The PSC is staffed by advanced doctoral students in clinical psychology who are supervised by licensed psychology faculty.
Clinic Director & Clinical Supervisor:
Dr. Catherine Panzarella is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as the PSC Director. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Temple University and served as a post-doctoral fellow for a National Institute of Mental Health study on the etiology of depression. She is a founding fellow of the Academy of cognitive therapy and certified as a therapist, trainer, and consultant.
Dr. Tania Giovannetti is a licensed clinical psychologist and serves as the PSC chief neuropsychologist and Assessment Director. She received her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Drexel University, where she specialized in Neuropsychology. She completed additional training through a Clinical Neuropsychology internship at Long Island Jewish Medical Center and an NRSA Postdoctoral Fellowship in Neurologic Rehabilitation Research through the University of Pennsylvania and Moss Rehabilitation Research Institute.
The PSC is staffed by both licensed clinical psychologists within Temple’s Clinical Psychology Department (see Clinical Psychology Faculty), as well as licensed clinical psychologists from the community, who include:
Dr. Jay S. Efran is Professor Emeritus of Psychology. He received a Lifetime Achievement Award from the Constructivist Psychology Network, a Distinguished Contributions award from the Pennsylvania Psychological Association, and teaching awards from both Temple University and the University of Rochester. A fellow of the American Psychological Association and the American Group Psychotherapy Association, he directed Temple’s Clinical Psychology Doctoral Training Program for eight years and the PSC for an additional eight. A therapist for more than fifty years, he has authored two books and published more than 100 articles and chapters on psychotherapy and related topics.
Dr. Claire McGrath is a Board Certified Clinical Neuropsychologist and Clinical Supervisor for graduate students at the PSC. She has been an Adjunct Professor at Temple University since 2003. Her areas of expertise include neuropsychological testing and psychotherapy for individuals with medical conditions, learning/attention difficulties and neurologic injuries.
Dr. Brian Daly is an Assistant Professor of Psychology and Director of Practicum Training at Drexel University. He received his Doctorate from Loyola University Chicago, completed a clinical child internship at the VA Maryland Health Care System/ University of Maryland, Baltimore Psychology Internship Consortium, and did his postdoctoral fellowship training in pediatric psychology at Temple University Health Sciences Center. Dr. Daly is past President of the Philadelphia Behavior Therapy Association. He is a former director of an APA-approved Clinical Psychology Internship Program who has received research awards from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention, Pew Charitable Trusts, Shire Pharmaceuticals, and Justice Resource Institute. He currently serves on the editorial board ofProfessional Psychology: Research and Practice, and also serves on the Advisory Committee for several non-profit organizations. Dr. Daly has authored or co-authored three books, 28 research articles, and 21 book chapters related to child psychopathology, pediatric chronic illness, and school mental health.
Dr. Margaret D. Sayers is a licensed psychologist with expertise in cognitive-behavioral psychotherapy. In recent years, she has expanded her training with emphasis on the use of mindfulness practices and attachment-focused therapy. She received her graduate training in clinical psychology at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill where she specialized in the evaluation and treatment of children and families. She completed her training at Eastern Pennsylvania Psychiatric Institute/Medical College of Pennsylvania. She has been in private practice in Bucks County since 1992. She is a member of the adjunct faculty at Temple’s Psychology Services Center as well as in the School of Medicine where she provides clinical supervision to psychiatry residents.