Dr. Jeffrey A. Hayes
TitleProfessor of Education (Counselor Education)
Professor of Psychology
DepartmentEducational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Rehabilitation and Human Services
Other Penn State AffiliationsCenter for Collegiate Mental Health (ccmh.psu.edu)
Dr. Hayes is a Professor in the College of Education with a courtesy appointment in the Department of Psychology. He teaches graduate courses in counseling theory and an undergraduate class that provides an introduction to counseling. His scholarly work focuses on college student mental health, as well as psychotherapist factors that affect the process and outcome of therapy. Dr. Hayes' research has received funding from the American Foundation for Suicide Prevention, the American Psychological Foundation, and other agencies. He is the editor of Psychotherapy Research, is a fellow of the American Psychological Association, has served as past-President of the North American Chapter of the Society for Psychotherapy Research, and is a licensed psychologist in Pennsylvania.
Areas of Expertise
Educational Psychology, Counseling, and Special Education
Tuesdays from 3:00-4:00
Or by appointment
Education HistoryPh.D., University of Maryland, College Park
(see CV for complete list)
Hayes, J.A., Nelson, D.L., & Fauth, J. (2015). Countertransference in successful and
unsuccessful cases of psychotherapy. Psychotherapy, 52, 127-133.
Hayes, J.A. (2014). The beneficial demands of conducting psychotherapy. Journal of
Clinical Psychology: In Session, 70, 716-723.
Fatter, D.M., & Hayes, J.A. (2013). What facilitates countertransference management? The role
of meditation, mindfulness, and self-differentiation. Psychotherapy Research, 23, 502-
McAleavey, A.A., Nordberg, S.S., Hayes, J.A., Castonguay, L.G., Locke, B.D., & Lockard, A.J.
(2012). Clinical validity of the Counseling Center Assessment of Psychological
Symptoms-62 (CCAPS-62): Further evaluation and clinical applications. Journal of
Counseling Psychology, 59, 575-590.
Hayes, J.A., Chun-Kennedy, C., Edens, A., & Locke, B.D. (2011). Do double minority
students face double jeopardy? Testing minority stress theory. Journal of College
Counseling, 14, 117-126.
Hayes, J.A., Bieschke, K.J., Castonguay, L.G., & Locke, B.D. (2015-2016). Preventing suicide among high risk collegians via accurate identification and effective counseling. American Foundation for Suicide Prevention.
Locke, B.D., Hayes, J.A, & Castonguay, L.G. (2013-2015). Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Van Ameringen Foundation.
Locke, B.D., Castonguay, L.G., & Hayes, J.A. (2012-2013). Examining the psychometric properties of the "My Resilience Factors" (MRF) scale in two national samples of college students. LEAD Foundation.
Hayes, J.A., Castonguay, L.G., & Locke, B.D. (2012). The multicultural “super-shrink”: Identifying therapist effects in psychotherapy with racial and ethnic minority clients. American Psychological Foundation.
Locke, B.D., Hayes, J.A., & Castonguay, L.G. (2010-2013). The Center for Collegiate Mental Health. Ittleson Foundation.
Activities and Honors
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Society of Counseling Psychology, 2010
Fellow, American Psychological Association, Division of Psychotherapy, 2006
Early Career Achievement Award, Society for Psychotherapy Research, 2001
Jack D. Krasner Early Career Achievement Award, American Psychological Association
Division of Psychotherapy, 2001
Outstanding Faculty Award, College of Education, Pennsylvania State University, 1999