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Frandelia Moore

Visiting Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

Applied Psychology

212-955-5558

Frandelia Moore, Psy.D is a Visiting Assistant Professor in the Applied Psychology Department. She has worked in child and adolescent mental health services for the last 20 years. Frandelia has extensive training and education as a psychologist, lecturer, and administrator that have provided her with significant experience within trauma-focused systems and historically marginalized communities of color.

Her clinical training and experience includes working with a diverse population of children, adolescents, young adults and families in residential group home settings, outpatient clinics, a homeless youth shelter, a support center, an elementary school and in clients’ homes. Frandelia has a solid foundation in conducting individual, family, co-parenting and group therapy using a variety of modalities including multicultural, cognitive behavioral, trauma focused cognitive behavioral (TF-CBT), psychodynamic, narrative and social justice theories. Her clinical work has focused on the clinical assessment and processing of clients’ trauma histories and assistance in navigating complicated institutional systems. Many of her clients struggle with symptomatology in the areas of trauma, depression, anxiety, adjustment and psychosis, while simultaneously juggling complex issues such as removal from the home, domestic and community violence, the justice system, school to prison pipeline, homophobia, and institutionalized racism. Frandelia’s research interests include mixed race identity.

Frandelia was an adjunct professor in the Applied Psychology Department at NYU since January 2017 where she taught Cross-Cultural Counseling, Internship II, Group Dynamics and Individual Counseling: Theory and process in the residential and online programs.

Courses

Abnormal Psychology

Theories, conceptions, and descriptions of disordered behavior with an emphasis on psychodynamic systems. The interrelationship of diagnosis and treatment, theories of symptoms formation, criteria of normality.
Course #
APSY-UE 1038
Units
4
Department
Applied Psychology
Liberal Arts Core

Abnormal Psychology

Classification, etiology, symptoms, and treatment of major psychological disorders, including anxiety, mood, eating, substance-related, sexual and gender identity, cognitive, personality, schizophrenia and other psychotic disorders as well as disorders associated with childhood.
Course #
APSY-GE 2038
Units
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice

The primary purposes of this course are to introduce students to the theory of group process and group dynamics underlying the practice of group counseling and the use of groups in a wide range of counselor interventions with children, adolescents and adults. Students will develop an understanding of group dynamics through readings, lectures, participation in and observing of ongoing groups. Attention will be given to personal, interpersonal, and group level dynamics as they occur in groups and to the interdependence of emotions, behavior and thought in group life.
Course #
APSY-GE 2620
Units
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process

A study of counseling as a form of professional assistance in problems of development and adjustment. Psychological and social foundations underlying the counseling process; examination of relevant research data; dynamics of interviewing as a part of the counseling process.
Course #
APSY-GE 2657
Units
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Internship in Counseling Mental Health and Wellness II

Depending on the type of program delivery, students complete 200-300 hours of supervised counseling experience in an approved college or community setting and participation in a weekly university seminar. Student placements include community mental health agencies, chemical dependency treatment programs, college counseling centers, hospital settings, hospice programs, special programs for abused women and victims of violence, among others. Seminar sessions provide opportunities to discuss the range of their professional experiences as counselors-in-training and supervision of students’ counseling cases.
Course #
APSY-GE 2656
Units
2 - 3
Department
Applied Psychology