Faculty and Staff

Corinne Datchi

Professor • Department of Psychology

Dr. Corinne Datchi is Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University. She is Past President of the Society for Couple and Family Psychology, Division 43 of the American Psychological Association (2021). She is also a fellow of APA Division 43, and a licensed psychologist with board certification in Couple and Family Psychology. Her research and practice focus on couple and family relationships, digital technologies, qualitative research methods, prisoner reentry, and problem solving justice. She has written and published in peer-reviewed journals about family therapy, offender rehabilitation, and qualitative research methods. Her most recent contribution is a manuscript published by APA Books in 2022: Best Clinical Practices for Treating Families in Juvenile and Criminal Justice Systems. She has also co-edited two volumes: Integrative couple and family therapy: Treatment models for complex clinical issues published by APA Books in 2019 and Gender, Psychology, and Justice: The Mental Health of Women and Girls in the Legal System published by New York University Press in 2017.

Professional Interests

Couple and family therapy
Offender rehabilitation
Technology and mental health
Qualitative research methods

Languages (other than English)



PhD Counseling Psychology, Indiana University Bloomington, IN


Couple and Family Psychology, Qualitative Research Methods

Licenses and Certifications

Licensed Practicing Psychologist, State

Board Certification, ABPP National

Representative Publications

Best clinical practices for treating families in juvenile and criminal justice systems; Washington DC; APA Books; 2022

Working With Couples in the Correctional System; APA Video; 2022

Notable Courses Taught

PSY3040 Qualitative Research
PSY3250 Psycholology of Couples and Families
PSY6900 Clinical Practicum I
PSY6910 Clinical Practicum II
PSY6920 Clinical Practicum III

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