Ty Lostutter, PhD

Personal Statement

I am a licensed clinical psychologist in Washington State, am the Assistant Director of the Psychology Internship Program which is accredited by the American Psychological Association, and conduct research on health and risk across the lifespan. Specifically, I have conducted research in the areas of college student alcohol use, young adult gambling behavior, and co-morbidity of substance use and mental health/risk behaviors (i.e. risky sexual behaviors). I have extensive experience working with college students/young adults, military/veteran, and minority/diverse populations. I am also interested in mental health issues including depression, anxiety, and PTSD. I maintain an active clinical practice in the areas of mental health issues with patients with cancer and organ transplant patients, and have clinical responsibilities at the Seattle Cancer Care Alliance and University of Washington Medical Center’s Organ Transplant Clinic.


Addictions (NIAAA T32 Post-Doc), University of Washington, Center for the Study of Health & Risk Behaviors , 2009-2011
Psychology Internship Program, VA Puget Sound Health Care System-Seattle Division, 2008-2009
PhD, Clinical Psychology, University of Washington, 2004-2009
MS , Clinical Psychology, University of Washington, 2006-2008
BS, Psychology, University of Washington, 1994-1996

Department Affiliations

Recent Publications

Perceived descriptive norms for alcohol use among tribal college students: Relation to self-reported alcohol use, consequences, and risk for alcohol use disorder.
(2020 Mar)
Addict Behav 102(): 106158
Larimer ME, Parker M, Lostutter T, Rhew I, Eakins D, Lynch A, Walter T, Egashira L, Kipp BJ, Duran B

Bipolar disorder and posttraumatic stress disorder in rural primary care: Extending specialty care reach.
(2020 Feb)
Bipolar Disord 22(1): 97-100
Cerimele JM, Lostutter TW

Doing It for the Money: The Relationship Between Gambling and Money Attitudes Among College Students.
(2019 Mar)
J Gambl Stud 35(1): 143-153
Lostutter TW, Enkema M, Schwebel F, Cronce JM, Garberson LA, Ou B, Lewis MA, Larimer ME

Exploring the Relationship Between Stimulant Use and Gambling in College Students.
(2016 Sep)
J Gambl Stud 32(3): 1001-16
Geisner IM, Huh D, Cronce JM, Lostutter TW, Kilmer J, Larimer ME

Gambling-Related Problems as a Mediator Between Treatment and Mental Health with At-Risk College Student Gamblers.
(2015 Sep)
J Gambl Stud 31(3): 1005-13
Geisner IM, Bowen S, Lostutter TW, Cronce JM, Granato H, Larimer ME

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