Cobi Michael, Ph.D.

Cobi Michael, Ph.D.
Associate Teaching Professor of Psychology, School of Behavioral Sciences and Education
Program Coordinator, Bachelor of Science in Psychology
Olmsted Building, W311

Dr. Cobi Michael earned her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, emphasis in Neuropsychology, from the School of Clinical Psychology at Fielding Graduate University. Her clinical background includes psychological and neuropsychological assessment, as well as individual and group psychotherapy with children, adolescents, and adults. She has been a faculty member at Penn State since 2003.

  • Attachment
  • Adjustment
  • Assessment

Gupta, S., Michael, C. S., & Harrison, M. A. (2021). Relationship between body image and
dating anxiety in emerging adults. The Journal of Clinical and Mental Health Counseling,1(1), 1-14.

Wilt, J., Harrison, M.A., & Michael, C.S. (2018): Attitudes and experiences of swinging
couples, Psychology & Sexuality, 9(1), 38-53. DOI: 10.1080/19419899.2017.1419984

Michael, C. S. (2018). Contributions of hierarchical attachments to student adaptation to
college (Order No.AAI10604049). Available from PsycINFO. 977989412;2017-43829-299). (Dissertation)


M.A.; Ph.D (Fielding Graduate University)

M.S. (Loyola University in Maryland)

B.S. (University of Maryland)

Introductory psychology
Abnormal psychology
Personality theory
Lifespan development
Well-being and positive psychology
Biological psychology
Advanced conditioning and learning
Cognitive psychology
History and Systems in psychology