Donald E. Nowak, Jr., PhD, CRC

Donald E. Nowak, Jr., PhD, CRC

Dr. Donald E. Nowak

Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Counseling & Clinical Psychology

(716) 880-2448
Humboldt 103

About Dr. Donald E. Nowak:

Donald E. Nowak, Jr., Ph.D., joined the Medaille faculty in the Division of Applied and Social Sciences in July 2014. He earned his master's degree in mental health counseling and his Ph.D. in counselor education at the State University of New York at Buffalo. Dr. Nowak’s dissertation, “A Meta-Analytical Synthesis and Examination of Pathological and Problem Gambling Rates Among College Students and Student-Athletes,” reflects his concern for young people and addiction, specifically gambling. His fields of specialization include Online/Hybrid Course Construction and Instruction, Group Counseling, Grief and Loss Issues/Counseling, Gambling & Addiction Studies, and Counselor Wellness/Self-Care. In his free time, Dr. Nowak plays competitive tennis and has appeared in several United States Tennis Association national championships.

He is also a Certified Rehabilitation Counselor (CRC) and is Medaille’s faculty adviser for the Chi Sigma Iota National Honor Society.

B.A., Canisius College
M.S., SUNY Buffalo
Ph.D., SUNY Buffalo

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