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Claire Steele LeBeau, PhD

Associate Professor, Psychology


Claire LeBeau CV (PDF)


Dr. Claire LeBeau is an associate professor who teaches undergraduate courses in Writing for Research in Psychology, Growth and Development and Existential-Phenomenological Psychology while also teaching foundation courses in the Masters of Arts in Psychology (MAP) program. Her scholarly interests and areas of research include Existential-Phenomenology, Humanistic Psychology, the Interpersonal Origins of Ethics, Gendlin's Focusing Technique Applied to Therapy & Research, Developmental Psychology, and specifically, the developmental transition of new parenthood. She is currently conducting longitudinal, qualitative research on the experience of vulnerability for first-time parents couples.

Teaching and Research Interests

Ethics and Phenomenology, Therapeutic Communication, Developmental Psychology.   Research  interests have focused