Daniel T. Sciarra
Professor of Counseling and Mental Health Professions
Degrees: PHD, 1994, Fordham Univ; MA, 1987, Boston Coll; BA, 1973, Fairfield Univ
Daniel T. Sciarra, PhD, LCMHC, NCC, is Professor of Counselor Education at Hofstra University. Fluently bilingual in Spanish, he works with Latino children, adolescents, and families. In addition to numerous articles and book chapters on the subject of multicultural counseling, Dr. Sciarra is the author of three books, Multiculturalism in Counseling (Peacock, 1999), School Counseling: Foundations and Contemporary Issues (Brook/Cole, 2004), and Children and Adolescents with Emotional and Behavioral Disorders (Allyn & Bacon, 2010). A former school counselor with the New York City Board of Education, Sciarra holds a doctorate in Counseling Psychology from Fordham University, a master’s degree in counseling from Boston College, and a bachelor’s degree in English education from Fairfield University. He is a licensed psychologist, licensed mental health counselor (LMHC), and a national certified counselor (NCC). His research interests include multicultural counseling, racial identity development, and the role of the school counselor in the promotion of academic achievement and educational attainment among students of color.
He received a Masters degree from Boston College and Doctoral degree from Fordham University.