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Joanne Cohen, Ph.D.

Dr. Joanne Cohen

Professor

Clinical Coordinator of the Marriage, Couple and Family Counseling Program

Old Main "A" Wing Room 413

Phone:  610-683-4211

Email: cohen@kutztown.edu

Education

Ph.D. Counseling Psychology
University of Georgia, Athens, GA
Psychological type, conventionality, and sociocultural predictors of marital quality

M.S. Counseling Psychology & B.S. Psychology
Frostburg State University, Frostburg, Md.

Licenses and Certifications
PA Licensed Psychologist PS-007200-L
National Certified Counselor 56437
PA Licensed Marriage & Family Therapist MF000642

Master's Courses Taught
• Fundamentals of Counseling
• Career Counseling
• Counseling Theories
• Group Counseling
• Trauma Counseling
• Play Therapy
• Professional Orientation and Ethics in Mental Health Counseling
• Professional Orientation and Ethics in Marriage and Family Therapy
• Seminar in Marital Therapy
• The Addicted Family
• Structural and Strategic Family Therapy
• Case Analysis (in Marriage & Family Therapy)
• Client-Centered Counseling and the Person-Centered Approach
• Counselor Supervision
• Practicum in Counseling
• Field Experience (Internship) in Counseling
• Selected Topics/Independent Studies: Dream Interpretation, Psychopathology in the Family,
Violence in the Family, Elder Abuse Counseling

Recent Selected Service
Lehigh County Department of Aging and Adult Services Assistant Ombudsperson 2016-
Chair of the Institutional Climate Task Force 2012-2013 and Committee 2013-2016
Vice President of Kutztown University Senate & Chair of Committee on Committees 2010-2012
Chair of the University Grade Appeal Board 1998-2005; 2006-2008

Recent Selected Presentations and Publications
Cohen, J., Janze, J., Stone, A., & Kulp, K. (2016, July 16). Moments of movement in client-centered counseling. The 32nd Annual Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
Cohen, J. (2016, July 14). Our parent's keepers: Client-centered counseling for elders and family
caregivers coping with ambiguous loss. The 32nd Annual Association for the Development of the Person-Centered Approach Conference. Las Vegas, NV.
Cohen, J. & Rozzi, M. (2016, April 29). Multidisciplinary treatment for elder abuse. Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference. Philadelphia, PA.
Cohen, J. & Rozzi, M. (2016, March 11). Multidisciplinary treatment and prevention of financial elder abuse by family caregivers. The International Association for Marriage and Family Counseling. New Orleans, LA.
Hamilton, J. C., Keppel, J., & Gruber, E. M. (2015, May 8). Toward a theory of elder abuse multidisciplinary treatment. Pennsylvania Association of Marriage and Family Therapy Conference. Philadelphia, PA.
Hamilton, J. C. (2015, March 11). Prolonged exposure trauma therapy for clients in ongoing counseling. Full-Day Learning Institute at the American Counseling Association Conference. Orlando, FL.
Hamilton, J. C. (2015, March 13). Mental health counseling in the wake of the elder abuse epidemic. American Counseling Association Conference. Orlando, FL.
Cohen Hamilton, J.C. (2012). Alcohol use disorder: Clinical case evidence for the continuity hypothesis. VISTAS. American Counseling Association.
Cohen Hamilton, J.C. (2011). Anne Roe's fields and levels and occupational classification. Experiential Activities III. National Career Development Association.
Cohen Hamilton, J.C. (2010). The educator's role in developing student genuineness. Monographs of One Voice International. Institute of Elemental Ethics and Education.
Cohen Hamilton, J.C., & Williams, K. F. (2007). Demonstration of a person-centered supervision: Disclosure of childhood abuse. The Person-Centered Journal, 14(1-2), 29-50.
Cohen Hamilton, J. C. & Williams, K. (2007). Person-centered training and supervision with beginning counselors. The Person-Centered Journal. 14(1-2), 11-28.