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Gary J Handler, PhD

Specialist Professor

Field Placement Coordinator

PhD, New York University

Office: MPCC, Room 108

Phone: 732-263-5697


Spring 2017 Office Hours:

Tuesday 2 - 4 p.m.

Other times available by appointment.


Specialization is in mental health counseling, focusing on cognitive and behavioral approaches. Areas of teaching interest include psychopathology, case conceptualization, and cutting-edge counseling techniques. Current interests also include the impact of neuroscience research on improving counseling efficacy. Other departmental responsibilities include supervising the field placement process and alumni communications.