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Fr. Joseph Guido, O.P.

Assistant Professor

Contact Information:

jguido@providence.edu

401.865.2687

Sowa Hall LL35

Education:

Ed.D. - Human Development and Psychology - Harvard University

M.Ed. - Counseling and Consulting Psychology - Harvard University

S.T.L. - Theology - Pontifical Faculy of the Immaculate Conception

A.B. - History - Brown University

Brief Biography:

I am a Roman Catholic priest and a member of the Dominican Order, and hold a joint appointment as Senior Staff Psychologist with the Personal Counseling Center and as Assistant Professor (with Tenure) in the Department of Psychology. I completed my internship at Harvard University and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Danielsen Institute at Boston University, and previously served as a chaplain at Rutgers University and Harvard Law School.

Area(s) of Expertise:

I have three distinct but related areas of interest at present: contemporary psychoanalytic and psychodynamic theory and therapy; the psychology of trauma; and the role that religion and spirituality can play in coping with adverse experience. In the broadest sense, I want to understand how human beings are affected by adversity, and how faith can affect an individual's healing and growth.

Teaching Philosophy:

Teaching is a vocation and a privilege, and as such entails great responsibility for the students entrusted to one's care and instruction. In my particular case this means, in part, serving as a bridge across apparent divides in the hope that students will come to understand the greater and unifying truth that transcends the antinomies between faith and reason, the sacred and the secular, theory and therapy, and between conscious and unconscious mental life.

Selected Publications:

Guido, O.P., J. (2018) A Survivor's Story. America: The Jesuit Review of Faith and Culture.((volume 219, number 6.),

Guido, O.P., J. (2017) Freud’s illusion redivivus. [Review of the book Inventing God: Psychology of belief and the rise of secular spirituality, by Jon Mills]. PsycCRITIQUES, 62(12), . (61), American Psychological Association

Guido, O.P., J. (2016) Tele-Therapy and the (Dis) Embodied Self. [Review of the book Screen relations: The limits of computer mediated psychoanalysis and psychotherapy, by G. Isaacs Russell]. (61), PsycCRITIQUES,. (62), Washington, DC: American Psychological Association

Guido, O.P., J. (2014) Heartache and Healing in the Halls of Ivy [Review of the book Mental health issues and the university student, by D. Iarovici]. (59), PsycCRITIQUES,. (59), PsycCRITIQUES: APA Review of Books

Guido, O.P., J. (2013) The Good Enough Therapist. [Review of the book, Attachment- based psychotherapy, by P. C. Costello]. (58), PsycCRITIQUES, . (58), American Psychological Association

Guido, O.P., J. (2011) Winter's Grace. Providence College Magazine.

Guido, O.P., J. , . , . (2009) A unique betrayal: Clergy sexual abuse in the context of the Catholic religious tradition. In McMackin, R., Keane, T. & Kline, P. (Eds.), Understanding the Impact of Clergy Sexual Abuse: Betrayal and Recovery. London: Routledge, .

Selected Presentations:

Guido, O.P., J. . , - " The Trauma of Betrayal, the Loss of Meaning, and the Thread of Grace. Providence College Reunion Weekend Spiritual Retreat, May 2019" May, 2019

Guido, O.P., J. . , - " The Thread of Grace: Contemporary Psychoanalytic Perspectives on Trauma, Healing and Spirituality. Rhode Island Association of Psychoanalytic Psychologies, October 2018" October, 2018

Guido, O.P., J. Mugan, R. . , - " Light Amidst the Darkness: Suicide and Homicide Assessment, Personal Counseling Center at Providence College, August 2018" August, 2018

Guido, O.P., J. . , - " Seasons of Grace: A Pilgrim's Progress through Adult Faith. Providence College Reunion Weekend Spiritual Retreat, June 2018" June, 2018

Guido, O.P., J. . , - " Listening to the Voice of the Beloved Community. The Humanities Forum at Providence College – Creating Community: Making Martin Luther King’s Dream a Reality, January 2018" January, 2018

Guido, O.P., F. Clinical Internship Didactic Seminar. Personal Counseling Center, Providence College - "Covert Narcissism, Rejection Sensitivity, and Risk for Suicide among Young Adults" January, 2017

Guido, O.P., J. Dominican Heritage Series. Center for Catholic and Dominican Studies, Providence College - "Salaam Alaikum: The Mysticism and Martyrdom of Pierre Claverie, O.P. and the Monks of Tibhirine" March, 2016

Guido, O.P., J. Clinical Internship Didactic Seminar. Personal Counseling Center, Providence College - "The Implications of Research on Attachment and Psychological Defenses for Psychotherapy" February, 2016

Guido, O.P., J. Clinical Internship Didactic Seminar. , Providence College - "The Implications of the Psychology of Religion for College Mental Health" February, 2016

Guido, O.P., J. Annual Conference of Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities. Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities, Providence, RI - "Love in an Age of Tolerance" July, 2015

Guido, O.P., J. Annual Conference of Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities. Association of Student Affairs at Catholic Colleges and Universities, Providence, RI - "Responding to Mental Health Crises on a Catholic Campus" July, 2015

Guido, O.P., J. Clinical Internship Didactic Seminar. Personal Counseling Center, Providence College - "Going Deep but Keeping It Short: Evidence Based Short & Long Term Psychodynamic Psychotherapy" May, 2015

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