Dept. of Psychology, Ursinus College, Collegeville, PA, USA.
Catherine A. Chambliss, Ph.D. is Chair and Professor of Psychology at Ursinus College, where she has worked since 1979, after graduating from Yale and the University of Miami. In 1981 she received the Lindback Teaching Award, and in 1990 the Laughlin Professional Achievement Award. Dr. Chambliss is a licensed clinical psychologist, who has published and presented over 300 research papers on a broad range of topics related to her discipline. Empathy Rules: Depression, Schadenfreude, and Freudenfreude, coauthored with Amy C. Hartl, is her fifth book. Her Group Involvement Training (1988) and Psychotherapy and Managed Care: Reconciling Research and Reality (2000) examine issues related to both inpatient and outpatient behavioral healthcare. Maternal Employment: Marvel or Menace (2009) summarizes a series of studies investigating the impact of maternal employment on children, mothers, and fathers. Supporting Student Smoking Cessation (2011) presents research conducted with student collaborators addressing this important health problem. Working with April Kontostathis, Ph.D. and her Math & Computing students, Dr. Chambliss co-developed therAPPist, an application for mobile devices aimed at increasing clients’ self-control. Dr. Chambliss served as a part-time clinical psychologist at Norristown State Hospital from 1978 to 2014 and has had a private practice since 1981.