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Counseling Psychology

In the Counseling and Clinical Psychology Department

Counseling Psychology

In the Counseling & Clinical Psychology Department

The Program in Psychological Counseling is dedicated to the preparation of psychological counselors who facilitate the normal and optimal development of individuals, groups, and organizations that is culturally relevant and psychologically appropriate across the lifespan. Our students are taught to use strategies of prevention, intervention, and remediation to assist others in developing effective coping skills and responses to their environments.

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Lost in Translation

The United States is becoming a majority non-white nation. To truly level the playing field, non-whites will need to reclaim and recast their own narratives.


Black Americans' Health May be Affected by Perceived Racism: TC's Carter

According to research co-authored by Professor Robert Carter, black Americans may have adverse mental health effects from perceived racism


Derald Wing Sue Named to UNESCO Multicultural Effort

Derald Wing Sue, TC Professor of Psychology and Education, has been named by the United Nations Educational, Social and Cultural Organization (UNESCO) to serve on a 10-member advisory panel for the Teaching Respect for All project, an effort to develop a global curriculum designed to foster racial, ethnic and multicultural tolerance among children ages 10 to 16.


TC's Derald Wing Sue in Loop21: "Perceived" Racial Slights are "Very Real"

Sue, who has explored the impact of micro-aggressions against racial and ethnic minorities, says most micro-aggressions are not imagined, but real, and they can do real damage.


TC's Robert Carter's research: Perceived Racism May Cause Health Problems for Black Americans

In a paper published online by the American Psychological Association's Journal of Counseling Psychology, perceived racism may cause mental health symptoms similar to trauma in Black Americans, according to new research co-authored by TC's Robert Carter and Alex Pieterse, an TC alumni.



33rd Annual Winter Roundtable Conference

February 26, 2016 - February 27, 2016

This year's theme, "Cultural Competence in the Digital World: Trending #Apps, #Games, and #SocialMedia" celebrates 33 years of accomplishments, while beholding the promise of fighting social injustice by leaders in the fields of cultural psychology and education.

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