Department of Psychology
Department of Psychology

Catherine Panzarella


ProfessorPh.D., Temple University

Clinical Professor
Catherine Panzarella

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Interests


development, evaluation, and delivery of culturally competent behavioral health services

Biography


Dr. Catherine Panzarella joined the UT faculty in Fall 2019 as a clinical professor to direct the Psychology Training Clinic and Advanced Clinical Practica Placements.  She has been a University-based training clinic director since 2007.   Dr. Panzarella is a founding fellow of the Academy of Cognitive Therapy and certified as a cognitive therapist, trainer and consultant. 

 

Dr. Panzarella’s teaching interests include development, delivery and evaluation of behavioral health services and multiculturalism.  The Psychology Department at Temple University nominated her twice for teaching excellence awards.  She is dedicated to serving the University, local community and field.  As clinic director at Temple University, she served on several Clinical Area, Department, College and University committees including the Faculty Senate Budget Advisory Committee for several years, most recently as Vice Chair.  She also was co-faculty advisor for a student led group, Psychology Graduate Students for Inclusivity whose founding was inspired by Dr. Panzarella’s graduate course on multicultural issues in psychology.  Dr. Panzarella also served the International Association of Psychology Training Clinics as Chair of the Business Models Committee for the past few years.

 

Dr. Panzarella’s earlier career focused on development, implementation and evaluation of programs for persons with mental health and substance use disorders who are socio-economically disadvantaged.  Previously, she directed youth and family programs in four Pennsylvania counties for the largest chapter of Mental Health America and headed up an initiative for program evaluation and performance-based contracting for the City of Philadelphia’s Department of Behavioral Health. 

 

Dr. Panzarella’s career has included numerous peer reviewed publications and conference presentations.

Courses


PSY 394Q • Diversity Iss In Rsch/Prac

41668 • Fall 2020
Meets W 1:00PM-4:00PM RLP 1.108
Web Enhanced

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

PSY 394Q • Diversity Iss In Rsch/Prac

42200 • Spring 2020
Meets TH 2:00PM-5:00PM SEA 5.106

Seminars in Clinical Psychology. One or three lecture hours a wekk for one semester. May be repeated for credit when the topics vary. Prerequisite: Graduate standing and consent of instructor.

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