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Cheryll Rothery, PsyD, ABPP

Cheryll Rothery, PsyD, ABPP

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Associate Professor of Psychology, Director of Clinical Training
Chair, Department of Professional Psychology
St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., North Wing, SJ454
Educational Background: 

B.A., Psychology, Mount Holyoke College, 1984
Psy.D., Rutgers University, 1992


Courses Taught 


Practicum Group Supervision
Internship Didactic Seminar
Treating Ophelia: Psychotherapy with the Adolescent Female
Development Across the Lifespan


Abnormal Psychology
Child Psychology
Scholarly Interests
Cross cultural therapy and supervision
Women of color in therapy
Racial identity formation
College counseling
Clinical training
Adolescent development

Other Academic Information

Licensed Psychologist - Pennsylvania
Professional Memberships

American Psychological Association
Association of Black Psychologists
Philadelphia Society of Clinical Psychologists
Pennsylvania Psychological Association
College Committees

Diversity Committee
Disability Committee

Recent Presentations 

"The DSM-5 Approach to Assessing Culturally Relevant Issues for Treatment and Diagnostic Decision Making", Co-Presenter, Pennsylvania Psychological Association 2014 Annual Convention
"Relational Ethics - Effective Psychotherapy: Ethics, Empathy and Therapeutic Alliance". Pennsylvania Psychological Association 2014 Annual Convention

"Relational Ethics and Empathy with African American Clients - Considerations in Treatment and Supervision" at the Immaculata University Internship Consortium, May 2016.

"Relational Empathy, Ethics and Diversity Competence (co-presenter), Pennsylvania Psychological Association Annual Convention, 2016.

"Culturally Sensitive Treatment of Students of Color in a predominantly White College Setting" Gettysburg College, June 2016.


Gordon, R.M., Gazillo, F., Black, A., Bornstein, R.F., Etzi, J., Lingiardi, V., McWilliams, N., Rothery, C., and Tasso, A.F. The relationship between theoretical orientation and countertransference expectations: Implications for ethical dilemmas and risk management. Clinical Psychology and Psychotherapy. 2016 May;23(3):236-45. doi: 10.1002/cpp.