Jill Paquin, Ph.D.

Jill Paquin
Associate Professor
412-365-1569
Eastside - 2707

Hometown:  Minneapolis, MN; Washington DC
Joined Chatham:  2012

ACADEMIC AREAS OF INTEREST

Dr. Paquin is a group dynamics scholar and researcher. She studies how members and leaders mutually influence one another during small group interaction. Her research has focused on examining the active ingredients of change in group therapy interventions, with a special focus on group practice with traditionally marginalized and underserved populations. Dr. Paquin also researches the career experiences of diverse women in STEM, including facilitative factors and barriers to advancement and career success for women working in traditionally White male dominated STEM fields. Lastly, Dr. Paquin studies the identity and career experiences of psychotherapists. Specifically, this research focuses on exploring identity development and professional issues encountered by psychotherapists, during training and throughout one's career.

Dr. Paquin’s orientation to clinical work is integrative and informed by interpersonal-relational frameworks, third-wave behavioral approaches, multiculturalism and feminist therapy. She specializes in group therapy practice, and has a special interest in working with clients on the trauma and PTSD spectrum, women, and traditionally underserved and/or marginalized populations.

PERSONAL AREAS OF INTEREST

Food, wine, being outside, mindfulness, novels, music, movies, the golden age of television in which we are currently living, beer, baking, kayaking, my kid, my partner, and connecting with people I like.

BIOGRAPHY

Jill D. Paquin, Ph.D., LP, is an Associate Professor in the graduate programs of counseling psychology at Chatham University and is currently the Editor-in-Chief of the International Journal of Group Psychotherapy. Dr. Paquin is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (Division 49).

Dr. Paquin completed her doctoral degree in counseling psychology at the University of Maryland, College Park. She completed clinical training at Maryland’s college counseling center, Greenbelt CARES community center, a state women's prison, and the Baltimore VA Medical Center. She completed internship at the Cleveland VA Medical Center. After completing her degree, she trained with Dr. Christine A. Courtois as a postdoctoral associate in private practice working with clients on the PTSD spectrum. In addition, Dr. Paquin spent two years post-degree seeing clients individually and in groups, as well as supervising doctoral and post-doctoral trainees at the University of Pittsburgh's Counseling Center.

Before working in mental health, Dr. Paquin worked for several years in public policy, public health and advocacy in Washington, DC. She is a member of APA Divisions 35 (Society for the Psychology of Women) and 17 (Counseling Psychology). She continues to serve on the Science to Service Task Force of the American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA).

Courses Taught:
• Psychology of Group Dynamics and Group Psychotherapy (Master and Doctoral)
• Evidence-Based Practice, Psychopathology, and Resilience (Doctoral)
• Psychology of Organizations, Consultation, and Communities (Doctoral)
• Psychology of Culture and Identity (Master)
• Supervision of Field Placements (Practicum, Internship I, Internship II) (Master and Doctoral)
• Theories and Techniques of Counseling (Master)
• Psychological Assessment (Master)

EDUCATION
  • Ph.D., University of Maryland, College Park, 2011
  • M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of Maryland, College Park, 2008
  • B.A., University of Minnesota, Twin Cities, 2001
CERTIFICATIONS
  • Licensed Psychologist - PS017751
AWARDS
  • Early Career Travel Scholarship, Division 17, American Psychological Association (APA) - 2018
  • Early Career Award for Distinguished Professional Contributions to Counseling Psychology, American Psychological Association (APA) - 2017
  • Early Career Scholarship, American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) - 2015
  • Early Career Scholarship, Division 17, American Psychological Association (APA) - 2014
  • Early Career Scholarship, American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA) - 2014
  • Bruce K. Fretz Scientist-Practitioner Award Counseling Psychology Program, University of Maryland, College Park - 2012
  • Jacob K. Goldhaber Award College of Education, University of Maryland, College Park - 2012
  • Distinguished Teaching Assistant Award Center for Teaching Excellence, University of Maryland, College Park - 2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship APA Division 17 - Section for Psychotherapy Research - 2010
  • Outstanding Graduate Student Nominee, Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs (CCPTP) Counseling Psychology Program University of Maryland, College Park - 2010
  • David B. Hershenson Award for Outstanding Graduate Student Scholarship Department of Counseling and Personnel Services University of Maryland, College Park - 2009
ORGANIZATIONS
PUBLICATIONS
PRESENTATIONS
  • Berman, M., Budge, S., Fassinger, R. Gerstein, L., Paquin, J., Roysircar, G., Tao, K. (August, 2019). “Susan L. Morrow Symposium on Social Justice: When Concerns Collide – Toward an Ethics of Social Justice in Counseling Psychology Research." Division 17 Presidential Symposium presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • *Hahn, A., Paquin, J.D., *Glean, E., *McQuillan, K., & Hamilton, D. (August, 2019). “How did you learn to be a good group therapist?” Expert group therapists’ experiences and perceptions of their own training and the training of others in group work. Poster presented at the Annual Conference of the American Psychological Association, Chicago, IL.
  • Paquin, J.D. (June, 2018). The science of group dynamics: Implications for social justice education. Symposium presented at the Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues Conference, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Hahn, A. (August, 2018). Ethical issues and social justice implications of doing therapy research with incarcerated populations: Why do it? Symposium to be presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Brinkman, B.G., Coleman, M.N., & Paquin, J.D. (2018, August). Pedagogical tools for graduate level multicultural courses: Using the science of group dynamics to address common issues that arise in the context of teaching about diversity and social justice. Symposium to be presented at the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Williams, D.O. (2017). Enhancing group facilitation of Intergroup Dialogue using group dynamics research. Conversation hour presented at the 2017 American Psychological Association Convention, D.C.
  • Paquin, J.D., Asay, P., Arseneau, J.R., & Fassinger, R.E. (2017). STEM-trained women working in the chemical industry: Key findings from Project ENHANCE. In J.D. Paquin (Chairperson), Symposium presented at the 2017 American Psychological Association Convention, D.C.
  • Hirsch, K. & Paquin, J.D. (2017). “I thought it would be different”: Examining the romantic relationship of parents with a child diagnosed with autism. Poster presented at the 2017 American Psychological Association Convention, D.C.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Fassinger, R.E. (2016). STEM-trained women working in industry: Where are we, what have we learned, and where do we need to go? Paper presented at the 2016 Association of Women in Psychology Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Moore, M., Gero, J., & Paquin, J.D. (2016). Know your worth: Early career perspectives on job negotiation. Panel discussion presented at the 2016 Association of Women in Psychology Convention, Pittsburgh, PA.
  • Kivlighan, III, D.M., Paquin, J.D., Lo Coco, G. (2016). Gender differences in weight management groups: An actor-partner interdependence analysis. Paper presented at the 2016 American Psychological Association Conference, Denver, CO.
  • Berman, M., Chang, D., Connoley, C., Friedlander, M., Gelso, C., Hanna, D., Kivlighan, D., Li, X., Lichtenberg, J., Paquin, J., Reese, R., Slone, N., Tracy, T. “Sharing wisdom: Doing therapy while doing research on psychotherapy.” In J.D. Paquin (Chairperson), Section for the Promotion of Psychotherapy Science Roundtable Discussion. Roundtable presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto.
  • Paquin, J.D. (2015). Using knowledge of group dynamics to teach diversity content. In G.S. Kim (Chair) “At the intersections of privilege, power, and identities: Teaching and learning about diversity.” Invited collaborative program co-sponsored by Divisions 45, 17, 29, and 49 presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto.
  • Hirsch, K., Paquin, J.D., Mannarino, M., Radliffe, C., & Wendt, V. (2015). Relational satisfaction between parents of children with autism: A grounded theory analysis. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto.
  • Miles, J.R. & Paquin, J.D. (2014). “Teaching at the intersection of evidence-based practice and multicultural competence in group training.
  • Kivlighan III, D.M., Paquin, J.D., Hsu, Y.K. (2014). “If you get better will I? Replicating and extending results of the mutual influence of group member outcomes.” Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association national meeting, Washington, DC.
  • Kivlighan, Jr., D.M. & Paquin, J.D. (2014). “Disaggregating between-group member and within-group member differences in group therapy research.
  • Paquin, J.D., Kivlighan III, D.M., Drogosz, L.M. (August, 2013). “If you get better, will I? An actor-partner interdependence analysis of the mutual influence of group therapy outcomes.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Miles, J.R. (August, 2013). “Themes on multiculturalism and social justice in group counseling research: A content analysis.
  • Kivlighan III, D.M., Paquin, J.D., & Drogosz, L.M. (August, 2012). “The mutual influence of trauma recovery group outcomes in a prison setting: An actor-partner analysis.” Poster presented at the American Psychological Association national meeting, Orlando, FL.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Kivlighan, D.M. (August, 2011). “Using the Actor Partner Interdependence Model to examine mutual influence of trauma therapy groups in prison.” Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association national meeting, Washington, D.C.
  • Paquin, J.D., & Kivlighan, D.M. (July, 2011). “Person-group fit in group therapy: A session-level analysis of fit among incarcerated women in trauma recovery groups.” Poster presented at the Society for Psychotherapy Research annual international meeting, Bern, Switzerland.
  • Miles, J.R., Paquin, J.D., & Kivlighan, D.M. (August, 2010). “A session-level analysis of the relationship between individual- and group-level intimate behaviors and attendance in personal growth groups.” Poster presented at the American Psychological Association national meeting, San Diego, CA.
  • Miles, J.R., Paquin, J.D., & Kivlighan, D.M. (May, 2009). What's group got to do with it? An actor partner interdependence analysis of intimate behavior in groups. Invited presentation, Counseling Psychology Program Colloquium, University of Maryland, College Park, MD.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Fassinger, R.E. (August, 2008). Empowering women in science and engineering fields. Accomplishments and challenges for women in STEM careers. Symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Boston, MA.
  • Paquin, J.D. & Fassinger, R.E. (March, 2008). Empowering women in science and engineering fields. Invited presenter, Society for Vocational Psychology, presented at the international conference on counseling psychology, Chicago, IL.