Treating the Whole Person

Psychology at PCOM

Department of Psychology

The Department of Psychology has extraordinarily committed, experienced and dedicated faculty who are student-centered and have themselves been trained and mentored by some of the most foremost authorities in cognitive-behavioral therapy.

We are career teachers, devoted to mentoring our students and fostering their professional and personal growth.

We recognize that your graduate education is important and look forward to collaborating with you and guiding and mentoring you along the path of your professional development.



Our certificates of graduate studies (CGS) and certificates of advanced graduate studies (CAGS) are designed for individuals seeking to meet credentialing requirements or augment their training.


These certificate programs are designed to provide advanced, specialized training and post-doctoral hours/training.                            

Department Highlights


We offer a competency-based curriculum in each of our programs.


We have a unique Standardized Patient Training Program that allows us to track the development of critical clinical skills over the course of students' training programs.


We have developed and employ an extensive student learning outcomes assessment system to ensure that our students are learning the critical competencies of their specialty.


We offer state of the art smart classrooms to facilitate your learning.


We welcome and are committed to individual and cultural diversity among our students, faculty and staff.


Our mission is to train clinicians capable of delivering "best practices" and "empirically-based" approaches in a variety of settings.


Department of Psychology
4190 City Avenue
Philadelphia, PA 19131-1693
Phone: 215-871-6442 | Fax: 215-871-6458

Robert A. DiTomasso, PhD, ABPP
Chair, Department of Psychology