Melissa Van Veldhuizen

Melissa Van Veldhuizen
  • Graduate Student

Contact Info


Advisor: Dr. Rick Ingram

Research Lab: Ingram Lab

Research Interests: My research interest is the etiology, maintenance, and effective treatment of depression and other mood disorders in adults. I am also interested in anxiety disorders and their frequent comorbidity with depression. 


B.S. in Psychology, Iowa State University, 2017
M.A. in Psychology, University of Kansas, 2021

Selected Publications

Van Veldhuizen, M., Ingram, R. (2019, October). Attachment and Bonding as Unique Predictors of Depression.

     Presented at Proseminar at the University of Kansas, Lawrence, Kansas.

Balderas, J., Van Veldhuizen, M., Ingram, R., Kohnle, K., & Fulton, J. (2019, August). Adult

     attachment and parental bonding: Unique associations with depression frequency and severity. Presented at the

     meeting of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.​

Fulton, J., Ingram, R., Balderas, J., Kohnle, K., Van Veldhuizen, M.  (August 2019). Care control and cognition:

     An examination of the depressive symptoms and parenting. Presented at the 172nd Annual Meeting of the

     American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL​