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Alyson M. Pompeo-Fargnoli, Ph.D.

Assistant Professor

Educational Counseling


Department
Educational Counseling and Leadership
Office
McAllan Hall 106
Phone
732-263-5461
Email
apompeof@monmouth.edu

Alyson M. Pompeo-Fargnoli, Ph.D.

Dr. Alyson Pompeo-Fargnoli is a nationally certified counselor (NCC), a licensed professional counselor (LPC), and holds a Substance Abuse and Addictions Counseling Certification. She brings with her a wealth of higher education experience from her over 10 years as a student affairs professional, including in campus alcohol education programs, disability services, and as a College Counseling Center Director. She also serves as an invited guest reviewer for the Journal of Ecopsychology as well as for proposals of the ACA national conference. She holds first authorship of journal articles on subjects such as counselor ethical awareness and the college environment of alcohol use and sexual-risk taking.

Her book chapters have focused on counselor supervision and consultation, counseling women, and topics of counselor development. She has presented at numerous national, regional, and state professional conferences on various topics such as reducing mental health stigma, college counseling best practices, substance use counseling, and counselor ethics. Dr. Pompeo-Fargnoli is also the current department advisor for the National Honor Societies, CSI and CSA, and the Coordinator for the CPCE examination.

Education

Ph.D., Counselor Education, Montclair State University

M.A., Counselor Education, The College of New Jersey

B.A., Psychology, The College of New Jersey

Publications

Scholarly Articles

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2019). Intersections of Counseling, Psychiatry, Cardiology, and Pharmacology to Assist in  Depression and Cardiac Function. Heart and Mind.    

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A., Lapa, A., & Pellegrino, C. (2019). Telemental health and Student Veterans: A Practice Perspective through Voices from the Field. Journal of Technology in Human Services. 1-18.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. & Fargnoli, A.S. (2019). Mental health treatment to assist in heart disease improved outcomes. Journal of Health Psychology.  

Grant, K. & Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2019).The Current Climate of the College Admissions Process: Implications for   the Counseling Profession.North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Newsletter.

Fargnoli, A& Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2019). The heart-brain connection from a mental health perspective: Interdisciplinary research & translational science developments. Psychosomatics Journal, 60 (1).

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (In press). Magic mirror on the wall: Counseling self-reflection as an ethical obligation. In Dean, C. & Stewart-Spencer, S. (Eds.), Metaphors and therapy: Enhancing clinical supervision and education (Vol. II). Baton Rouge, LA: Independent Therapy Ink, LLC.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2018). Ecofeminist therapy: From theory to practice. Journal of International Women’s Studies, 19(6), 1-16. (Lead Article).

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. & Fargnoli, A. (2018). The Role of Counseling to Assist in Heart Disease Improved  Outcomes. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Newsletter.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2018). The Future Scholars Program: A Counselor Education Community Partnership to Create Systemic Social Change. Southern Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (SACES) Newsletter.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2017). Women and relationships. In Schwarz, J. (Ed.), Counseling women across the lifespan: Empowerment, advocacy, and intervention. New York, NY: Springer Publishing

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2017).The therapeutic process: The emotional wound metaphor put into action. In Dean, C. & Stewart-Spencer, S. (Eds.), Metaphors and therapy: Enhancing clinical supervision and education. Baton Rouge, LA: Independent Therapy Ink, LLC.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2017). Learning not to work harder than
your clients. In Cooke, K., Keller-Dupree,B., &

Shuler, M. (Eds.), Transformational learning experiences: A conversation
with counselors about their personal and professional developmental journals
.
Lanham, MD: Hamilton Books.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (2016). Reflections on the Stanford University Sexual Assault Case. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Newsletter.

Pompeo, A.,
Kooyman, L. & Pierce, G. (2014). Counseling
college women: The interplay of psychological development,

social factors, alcohol, and sexual risk-taking. Adultspan, 13 (1).

Pompeo, A., & Levitt, D. (2014). A path of counselor self-awareness. Counseling and Values, 59 (1).

Pompeo, A. (2013). Relationships with Other Professionals: Consultation. In Levitt, D. (Eds.), When Values and Ethics Collide: Real-Life Ethical Decision-Making. New York, NY:Routledge.

Pompeo, A. (2005).  An animal a day keeps the doctor away:  Pet ownership and animal-assisted therapy promote psychological and physical health. New Jersey Counseling Association Online Journal.

Presentations/Invited Talks

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (Accepted, April, 2020). I Can See Clearly Now the Stigma is Gone: Mental Health Stigma Misperceptions and Implications for Minority College Students. The New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. & Fargnoli, A. (Accepted, April, 2020). The Heart-Mind Connection: Considerations for Counselors, Supervisors, and Counselor Educators. The New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (February, 2020). Misperceptions of Mental Health Stigma: Implications for Minority College Students. American College Counseling Association National Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (Oct. 2019). The Future Scholars Program: A Counselor Education Community Partnership to Create   Systemic Social Change.Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (Sept. 2018). Cyber-Counseling and Avatars: Teaching Innovative Uses of Technology for Counseling Student Veterans. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. & Fargnoli, A. (Sept. 2018). At the Heart of Healthcare Innovation: Opportunities for Counselor Education. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (February, 2018). Perceived and Personal Mental Health Stigma: The Influence on Help-Seeking Attitudes and Intentions. American College Counseling Association National Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (March, 2017). Is Perception Really Reality? Mental Health Stigma: A College Campus Research  Study. The American Counseling Association (ACA) Annual Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (April, 2016, accepted). Counseling College Women amongst a Campus Culture of Alcohol Use. The American Counseling Association (ACA) Annual Conference.

Pulliam, N. & Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (Sept. 2016). A Day in the Life of a Student Affairs Intern: Fieldwork Photo Journaling Assignment. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (March, 2015). College Students’ Perceived and Personal Mental Health Stigma: The Influence on Help-seeking Attitudes and Intentions. The American Counseling Association (ACA) Annual Conference.

Pompeo-Fargnoli, A. (October, 2014). The Psychological Welfare of College Students with Disabilities. Duke University National Disability Conference.

Pompeo,
A
. (November, 2013). Counseling International Students. Winthrop
University Global Teaching and Learning

Symposium.

Kooyman, L. & Pompeo, A., (February, 2012). International Students and the U.S. College Environment of Alcohol Use and Sexual Risk-Taking: How We Can Respond. New York University (NYU) Annual National Student Affairs Conference.

Pompeo,
A
. & Pierce, G. (April 2012). College
Women and the Campus Alcohol Environment: Strategies for
Counseling
and Outreach.
The
New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Pompeo, A. (April 2012). Path of Counselor Self-Awareness. Montclair State University Research Award Symposium.

Pompeo, A. & Levitt, D. (October, 2011). Ethical
Decision-Making in Action: Bridging Self-Reflection, Personal Morals, and Self-Awareness
. Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (ACES) National
Conference.

Whittaker, J., Pompeo, A., & Pierce, G. (April, 2011). The Future of Feminism: Empowering our Youth. The Mid-Atlantic Women’s Studies Association (MAWSA) Conference.

Pompeo, A. (May,
2011). Techniques for Improved Listening
and Communication Skills: From Non-Verbal Messages to
Cultural Considerations. The New Jersey Peer
Institute Conference.

Levitt, D. & Pompeo, A. (April, 2011). Counselor Self-Reflection: The Path to Ethical and Professional Practice. The New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Pompeo, A.,
Kooyman, L. & Pierce, G. (April, 2011). The Influence of Alcohol Use and
Sexual Risk-Taking on
Gender Development
among College Women.
The New Jersey
Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Pompeo, A. & Levitt, D. (Sept. 2010). The Self and the Practitioner: Ethical Decision-Making through Counselor Self-Awareness. North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education and Supervision (NARACES) Conference.

Pompeo, A. & Levitt, D. (July, 2010). Counselor Self Reflection: An Ethical Obligation. 2010 Association for Adult Development and Aging (AADA) National Conference.

Pompeo, A. & Pierce, G. (June, 2010). Alcohol and Sexual Risk-Taking among College Women. National Conference for College Women Student Leaders (NCCWSL).

Pompeo, A. (May, 2010).Consideration for Burnout: Learning to Take Care of Ourselves Too! The New Jersey Peer Institute Conference.

Pompeo, A. (June, 2009). Stress Management and Our Mental, Emotional, and Physical Health. The New Jersey Peer Institute Conference.

Pompeo, A. (August, 2008). College Campus Safety & Mental Health Awareness. Berkeley College’s New York City Campus Safety Conference.

Pompeo, A. (April, 2005). An Animal a Day Keeps the Doctor Away:  Pet Ownership and Animal-Assisted Therapy Promote Psychological and Physical Health. Poster Presentation at the New Jersey Counseling Association (NJCA) Conference.

Courses

Frequently Taught Classes

  • Behavioral Issues in Counseling (EDC 580)
  • Counseling and Ethical Practice (EDC 505)
  • Counseling Preparatory Comprehensive Examination (EDC CPE)
  • Group Counseling (EDC 540)
  • Human Growth and Development (EDC 510)
  • Introduction to College Student Development and Student Affairs (EDC 501)

Recently Taught Classes

2020 Spring

2020 Summer E

2020 Summer B

2020 Fall

2019 Spring

2019 Summer B

2019 Fall

2018 Spring

2018 Summer B

2018 Fall

2017 Summer E

2017 Summer B

2017 Fall

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