Associate Clinical Professor, Associate Director
Behavioral Health Counseling Department
1601 Cherry Street, Room 795
Robert J. Chapman, PhD, has worked professionally in the alcohol & other drug field for more than 35 years: From 1974 through 1988 in direct treatment, delivering individual and group counseling services, providing clinical supervision, and conducting training and consulting; from 1988 to 2006 he coordinated the Alcohol and Other Drug Program at La Salle University in Philadelphia where he was associate faculty in the M.A. program in Clinical/Counseling Psychology at La Salle, coordinating its addictions concentration. His areas of professional interest include: Motivational Interviewing and in particular Brief Alcohol Screening & Intervention for College Students; harm reduction strategies in the treatment of substance use disorders; innovative ways to motivate student change.
Dr. Chapman is an adopted Seneca Indian, holds an M.S. Ed in Community Counseling from St. Bonaventure University and a Ph.D. in Counselor Education from Syracuse University.