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 was trained in counseling psychology and is board certified in Cognitive and Behavioral Therapy (CBT) specializing in evidence-based psychology and working with high performers (e.g., athletes). Dr. Pete is licensed by NJ and NY to practice psychology and is also a certified mental performance consultant (CMPC-AASP). He has conducted research in several areas including: multicultural psychology, evidence-based treatments (mainly third wave CBT), Lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (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, 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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