Visiting Assistant Professor
Department : Graduate Education
Email : firstname.lastname@example.org
Phone : 718-862-7478
Office : MEM 428
PHD, New York University
MA, New York University
BA, Pepperdine University
Dr. Gullesserian is a licensed clinical psychologist and certified school psychologist in New York. Before becoming a Visiting Assistant Professor, Dr. Gullesserian was an Adjunct Assistant Professor from 2009-2014 and then an Adjunct Associate Professor from 2014-2015 for the Graduate Counseling Program. Dr. Gullesserian has also been a student advisor for the Graduate Counseling Program since 2012. In addition, Dr. Gullesserian has worked professionally and/or trained in a diverse number of mental health settings including schools, college counseling centers, foster care agencies, outpatient mental health clinics and hospitals before beginning her teaching career.
July 2006- March 2008
Title: The Associations Between Child Characteristics and Family Functioning and Academic Achievement and Social Competence in Inner-city Gifted Children
Sept. 2001-August 2004
INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament Project, New York University
May 2001-August 2001
New York Housing Study, Harlem, NY
New York University, Department of Community Psychology, Adolescent Diary Study, New York, NY
Sept. 2000-Feb. 2011
New York University, Department of Social Work, Adoption and After Study, New York,NY
April 1999- July 2000
San Fernando Child and Family Guidance Center,North Hills,CA
Assistant Research Coordinator
Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Counseling Student Advisor, Graduate School of Education-Counseling Program
Manhattan College, Riverdale, NY
Adjunct Associate Professor, Graduate School of Education-Counseling Program
Manhattan College, Riverdale,NY
Adjunct Assistant Professor, Graduate School of Education-Counseling Program
- 2006- Current NYS Psychological Association, Member
- 2000- Current American Psychological Association, Member
- 2000- Current National Association of School Psychologists, Member
Publications & Professional Activities
McClowry, S., & Gullesserian, J. October, 2006. INSIGHTS into Children’s Temperament. Presented Workshop at the New York City Association for Education of Young Children Development Conference, New York, NY.
Godder, G., & Gullesserian, J. October, 2005. Etiology, assessment, and treatment of ADHD, and classroom management techniques for teachers. Paper presented at the Holy Trinity Elementary School Professional Day, Whitestone,N.Y.
Gullesserian, J., & Godder, G. October, 2005. Covert school bullying and classroom interventions. Paper presented at the Holy Trinity Elementary School Professional Day,Whitestone,N.Y.
McClowry, S., Snow, D., Carlson, A., Tamis-LeMonda, C., & Gullesserian, J. (2005). Child temperament and teacher feedback: Relationships to student engagement and disruption in the classroom. Poster presented at the Temperament and Personality Development Preconference at the Society for Research and Child Development, Atlanta,GA.
Gullesserian, J., McClowry, S., Tamis-Lemonda, C., Snow, D., & Carlson, A. May, 2004. Teacher Feedback as a Mediator Between Child Temperament and Student Classroom Behavior, Fourth Annual Cross-University Collaborative Mentoring Conference: A Multidimensional Perspective on Readiness, New York, NY.
Briggs, R., Carlson, A. & Gullesserian, J., April, 2003. Education Attainment and Parent-Child Interactions in African American Families, Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting,Tampa,FL.
Carlson, A., McClowry, S., Briggs, R., & Gullesserian, J. April, 2003. The Relationships Among Child Temperament, Student Behavior, and Teacher Feedback, Society for Research in Child Development Biennial Meeting,Tampa,FL.
March, R., Hooker, K., Dale, K., Godder, G., Gullesserian, J., Marron, E., & Sattin, J., February, 2002. Perspectives from New York Cityon the September 11th Tragedy and Its Aftermath-Lessons learned from 9/11: Practical Applications for School Psychologists, National Association of School Psychologists Annual Convention,Chicago,IL.
March, R., Hooker, K., Arnold, J., Dale, K., Deteso, J., Godder, G., Groossman, S., Gullesserian, J., Marron, E., Sattin, J., & Shrem, M. (2001, December). September 11: Perspectives fromNew York CitySchoolPsychologists. Communiqué, 30(4), 16.
Gullesserian, J.A., Weisman, A.M., Sharma, K.K., & Tobias, P., February, 2001. Typology and Triggers that lead to Juvenile Parricide, American Academy of Forensic Sciences Annual Convention,Seattle,WA.
Weisman, A.M., Sharma, K.K., Tobias, P., Ehrenclou, M., Gullesserian, J.A., & Peterson, S. February, 1999. Adolescents Who Kill Their Parents, American Academy of Forensic Science Annual Convention,Orlando,FL.
2013 Treatment Resistant Anxiety, Worry, and Panic: 60 Effective Stratigies
2013 Using the DSM-5 for Revolutionizing Diagnosis and Treatment
2010 Therapeutic Crisis Intervention (recertification)
2010 Invisibility Syndrome: A Clinical Model of the Effects of Racism on African-American Males
2009 Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy, Advanced Training (EBT)
2008 Coping Power Individual Child Program (EBT- NYSOMH)
2008 Parent Training for Disruptive Behavior Disorder (EBT-NYSOMH)
2008 How to Make an Aggressive and Violent Youth: Implications for Prevention and Treatment
2008 Play-Based Interventions for Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy
2007 Engaging Families of Young Children
2007 Trauma-Focused Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy (EBT)
2007 Play Therapy 101
2007 Addressing the Unique Socioemotional Needs of the Gifted Student
2007 Therapeutic Crisis Intervention
Honors & Awards
Honors & Awards
2007 Leaska Dissertation Research Award, Steinhardt School of Education, New York University
2006 National Association of School Psychologists (NASP) Graduate Student Research Award
Psychologist, Connecticut State (003021), effective 3/26/2010
Psychologist, New York State, (0182731), effective 9/2009
School Psychologist Certification, New York State, effective 9/2008
Methods of Educational and Psychological Research
Introduction to Counseling Practices and Theories
Practicum in Counseling
Internship in School Counseling I
Internship in School Counseling II
Data Analysis and Report Writing in Educational & Psychological Research
Internship Mental Health Counseling II