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  The Psychology Department at King's College is committed
to educating students outside the classroom by encouraging
independent research and internships

   * 60% of department publications over the past 25 years have student co-authors. King's students have also presented their research at state, regional, and national conferences. Here are some recent Psychology Department Publications.


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Church, M. A., Kohlert, J. G., & Brooks, C. I. (2011) Relationships Between MCMI-III Personality Patterns and Anxiety and Depression Scales. Paper presented at 5th Annual Conference on Psychology, Athens Greece.

Church, M. A. & Brooks, C. I. (2011). The power of stress enhancement: How to use stress to your advantage. E-book,

Church, M. A. & Brooks, C. I. (2010). Subtle suicide: Our silent epidemic of ambivalence about living. ABC-CLIO, Santa Barbara, CA.

Brooks, C. I. & Church, M. A. (2009). How psychology applies to everyday life. Greenwood Press: Westport CT.

Kohlert, J.G. & Olexa, N. (2005). The role of vaginal stimulation for the acquisition of conditioned place preference in female Syrian hamsters. Physiology and Behavior 84, 135-139.

Marzola, L., & Brooks. C. I. (2004). Journal frequency in the Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research: 1998-2002. Psi Chi Journal of Undergraduate Research, 9, 146-149.


        Internships are done locally during the school, or at the student's home or elsewhere during the summer.   Internships are tailored to student interests and requests structured to provide maximum student learning screened and assessed with the student welfare in mind.

        Here are several sample internship placements for Psychology students:


Family Services Association
Northeast Counseling Services
Domestic Violence Center
Children & Youth Services
United Cerebral Palsy
United Rehabilitation Services Helpline
Luzerne County District Attorney's Office
Luzerne County Mental Health/Mental
   Retardation Association
Carbon/Monroe/Pike County Mental Health/Mental
   Retardation Association
Nesbitt Hospital Alcohol Rehabilitation Center
Wilkes-Barre General Hospital -- Psychiatric
Mercy Hospital -- Adolescent Psychiatric Unit
First Hospital -- Adolescent Psychiatric Unit
Office of the Mayor, Wilkes-Barre, PA
Wyoming Valley Family Practice Clinic
Bureau of Aging
Catholic Youth Center Day Care
Parents Anonymous
Youth Forestry Camp

Victim's Resource Center
Catholic Social Services
John Heinz Rehabilitation Center
Clarks Summit State Hospital
Court Advocate Program
Association for Retarded Citizens
Geisinger Medical Center
H.I. Technical School
Care Unit/Choices
Children's Service Center
Hazleton/Nanticoke Mental Health Center
Human Services Consultants
Institute of Human Resources
Kiddie Space Day Care
Luzerne County Prison Psychology Unit
Parents Anonymous
Red Rock Job Corps
Wooden Shoe Nursery
Northeast Physical Therapy
Hazleton General Hospital
Exeter Police Department
Step-By-Step Halfway House
Hickory Run State Park


The White House, Washington, DC
The Horsham Clinic, Ambler, PA
Fair Oaks Hospital, New Milford, NJ
Wooden Shoe Nursery School, Valley Stream, NY
National Center on Institutions, Washington, DC
Family Services of Atlantic County, Absecon Highlands, NJ
Walt Disney World
Adult Day Treatment Center, Brockton, MA
Center for the Treatment of Eating Disorders, Livingston, NJ
Childwatch/Women Organized Against Rape, Collingswood, NJ
Washington Center National Rehabilitation Hospital,          Washington, DC

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