Professor is Guest Editor for Journal of Humanistic Psychology Special Issue
In the issue, Brent Robbins, Ph.D., focused on alternatives to the DSM-5 approach to psychiatric diagnosis.
Point Park to Host 2017 Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology
Psychology practitioners, researchers from all over the U.S. will be on campus March 30-April 2 discussing research, education and social responsibility in the field of humanistic psychology.
Confluence Psychology Alliance Marks 10 Years Collecting Coats for City's Homeless
Blankets, coats, hygiene products and more were collected and packaged Jan. 31 for homeless individuals in the Pittsburgh area.
Faculty Profile: Jill Thomas, Ph.D., Discusses Her Passion For Clinical Psychology
Meet Jill Thomas, Ph.D., associate professor and director of clinical training in the M.A. in clinical-community psychology program at Point Park.
M.A. Clinical-Community Psych Grads Named Editors
Justin Karter and Kevin Gallagher were named editors of the American Psychological Association's Society for Humanistic Psychology Newsletter.
Clinical-Community Psychology Grad Classes Help Alum Become a More Empathic Supervisor
Meet Kevin Gallagher, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology alumnus
Spring 2016 Issue of The Point Magazine Now Online
Get a peek inside the latest edition of the magazine for alumni and friends.
Psychology Faculty to Give Sample Lectures at Grad Open Houses June 7 and 22
Prospective M.A. and Psy.D. clinical-community psychology grad students can hear lectures from Brent Robbins, Ph.D., and Robert McInerney, Ph.D.
Psychology Professor Serves as Guest Editor of Scholarly Journal
Brent Robbins, Ph.D., is the guest editor of the May 2016 issue of the Journal of Humanistic Psychology.
Art Show Organized by Students and OSN Brings Homelessness to the Forefront, Inspires Many
Stunning artwork was showcased on campus April 8 at the “Home is Where the Art is” art show, hosted by Point Park’s Confluence Psychology Alliance student group and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net.
Psychology Students and Pittsburgh Mercy to Show Artwork by Homeless
Confluence Psychology Alliance and Pittsburgh Mercy’s Operation Safety Net will feature the artwork of homeless at an April 8 art show on campus.
Clinical-Community Psych Grad Classes Help Alum in Outreach Role with The Humane Society
Meet Chloe Detrick, a 2015 M.A. in clinical-community psychology graduate of Point Park and media relations specialist for The Humane Society of the U.S.
Professor in National Publications Psychology Today and Mad in America
Sharna Olfman, Ph.D., discusses child mental health controversies and the epigenetic origins of schizophrenia.
Confluence Psychology Alliance Spreads Awareness about Homelessness in Pittsburgh
Confluence Psychology Alliance held a donation kick-off party Nov. 17 to collect coats, blankets, hygiene products and more for Operation Safety Net.
M.A. Psychology Grad, Ph.D. Student Embraces Her Role Helping Girls Take Control of Their Sexual Health
Meet Leatra Tate, Girl Talk Project coordinator for the Pittsburgh AIDS Task Force.
Professor Presents Psychology Research on "Living the Good Life"
Brent Robbins, Ph.D., presented his research on positive psychology at the American Psychological Association's 2015 convention in Toronto, Canada.
Professor and Students Attend Honors Conference
Helen Fallon and students planned and presented at the Northeast Regional Conference.
Psychology Students and Faculty Present Research at Conference in Chicago
Research work was presented at the Eighth Annual Conference of the Society for Humanistic Psychology.
Panelists at Third Annual Storytelling and Human Rights Symposium Advocated for Voices on the Margins
The Feb. 20 symposium focused on the marginalization of human rights in a variety of fields including psychology, humanities, journalism and the arts.
Students Hear Civil Rights Stories from Seniors in Honor of Martin Luther King, Jr.
In honor of Martin Luther King Jr. Day, the Honors Student Organization traveled to Homewood Senior Center to learn about what life was like in Pittsburgh during the Civil Rights Movement — directly from people who experienced it.
Humanitarian Work Inspires International Student to Pursue Master's in Psychology
Meet Shari Boddin, a native of Sri Lanka and an M.A. in clinical-community psychology graduate student at Point Park.
Justin Karter Receives Outstanding Graduate Student Award
Karter earned an M.A. in journalism and mass communication in 2014 and is currently pursuing an M.A. in clinical-community psychology.
Professor to Offer M.A. in Clinical-Community Psychology Demo Class
Robert McInerney, Ph.D., will give a demonstration of a Point Park master’s-level class in clinical-community psychology May 29.
New Graduate Students Encouraged to Be Leaders in their Professions, Community
This fall, Point Park welcomed more than 270 new graduate students and launched four new graduate programs to start the 2013-14 academic year.
Professors to Offer Free Master’s Degree Level Clinical Psychology Classes
Associate Professors Robert McInerney, Ph.D. and Brent Robbins, Ph.D. will give free master’s degree level psychology classes on June 27 and July 25.
Professors Present on Hermeneutics of Love at Psychology Conference
Robert McInerney, Ph.D. and Brent Robbins, Ph.D. presented on the hermeneutics of love at the American Psychology Association’s Division 32 Annual Conference.
Point Park to Offer Master’s Degree in Clinical-Community Psychology
The School of Arts and Sciences will be offering a 36-credit Master of Arts degree in clinical-community psychology beginning in the Fall of 2013.