|Education and Interests
Carolyn R. Fallahi is a child and family therapist with a specialization in attachment issues and childhood abuse. She graduated from the University of Missouri in Columbia, and has worked in both inpatient hospitals, outpatient clinics, and private practice. In addition, during that time, she taught at many different colleges as an adjunct professor. In 2002, she decided to pursue a career change and began full-time at CCSU.
While at CCSU, Dr. Fallahi has taught Introduction to Psychology, Lifespan Development, Child Psychology, Psychology of the Exceptional Child, Research Methods in Psychology for Graduate Students, Psychopathology, Introduction to Clinical Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, and the Psychology of Diversity. Dr. Fallahi conducts research in the teaching of psychology, rejection sensitivity, chemical dependency, children's issues, and vicarious exposure to trauma.
In her personal time, Dr. Fallahi enjoys spending time with her husband and 3 children (ages 25, 22, and 19), watching movies and traveling.