Counseling Psychology Faculty

Program Coordinator (PC) - Dr. Jeffrey Hayes (jxh34@psu.edu)

Core Faculty Members:

Bieschke, Kathleen J., Ph.D., Michigan State University
125E CEDAR Building
Dr. Bieschke is active in the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, a collaborative practice-research network comprised of over 140 college counseling centers. Dr. Bieschke is particularly interested in the delivery of services to members of marginalized populations, particularly sexual and gender minorities. Dr. Bieschke's research interests also focus on how to best train professional psychologists, including how to work with members of marginalized populations as well as the application of social cognitive career theory to research training in psychology.
Theoretical orientation: Interpersonal/Psychodynamic/Feminist

Hayes, Jeffrey, Ph.D., University of Maryland, Program Coordinator (PC)
307 CEDAR Building
Dr. Hayes is active in the Center for Collegiate Mental Health, a collaborative practice-research network comprised of over 140 college counseling centers. Dr. Hayes is particularly interested in college student mental health, counseling and psychotherapy.
Theoretical orientation: Psychosynthesis


Affiliate Faculty (Faculty employed elsewhere on campus)

Heitzmann, Dennis, Ph.D.,University of Texas
Psychologist, Director
Interests: Counseling center administration, organizational consultation, student athletes, and theories and methods of counseling and psychotherapy
Theoretical orientation: Cognitive Behavioral

Illfelder-Kaye, Joyce, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Psychologist, Associate Director, Training
Interests: Psychodynamic therapy, women's issues, group psychotherapy, ethics and legal issues, professional issues, education and training in psychology
Theoretical Orientation: Psychodynamic

Locke, Ben, Ph.D., Boston College
Psychologist, Associate Director, Clinical Services
Interests: Anxiety, relationships, family-of-origin, ACOA, interpersonal communications; counseling center administration, research and technology
Theoretical orientation: Psychodynamic/Interpersonal/CBT

Adjunct Faculty (Faculty employed at off-campus location)

McClanahan, Mary, Ph.D., The Pennsylvania State University
Gay, lesbian, and bisexual identity development.
Theoretical Orientation: Systemic eclecticism - with particular emphasis on feminist and existential constructs.

McCracken, Janet, Ph.D., The Ohio State University
Aging; women's issues; attributions
Theoretical Orientation: Humanistic/Feminist