Dr. Janet Etzi earned her Psy.D. in clinical psychology from Widener University and joined Immaculata University in 1993. She earned her M.A. degree from Duquesne University. Dr. Etzi is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania.
Dr. Etzi is coordinator of the mentoring program, coordinator of the APA-sponsored continuing education programs, and co-chair of the graduate student advisory committee. Her areas of interest are theoretical and philosophical psychology (Division 24, APA), psychoanalytic psychology and psychotherapy (Division 39, APA), clinical child and adolescent psychology (Division 53, APA), and phenomenological psychology. She has written and presented on topics such as gender psychology, adolescent psychotherapy, play, clinical reasoning and critical thinking in psychotherapy practice.
- Treatment of Children and Adolescents
- General Psychopathology
- Gender Psychology
- Human Development
- Psychotherapy Practicum and Seminar
"Middle Career Psychologists: Woes and Rewards," co-authored with Jed Yalof, Psy.D., in the Pennsylvania Psychologist of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association; Nov. 2009
“Psychotherapy Clients as Human Phenomena: Re-establishing the True Subject Matter of Psychotherapy” in the American Journal of Psychotherapy, 62:1; January 2008
Review of “Reconceiving Schizophrenia” (Eds.) Man Cheung Chung, K.W.M. (Bill) Fulford & Goerge Graham.
Review of “Personality and Psychopathology”, by Krueger & Tackett (Eds.).
Jenny, E.; Yalof, J.; & Etzi, J. (2005). Using the doctoral comprehensive examination to enhance clinical decision-making and professional identity. Pennsylvania Psychologist Quarterly, 68(11).
An Existential Phenomenological Analysis of Play. The Humanistic Psychologists, Journal of Div. 32 of the American Psychological Association. Fall 2004