- Downtown Chicago
- Clinical Psychology
The Chicago School of Professional Psychology
After completing clinical licensure, Dr. Gaubatz joined the graduate faculty of the University of Texas at San Antonio and chaired the psychology program at the University of the Incarnate Word before returning "home" to Chicago. Dr. Gaubatz has worked in practice settings for career counseling, substance abuse, college-based counseling, private practice, adolescent inpatient, and sexual dysfunctions in addition to private and public schools. Dr. Gaubatz has published on clinical diagnostic and treatment issues, philosophical issues in psychology, professional development issues in mental health training programs, and systemic interventions with children and adolescents. His research interests center on clinical training issues, especially formalized student review procedures and trainee and practitioner awareness of the cultural-embeddedness of mental health interventions. Dr. Gaubatz earned a Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from Loyola University in 1998.
- Education History
Degree Institution B.S. in Industrial Engineering University of Missouri M.A. in Counseling Saint Louis University M.Ed. in Secondary Education University of Missouri-St. Louis Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology Loyola University-Chicago
- Professional Memberships
Licensed Clinical Psychologist, State of Illinois
- Community Involvement
Organization Pro-bono and reduced-fee counseling/assessment, consultation and supervision services for the Career Transition Center of Chicago. Pro-bono clinical/consultation, supervision, and psychoeducational programming services for Chicago, Texas, and St. Louis area public and private school-based interventions.
- Areas of Expertise
Area Expertise Career/Workplace Issues Career Counseling Work/Life Balance Mood Disorders Depression Dysthymia Psychology Subdisciplines - Clinical Psychology Subdisciplines - Counseling Psychology Research Design/Methodology Mixed Methods Research Quantitative Inquiry Statistics Therapeutic/Theoretical Orientation Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT) Cognitive-Behavioral Therapy Solution-Focused Counseling Therapy
Belviso, F., & Gaubatz, M. (2013). An exploratory study of death anxiety and trainees' choice of theoretical orientation. Omega, 67(4), 405-421.
Papachrysanthou-Hanzlik, M. & Gaubatz, M. (2012). Clinical PsyD trainees' comfort discussing sexual issues with clients. American Journal of Sexuality Education, 7, 219-236.
Gaubatz, M.D. & Vera, E.M. (2006). Trainee competence in masters-level counseling programs: A comparison of counselor educators' and students' views. Counselor Education and Supervision, 46, 32-43
Burns, S., Maniss, S., Young, L., & Gaubatz, M. (2005). Attributions of control and sero-positivity among Latinos: Examining the predictive utility of the locus of control construct. AIDS Care, 17(2), 263-271.
Sturmey, P. & Gaubatz, M. D. (2003). Clinical and counseling practice: A case-guided approach. (Book.) Boston: Allyn & Bacon Press.
Gaubatz, M. D. & Vera, E. M. (2002). Do formalized gatekeeping procedures increase programs' follow-up with deficient trainees? Counselor Education and Supervision, 41(4), 294-305.
Vera, E. M. & Gaubatz, M. D. (2002). Promoting social competencies in school-aged children (book chapter) in D. Atkinson & C. Juntunen (Eds.), Counseling strategies for developmental concerns. London: Sage Publications.
Gaubatz, M. D. (1997). Subtle ethnocentrisms in the hermeneutic circle. American Psychologist, 52(6) 657-658.
- Professional Skills
Psychotherapy and psychopathology, Career counseling and assessment, Clinical and counseling psychology