University faculty members publish various books

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PROFESSORS OF psychology and a staff psychologist published eight books. From left: John Norcross, Ph.D., Leah Popple, Psy. D., and Thomas Hogan, Ph.D.

Lauren Gallagher
News Co-Editor

Two University psychology professors and a staff psychologist collaborated to publish numerous books in 2016 and 2017.

The two professors, John Norcross, Ph.D., and Thomas Hogan, Ph.D., are both distinguished professors of psychology. Leah Popple, Psy. D., is the staff psychologist in The University’s Counseling Center.

According to a recent press release from The University, a total of eight books have been published by Norcross, Hogan and Popple.

Norcross has co-written or edited 400 scholarly publications and 25 books and is an internationally recognized expert on behavior change and psychotherapy. In addition, he has served on the editorial boards of 12 academic journals and as president of the APA’s Division of Clinical Psychology and of Psychotherapy.

He has also won several awards for teaching and research.

Hogan has written three textbooks, in addition to co-authoring numerous standardized tests. His research work has been published in many academic journals.

Norcross and Popple collaborated on the book “Supervision Essentials for Integrative Psychotherapy,” published in 2017.

The second edition of “Clinician’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practices: Behavioral Health and Addictions” was published by Hogan and two colleagues, also in 2017.

The two colleagues are Gerald Koocher, Ph.D., professor of psychology and dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University, and Lauren Maggio, Ph.D., associate professor of medicine and associate director of graduate programs in health profession education at Uniformed Health Services University.

The five-volume “APA Handbook of Clinical Psychology” was edited by Norcross and two colleagues and was published in 2017. Gary VandenBos, Ph.D., former executive director of the Office of Publications and Databses and publisher for APA, and Donald Freedheim, Ph.D., professor emeritus of psychology at Case Western Reserve University, are the two colleagues who worked with Norcross.

In 2016, the 2016/2017 edition of the “Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology” by Norcross and professor of psychology at the University of Pittsburgh, Michael Sayette, Ph.D., was published.

Norcross joined The University community in 1985. He received his bachelor’s degree from Rutgers University, and from the University of Rhode Island he received his master’s and Ph.D. At Brown University School of Medicine, he performed his clinical internship as a licensed psychologist.

Hogan also joined The University community in 1985. Prior to his current role, he served as The University’s dean of the graduate school and director of research, and interim provost and academic vice president. Hogan received his bachelor’s degree from John Carroll University and from Fordham University he received his master’s and Ph.D.

Popple joined The University community in 2010 while working as an intern at the University’s Counseling Center. She received her bachelor’s degree from Pennsylvania State University, and from Marywood University she received her master’s and doctorate.

Popple joined The University staff full-time in 2016 after serving as a post-doctoral resident. For more information regarding the books, visit The University’s website.

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