Dr. Maria Cuddy-Casey
- Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
- M. A. in Clinical Psychology, Nova Southeastern University
- B.A. in Psychology, Temple University
- Licensed Psychologist, Commonwealth of PA
Dr. Cuddy-Casey is a clinical psychologist specializing in children and adolescents. She has worked predominately in residential treatment level of care with individuals diagnosed with mental retardation, post-traumatic stress disorder, psychosis, autism, and other disorders. She conducts seminars on suicide prevention and on clinical cultural competency. Her research interests are varied, as she enjoys working with students (both graduate and undergraduate) on their research ideas. Her current research inquiries include: fatherhood, projective testing, and internet addictions.
- PSY 101 Introduction to Psychology
- PSY 208 Statistics
- PSY 321 Self-Awareness
- PSY 324 Lifespan, Personality
- PSY 303 Psychological Assessment
- PSY 350 Counseling Techniques
January 2007–present: Immaculata University Associate Professor & Department Chair
March 1997–January 2007: Immaculata University Adjunct Faculty
July 2005–January 2007: West Chester University Adjunct Faculty
Dr. Cuddy-Casey’s clinical and research interests include children, adolescents and families. She is specifically interested in crisis intervention and clinical populations with mental retardation or schizophrenia. Dr. Cuddy-Casey is a trainer and consultant on clinical cultural competency.
American Psychological Association: Member
Teaching Family Association: Affiliate Member
Foster Family-Based Treatment Association: Member
Licensed Pennsylvania Clinical Psychologist
Certified Suicide Prevention trainer through the QPR Institute
Certified train the trainer Presley Ridge parent training
Other Professional Experience:
January 2007–present: Consultant with the Devereux Foundation with the role of completing psychological assessments and psychiatric evaluations. Leader of diversity seminars for pre-doctoral interns to aid in their clinical cultural competency.
September 1999–January 2007: Director, Family-Based Treatment Program (FBTP), Devereux Foundation, Kanner Center
September 1997–September 1999: Staff clinician, Devereux Foundation, Kanner Center
Certified New Directions trainer
Children’s concepts of death in relation to child suicidality.