Michael J. Toohey
Teaching Faculty, PsyD Program, School of Applied Psychology, Counseling and Family Therapy
Michael J. Toohey, Ph.D. completed his Internship at the VA Maryland Health Care System/University of Maryland, Baltimore Internship Consortium and received his doctoral degree from Hofstra University in Clinical Psychology. At Hofstra, Dr. Toohey served as an anger management specialist for four years. He is also a supervisor in Rational Emotive and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy from the Albert Ellis Institute.
Dr. Toohey has supervised, lectured, and published internationally. Dr. Toohey has also taught at Central Connecticut State University, Eastern Washington University, and the University of Hartford. This year, Dr. Toohey will be teaching courses such as Psychometrics, Intelligence Assessment, and Cognition and Affect. Dr. Toohey is passionate about mentoring and is running a lab on irritability, anger, and aggression.
- Ph.D. Clinical Psychology, Hofstra University
- M.A. Clinical Psychology, Hofstra University
- B.A. Psychology, Music, Boston University
Dr. Toohey has a number of publications on anger, aggression, and irritability. His current plans include examining cultural differences in the causes, experience, consequences, and treatment of irritability. Some of his publications include:
- Serafini, K.A., Toohey, M.J., Kiluk, B.D., & Carroll, K.M. (in press). Anger as a predictor of substance use treatment retention among adolescents. Accepted to Journal of Child and Adolescent Substance Abuse, 4/2/2015.
- Toohey, M.J., Muralidharan, A., Medoff, D., Lucksted, A., & Dixon, L. (2016). Caregiver positive and negative appraisals: Effects of the National Alliance on Mental Illness Family-to-Family intervention. Journal of Nervous and Mental Disease, 204(2), 156-159.
- Toohey, M.J., Tirnady, R., & McCabe, J., & Kassinove, H. (2015). Underreporting of anger in male probationers. Journal of Offender Rehabilitation, 55(1), 39-50.
- Greeson, J., Toohey, M.J., & Pearce, M.J. (2015). An adapted, four-week mind-body skills group for medical students: reducing stress, increasing mindfulness, and enhancing self-care. EXPLORE: The Journal of Science and Healing, 11(3), 186-192.
- Toohey, M.J., Kassinove, H., & Broll-Barone, B. (2011). Furie şi muzică în terapia cognitivă a adolescenţilor: pierdem din vedere un potenţial sprijin în cadrul intervenţiei? (Anger and music in adolescent cognitive therapy: Are we missing a potential aid to intervention?) Revista de Psihologie şcolară/Romanian Journal of School Psychology, 4(7), 7-18.
“I was drawn to Antioch because of its emphasis on culture and advocacy. I appreciate the ability to work with students to help them apply what they’ve learned to make an impact in the real world.”