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Faculty: Dr. Frandelia Moore

Frandelia Moore

Clinical Assistant Professor of Applied Psychology

Applied Psychology

212-955-5558

Frandelia Moore, Psy.D is a Clinical Assistant Professor and Program Director in the Department of Applied Psychology Masters of Counseling residential and online programs at New York University (NYU). She teaches courses such as: Cross-Cultural Counseling, Social Justice Practice for Counselors and Group Dynamics: Theory and Practice. Dr. Moore uses a multicultural and social justice lens in all of her courses to discuss the application of theory, treatment and analysis. She emphasizes how students can take action as counselors in training for themselves, their clients and communities. Before coming to NYU, Dr. Moore worked in child and adolescent mental health services for 20 years. Dr. Moore 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 work has focused on the clinical assessment and processing of clients’ trauma histories and assistance in navigating complicated institutional systems. Many of her clients struggled 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. Dr. Moore’s research interests include mixed race identity, intersectionality in academia and anti-oppressive supervision for BI+POC students in counseling programs.

Courses

Abnormal Psychology

Theories, conceptions, and descriptions of psychopathology with an emphasis on the interrelationship of diagnosis and treatment, theories of symptoms formation, and criteria of normality.
Course #
APSY-UE 1038
Credits
4
Department
Applied Psychology

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
Credits
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
Credits
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Individual Counseling: Theory and Process

Review of classical and contemporary theories of counseling from major counseling traditions. Addresses application to social and emotional development children, adolescents and adults with a focus on view of human nature, and normal and abnormal personality development. Introduces students to the evidence-base for the various theories and to the contribution of neuroscience to counseling. Reviews the application to school and mental health settings.
Course #
APSY-GE 2657
Credits
3
Department
Applied Psychology

Internship in Counseling for Mental Health and Wellness II

Depending on the type of program delivery, students complete a minimum of 200 or minimum of 300 hours of supervised counseling experience in an approved mental health setting and participation in a weekly university seminar. Student internship sites 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 the supervision of students" counseling cases. Students are expected to adhere to ACA ethical guidelines.
Course #
APSY-GE 2656
Credits
2 - 3
Department
Applied Psychology