Dr. Julie Guay

Dr. Julie Guay
Associate Professor of Psychology
Nazareth Hall 30
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Psy.D., M.B.A., B.S.


Dr. Julie Guay earned a B.S. in Quantitative Business Analysis and an MBA in Finance from Indiana University.  She worked at International Business Machines and a variety of other technology/communications companies before earning her Psy.D. from the Illinois School of Professional Psychology.  She completed her internship at the Coatesville VA Medical Center and completed postdoctoral training in neuropsychology and rehabilitation psychology at Cooper University Medical Center and A. I. duPont Hospital for Children. 

Prior to becoming a full-time faculty member, Dr. Guay was an adjunct instructor within the Immaculata ACCEL program.  Dr. Guay is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania and Delaware.

Dr. Guay is the Psy.D. Practicum Coordinator.  She is a member of the National Academy of Neuropsychology, International Neuropsychological Society, Philadelphia Neuropsychology Society, and APA Division 40.  Her areas of interest include psychological/neuropsychological assessment, sports neuropsychology, and psychosocial issues related to spina bifida and other chronic medical or neurological conditions.

Courses Taught: 
  • Professional Issues and Ethics
  • Statistics
  • Research Methods
  • Biological Bases of Behavior
  • Cognitive and Affective Bases of Behavior
  • Diagnostic Seminar
  • Group Counseling

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.

Laatsch, L., & Guay, J. (2005).  Rehabilitation of reading comprehension fluency in adults with acquired brain injury.  Journal of Cognitive Rehabilitation.


McGrath, M. C., Dorliae, F. C., Jenny, E., & Guay, J. (2011, August). Experiences of ethnically diverse early career psychologists in U.S. postsecondary academic settings. Poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association (Division 45: Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues), Washington, DC.

Adams. S., Yalof, J. A., Guay, J., & Domingos, B. (2011, March). Interview and assessment techniques to detect malingering: A survey of psychologists. In E. Hartmann (Chair), Malingering and positive presentation. Symposium conducted at the Annual Meeting of the Society for Personality Assessment, Boston, MA.

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.

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.

Guay, J., & Crowley, J. (2008, February).  Issues in living with spina bifida.  Presentation at the Spina Dysfunction Conference, A. I. duPont Hospital for Children, Wilmington, DE.

Guay, J., & Triebel, K. (2006).  Working memory and CPT-II differences in children with ADHD and dyslexia.  Poster session at the National Academy of Neuropsychology Conference, San Antonio, TX.

Guay, J. (2006).  Utility of the Continuous Performance Test in differentiating ADHD and dyslexia. Poster session at the International Neuropsychology Society Conference, Boston, MA.

Giordano, N., Guay, J. L., Chelminski, S. L., Lofland, K. R., Blonsky, E. R., Katz, J. A., & Walega, D. R. (2005).  Physician utilization of and beliefs about presurgical psychological screening:  Poster session at the American Pain Society Conference, Boston, MA.

Guay, J. (2005).  Assessment of malingering. Presentation at Pain and Rehabilitation Clinic of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

Guay, J. (2004).  ADHD and learning disabilities. Training session at St. Francis de Sales School, Lake Zurich, IL.

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