Distinguished Faculty

Rivier University’s Doctor of Psychology (Psy.D.) program brings together distinguished faculty from a variety of disciplines. Psy.D. students will benefit from the doctoral faculty’s rich experience in counseling and school psychology, psychotherapy, psychological assessment, clinical and systems consultation, cultural diversity, research design and analysis, and supervision. All core faculty are licensed psychologists or school psychologists.

Doctoral Program Core Faculty

Robert Walrath, Psy.D., Nova Southeastern University
Associate Professor in Education

Director of Clinical Training, Doctoral Program in Counseling and School Psychology, Psy.D.
Licensed Psychologist (NH) and Certified School Psychologist (NH)
Specialty areas: School psychology; psychological assessment; child and adolescent psychotherapy; family therapy; non-suicidal self-injury; pediatric acquired autoimmune disorder associated with streptococcus; the relationship between working memory and specific learning disabilities

Carol A. Langelier, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Professor in Education

Director, Graduate Counseling & School Psychology Programs
Licensed Psychologist (NH)
Specialty areas: Cognitive behavioral therapy (CBT); diversity in counseling and leadership; school counseling; cultural context of education; assessment, diagnosis and treatment

Elizabeth Harwood, Ph.D., University of Montana
Assistant Professor in Psychology

Department Coordinator, Department of Psychology
Specialty Areas: Best practices in teaching, depression; relationship conflict and satisfaction; body dissatisfaction; substance abuse.

Cheryl Maykel, Ph.D., University of Connecticut
Assistant Professor of Education
Nationally Certified School Psychologist (NCSP)
Specialty Areas: Mind-body health and wellness; childhood obesity; critical evaluation of online information

Angela DeSilva-Mousseau, Ph.D., Boston College
Associate Professor in Education
Licensed Psychologist (MA)
Specialty areas: Adolescent mental health risk taking behavior; role of parents in school communities in adolescent well-being; spirituality and identity development

 

Associated & Contributing Doctoral Program Faculty

Kathleen Albert, Ph.D., Purdue University
Adjunct Professor
Licensed Psychologist (NH)

James Beauregard, Ph.D., Northeastern University
Adjunct Professor
Licensed Psychologist (NH)

Nicole Clark, D.Pharm., Massachusetts College of Pharmacy
Adjunct Professor

John Gleason, Ed.D., Harvard University

Professor in Education

Dean, Division of Education
Director, Doctoral Program in Education Leadership and Learning, Ed.D.
 
Meagan Lentz, Psy.D., Pacific University School of Professional Psychology
Adjunct Professor
Licensed Psychologist (NH)
 
Karen Meteyer, Ph.D., University of Massachusetts, Amherst
Assistant Professor in Psychology
Licensed Psychologist (NH)
 
Denise Moquin, Psy.D., Antioch University
Adjunct Professor
Licensed Psychologist (NH)
 
Kate Murphy, Psy.D., Rivier University
Adjunct Professor
 
Donna Sullivan-Parker, M.Ed., C.A.G.S., Springfield College
Adjunct Professor
 
Sara Stetson, Ed.D., Rivier University
Adjunct Professor
 
Cynthia Whitaker, Psy.D., Antioch University
Adjunct Professor
Licensed Psychologist (NH)