Master's Project Chairpersons

Chairperson

Master’s Project Chairs are those faculty members listed below who have specific training and skills in such areas as constructing a literature review, executing an experiential project, and/or editing for APA compliance.  Please see the complete list below for areas of availability and interest.

Reader

Any faculty member may serve as Reader.

Note: You may not choose as a final project Chair or Reader a Didactic Instructor with whom you have worked in either Individual or Group Didactic.

 

MP Chairpersons Availability and Research Interests

Name

Availability for literature review

Availability for experiential project

Self-identified research interests in connection with MP

Trish Anderson

Yes

Yes

Anxiety disorders; couples and family issues, including divorce, blended families, and co-parenting

Craig Balfany

Yes

Yes

Art Therapy Topics

Roger Ballou

Yes

No

General applications of Adlerian psychology; couples and marriages; adolescents; depression (etiology and treatment); parenting children

Susan Belangee

Yes

Yes

Eating disorders and body image; women's issues; research design and analysis

Marina Bluvshtein

Yes

Yes

Geriatrics, dementing illnesses, neuropsychology, mood and personality disorders; cross-culturalism and cross-lingualism from developmental/ clinical/ instructional perspectives

Sue Brokaw

No

Yes

ADHD, parenting, some other topics possible

Richard Close

Yes

Yes

Spirituality and Religion in Counseling and Psychotherapy, Grief and Loss, Ethics, Depression, Meaning and Purpose, Adlerian Psychology: clinical operationalization

Doug Pelcak

Yes

Yes

Strength- based school counseling, underserved populations, mental health services in schools, bullying, ADHD

Hal Pickett

Yes

Yes

Children and Adolescents, Juvenile Justice, Psychological Testing, Depression and Self Injury in Children and Adolescents, Anxiety Disorders in Children and Adolescents

Bill Premo

Yes

Yes

Topics in organizational psychology; personality disorders, All business topics, group counseling, art therapy topics, equine assisted therapy, any unique
subjects.  The more creative the better.

John Reardon

Yes

Yes

Effectiveness of leadership, leader development, high performance teaming, effective training, effective interventions with organization/team/workers; psychology – improvement in assessing and intervening, use of ERs, uncovering mistaken convictions, use of CHAOS principle in therapy, more results oriented therapy

Sharyl Trail

Yes

Yes

LGBT mental health, Native American mental health, suicidality, compassion fatigue, treatment of complex trauma, supervision and mental health administration, mental health public policy, school based mental health service delivery, Adlerian parenting intervention for at-risk families

Amy Foell

Yes

Yes

School Counseling Topics

 

Updated 1/1/2013