Lauren E. Reid

Assistant Professor, Psychology

Boyer 131 1 (215) 572-2184 By Appointment

About Me

Dr. Lauren E. Reid, Assistant Professor of Counseling, is a licensed psychologist. Dr. Reid earned her B.A. in psychology from Loyola University in Maryland, Ed.M. and M.A. in Psychological Counseling from Teachers College, Columbia University, and Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from University of Miami.  She completed her pre-doctoral internship and her postdoctoral fellowship at the University of Pennsylvania's Counseling and Psychological Services. Prior to coming to Arcadia, she worked for two years as an Assistant Professor of Instruction in Counseling Psychology at Temple University, where she was also the program coordinator for the M.Ed. program. Her clinical and research expertise focuses upon working with biracial/multiracial people, intersecting identities, and cultural factors in mental health and counseling. 

Dr. Reid teaches the following courses in the Graduate Program in Counseling: Cultural Bases of Counseling, Advanced Counseling Techniques, and Internship Seminar.

Areas Of Focus

race, ethnicity, culture and mental health; biracial identity; multicultural training

Education History

University of Miami

Ph.D., Major in Counseling Psychology

Teachers College, Columbia University

Master of Education and Master of Arts, Major in Psychological Counseling

Loyola University Maryland

Bachelor of Arts, Major in Psychology

Minor in Writing


Co-Author 2020

Biracial and bi-ethnic sexual and gender minority mental health.

Contribution to book, Oxford University Press

Co-Authored with Stay, V.

Co-Author 2020

"If you really need it”: Asian Indian American College Student Help-Seeking Behaviors.

Article, Journal of the Pennsylvania Counseling Association

Co-Authored with Kumar, A. & Hinton, F.

Co-Author 2016

The “one drop rule”: Shifting expressions of racial identity and well-being in black-multiracial individuals.

Contribution to book, SUNY Press

Co-Authored with Kohn-Wood, L.P. & Nicolas, G.

Co-Author 2014

Coping with vicarious trauma in the aftermath of a natural disaster.

Article, Journal of Multicultural Counseling and Development

Co-Authored with Bernal, D., Schwartz, B., Whitt, C., Christman. S., Donnelly, S., Wheatley, A., Guillaume, C., Nicolas, G., Kish, J. & Kobetz, E.

Co-Author 2012

Pathways to understand help-seeking behaviors among Haitians

Article, Journal of Immigrant Minority Health

Co-Authored with Schwartz, B., Bernal, D. R., & Nicolas, G.

Co-Author 2014

Religious behaviors and beliefs among Haitian women in the United States

Contribution to book, ABC-CLIO

Co-Authored with Nicolas, G. & Wheatley, A.

Co-Author 2013

Adjusting to Life in the United States: Therapy with Haitian Immigrant Women.

Article, Women & Therapy

Co-Authored with Nicolas, G.