Dr. Francien Chenoweth Dorliae
Psy.D., M.A., M.A., B.S., B.A.
Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae completed her internship at Friends Hospital in Philadelphia. She was assigned to the outpatient, involuntary/extended stay, and geriatric units and the crisis response center. She honed her diagnostic and therapeutic skills, especially as it related to the geriatric population. Upon completion of her doctoral degree, Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae was hired to work in the crisis response center. Her primary responsibilities included conducting diagnostic interviews to determine diagnosis and level of care, justifying and requesting authorization from insurance companies in order for clients to receive appropriate therapeutic services and linking clients to other services when necessary. Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae also worked at John F. Kennedy Medical Center's emergency room and crisis response center, primarily with the substance abuse/addiction population.
Before coming to Immaculata University, Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae, worked at an agency in South Jersey as a staff psychologist. She provided therapy and conducted psychological evaluations for children and adolescents who were in the foster care system. She was also responsible for providing parenting training to foster parents as well as providing updates to the court system regarding the psychological functioning of her clients.
In addition to teaching at Immaculata, Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae owns a small group private practice where she provides various psychological services to children and adults. Services provided include conducting workshops at senior citizen homes and community centers in Philadelphia, supervision of doctoral students, and immigration evaluations.
Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae has accumulated a diverse range of work experiences in the field of psychology and education over the last 10 years. She brings a unique perspective on clinical, teaching, research, and administrative experiences to her position at Immaculata. Her major areas of interest are: cross-cultural psychology, diversity/multicultural counseling, social psychology, trauma, aggression and humanistic psychology. Currently Dr. Chenoweth Dorliae is working on a research project entitled "Correlates of Aggression, Traumatic Experiences and Life Satisfaction in College Students in Post-Conflict Liberia."
- Human Diversity
- Diversity Counseling
- Group Process
- Counseling Theories and Techniques
- Family Counseling
- Client Centered Theories and Technique
- Social Psychology
- Practicum Seminar
McGrath, M. C.; Jenny, E.; Dorliae, F. C.; & Guay, J. (2010, August). ECPs in academic settings: Characteristics, roles, and challenges. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (Division 1: Society for General Psychology), San Diego, CA.
Memon, F.; McGrath, M. C.; Dorliae, F. C.; & Guay, J. (2010, June). Perceived racial discrimination: Impact on executive functioning. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.
Rabadi, C.; McGrath, M. C.; Jenny, E.; & Dorliae, F. C. (2010, June). Suicide prevention in schools: Culturally competent practice. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.
Dorliae, F. C. (2009, June). Depression, anxiety, schizophrenia, substance dependence, and culturally diverse clients. Workshop presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.
Dorliae, F. C.; Guay, J.; Jenny, E.; & McGrath, M. C. (2009, June). Early career psychologists in academia: Balancing roles, creating professional identities. Panel discussion presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.
Smith, T. K.; & Dorliae, F. C. (2008, June). Racial identity and resiliency in Jamaicans. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, Harrisburg, PA.