Graduate Counseling Psychology Research
Women's Career Development
Focuses on leadership experiences and confidence in negotiation. Led by Dr. Gina Zanardelli.
Focuses on extending our understanding of group dynamics and mechanisms of change in effective group therapy, with a particular focus on group intervention with traditionally underserved and culturally diverse populations. Led by Dr. Jill Paquin.
Women in Male-Dominated Careers
Focuses on examining facilitative factors and barriers to advancement and career success for women working in STEM and other traditionally male-dominated fields. Led by Dr. Jill Paquin.
Intellectual Disability Quality of Life
Focuses on quality of life factors among individuals with intellectual disabilities and ways to improve them. Led by Dr. Anthony Goreczny.
Eating & Weight Psychosocial Research
Explores psychosocial factors that determine eating behaviors. Led by Drs. Anthony Goreczny and Joseph Wister.
Healthy Exercise Habits
This project is examining the influence of characteristic ways of thinking on people’s exercise habits and other health behaviors. Led by Dr. John Dimoff.
Project Aim: Authoring Identity for Making Career Decisions
This project is researching the efficacy of career construction groups with Chatham University student-athletes. Led by Dr. Michael Cadaret.
A consciousness-raising group that focuses on rape culture and bystander behavior on college campuses. This research is testing the efficacy of the program and focuses on the following topics: bystander behavior, rape culture, the role of substance use, and social influence on the occurrence of sexual expectations and sexual assault on college campuses. Led by Dr. Michael Cadaret.
Religion, Spirituality & Masculinity
Continual investigation of how religious and spiritual factors impact men's health. Led by Dr. Anthony Isacco.
Psychological Health of Clergy Applicants
Quantitative studies of psychological assessment data of clergy applicants in the Catholic Church. Led by Dr. Anthony Isacco.
Identity & Career Experiences of Psychotherapists Research Team
Focuses on exploring psychotherapists' identity development and professional issues encountered in the course of providing psychotherapy, as a trainee and throughout one's career. Led by Dr. Jill Paquin.
The Independent Monitoring for Quality (IM4Q) Program at Chatham aims to improve the quality of life for people with intellectual disabilities by affording them the opportunity to independently communicate their perception of services provided by Allegheny, Beaver, Greene and Washington County’s contracted residential providers.Explore the IM4Q Program : Checkerboard 15 - IM4Q Program