Ph.D., Seton Hall University
Pete Economou, Ph.D., ABPP, associate professor and director of the master of applied psychology (M.A.P.) program, was trained in counseling psychology and is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT), treating a wide range of disorders and specializing in working with high performers (e.g., athletes). Dr. Economou is licensed by New Jersey and New York to practice psychology and has also conducted research in several areas including: multicultural psychology, evidence-based treatments--mainly third-wave cognitive and behavioral therapies, LGBTQA+ topics, and issues related to executive functioning. He is an active member of state and national psychology associations, has been in the editorial board of the Journal of Clinical Sports Psychology since 2014, and is a contributor to media outlets and social media. Lastly, as a student of Zen Buddhism, Dr. Economou has been studying at the Morning Star Zendo with Robert Kennedy Roshi for several years, which has translated into his mindfulness practices offered through the third-wave CBT theories.