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Dr. Catherine Barber Associate Professor Director, Research Program
School of Education

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Dr. Catherine Barberís areas of interest are forgiveness and expressive writing, borderline personality disorder, and social and emotional Learning in early education. She can speak on research and learning communities, and conducting educational research.

Areas of Expertise
Educational Research, Early Education


  • Bachelor of Arts - Psychology (BA) - Columbia University
  • Master of Arts - Clinical Psychology - Loyola University Chicago
  • Doctor of Philosophy - Clinical Psychology - Loyola University Chicago


  • "Effects of reading formats on the comprehension of second grade students."
    Journal of Literacy and Technology
  • "Integrating religion and spirituality into treatment for late-life anxiety: Three case studies."
    Cognitive and Behavioral Practice
  • "Addressing challenges in psychotherapy with delusional patients: A case study."
    Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy
  • "Systematic review of the effects of religion-accommodative psychotherapy for depression and anxiety."
    Journal of Contemporary Psychotherapy
  • "Intensive outpatient treatment for Borderline Personality Disorder and other treatment-refractory conditions: An integrative approach."
    Bulletin of the Menninger Clinic
  • "Self-blame, self-forgiveness, and spirituality in breast cancer survivors in a public sector setting."
    Journal of Cancer Education
  • "Older adultsí preferences for religion/ spirituality in treatment for anxiety and depression."
    Aging and Mental Health