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Department of Psychology

Psychology Degree Programs:

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in
Clinical Psychology

Doctor of Psychology (PsyD) in School Psychology
Educational Specialist Degree (Ed.S.) in School Psychology
MS in School Psychology
MS in Mental Health Counseling
MS in Organizational Development and Leadership

Psychology Certificate Programs:

Post-Doctoral Certificates in Clinical Health Psychology & Clinical Neuropsychology 

Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (CAGS)


Rovinsky Family Lectureship

Cognitive Behavior Therapy Certificate Series



Contact Us:

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


On behalf of our faculty, students, staff, and administration, I extend my warmest welcome to you.

I am pleased that you are interested in finding out more about us.

I would like to highlight some important points about PCOM's Department of Psychology and our programs:

  • 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.
  • We have an 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 including Aaron Beck, Albert Ellis, Joseph Wolpe, Arthur Freemen, and Arnold Lazarus.
  • We are career teachers, devoted to mentoring our students and fostering their professional and personal growth.
  • We welcome and are committed to individual and cultural diversity among our students, faculty and staff.
  • We educate and train our students in the Practitioner-Scholar Model and our mission is to train clinicians capable of delivering "best practices" and "empirically-based" approaches in a variety of settings.
  • We offer a Cognitive-Behavioral theoretical orientation and teach students to apply empirically-supported approaches in delivering clinical services.
  • 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.

Come learn with us!

Best wishes,

Robert A. DiTomasso, Ph.D., ABPP

Last Updated: 12/12/14