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John Pratico, M.A., C.A.G.S., Psy. D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology
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Office: Foundress 234
Office Hours: 
Monday: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Wednesday: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
Friday: 9:00 - 10:00 a.m. and 12:00 - 1:00 p.m. 
By Appointment

 
Education:
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Study (CAGS) in Counseling Psychology, Leslie University
Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology, Anna Maria College
Bachelor of Arts in Psychology, College of the Holy Cross
 
Biography: 
Dr. John Pratico is the Director of Psychology at Anna Maria College.  He began teaching at the College in the Spring 2014 semester as an adjunct faculty member.  Dr. Pratico also teaches for Fitchburg State University in the Psychological Sciences department.  He has taught General Psychology, Human Growth & Development, Abnormal Psychology, Personality, and Social Psychology at the undergraduate level.  Dr. Pratico also teaches several courses in the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology program at Anna Maria.

Dr. Pratico received his Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology from Anna Maria College, his Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies from Lesley University, and his Doctorate in Clinical Psychology from the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology.  He completed his postdoctoral fellowship at Metrowest Neuropsychology in Westborough, MA.  He has worked with children, adolescents and adults in community health centers, psychiatric hospitals, schools, and private practice settings across the Commonwealth.  He is a Licensed Mental Health Counselor as well as a Licensed Psychologist in the Commonwealth of Massachusetts.

He also plays tennis and enjoys playing board games with his wife, family, and friends.

 
Courses Taught at Anna Maria: 
Intro to Psychology
Psychology of Personality
Abnormal Psychology
Principles of Counseling
Techniques of Diagnosis & Assessment
Advanced Counseling & Psychotherapy
Positive Psychology
 
Research Interests:
Dr. Pratico’s professional interests include strength-based approaches to treatment, psychological assessment, and the influence of culture in mental health services.
Publications:
Pratico, J. (2013). The influence of culture and language on the original and revised Tasks of Emotional Development (TED) test in Latino adolescent males.  Proquest Dissertations Publishing.

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