Dr. Peter Economou

Peter J Economou
Associate Professor
Program Director, Department of Applied Psychology
Office: Nelson D323
Phone: 848-445-9395

Pete J. Economou Ph.D., ABPP is associate professor and director of the Master of Applied Psychology (MAP) and organizational psychology programs, and he is the director of behavioral health and wellness for Rutgers University Athletics. Dr. Pete was trained in counseling psychology, is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT) specializing in evidence-based and multicultural clinical interventions and is a certified mental performance consultant (CMPC) through the Association of Applied Sport Psychology (AASP). Dr. Pete is licensed by NJ and NY to practice psychology and his research ranges 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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