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Patricia M. Andrews,

Adjunct faculty member

Patricia (Tricia) M. Andrews RN BSN MSCEd has been teaching at SUNY College at Oneonta since 2005. She developed the course entitled; Disaster Psycholgy. She teaches Introductory Psychology, Health Psychology and Disaster Psychology at this University. Ms. Andrews is a recently retired Registered Nurse. She teaches for other colleges both online and in classrooms. She has years of trauma, psychiatric, crisis intervention, incident command and conflict management experience from her "front line" nursing years. Her area of speciality is mental health counseling, both within private practice & as a consultant.

Amy L. Benedict,
Adjunct faculty member

Amy has an M.A. in Counseling Psychology.  Amy believes that her mission in life is to help people make their dreams come true and to that end she has been working as a career counselor in higher education for over 25 years.  In 2010, Amy completed an EdD in Higher Education Management from the University of Pennsylvania’s Graduate School of Education.  Her dissertation is a collective case study entitled “The Impact of International Internships on Undergraduate College Students’ Career Development”.  Amy started teaching PSYC 202 Careers in Psychology in the Fall semester 2012 and truly loves facilitating students’ career exploration in this format.

James M. Bercovitz,

Adjunct faculty member
Dr. Jim Bercovitz is a licensed psychotherapist working in Oneonta. He has taught our course in abnormal psychology and a seminar in neuropsychology.

Cathy Harris,

Adjunct faculty member

Cathy Harris is a licensed social worker with experience in the fields of mental health, domestic violence, addictions, hospice and forensic social work. She is especially interested in group therapy for forensic clients. She teaches the Special Topics course on the Psychology of Family Violence.

Karen Henry,

Adjunct faculty member

Karen Henry holds a MA in Community Psychology/Community Counseling from The Sage Colleges in Albany NY. For the past 5 years, Karen has been writing full length fiction and non-fiction manuscripts, parenting full time and working toward a doctoral degree in General Psychology. She is currently working on her doctoral dissertation, “A qualitative inquiry of the experience of happiness in successful professional women.” Her research interests are within the framework of positive psychology and qualitative methodologies. Currently she is pursuing a certification as an empirically based positive psychology life coach with the IFC.

Ernesto Henriquez,

Adjunct faculty member

Ernesto has a MA in Experimental Psychology and a postgraduate certificate in Gerontology. He has over seven years of experience conducting health intervention and outcomes research with elderly and urban populations in community settings. He has advanced training in research design (both quantitative and qualitative), statistical analysis, program evaluation, and project management. He currently teaches Industrial/Organizational Psychology and Psychology of Aging.
Craig Levins,

Adjunct faculty member

Craig Levins has been the Director of Student Disability Services at SUNY Oneonta since 1998. He holds a MA in Counseling Psychology from Antioch University and began teaching for the Psychology Department in 2001. Prior to his appointment at the College, Craig worked as a mental health social worker in Albany, NY. 

Bradley Seymour,

Adjunct faculty member

Brad has been teaching at SUNY Oneonta since Spring 2013.  He holds an M.S. in Cognitive Psychology and is currently completing his Ph.D. at Binghamton University, expected Fall 2013.  His academic interests lie in cognition, perception, memory, language, and interactive media.  His research covers language, visual attention, eye movement control in reading, saccade trajectory analysis, and the impact of video games on attention and eye movements.  At Oneonta, he teaches Introductory Psychology, Cognitive Psychology, and Psychology of Memory.
Stephanie Poplock
Adjunct Faculty Member

Dr. Stephanie Poplock is a licensed counseling psychologist and licensed clinical social worker.  She is the Supervising Psychologist for Otsego County Mental Health Clinic, and the Deputy Director of Otsego County Community Services.  Her primary clinical interests include adult psychopathology, with emphasis on affective, anxiety, and personality disorders.  Her research interests include rural mental health and adult psychopathology.  Dr. Poplock teaches courses in Personality Theory and Psychotherapy and Behavior Change.


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