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Dr. Richard P. Halgin

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Background Information

Employment History

Professor of Psychology

University of Massachusetts

Professor of Psychology In the Clinical Psychology Program

University of Massachusetts

Visiting Professor of Psychology

Amherst College

Abnormal Psychology Teacher

Amherst College





Associate of the Ethics Committee
American Psychological Association



Web References (20 Total References)

The Many Faces of Psychological Research in the 21st Century [cached]

Richard P. Halgin, University of Massachusetts at Amherst

Richard Halgin speculates about the future of research in psychopathology based on the significant premise that the scientific truths of one era often become challenges and replaced through intellectual evolution in the field. He reviews major philosophical differences among perspectives that explain psychopathology and offers suggestions to neophyte researchers about the nature of graduate training that will help them achieve professional resilience even under the pressures of changing scientific truths.

Amherst Cinema (Amherst, MA) will ... [cached]

Amherst Cinema (Amherst, MA) will present a screening of Grizzly Man, introduced by Dr. Richard Halgin.

Before the film, Dr. Richard Halgin, clinical psychologist and professor of psychology at UMass Amherst, explores the question: Was Treadwell a nature lover, an eccentric narcissist, or a person with an unusual psychiatric disorder?
Dr. Richard Halgin is a professor of psychology at the University of Massachusetts Amherst where he has taught more than 20,000 undergraduates and has mentored 30 doctoral advisees in the Clinical Psychology program. He has been recognized with several prestigious teaching awards at UMass and nationally, and has published several editions of three textbooks about psychological disorders as well as 60 articles and chapters. As a licensed and Board certified clinical psychologist, he remains clinically active as a provider of psychotherapy and a supervisor of doctoral trainees.

When the Patient Dies Psychotherapy Article [cached]

by Richard P. Halgin

Richard Halgin shares the story of a long-term client's unexpected death, and how he managed his professional boundaries around this tragic event.
Richard P. Halgin
Richard P. Halgin is a Professor of Psychology in the Clinical Psychology Program at the University of Massachusetts Amherst. He is a Board Certified Clinical Psychologist and has had over three decades of clinical, supervisory, and consulting experience. He has published three books including Abnormal Psychology: Clinical Perspectives on Psychological Disorders (McGraw-Hill, 6th edition in press, 2010 copyright, co-authored with Susan Whitbourne), Taking Sides: Controversial Issues in Abnormal Psychology (McGraw-Hill, 5th edition, 2009), and A Casebook in Abnormal Psychology: From the Files of Experts (1998, Oxford University Press, co-edited with Susan Whitbourne).
At the University of Massachusetts his course in Abnormal Psychology is one of the most popular offerings on campus, attracting an enrollment of more than 500 students, and he has been honored with the Distinguished Teaching Award among other awards. He also holds the position of Visiting Professor of Psychology at Amherst College, where he teaches Abnormal Psychology on an annual basis. Dr. Halgin is the author of more than fifty journal articles and book chapters in the fields of psychotherapy, clinical supervision, and professional issues in psychology. He served as Chair of the GRE-Psychology Board of Examiners and as an Associate of the Ethics Committee of the American Psychological Association. Dr. Halgin maintains an active psychotherapy practice in the town of Amherst, Massachusetts.

Chapel talks about abuse in the open [cached]

Richard Halgin of Amherst, one of the UMass professors who led the Newman Center discussion, said many people are angry about a "coverup" of the scandal in the Boston Archdiocese.

"Most Catholics feel that these cases should have been dealt with more aggressively," Halgin said."It took too long to tackle this very difficult problem."

The Daily Collegian - Golden Key ceremony today [cached]

The annual Sophomore Recognition Night will feature a video presentation on the history of Golden Key, a talk by UMass professor Dr. Richard Halgin and a certificate awarding ceremony.

Golden Key chose Halgin, psychology professor and clinical psychologist, to address this year's honorees.Halgin, who has taught approximately 10,000 undergraduates at UMass, will speak on "Making the Most of Your College Years."

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