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Michael J. Toohey, M.A.



Contact Information

Office Hours


408 Vance Academic Center
Office Phone: (860) 832-3009

Email Address:

Mon: 10:40 - 11:10pm
Wed: 10:40 - 12:40pm, 4:20 - 6:20pm
Thurs: 4:00 - 4:30pm

or by appointment



Current Ph.D. Candidate at Hofstra University
M.A., 2009, Hofstra University

Research Interests: Anger, Anxiety, and Depressive Disorders

Undergraduate Courses Taught

   Adolescent Psychology

   Fundamentals of Psychology I and II

   Social Psychology

   Theories of Personality

   Abnormal Psychology


Selected Presentations, Publications, and Technical Reports

Kassinove, H. & Toohey, M.J. (in press). Anger Regulation. In Tafrate, R.C. & Mitchell, D., Forensic CBT: A Practitioner’s Guide. Hoboken, NJ: Wiley-Blackwell.

Kassinove, H. & Toohey, M.J. (in press). Dysfunctional adult anger: Basic issues and treatment strategies. In Grossman, L. & Walfish, S., Translating Research into Practice: A Desk Reference for Practicing Mental Health Professionals. NY: Springer.

Toohey, M.J., Kassinove, H., & Broll-Barone, B. (2011). Furie şi muzică în terapia cognitivă a adolescenţilor: pierdem din vedere un potenţial sprijin în cadrul intervenţiei? (Anger and music in adolescent cognitive therapy: Are we missing a potential aid to intervention?). Revista de Psihologie şcolară/Romanian Journal of School Psychology, 4(7), 7- 18.

Kassinove, H. & Toohey, M.J. (2011). If you want a real solution, read evolution of a revolution. [Review of the book Evolution of a revolution: Selections from the writings of Albert Ellis, Ph.D.]. PsychCRITIQUES, 56(6), Article 4.

Toohey, M.J., Tirnady, R., & McCabe, J. (expected 2012). Use of Self-Report in the Assessment of Anger in Probationers. To be presented at the annual meeting of the Association for Behavioral and Cognitive Therapies, National Harbor, MD.

Kassinove, H., Nakajima, K., Broll-Barone, B., Stasi, J., Toohey, M.J, & Risola, K. (2010). Acceptability of Psychotherapy Interventions in Adults with Anger Problems. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Diego, CA.

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