HCC To Hold Pyschology Fair 4/19

Learn about Psychology Careers

Talks, Panel Discussions and More

BRIDGEPORT - Housatonic Community College will conduct its first annual Psychology Fair Monday, April 19.

Headlining the list of speakers will be Dr. William Mayer, a sports psychology consultant who works with the newly formed United Football League that will have a team in Hartford this season.  At 10 a.m., he will discuss his role in helping athletes increase their performance and provide an overview of services psychologists provide to both professional and amateur athletes.

At 1 p.m., HCC Behavioral and Social Science Department Chair Claudine Coba-Loh will lead a panel discussion on dual diagnoses and mental health conditions that are treatable in the field of psychology. She will be joined on the panel by Stephanie Birmingham, Audrey Baehr, Shahidah Thomas, and Tim Morris.  An overview of HCC’s Behavioral Health Certificate Program will also be provided.

At 3 p.m., Dr. Shannon Jackson of the University of New Haven’s Counseling Center will discuss the field of Clinical Psychology and the role he plays in helping patients recover from a variety of behavioral and mental health conditions.

The fair, which is free and open to the public, will feature information about careers in psychology and offer valuable information for self education. It takes place from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. in the Events Center in Beacon Hall.

HCC is located at 900 Lafayette Blvd. in downtown Bridgeport, less than 150 yards off I-95 (Exit 27) and Rte. 8 (Exit 1), a block from the Arena at Harbor Yard.  Free parking is available in the HCC garage.