Program Director

Leonard A. Doerfler
Professor and Director, Clinical Counseling Psychology Program
Director, Aaron T. Beck Institute for Cognitive Studies

Professor of Psychology, 1989
Diplomate and Fellow, Academy of Cognitive Therapy,
Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry, UMass Medical School,
Fellow, Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies
B.S., University of Pittsburgh
M.A., Ph.D., University of Missouri-Columbia
Phone: (508) 767-7549, Office: Kennedy 133
doerfler@assumption.edu

Dr. Doerfler’s clinical and research interests include cognitivebehavioral and interpersonal models of mood disorders, predictors of psychiatric hospitalization, psychotherapy outcome assessment, psychosocial adjustment to life-threatening illness, and assessment of depression and post-traumatic stress disorder in heart attack survivors.