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Vincent J. Guarnaccia

Associate Professor Emeritus of Psychology


PHD, 1970, Teachers Coll, Columbia Univ; MSED, 1966, CUNY City Coll; BBA, 1964, CUNY City Coll


Vincent Guarnaccia, Ph.D., associate professor, has been a core faculty member in the Ph.D. Program in Combined Clinical-School Psychology since 1972. As assistant director for school psychology, Dr. Guarnaccia is responsible for overseeing the third-year school internship placements.

His teaching and research interests are in the areas of individual psychodiagnostic assessment, the assessment and treatment of marital and family dysfunction, and issues related to compulsive and addictive behaviors. Dr. Guarnaccia is a reviewer for the Journal of Personality Assessment and is a Fellow of the Society for Personality Assessment. He maintains an active private practice and is called upon frequently by the media to offer his observations on a wide range of socially significant issues.

Teaching Interests

psychological assessment, marital and family therapy

Research Interests

personality assessment through semi-structured, expressive methods traditionally termed projective measures.
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