Welcome to the Department of Graduate Psychology!
The Graduate Psychology Department offers programs reflecting a commitment to provide a unique educational experience for persons interested in a professional career in psychology. Each program of study values a diverse curriculum that addresses educational, philosophical, cultural, ethical and practice issues, and that encourages an ongoing, self-reflective process within the graduate student. Immaculata University has a long tradition of preparing students for careers as mental health clinicians in a variety of institutions, organizations, and agencies dedicated to the educational, vocational, social and psychological development of the person. Based on theory, methodology and practice, the department is humanistically oriented, with a strong emphasis on values and serving others.
Message from the Chair
Faculty/Student Dinner at the 2013 APA Convention in Honolulu, Hawaii. (L to R) George James, Brian Esposito, Alison Marciano, Michelle Alexandrowicz, Jamie Graziano, Kerry Wagner, Billie Jean Miller, Dr. Farzin Irani, Dr. Marie McGrath, Sarah Amedoro
Presenting a poster at the 2013 APA Convention (l to r) Kerry Wagner, Sarah Amedor, Dr. Farzin Irani, Alison Marciano, Jamie Graziano
Brian Esposito presenting a poster at the 2013 APA Convention
Christine Etzrodt has been awarded the Psychologists in Long-Term Care Award for work done on a project entitled, “Positive Pursuits: An Intervention to Reduce Depression/Dementia Related Behaviors in Long-Term Care Settings." This is the PLTC 2013 Student Research Award. Christine has been working with Dr. Farzin Irani.
Department of Graduate Psychology Faculty at Psy.D. reception, September 2012
Dr. Peter Keller, 2012 recipient of the Sr. Kathleen Mary Burns Award, with Dr. Jed Yalof, Chair of the Department of Graduate Psychology
L to R: Dr. Janet Kane, Dean of the College of Graduate Studies, with Dr. Peter Keller, and Dr. Jed Yalof
Psy.D. graduates with family
Psy.D. graduates, September 2012