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  Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology 2023-2025 Faculty and Administration Biographies Peter Economou  

Peter Economou

Ph.D., Seton Hall University

Pete J. Economou Ph.D., ABPP associate professor and director of the master of applied psychology (M.A.P.) and organizational psychology Psy.D. programs, was trained in counseling psychology and is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT) specializing in evidence-based and multicultural clinical interventions. He is also the director for behavioral health and wellness for Rutgers University athletics. Dr. Pete is licensed by New Jersey and New York to practice psychology and is also a certified mental performance consultant (CMPC-AASP). He has conducted research in several areas including: multicultural psychology, third wave CBT, and performance psychology. He is an active member of state and national psychology associations, serves on 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. Pete 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.

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