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    Thomas DeGeorge, PhD

    Assistant Professor

    Professional headshot for Dr. Thomas DeGeorge, faculty and staff member of the graduate counseling program at Rosemont College. He is a white man with grey hair and a dark moustache.

    Dr. DeGeorge is a native Philadelphian who has returned after 28 years living in Pittsburgh. While working towards his Ph.D. in Counselor Education and Supervision he taught as an Adjunct Professor at Waynesburg University.

    He has been a practicing clinician for almost 30 years and after closing his practice in the Pittsburgh region, has been working for Philadelphia Counseling Associates where he sees individuals, couples and families in Center City Philadelphia.

    Dr. DeGeorge adheres to a Constructivist Theory approach in his teaching and views the student/professor relationship as an engaging and active process. His philosophy is one as a servant/leader.

    Doing what he can to provide for his student’s success while maintaining accountability for the course requirements on their journey of being a counselor.

    Contact Info

    Educational Background

    • PhD, Counseling Education and Supervision 
      • Waynesburg University
      • Dissertation: Researched the lived experiences of parents who have raised a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder
    • MA, Clinical Mental Health Counseling
      • Waynesburg University
    • MA, Education
      • University of Pittsburgh: School of Education
    • BA, Psychology
      • Temple University

     Licensure and Certifications

    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC)
    • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC)
    • Organizational Membership: ACA, IAMFC, ACAC, ACES, AMHCA

    Selected Publications & Presentations

    Dr. DeGeorge has done extensive research on the parental experience of raising a child with Autism Spectrum Disorder. He has presented at Oxford University, England, and at the International Conference of Family, Marital Therapists in New Orleans Louisiana.

    He also presented at the American Counselors Association Asia/Pacific Conference in Brisbane, Australia. Dr. DeGeorge has given presentations on Mindfulness and its effect on Trauma related behaviors at the Pennsylvania and South Carolina ACA conferences as well as Thomas Jefferson Hospital’s annual conference on Trauma.