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Virginia M. Brabender PhD, American Board of Professional Psychology CI (ABPP)


  • PhD Psychology 1976

    Fordham University (NY)

My research interests are in the areas of psychological assessment, group psychotherapy, professional ethics, the nontraditional family, and clinicians' personal-professional development.

Selected Awards

  • Teaching Excellence Award Class of 2001, IGCP, Widener University

  • Sr. Katherine Burns Award, Immaculata University, 2006

  • Walter J. Klopfer Award for Distinguished Contribution to the Literature on Personality Assessment, 1994

Selected Publications

  • Brabender, V., & Mihura, J. (2016). Handbook of Gender and Sexuality in Psychological Assessment. New York, NY: Routledge.

  • Brabender, V., & Fallon, A. (2013). Working with Adoptive Parent: Research, Theory, and Therapeutic Interventions. New York, NY: Wiley.

  • Brabender, V., & Fallon, A. (2009). Group development in practice: Guidances for clinicians and researchers on stages and the dynamics of change. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.

American Group Psychotherapy Association (AGPA), Society for Personality Assessment (SPA)