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Nicole Monteiro, Ph.D.

Nicole Monteiro, Ph.D.

Nicole Monterio
Assistant Professor of Psychology
Master's Program in Clinical and Counseling Psychology
Educational Background: 

Howard University - Clinical Psychology - Culture and Mental Health, Psychopathology, 2003

Courses Taught: 
  • Practicum
  • Internship
  • The Role of Culture and Gender in Counseling and Psychotherapy
  • Intro to the Assessment & Treatment of Psychological Trauma
  • Advanced Techniques in Trauma Intervention
Selected Publications: 

Pheko, M., Monteiro, N., & Segopolo, M. (2017). When work hurts: A conceptual framework explaining how organizational culture may perpetuate workplace bullying, Journal of Human Behavior in the Social Environment, 27(6).

Monteiro, N. (2016). Addressing mental illness in Africa: Global health challenges and local opportunities, Community Psychology in Global Perspective 1 (2).

Monteiro, N.M., & Balogun, S.K. (2015). Psychosocial Predictors of Relationship Conflict Styles as Mediated by Emotional Intelligence: A Study of Botswana Adults. SAGE Open, 5(2).

Fox, R.F., & Monteiro, N.M. (eds.) (2015). Pain without Boundaries: Inquiries across Cultures. Interdisciplinary Press

Monteiro, N.M., Ndiaye, Y., Blanas, D., & Ba, I. (2014).  Policy perspectives and attitudes towards mental health treatment in rural Senegal. International Journal of Mental Health Systems 8 (1).

Monteiro, N.M., Balogun, S.K., & Oratile, K. (2014).  Managing stress: The influence of gender, age, and emotion regulation on coping among university students in BotswanaInternational Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 19(2).

Monteiro, N.M., & Balogun, S.K. (2014).  Culturally congruent mental health research in Africa: Field notes from Ethiopia and Senegal. African Journal of Psychiatry, 17.

Monteiro, N.M. (2014). Teaching Psychopathology to reduce mental illness stigma: Student perceptions from the University of Botswana. International Psychology Bulletin, 18(1).

Pheko, M.M., Monteiro, N.M., Tlhabano, K.N., & Mphele, S. (2014).  Rural-to-urban migrations: Acculturation experiences amongst university students in BotswanaInternational Journal of Adolescence and Youth, 19 (3).   

Monteiro, N.M., Balogun, S.K.Kote, M., & Tlhabano, K. (2014).  Stationary tailgating in Gaborone, Botswana: The Influence of gender, time of day, type of vehicle and presence of traffic officer. IATSS Research 

Monteiro, N.M., & Balogun, S.K. (2013).  Perceptions of mental illness in Ethiopia: A profile of attitudes, beliefs and practices among community members, healthcare workers and traditional healersInternational Journal of Culture and Mental Health

Monteiro, N.M., & Wall, D. (2011). African dance as healing modality throughout the Diaspora: The use of ritual and movement to work through trauma.  Journal of Pan African Studies

Selected Presentations and Workshops: 
  • “Ouch It Hurts: A Psycho-Social-Cultural Examination of Pain and Coping in Botswana – Understanding How it Hurts and How to Heal” - Colloquium presented at Chestnut Hill College (2017)
  • “Understanding Islam and Muslims: Multicultural, Global and Local” – Keynote presentation for Chestnut Hill College PsyD Program Development Day (2016)
  • Psychologists’ Role in International Disaster Relief.  University of Botswana. (2014)  
  • The Psychology of Mass Violence.  Annual Convention American Psychological Association. Washington, D.C. (2014)
  • Psychological Aspects of Road Traffic Accidents. District Road Safety Committee Conference, Ministry of Transport and Communications. Gaborone, Botswana. (2013).
  • Perspective on Coping with Acute and Chronic Pain in Botswana: Patient Voices. 4th Global Conference Pain: A Making Sense of Project. Prague, Czech Republic. (2013)
  • Mental Health, Media Etiquette and Lifestyle Change. Botswana National Olympic Committee Workshop for Elite Athletes. Gaborone, Botswana. (2012)    
  • Adolescent Self-Esteem and Sex. Phenomenally U: Three Candid Conversations about Sex, Self-respect and Success in the Reality TV Era. Philadelphia, PA. (2012)
  • African American Muslim Women’s Life Experiences: Religion, Stress and Coping.  4th World Congress on Women’s Mental Health. Madrid, Spain. (2011)
  • Helping Teachers in Puerto Rico to Manage Behavioral and Emotional Disorders in the Classroom. Innovative Youth Solutions.  San Juan, Puerto Rico. (2010-2011)
  • Trauma and Psychopathology: Background, Theory and Treatment Approaches. L’Hopital Principal. Dakar, Senegal. (2010)
  • Global Training for Ethnic Minority Students:  Exploring the Impact of International Experiences throughout the Educational Pipeline, Symposium.  6th Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues Conference (APA, Div 45). Ann Arbor, Michigan. (2010)     
  • Trauma-Informed Care: Improving How We Care for Our Patients and Ourselves. Children’s National Medical Center. Washington, DC. (2009)