Pitsikalis, Harry

Behavioral Sciences

Phone: 718-262-2680
Office Location: AC-4D06

Office Hours 
Tuesday 2pm-5pm 
Wednesday 4pm-5pm 


 Wright State University Clinical Psychology 2013 
 Wright State University Clinical Psychology 2010 
 Seton Hall University Mental Health Counseling 2007 
 Seton Hall University Counseling Psychology 2006 
 York College Psychology 2004 
Dr. Pitsikalis’ research interest fall generally within the domain of gender role socialization that contributes to the development and maintenance of psychopathology. He is interested in how men and women express symptoms of depression, anxiety, and personality disorders. In particular, his objective is to increase our awareness that therapists may hold different standards of mental health based on gender. Clinically, he enjoys working with the severally mentally ill (SMI) inpatient populations, especially those clients diagnosed with schizophrenia and borderline personality disorder.

Areas of Expertise

Psychodynamic theory
Gender issues

Presented Papers, Lectures, and Exhibitions and Performances

" Pitsikalis, H. & Spofford, J. (2014, April). A historical understanding of trauma and its metaphorical shift within psychiatric diagnosing. Poster session will be presented at APA Division 17 Counseling Psychology Conference, Atlanta, GA. " : .

" Spofford, J. L., Pitsikalis, H., Grigoryev, P., Friend, J. H., & Ferguson, B. (2013, September). PTSD diagnosis across time from DSM-III to DSM-V. Panel discussion at the 64th Mississippi Psychological Association Annual Convention, Gulfport, MS. " : .

" Friend, J. & Pitsikalis, H. (2013, July). Mindfulness, Acceptance, and Substance Abuse: Holding One’s Life with Open Hands. Workshop presented at the Annual Southern Christian Services for Children and Youth Conference in Natchez, Mississippi. " : .

" Pitsikalis, H. & Virzi, J. (2010, February). Draw your Jealousy: An Alternative Expression. Poster board presented at the National Summit on Interpersonal Violence and Abuse in Dallas, Texas. " : .

" Pitsikalis, H. (2007, April). The Impact of Masculine Gender Role on Men’s Experience of Depression. Poster board presented at the Annual Conference for the NJ Counseling Association. " : .

Pitsikalis, Harry

Pitsikalis, Harry
Behavioral Sciences