Pete Economou is associate professor and director of the Master of Applied Psychology program at GSAPP. He was trained in counseling psychology and 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 in 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, LGBT topics, and issues related to executive functioning. He is an active member of state and national psychology associations, has been 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, he has been studying at the Morning Star Zendo with Roshi Robert Kennedy for several years, which has translated into his mindfulness practices offered through the third-wave CBT theories.
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