Joseph A. Micucci, Ph.D., ABPP

Professor of Psychology

Office Location:  St. Joseph Hall, 4th flr., North Wing, SJ455
Office Phone:  215.248.7162
E-Mail:  micucci@chc.edu

Educational Background 

  • A.B., Cornell University, 1974
  • Ph.D., University of Minnesota, 1980

Courses Taught 

  • Psychological Assessment
  • Family Therapy
  • A Systemic Approach to the Problems of Adolescents

Scholarly Interests 

  • Psychological Testing
  • Adolescent Development
  • Family Therapy with Adolescents
  • Gay/ Lesbian/ Bisexual Issues

Selected Publications and Presentations     

  • Micucci, J.A. "Working with Families of Lesbian, Gay, and Bisexual Adolescents", Annual Convention of the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, June 2014.
  • Knaster, C. & Micucci, J.A. (2013). The effect of client ethnicity on clinical interpretation of the MMPI-2. Assessment. Published online 1 Nov 2012. doi:  10.1177/1073191112465333.  
  • Micucci, J. A. (2011). El trabajo con adolescentes en terapia familiar. Del sintoma al sistema. [Working with adolescents in family therapy: From symptom to system]. In Pereira, R. (ed.). Adolescentes en el siglio XXI: Entre impotencia, resiliencia y poder. Madrid, Spain: Morata.  
  • Micucci, J.A. (2009). The Adolescent in Family Therapy: Breaking the Cycle of Conflict and Control (2nd Ed.). New York: The Guilford Press 

  • Micucci, J.A. (2006). "Helping Families with Defiant Adolescents" Contemporary Family Therapy. 
  • Micucci, J.A. (2002). Accuracy of MMPI-A scales ACK, MAC-R, and PRO in detecting comorbid substance abuse among psychiatric inpatients, Assessment, 2002, 9, 111-122. 
  • Micucci, J.A. (1995). "Adolescents Who Assault Their Parents: A Family Systems Approach to Treatment." Psychotherapy 1995, 32, 154-161.


Other Academic Information 

  • Specialty Board Certification in Clinical Psychology, American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
  • Fellow, American Academy of Clinical Psychology
  • National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
  • Approved supervisor (AAMFT)
  • Member of American Family Therapy Academy (AFTA)