Michael Crabtree, Ph.D.
Professor of Psychology
Michael Crabtree is a professor in the Department of Psychology. He has been with the Psychology Department since 1973. He teaches courses in Elementary Psychology, Abnormal Psychology, Personality Theory, Counseling, Psychological Assessment, and Psychology Internship. For five years, he served as the Principal Investigator on the Combat Stress Intervention Program, which was funded by the Department of Defense. That research program was designed to assess the needs of veterans and their families as members of the National Guard and Military Reserve returned to their homes in rural southwestern Pennsylvania. He continues working with Dr. Beth Bennett and other professionals and students in analyzing the data that were collected during this research endeavor.
Dr. Crabtree is a Licensed Psychologist in private practice. His areas of specialty are Psychological and Forensic Evaluations. He often consults with Courts in the counties of southwestern Pennsylvania providing expert testimony. Dr. Crabtree is active in the community and serves on a number of Boards for community agencies, where students at Washington & Jefferson College have completed internships. These agencies include Gateway Rehabilitation Center, Try Again Homes, Inc., Southwestern Pennsylvania Human Services/The CARE Center and Washington County Health Partners.