Alan A. Cavaiola, Ph.D.
Specialization in the area of counseling issues related to mental health and psychology, with a primary interest in alcoholism, substance abuse and other addictive behaviors, and their impact on individuals, couples, and families. Teaching, research, and counseling interests focus on adolescent development, sequelae of trauma, abnormal personality development, DUI offenders, and workplace dynamics.
Ph.D., Hofstra University
Research activities focus on addiction counseling, addiction education, and workplace stress resulting from exploitation.
Cavaiola, A. Branch,
C.J. & Giordano, A. L. (in press). Addiction Counseling: A Practical
Approach. New York: Springer Publications.
Cavaiola, A. & Smith, M. (in press). A Comprehensive Guide to Addiction Theory and Counseling Techniques. New York: Routledge/Taylor & Francis.
Cavaiola, A. &
Colford, J. (2017). Crisis Intervention: A Practical Guide, Oakland, CA: Sage
Cavaiola, A., & Stout,
D. (2017). Other facets of workplace abuse: An exploratory study. Psychologist-Manager,
Cavaiola, A. &
Cavaiola, C. K. (2019, Sept. 2nd). Building resilience in individuals with
Opioid Use Disorders. Workshop presented at the Mediterranean Region Counselors
Association Conference, Naples, Italy.
Cavaiola, A. (2018, Oct. 1st) Beyond bullying: An exploration of other facets of workplace abuse. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference of the European Association of Occupational Health Psychology. Lisbon, Portugal.
to the Board of Directors of the International Coalition of Substance Abuse
Educators (INCASE), 2014 to present.
Frequently Taught Classes
Recently Taught Classes
2021 Summer E
2021 Summer B
- PC-544-50 - Advanced Alcohol and Drug Counseling
- PC-530-50 - Crisis Intervention
- PC-542-50 - Treatment of Alcohol and Drug Abuse