Christopher S. Reigeluth, PhD
Roles and Interests
- Basic Clinical Skills
- Personality Assessment
- Therapy Practicum
- Supervision of dissertation research
Clinical & Research Interests
Clinical Interests: Trauma and anxiety interventions for adolescents and emerging adults; crisis response and community-based partnerships; Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT); personality assessment; and masculinities and mental health.
Research Interests: Gender socialization of boys and men as related to social, emotional and psychological well-being; emotional expression and response following significant life events; help seeking, therapeutic engagement, and treatment outcomes in boys and men from diverse backgrounds; and clinical and programmatic prevention/intervention to support healthier gender identity for boys.
- Post-Doctoral Fellow, Yale University Child Study Center, 2017
- PhD, Clark University, Doctor of Philosophy in Clinical Psychology, 2016
- Pre-Doctoral Intern, Yale University Child Study Center, 2016
- MA, Clark University, Master of Arts in Psychology, 2013
- BA, Colby College, Bachelor of Arts in English Literature, 2003
- Society for the Psychological Study of Men and Masculinity (American Psychological Association, Division 51)
- Society for the Psychological Study of Social Issues
- Society for Research on Adolescence
Selected Recent Publications (*denotes student author)
Reigeluth, C. S. (in press). Gender socialization of boys and (un)intended consequences. In B. Halpern-Felsher (Ed.), The encyclopedia of child and adolescent health (pp. 1-15). Amsterdam, Netherlands: Elsevier.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Addis, M. E. (2021). Policing of Masculinity Scale (POMS) and pressures boys experience to prove and defend their “manhood.” Psychology of Men & Masculinities, 22(2), 306-320.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Addis, M. E. (2017). Masculinity threats. In K. L. Nadal (Ed.), The SAGE encyclopedia of psychology and gender (pp. 1120-1123). Los Angeles, CA: Sage.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Addis, M. E. (2016). Adolescent boys’ experiences with policing of masculinity: Forms, functions, and consequences. Psychology of Men & Masculinity, 17, 74-83.
Reigeluth, C. S., Pollastri, A., Cardemil, E. V., & Addis, M. E. (2016). "Mad scared" versus "I was sad": Emotional expression and response in urban adolescent males. Journal of Adolescence, 49, 232-243.
Schwab, J. R., Addis, M. E., Reigeluth, C. S., & Berger, J. L. (2016). Silence and (in)visibility in men’s accounts of coping with stressful life events. Gender & Society, 30, 289-311.
Addis, M. E., Reigeluth, C. S., & Schwab, J. R. (2016). Social norms, social construction, and the psychology of men and masculinity. In S. R. Wester & Y. J. Wong (Eds.), APA handbook of men and masculinities (pp. 81-104). Washington, DC: American Psychological Association.
Reigeluth, C. S. (2013). A thicker look at boys’ emotional lives and their countless
contradictions. [Review of the book Deep secrets: Boys’ friendships and the
crisis of connection, by Niobe Way]. Journal of Adolescent Research, 28, 715-720.
Addis, M. E., & Reigeluth, C. S. (2011). Men’s mental health in Massachusetts: Stigma,
substance abuse, suicide and unemployment. In D. A. Hines (Ed.), Men at risk: The physical, mental and social health of men in Massachusetts, Massachusetts family impact seminar briefing report. Published by the Mosakowski Institute for Public Enterprise, Clark University, Worcester, MA.
Selected Recent Presentations (*denotes student author)
Brewster, N., Burnell, D., Clay, G., Davies, J. (Chair), & Reigeluth, C. S. (October, 2021). Preventing suicide in men: Community-based recommendations from inter-professional and diverse experts. Panel accepted for presentation at the Oregon Suicide Prevention Conference, virtual.
Canetto, S. S., McDermott, R. C., & Reigeluth, C.S. (August, 2021). Scripts of suicide and scripts of masculinity in the United States. In R. Levant (Chair), Recent advances in the psychology of men and masculinities. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, virtual.
*Heitzhausen, K., & Reigeluth, C. S. (August, 2021). Multiculturalism, help seeking and college men: Updates and innovations. Poster presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, virtual.
Reigeluth, C. S. (August, 2021). Boys’ behavior at school and biased approaches to discipline. In C. S. Reigeluth & D. Ellenberg (Chairs), Boys’ school struggles and compromised well-being: A call for courageous action and change. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, virtual.
*Perkins, J., Reigeluth, C. S., & Edwards-Leeper, L. (June, 2021). Rural masculinities: Adolescent boys, well-being, and the natural environment. Paper presented at the American Men’s Studies Association Annual Conference, virtual.
*Taylor, G. H., Reigeluth, C. S., & Seawell, A. (June, 2021). Early relationship development and psychological well-being: An attachment-based theory on boys’ resistance to traditional masculinity. Paper presented at the American Men’s Studies Association Annual Conference, virtual.
Borgogna, N. C., Canetto, S. S., Levant, R. F., McDermott, R., & Reigeluth, C. S. (August, 2019). Can we stop the bleeding? Intersectionality, masculinity, and gun violence in the United States. Chair of a paper symposium presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Addis, M. E. (August, 2019). The Policing of Masculinity Scale: A nuanced and layered perspective on boys and well-being. In R. Barrie (Chair), There’s more to it than that: A developmental perspective on gender role expression in youth. Paper presented at the American Psychological Association Annual Convention, Chicago, IL.
Leek, C., Pascoe, C. J., Reigeluth, C. S., & Samalin, J. (2019). Complicating “Toxic Masculinity.” Roundtable presented at the Conference on Masculinities and Gender, Hillsboro, OR.
Reigeluth, C. S., Espelage, D., Nelson, J., & Poteat, V. P. (March, 2019). Fostering healthier gender development for boys in the wake of #MeToo, mass shootings, and other events. Chair of roundtable presented at the biennial meeting of the Society for Research in Child Development, Baltimore, MD.
Reigeluth, C. S. (January, 2019). Skills for effective alliance building with adolescent males from low SES backgrounds. In C. S. Reigeluth (Chair), Successes and failures in therapy with marginalized males: Intersectional exploration and empowerment. CE paper Symposium presented at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Denver, CO.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Sweet, H. (January, 2019). Educating the public about gender and solutions for the future. Roundtable Discussion participant at the National Multicultural Conference and Summit, Denver, CO.
Reigeluth, C. S., Epstein, C., & Marans, S. (April, 2018). Trauma and boys: Mechanisms of change and therapy outcomes using a child-caregiver treatment model. Paper presented at the Annual Convention of the Western Psychological Association, Portland, OR.
Reigeluth, C. S., & Johnson, B. (March, 2018). Empowerment-based therapy approaches for working with historically marginalized males. CE workshop presented at Facing the Issues: Masculinities in Research and Practice (sponsored by Division 51 of APA), Rutgers, NJ.