Loyola University Maryland

Department of Psychology

Colin J. Rhoades, Ph.D., L.C.P.C.

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Colin RhoadesVisiting Affiliate Assistant Professor of Psychology
Visiting Affiliate Assistant Professor of Pastoral Counseling

Psychology Department
Beatty Hall 203
Telephone: 410-617-2696

Pastoral Counseling Department
Graduate Center, Columbia Campus 380L
Telephone: 410-617-7633

Email: CRhoades@loyola.edu


  • B.A., (Psychology), Saint Bonaventure University
  • M.S., (Pastoral Counseilng), Loyola College of Maryland
  • Ph.D., (Pastoral Counseling, Counselor Education and Supervision), Loyola University Maryland
  • Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor (LCPC)
  • National Certified Counselor (NCC) 

Scholarly Interests:

Predictors of Marital Functioning and Relationship Satisfaction, Substance Abuse and Motivational Interviewing, Psychometric Integrity of Religiousness and Spiritual Measures, Predictors of Priest Wellness


Montana, S., Thompson, G., Ellsworth, P., Lagan, H., Helmus, L., & Rhoades, C. J. (2012).
     Predicting relapse for Catholic clergy sex offenders: The use of the static-99. Sexual
     Abuse: A Journal of Research and Treatment
, doi: 1079063212445570, first published
     on May 15, 2012 as doi:10.1177/1079063212445570

Rhoades, C. J. (2011). Objective and perceived spiritual and religious compatibility as
     predictors of marital functioning. Loyola University Maryland. ProQuest Dissertations
     and Theses
, http://search.proquest.com/docview/930806082?accountid=12164

Course Offerings:

PY255: Psychology of Religion
PY635: Use of Tests in Counseling
PC661: Clinical Case Supervision I: Practicum
PC898: Religious & Psychological Research