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Faculty Directory » Christopher Adams

Psychological Science

Office Hours:

Semester: Spring 2018
Tuesdays and Thursdays
9:30 - 11:00

Office Information:

Room Number: McKay 264
Phone: 978-665-3027

Courses Taught:

General Psychology (PSY 1100)
Human Growth & Development (PSY 1200)
Psychology of Personality (PSY 2300)
Abnormal Psychology (PSY 2350)
Interpersonal  Effectiveness (PSY 2370)
Psychological Testing
History & Systems of Psychology (PSY 3480)
Group Dynamics (PSY 2550)
Introduction to Professional Counseling
Psychopathology II
Lifestyle & Career Development
Family and Systems


Ph.D. Counseling Psychology, University at Buffalo, SUNY
M.A.E., Ed.S. Counselor Education, University of Florida
B.S. Psychology, University of Florida

Research Interests:

Religion & spirituality
College student development
Career development
Therapist education and training

Representative Publications:

Adams, C. M., Puig, A., Wolf, C. P., & Baggs, A. S. (2015). Integrating religion and spirituality into counselor education: Barriers and strategies. Counselor Education and Supervision, 54, 44-56.

Duffy, R. D., Foley, P. F., Raque-Bogdan, T. L., Reid, L., Dik, B. J., Castano, M. C., & Adams, C. M. (2012). Counseling psychologists who view their careers as a calling: A qualitative study. Journal of Career Assessment, 20, 293-308.

Adams, C. M., (2012). Calling and career counseling with college students: Finding meaning in work and life. Journal of College Counseling, 15, 65-80.

Adams, C. M., & Puig, A. (2008). Incorporating yoga into college counseling. Journal of Creativity in Mental Health, 3, 357-372.

Puig, A. & Adams, C. M. (2007). Including spirituality in multicultural counseling. In W. M. Parker & M. Fukuyama, Consciousness-raising: A primer for multicultural counseling (3rd ed.). Springfield, IL: Charles C. Thomas.

Adams, C. M. (2006). The consequences of witnessing family violence on children: Implications for family counselors. The Family Journal, 14, 326-333.


Adams, C.M. (2015, Oct.) Analyzing Psychodynamic approaches to counseling:  Are they culturally-sensitive and relevant to counselor training?  Proposal accepted for presentation at the 2015 Association for Counselor Education & Supervision conference, Philadelphia, PA.

Adams, C. M., Puig, A., Wolf, C. P., & Baggs, A. S. (2014, Oct). Integrating religion and spirituality into psychotherapist training: Barriers and strategies. Posted presented for at 2014 New England Psychological Association conference, Lewiston, ME.

Adams, C. M., Puig, A., Wolf, C. P., & Baggs, A. S. (2011, Mar). Barriers to integrating religion and spirituality into counselor education: Implications for practice, training, & supervision. Presented at the 2011 American Counseling Association conference, New Orleans, LA.

Adams, C. M., & Puig, A. (2010, Oct). Spiritual competence in college counseling: Providing holistic, developmental, and culturally-sensitive services. Presented at the 2010 American College Counseling Association conference, St. Louis, MO.

Castano, M. C., Duffy, R., Foley, P., Adams, C. M., Raque-Bogdan, T., & Reid, L. (2010, Aug). Qualitative study of counseling psychologists who feel called to their careers. Poster presented at the 2010 American Psychological Association conference, San Diego, CA.

Adams, C. M. (2010, Apr). Meaning, purpose, and vocational calling: Implications for career counseling. Presented at the 2010 Maine Counseling Association conference, Rockland, ME.

Adams, C. M. (2010, Mar). Promoting couples and family counseling at college counseling centers. Presented at 2010 American Counseling Association conference, Pittsburgh, PA.

Adams, C. M. (2009, Nov). We can’t discuss that here! Addressing religious and spiritual issues in school counseling. Presented at the Maine School Counselors Association Conference, So. Portland, ME.

Gerrity, D. A., Peterson, T. L., & Adams, C. M. (2006, Aug). Mentoring gone awry: Boundary and ethical issues. Presented at the American Psychological Association conference, New Orleans, LA.

Adams, C. M. (2006, Feb). Family violence and children: Recommendations for school counselors. Presented to the Buffalo School Counselors Association, Buffalo, NY.

Gerrity, D., Adams, C., Bankhead, U., Brundage, K., Holmes, E., Mignone, T., Peters, B., Peterson, T. L., & Delucia-Waack, J. (2005, Aug). Group model for training students and conducting research. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association conference, Washington, DC.

Professional Affiliations:

American Counseling Association
American Psychological Association
APA Div. 17, Counseling Psychology
APA Div. 29, Psychotherapy
Association for Counselor Education & Supervision
North Atlantic Region Association for Counselor Education & Supervision