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FacultyEducation:Ph.D. University of HoustonM.Ed. University of Houston

Program Affiliations:Clinical Mental Health Counseling (M.A. in Ed. & H.D.)Counseling (Ph.D.)

Research Interests:Stress, posttraumatic stress disorder, complex treatments for complex posttraumatic stress, diversity issues in counseling, psychosocial development in counseling, measurement in counseling

Selected Publications:Marotta, S. A. (2010). Voices of Hope: A Commentary on Dislocation and Relocation.In P.Dass-Brailsford.(Ed.). Crisis and Disaster Counseling: Lessons learned from Hurricane Katrina and other disasters. Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage Publishing. LaFauci Schutt, J.M. and Marotta, S.A. (2011). Personal and environmental predictors of posttraumatic stress in Emergency Management Professionals. Psychological Trauma: Theory, Research, Practice, Policy, 3, 8-15

Hooper, L.M., Marotta, S.A. and DePuy, V. (2009). A Confirmatory Factor Analytic Study of the Posttraumatic Growth Inventory Among A Sample of Racially Diverse College Students. Journal of Mental Health Counseling, 18, 335 -343.

Hooper, L. M., Marotta, S. A., and Lanthier, R. P. (2008). Predictors of growth and distress following parentification: A retrospective exploratory study. The Journal of Child and Family Studies, 17, 693-705.