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Marie L. Miville

Professional Background

Educational Background

Licensed Psychologist
(OK HSP #832)

Doctor of Philosophy

Counseling Psychology
University of Maryland at College Park
Dissertation Title: An Exploratory Investigation of the Interrelationships of Cultural, Gender, and Personal Identity among Latinos and Latinas
Dissertation Chair: Janet E. Helms, Ph.D.

Master of Arts
Counseling Psychology
University of Maryland at College Park
Thesis Title: Defining and Measuring Universal Orientation
Thesis Chair: Charles J. Gelso, Ph.D.                                                                   

Bachelor of Science with High Honors
University of Florida Gainesville, Florida
Senior Thesis Title:  A Definitional Study of Universal Orientation
Thesis Chair: Robert Ziller, Ph.D.

Scholarly Interests

Multicultural counseling
Latino/a mental health issues
Universal-diverse orientation
Social attitudes and identity development
Intersections of identities
Supervision, training, and consultation
Professional and student development

Selected Publications


Miville, M. L., & Ferguson, A. D. (Eds.). (in press). Handbook of race-ethnicity and gender in psychology. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Miville, M. L. (Ed.) (2013). Multicultural gender roles: Applications for mental health and education. Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


Miville, M. L., & Ferguson, A. D. (in press). Intersections of race-ethnicity and gender on identity development and social roles. In M. L. Miville, & A. D. Ferguson (Eds.), Handbook of race-ethnicity and gender in psychology. New York, NY: Springer Publications.

Payton, G. J., Miville, M. L., & Loo, P. (2014). Clinical applications with individuals of multiracial descent. In D. W. Sue, M. E. Gallardo, and H. A. Neville (Eds.), Case studies in multicultural counseling and therapy (pp. 77-91). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.

Miville, M. L., Bratini, L., Corpus, M. J., & Diaz, M. A. (2013). Gender role construction among men and women of color. In M. L. Miville (Ed.), Multicultural gender roles: Applications for mental health and education (pp. 1-21). Hoboken, NJ: John Wiley & Sons.


honors and awards

Visiting Research Fellow
  University of Miami, Miami, FL


2009 Major Contribution Award (co-author)
  The Counseling Psychologist
  August, 2010

Fellow, Division 45
  American Psychological Association
  August, 2009

Fellow, Division 17
  American Psychological Association
  August, 2007

professional experiences



  APA Division 44 Book Series

  Around the Winter Roundtable Forum
  The Counseling Psychologist
  July 2008-present

Editorial Board Member
  Journal of Counseling Psychology
  January 2011-present
  January 2002-2005

Editorial Board Member
  Training and Education in Professional Psychology
  January 2006-present

Editorial Board Member
  Journal of Latina/o Psychology
  January 2011-present


Vice-President of Education and Training
  APA Division 17

Chair, Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology
  Teachers College, Columbia University (2011-present)

Director, Winter Roundtable on Cultural Psychology and Education
  Teachers College, Columbia University (2008-present)

Chair,Executive Board (2006-2007)
  Member, Executive Board
  Council of Counseling Psychology Training Programs
  Division 17 Liaison, APA Board of Educational Affairs

Member, Steering Committee
  2008 International Counseling Psychology Conference

Co-Chair, Department of Counseling and Clinical Psychology
  Teachers College, Columbia University

  Special Task Group: Integrating Diversity Guidelines for Practice Competency
  Division 17
  American Psychological Association

Historian/Member, Leadership Council
  National Latino/a Psychology Association

Director of Training (APA-accredited)
  Counseling Psychology Ph.D. Program
  Teachers College, Columbia University

CCPJ 4165: Consultation in community agencies and resources

Community services and programs in family and personal counseling, health and child care, mental health, career counseling, job placement, and service to the aged.

CCPJ 4873: The Winter Roundtable on cultural psychology and education

An annual national conference where top leaders in education and psychology share their expertise.

CCPJ 4902: Research and Independent Study in Psychological Counseling

CCPJ 5164: Multicultural counseling and psychology

Introduces students to a range of approaches used in psychology and other disciplines for developing therapeutic interventions across diverse racial, cultural, and linguistic groups. Examination of culturally indigenous perspectives of and approaches to mental health and healing. Introduction to culturally based counseling methods.

CCPJ 5360: Practicum in career and personal counseling

Limited enrollment. Required: written application by June 1 for either semester of the next academic year, permission of the instructor, and concurrent registration for CCPX 5630. Prerequisites: CCPJ 4064, CCPJ 5062, CCPJ 5371, CCPJ 5025; and either HUDK 4022, 4023, 4024 or HUDK 5029 (or their equivalents). Limited to second-year students (30 or more points) admitted to the Ed.M. program in Psychological Counseling or doctoral students in counseling psychology. Supervised practice in vocational appraisal and short-term educational and personal/career counseling. Students work with clients of the Dean Hope Center. Special fee: $115.

CCPJ 5371: Foundations of counseling

Permission required. Limited enrollment. Prerequisite: For majors section, admission into the Ed.M. program in Psychological Counseling or Ph.D. program in Counseling Psychology, CCPJ 4064 completed or taken concurrently; for non-majors section, CCPJ 4064 recommended but not required. A laboratory experience for counselors and others in the helping professions. Practice in clarifying, understanding, and responding to personal communications. Graduated exercises and videotapes are used to develop counseling and interviewing skills and desirable counselor attitudes. Special fee: $30.

CCPJ 6350: Externship in counseling psychology

Year-long placement in a field-setting for clinical experience. (Required for doctoral students). Students petition to be placed into a supervised two-day-a-week training site and see individual and group counselors. To apply, students must complete practicum sequence, pass certification/comprehensive examinations, and have completed most coursework. For students to be eligible for externship they need to have completed at least two years of coursework and three years of practicum. Externships involve students applying to affiliated programs (i.e., institutions and organizations with which we have established affiliation agreements). We require students to be on site for at least two days a week for eight to ten months, that the students be supervised by a licensed psychologist, and that the students be trained in individual and group modes of service delivery.

CCPJ 6360: Practice in Psychologcal Counseling

Required: permission of the instructor. For advanced doctoral candidates in counseling psychology. Course involves a weekly seminar, client assignments with individual supervision, and exposure to a range of theoretical approaches to the clinical/counseling interview. Stu-dents register for 4 points each term.

CCPJ 6460: Internship in Counseling Psychology

Permission required. For doctoral students in counseling psychology only. Super-vised experience in approved and appropriate agencies, institutions, and establishments. Students are required to petition faculty for internship training to be approved to apply for internship. Students must have completed all coursework during the academic year in which they are applying for internship. Students would have to have passed all certification and comprehensive examinations as well as to have an approved dissertation proposal.

CCPJ 6560: Advanced Professional Issues

Students will familiarize themselves with a range of professional issues that affect their learning and development as counseling psychologists and will have the opportunity to explore topics not currently available in the curriculum. Limited to doctoral students in psychology.

CCPJ 6569: Professional ethics and standards in psychology

Ethics and standards of psychological practice and research. Limited to doctoral students in psychology. Others by special permission.

CCPJ 6574: Multicultural perspectives on social attitudes, identity, and development

Permission of instructor required. Students participate in ongoing research under the direction of a faculty member. Participation includes formulation of hypotheses, identification of appropriate variables and measures, data collection and analysis, and preparation of research reports. Students register for two consecutive terms.

CCPJ 8900: Dissertation Advisement

Individual advisement on doctoral dissertation. Fee to equal 3 points at current tuition rate for each term.

Centers and Projects

Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services

The Dean Hope Center for Educational and Psychological Services (DHCEPS) is an integral part of the teaching and training programs in Clinical, Counseling, School Psychology, Learning Disability and Reading Specialist. The Center works in a two-folded way; first it offers students the opportunity to integrate theoretical coursework with practicum experience within a multidisciplinary setting. This training is foreseen by highly qualified supervisors.  Simultaneously, the DHCEPS offers affordable psychological and educational services to individuals, couples, and families residing in the nearby neighborhood of the New York City area. The emphasis is on respecting and working with clients from diverse, multicultural contexts regardless of age, racial and ethnic background, socio-economic status, sexual orientation, and religious or cultural affiliations.  Additionally, DHCEPS is committed to maintaining a liaison with community-based agencies and organizations such as schools, hospitals, and mental health clinics, among others.