Elliot Tebbe, PhD, LP
Position title: Assistant Professor
4181 Signe Skott Cooper Hall
PhD, University of Florida; Counseling Psychology
MS, University of Florida; Counseling Psychology
BA, University of Wisconsin–Madison; Psychology
Dr. Tebbe completed his MS and PhD in Counseling Psychology at the University of Florida. Prior to joining the faculty at UW-Madison in Fall 2020, Dr. Tebbe held faculty appointments in the University of Nebraska-Lincoln’s College of Education and the University of Minnesota’s Medical School.
Dr. Tebbe’s research centers on investigating the factors driving mental health inequities among queer and trans/nonbinary people and communities, with an aim towards developing and implementing community-centered prevention and intervention strategies to alleviate distress and promote health and well-being. Dr. Tebbe’s work also addresses ways to improve access to competent and affirming health care for queer and TNB people and communities. In addition to research, Dr. Tebbe is passionate about education on topics broadly related to general community mental health and LGBTQ health and identity. In his teaching, Dr. Tebbe strives to help students think critically about how to apply knowledge learned in the classroom to the complex situations and contexts they are likely to encounter as professionals in the community.
Research focus areas
- LGBTQ health
- Stress mechanisms underlying health concerns
- Competent and affirming health care
- Psychological well-being and thriving