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Psychology (Pleasantville)

Make a Positive Impact

The Psychology Department on Pace University’s Westchester campus offers undergraduate, graduate, doctoral, and combined degree programs, providing academic pathways for you to confidently join the next generation of psychology professionals. The department views psychology as a “hub science,” and as a result, you will be immersed in an interdisciplinary learning experience, while engaging in meaningful research and practicum opportunities, giving you the knowledge and skills to make a positive impact on others.

Unique Opportunities

Ensuring Your Success

Our departmental faculty are laser-focused on your success, providing resources and advisement to ensure you are thriving academically and personally. You will also have opportunities to engage in student activities, including honors societies and research conferences.

In addition to the research opportunities provided within the curriculum, you’ll have opportunities to get involved Psychology Club and the psychology honors society, which provide resume-building professional experiences.


Contact and Location

Paul Griffin, PhD
Chair, Psychology Department
Pleasantville Campus
Phone: (914) 773-3647
Email: pgriffin@pace.edu

Courtney Gosnell
Assistant Chair, Psychology Department
Pleasantville Campus
Phone: (914) 773-3343
Email: cgosnell@pace.edu

Sara Juncaj, PhD, LMHC
Director, MS in Mental Health Counseling Program
Marks Hall Room 24A
Phone: (914) 773-3011
Email: sjuncaj@@pace.edu

Poonam Doshi, PhD, LMHC, LPC, NCC
​PhD Program Director and Undergraduate Lab Coordinator
Marks Hall Room 21B
Phone: (914) 773-3632
Email: pdoshi@pace.edu

Michael Tursi, PhD
PhD Program Director
Marks Hall Room 24
Phone: (914) 773-3544
Email: mtursi@@pace.edu

Support Staff

Vanessa Ramkissoon
Psychology and Mental Health Counseling PhD, Academic Program Manager
Pleasantville Campus
Phone: (914) 773-3791
Email: vramkissoon@pace.edu

Meghan Seixas
Mental Health Counseling MS, Academic Program Manager
Pleasantville Campus
Phone: (914) 773-3627
Email: mseixas@pace.edu

Alondra Castro
Mental Health Counseling, Internship Coordinator
Phone: (914) 773-3837
Email: acastro@pace.edu


Marks Hall Room 22
861 Bedford Road
Pleasantville, NY 10570
Phone: (914) 773-3791