Marcus Tye

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Dowling College Psychology Department
Contact Information: E-mail
Phone Number 631-244-3249

Dr. Tye is a Professor of Psychology, and a licensed clinical psychologist who focuses on law and psychology and human sexuality. His quantitative research has included the role of privileged communication (confidentiality) in psychotherapy, children’s memory, and credibility assessment. He has published widely on LGBT issues in psychology including fair custody evaluations with LGBT parents and the ethical dilemmas posed by “re-orientation therapy.” His clinical work has included custody evaluations, expert testimony, and traditional psychotherapy with adults, as well as geropsychology. Dr. Tye has a cognitive-behavioral orientation balanced with the humanistic perspective. His courses include abnormal psychology, human sexuality, interpersonal adjustment, the evolutionary origins of human nature, cross-cultural psychology, forensic psychology and law, and psychology in film. His most recent scholarship involves authoring an undergraduate textbook in human sexuality that integrates a cross-cultural perspective with psychology and biology.

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