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Devin Hussong, Psy.D.

Devin Hussong, Psy.D.

Devin Hussong
Assistant Professor of Psychology
St. Joseph Hall, 4th Flr., North Wing, SJ 455
Educational Background: 

B.A., Moravian College

M.S., Chestnut Hill College

Psy.D., Chestnut Hill College
Courses Taught: 

Psychometric Theory
Psychological Assessment I
Psychological Assessment III
Practicum IIA
Practicum IIB
Practicum IIC
Advanced Assessment
Section I Dissertation Mentoring I
Section 2 Dissertation Mentoring I

Scholarly Interests: 

The role of humor in psychotherapy
Personality assessment/conceptualization
Media ecology
Psychology of religion

Selected Publications: 

Hussong, D. (2021). Humor is an invitation to understand. In K. Vaidya (Eds.) Teach Psychology with a Sense of Humor. Curious Academic Publishing. ISBN: 978-1-925128-04-8

Hussong, D. & Micucci, J. (2019). The use of humor in psychotherapy: Views of practicing psychotherapists. The Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 16(1), 77-94.

Hussong, D. (2017). Therapists' perspectives on the role of humor in therapy (Order No. 10622221). Available from Dissertations & Theses @ Chestnut Hill College. (1975445685). Retrieved from

Hussong, D. & Levson, S. (2016). Giving up the white coat: A review of the human elements of psychotherapy - A nonmedical model of emotional healing. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 30(3), 320-322.

Efran, J. S., Hussong, D., & Levson, S. (2016). Notes for new therapists. Journal of Constructivist Psychology, 30(2), 182-192.

Efran, J. S., Hussong, D., & Levson, S. (2015). Not-so-straight talk: A review of a straight talking introduction to psychiatric diagnosis. Journal of Constructivist Psychology 29(4), 456-459.

Selected Presentations and Workshops: 

Presenter/Lecturer at the Togus Veterans Hospital, August 2018 in Augusta, ME.

· Topic: MMPI-2 Administration and Interpretation (Seminar Series for Pre-Doctoral Interns)

Presenter/Lecturer with Jay Efran, Ph.D. & Scott Levson, Psy.D., at the Biennial International Meaning Conference, Summer 2015 in Vancouver, BC.

· Topic: Co-presented our article: “Notes for New therapists.”

Presenter/Lecturer with Robert M. Gordon, Ph.D., ABPP at the 16th Annual PPF Ethics Workshop, Summer 2014, Muhlenberg College.

· Topic: Ethical Issues in Countertransference with Difficult Patients