Kristine Chapleau, Ph.D.

Personal Statement: I joined the faculty of Indiana University School of Medicine in 2011 and I provide psychotherapy to adults with borderline personality disorder, schizophrenia, and posttraumatic stress disorder.  My teaching interests include teaching new professionals how to provide psychotherapy that encourages reality testing and behavioral change.  My research interests include understanding the role of power and social status in the commission and perception of sexual violence, as well as how trauma and injustice impact mental health.     



                                    Undergraduate: University of Colorado - Boulder


                                    Graduate School: Marquette University


                                    Internship: Indiana University School of Medicine


                                    Fellowship: Indiana University School of Medicine


                                    Board Certifications/Certifications: Health Service Provider in Psychology


Current Academic Interests:           

Teaching: Involved in teaching psychiatry residents, psychology interns, medical students, and psychology practicum students. 


Clinical: Clinical Psychologist on a multidisciplinary treatment team at Larue Carter Memorial Hospital for a 17-bed general psychiatry unit for adults with severe mental illness.



Research: Sexual violence, group inequality, stereotyping, power, trauma, mental health outcomes and treatment


Recent Publications:

Chapleau, K. M., Bell, M. D., & Lysaker, P. H. (in press). The relationship between posttraumatic symptom severity and object relations deficits in persons with schizophrenia spectrum disorders. British Journal of Clinical Psychology.


Chapleau, K. M., Landsberger, S. A., Povlinski, J., & Diaz, D. R. (2013). Using paradoxical intention therapy to treat refractory nonepileptic events. Psychosomatics, 54 (3), 398-401.


Chapleau, K. M., & Oswald, D. L. (in press). A system justification view of sexual violence: Legitimizing gender inequality and reduced moral outrage connected to greater rape myth acceptance.  Journal of Trauma and Dissociation.


Chapleau, K. M., & Oswald, D. L. (2013). Status, threat, and stereotypes: Understanding the function of rape myths. Social Justice Research, 26, 18-41. doi: 10.1007/s11211-013-0177-z.

Kristine Chapleau, Ph.D.

Department of Psychiatry | 355 W. 16th St., Suite 4800 | Indianapolis, IN 46202 | Ph: (317) 963-7288 | Fax: (317) 963-7313