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Christina Armstrong

Adjunct Professor
Online Psychology Division, Graduate School of Education and Psychology


Christina Armstrong, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist in the states of California and Washington. She works at the Department of Veterans Affairs, where she is involved in the development and implementation of health technologies across the enterprise. Her prior experience includes nearly a decade at the Department of Defense, where she led an interdisciplinary provider education and training program on best practices for connected health in clinical care.

She provides subject-matter expertise in the areas of clinical psychology, including mTBI, PTSD, suicide risk and prevention, substance abuse, and neuropsychological assessment, as well as technology platforms including mobile health, virtual reality, virtual worlds, wearable technology, augmented reality, artificial intelligence, and big data. Her primary interests are in the development and evaluation of behavior change products and implementation programs that leverage innovative technology solutions to improve health. She has published 18 articles in peer-reviewed journals and has presented extensively at conferences and professional meetings across the country. She is a member of the American Psychological Association (Divisions 19 and 40) as well as the Los Angeles County Psychological Association, where she serves on the Ethics Committee and Convention Committee.



  • Post-Doctoral Fellow, Military Research Psychology, Department of Defense
  • PhD, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • MA, University of Nevada, Las Vegas
  • BS, University of Washington