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    Dr. Patrick Rowley

    Academic Unit Leader, Academic Unit Leader, Assistant Professor

    Dr. Patrick Rowley, Counseling faculty at Rosemont College.

    Dr. Patrick Rowley is a Counselor Educator who currently functions as the Unit Coordinator and Assistant Professor for the Graduate Counseling Program at Rosemont College.

    Dr. Rowley has over 10 years of experience, in clinical mental health counselor roles that include Director, Supervisor, Behavior Specialist Consultant, Mobile Therapist, and Therapeutic Support Staff within community mental health agencies in the Greater Philadelphia Area in support of students experiencing disabilities.

    Dr. Rowley has also served as a school counselor, supporting the needs of students experiencing emotional disturbances at Upper Darby High School.

    Contact Info


    Educational Background

    • EdD, Counselor Education and Supervision
      • Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University, School of Education
      • Dissertation: "“School Counselor Advocacy: Postsecondary Planning for Adolescents Experiencing Emotional Disturbances in Urban Environments” 
    • MS, Counseling and Human Relations
      • Villanova University; Secondary School Track, College of Liberal Arts and Sciences
    • BA, Psychology, Minor in Sociology
      • The Pennsylvania State University, College of Liberal Arts

    Professional Certification and Licensure

    • Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC): 2017 - Present
    • Educational Specialist I Secondary School Counselor 7-12 (1837): 2013 - Present
    • Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) Eligible, 1200 Hours of 2400 Hours Completed towards Licensure

    Selected Publications

    • “Do Whatever you Can to Try to Support that Kid”: School Counselors’ Experiences Addressing Student Homelessness
      Stacey A. Havlik, Ph.D., Patrick Rowley, Ph.D., Jessica Puckett, George Wilson, Erin Neason
      Professional School Counseling, vol. 21, 1, First Published May 8, 2018.