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Michelle Barrett, Ph.D.
Chairperson
Undergraduate Director
(973) 290-4027
Henderson Hall 222D
Thomas C. Barrett, Ph.D.
Psy.D. Director
(973) 290-4106
Henderson Hall 222E
Valerie Scott, Ed.D.
M.A. Director
(973) 290-4107
Henderson Hall 222C

Psychology

Student Profile: Sunaray "Sunnie" Johnson, '16, Psychology

Sunaray "Sunnie" Johnson, '16 (pictured: right) is taking the field of psychology by storm. After spending a full year designing and conducting original research on childhood trauma and resilience in the Black community, she was invited to present her work at an October 2015 conference of black clinicians committed to promoting culturally sensitive research and curricula on sexuality in Philadelphia.

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Program Offerings

The Psychology department offers undergraduate, master's and doctoral degrees, with specializations in Counseling and Forensic Psychology. Students gain a greater understanding of human behavior, the role of psychology in everyday life, and the importance of social justice within the human condition. Programs feature close professional relationships with professors and a supportive environment.

Undergraduate

B.A. in Psychology

1. Students design and conduct original research studies and present their findings at local and national conferences.
2. Students attain internships at places like Jersey Battered Women's Service, NJ AIDS Services and Avenel STU.
3. CSE has an on-campus chapter of Psi Chi, the National Honor Society in Psychology.
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Minor in Psychology

Graduate

Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology

1. Close, ongoing professional relationships with dedicated faculty.
2. Experienced guidance and support through your research and thesis.
3. Proximity to major metropolitan area, with multiple research sites and institutions.
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M.A. in Counseling Psychology

1. A mental health specialization meets the educational requirements for licensure as a professional counselor in New Jersey.
2. A school counseling specialization meets the educational requirements for certification as a School Counselor in New Jersey.
3. A counseling psychology specialization prepares students to apply for doctoral training in Psychology.
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Combined B.A. in Psychology to M.A. in Counseling Psychology

1. The Combined Baccalaureate to Master's Degree Program enables highly motivated undergraduate students to transition into the 30 credit M.A. in Counseling Psychology program while still completing the College's baccalaureate program.
2. The Combined Degree program allows students planning to apply to doctoral programs or who want to utilize psychology for personal enrichment, to improve their professional life, and/or realize future career potential, to complete a seamless transition from undergraduate to graduate work.
3. Students completing the Combined Degree would be eligible to apply for admission to our Psy.D. in Counseling Psychology doctoral program.
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What Students Are Saying

Robert Ruiz, '18
"My goal is to be a counselor who knows how to advocate for people who are having difficulty getting the help they require. That is one reason I especially like the College of Saint Elizabeth program. It emphasizes social justice and serving the underserved."
– Robert Ruiz, '18

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Faculty and Staff

Thomas C. Barrett, Ph.D.

Professor

(973) 290-4106

tbarrett@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 222E

Michelle Barrett, Ph.D.

Chairperson
Associate Professor

(973) 290-4027

mbarrett01@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 222D

Chloe G. Bland, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4296

cbland@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 222B

Raymond Brock-Murray, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

(973) 290-4111

rbmurray@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 222A

Valerie Scott, Ed.D.

Professor

(973) 290-4107

vscott@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 222C

Melanie A. Conti, M.A.

Administrator

(973) 290-4355

mconti@cse.edu

Santa Maria Hall 43

Eileen Keating

Program Coordinator

(973) 290-4165

ekeating@cse.edu

Henderson Hall 202A

Who We Are

Founded in 1899 by the Sisters of Charity of Saint Elizabeth, the College of Saint Elizabeth has a strong tradition of concern for the poor, for developing leadership in a spirit of service and social responsibility, and a commitment to the promotion of women as full partners in society.

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