Dr. Christopher Trigani, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
School of Arts and Sciences
Department of Psychology and Counseling
Farley Center- Office 111
All office hours are held virtually and by appt. only. Tues. & Thurs. 12:30-2pm Wed. 8am-9am Additional hours by appt.
1985 B.A. in Psychology- Georgian Court University (Magna Cum Laude) 1987 M.S. in Educational Psychology, Fordham University, NY 1991 Ph.D. in Educational Psychology, Fordham University, NY 2015 Postdoctoral Coursework for School Supervision Certificate, Georgian Court University
1987- Certification for NJ School Psychologist 1995- NJ Licensed Psychologist 2015- School Supervisor Certification 35+ years of GCU teaching at undergraduate, Masters and Doctoral level (School Psychology/Psy.D) 33 years consulting in NJ public schools as School Psychologist on Child Study Teams 25+ years in private practice conducting child/adolescent psychotherapy and assessements/diagnostic evaluations 25+ years on Medical Staff of Hackensack Meridian Health- Jersey Shore University Medical Center Served on State level Executive Board Member of NJ Association of School Psychologists (NJASP) Subcommittee for Ethics and Professional Practice. Primary psychological consultant for NJ Commission for the Blind and Visually Impaired conducting evaluations for the High School and College Units. Provided expert testimony in the courts for Special Education litigation for children/adolescents and their families. Autism Diagnostic Observation Schedule (ADOS) Certification completed in 2003
Research / Creativity Interest Area
Research interests include: Creativity/creative thinking abilities, Problem Solving Abilities ADHD in children/adolescents Autism Spectrum Disorders
Associate Chair of Dept. of Psychology (2015-2018) Recipient of GCU McCallion Award (2011) Former Chair of Faculty Assembly (1997) Past Chair of Rank and Tenure (4 terms) Past Chair of Faculty Concerns Subcommittee on Salary and Benefits