Along with courses in the psychology department, Dr. Tobin has taught Organizational Communication in the Graduate School program in Organizational Leadership. Dr. Tobin is also a member of the Assessment and Planning Office for the University and is responsible for institutional. and co-curricular assessment.
Dr. Tobin is a licensed psychologist. Since coming to Mercyhurst in 1998, he has served as the Director of the Counseling Center (1998-2006) and as Vice President for Student Life (2006-2013). In 2013 Dr. Tobin joined the psychology department and assumed responsibility for coordinating and overseeing students’ clinical experiences. His interests are in the areas of counseling psychology and insight oriented practices that can assist college aged students in being their best selves. His wife, Michelle, is a licensed clinical social worker in the University Counseling Center.
Ph.D. Loyola University Chicago, 1999, Counseling Psychology
M.A. Loyola University Chicago, 1983, Philosophy
A.B. College of the Holy Cross, 1977, Philosphy
Notre Dame College, Cleveland Ohio 2011
Mercyhurst University, Ash Wednesday 2011
National Association of Student Personnel Admin. Mental Health Conference January 2011
Mercyhurst University, Christmas Tree Lighting 2010
Power of One: Mercy Student Leadership Symposium June 2008
Corry Higher Education Commission July 2006
UPMC Hamot Hospital: Hamot Wellness Connection Spring 2004 & 2005
Mercyhurst University, Mercy Heritage Foundation January 2002
Common Boundary / Institute of Noetic Sciences Spring 1999
Gannon University - Counseling and Spirituality: History and Horizons September 1999
Northwest Pennsylvania Psychological Association April 1999