

    Dr. Raque-Bogdan's research lab is open to interested doctoral and master's level students.  Please select the tab above on W.O.W. Research Lab to learn more.

    Past and current projects include the following:

    • Work lives and career development of young breast cancer survivors
    • Examining a model of restoring well-being after a diagnosis of breast cancer
    • A self-compassion expressive writing intervention for college women to improve body image
    • Exploring the importance of meaningful work in the physical and mental well-being of cancer patients and survivors
    • Career path of counseling psychologists working in medical education
    • Meta-ethnography of social isolation and loneliness of cancer survivors
    • Career paths/development of psychologists working in the area of oncology
  • Grant Activity

  • American Psychological Foundation Bruce and Jane Walsh Grant

    To support the investigation of how personality, culture and environment influence work behavior and health.  

    Spring 2015

  • College of Education Flow-Back Grant

    An internal MCE funding opportunity intended to support research, scholarship, and/or creative activities that have the potential to attract future external funding.  

    Spring 2015

  • Faculty Research Fund

    University of Denver sponsored grant to conduct a meta-ethnography on loneliness in cancer survivors.

    Summer-Fall 2016

  • Professional Research Opportunities for Faculty (PROF) Fund

    University of Denver sponsored grant to conduct a positive psychology intervention entitled "Activating happiness in cancer" for patients, survivors, and caregivers.  In partnership with Rocky Mountain Cancer Centers.

    Spring 2017

  • Media

  • Helping Cancer Survivors Thrive

    Article published in the APA Monitor January 2016 issue


  • Interviewed as part of Editorial in the Washington Post

    Article published in June 2015.


  • Teaching

  • Courses Dr. Raque-Bogdan Teaches Regularly

    CNP 4710 Career Counseling

    CNP 4741 Intermediate Counseling Techniques

    CNP 4778 Health Psychology

    CNP 4707 Integrated Health

    CNP 4784 Psychopathology

    CNP 4752 Advanced Practicum I

    CNP 4752 MA Internship

  • Recent Research


    Raque-Bogdan, T. L. (in press).  Relational Cultural Theory and cancer:  Addressing the social well-being of a growing population.  Practice Innovations.  doi:  10.1037/pri0000087

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Kracen, A., Taylor, N. E., Joseph, E.*, Engblom, H.*, Ross, K.,* Michl, T.*, Nelson, A.*, & Rowold, H.* (in press).  You can only go full speed for so long: The career development of psychologists working in psychosocial oncology settings.  Journal of Clinical Psychology in Medical Settings.  doi:  10.1007/s10880-019-09603-9

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Ratchford, J. L.*, Garriott, P. O., Borges, N. J., & Duffy, R. D. (in press).  Counseling psychologists in medical education in the United States: Career development, professional identity, and training implications.  Counselling Psychology Quarterly.  doi:  10.1080/09515070.2018.1511970

    Duffy, R.D., Kim, H.J., Gensmer, N.P., Raque-Bogdan, T.L., Douglass, R.P., England, J.W., & Buyukgoze-Kavas, A. (in press). Linking decent work with physical and mental health: A psychology of working perspective.  Journal of Vocational Behavior

    Schmidt, C. K., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., & Hollern, E. A.* (in press).  Self-compassion, affect, and body image in college women.  Journal of College Counseling.

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Lamphere, B.*, Kostiuk, M.*, Gissen, M.*, & Beranek, M.* (2019).  Unpacking the layers:  A meta-ethnography of cancer survivors’ loneliness.  Journal of Cancer Survivorship, 13, 21-33.  doi:  0.1007/s11764-018-0724-6

    Raque-Bogdan, T.L., Lent, R. W., & Lamphere, B.* (2019).  Test of a Social Cognitive model of well-being among breast cancer survivors.  Journal of Health Psychology, 24, 661-670.  doi: 10.1177/1359105316681431

    Ziemer, K. S., Lamphere, B*., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., & Schmidt, C. K. (2019).  A randomized controlled study of writing interventions on college women’s positive body image.  Mindfulness, 10, 66-77.  doi: 10.1007/s12671-018-0947-7

    Raque-Bogdan, T.L., Hoffman, M. A., Shupe, E.*, Ginter, A. C., White, R., & Schexnayder, K., Piontkowski, S. (2018).  Everything is more critical:  A qualitative study of the experiences of young breast cancer survivors. Counseling and Values, 63, 210-231.  doi:  10.1002/cvj.12089

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L.**, Lewis, J. A.**, Lee, S., & Rao, M. (2018).  Examining the influence of ethnic identity and meaning in life on career decision-making self-efficacy.  Journal of Career Development, 45, 68-82.  doi: 10.1177/0894845317696803 **Shared first authorship

    Caspari, J., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., McRae, C., Simoneau, T., Ash-Lee, S., & Hultgren, K.* (2017).  Posttraumatic growth after cancer: The role of perceived threat and cognitive processing.  Journal of Psychosocial Oncology, 35, 561-577.  doi:  10.1080/07347332.2017.1320347.

    Garriott, P. O., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Yalango, K.*, Schaefer Ziemer, K., &, Utley, J.* (2017). Intentions to seek counseling in first-generation and continuing-generation college students. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 64, 432-442. doi: 10.1037/cou0000210

    Garriott, P. O., Raque-Bogdan, T. L. Zoma, L.*, Mackie-Hernandez, D.*, & Lavin, K.* (2017). Social cognitive predictors of Mexican American high school students’ math/science career goals. Journal of Career Development, 44, 77-90.  doi:  10.1177/0894845316633860

    Raque-Bogdan,T. L., & Lucas, M.S. (2016).  Career aspirations and the first generation student: An application of the Social Cognitive Career Theory.  Journal of College Student Development, 57, 248-262.  doi: 10.1353/csd.2016.0026

    Raque-Bogdan, T.L., Piontkowski, S., Hui, K., Ziemer, K. S., & Garriott, P. O. (2016).  Self-compassion as a mediator between attachment anxiety and body appreciation:  An exploratory model.  Body Image, 19, 28-36. 

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Hoffman, M. A., Ginter, A. C., Piontkowski, S., Schexnayder, K., & White, R. (2015).  The work life and career development of young breast cancer survivors.  Journal of Counseling Psychology, 62, 655-669. doi: 10.1037/cou0000068.

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L. & Hoffman, M. A. (2015).  The relationship among infertility, self-compassion, and well- being for women with primary or secondary Infertility.  Psychology of Women Quarterly, 39, 484-496.  doi:  10.1177/0361684315576208

    Schmidt, C. K., Piontkowski, S., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., & Ziemer, K. S. (2014).  Relational health, ethnic identity, and well-being of College Students of Color.  The Counseling Psychologist, 42, 473-496.  doi:  10.1177/0011000014523796

    Hoffman, M., Lent, R. W., & Raque-Bogdan, T. L. (2013). A social cognitive perspective on coping with cancer:  Theory, research, and intervention.  The Counseling Psychologist, 41, 240-267.  doi:  10.1177/0011000012461378

    Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Klingaman, E. A., Martin, H. M., & Lucas, M. S. (2013).  Career-related parent support and career barriers: An investigation of contextual variables.  The Career Development Quarterly, 61, 339-353.  doi:  10.1002/j.2161-0045.2013.00060.x


    Hoffman, M. A., Baker, L. M., Ziemer, K. S., & Raque-Bogdan, T. L. (2017).  Breaking through the barriers:  Psycho-education and interventions for sexually transmitted infections in women.  In M. Keitel & M. Kopola (Eds). Handbook of Counseling Women (2nd ed.).  Thousand Oaks, CA:  Sage Publications Inc. 

    Schmidt, C. K., Schaefer, K., Piontkowski, S., & Raque-Bogdan, T. L. (2013). The history and future directions of positive health psychology. In J. Sinnott (Ed.), Positive Psychology:  Advances in Understanding Adult Motivation (207-228).  New York:  Springer.

     *Indicates student author.

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