Professor of Psychology
Associate Department Chair
Director, Masters Education - Practitioner Track
Office: Beatty Hall, Room 220C
Curriculum Vitae, 2014
- B.S. (Psychology with honors, New York State Regents Scholarship recipient), State University of New York at Oneonta
- M.A. (Clinical Psychology, United States Army Health Professions Scholarship recipient), Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School
- Psy.D., (Clinical Psychology), Yeshiva University, Ferkauf Graduate School
- Pre-doctoral Internship, William Beaumont Army Medical Center
- Licensed Psychologist in Maryland
- Board Certified in Clinical Psychology and in Clinical Child and Adolescent Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP)
My professional interests primarily involve ethics, legal and professional practice issues in psychology. These include distress, impar
iment and self-care, boundary issues and multiple relationships, supervision, confidentiality, informed consent and advocacy, among others. I am also interested in mentoring, professional development, business of practice, and treatment of children and adolescents, as well as the impact of technology on clinical practice.
Barnett, J. E., Shale, A. J., Elkins, G., & Fisher, W. (In press). Complementary and alternative medicine
for psychologists: An essential resource. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Barnett, J. E., Walfish, S., & Zimmerman, J. (In press). Practical ethics for the business of private practice:
A guide for mental health practitioners. New York: Oxford University Press.
Barnett, J. E. (2013). Sexual feelings and behaviors in the psychotherapy relationship: An ethics
perspective. Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, 70(2), 170-181.
Johnson, W. B., Barnett, J. E., Elman, N., Forrest, L., & Kaslow, N. J. (2013). The competence constellation
model: A communitarian approach to support professional competence. Professional Psychology:
Research and Practice, 44(5), 343-354.
Johnson, W. B., Barnett, J. E., Elman, N., Forrest, L., & Kaslow, N. J. (2012). The competent community:
Toward a radical reformulation of professional ethics. American Psychologist, 67(7), 557-569.
Barnett, J. E. (2012). Clinical writing about clients: Is informed consent sufficient? Psychotherapy, 49(1),
Barnett, J. E. (2011). Psychotherapist self-disclosure: Ethical and clinical considerations. Psychotherapy,
Barnett, J. E., & Johnson, W. B. (2011). Integrating spirituality and religion into psychotherapy: Persistent
dilemmas, ethical issues, and a proposed decision-making process. Ethics & Behavior, 21(2), 147-164.
Barnett, J. E., & Johnson, W. B. (2009). Ethics desk reference for counselors. Alexandria, VA: American
Walfish, S., & Barnett, J. E. (2008). Financial success in mental health practice: Essential strategies and
tools. Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Barnett, J. E., & Johnson, W. B. (2008). Ethics desk reference for psychologists. Washington, DC:
American Psychological Association.
PY705: Ethics & Legal Issues in Psychology
PY711/PY886: Business of Practice and Entrepreneurship for Mental Health Professionals
PY800: Professional, Legal & Ethical Issues