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About William F. Mayer

William F. Mayer, Psy.D., is Director of MSAP at Sacred Heart University. After years of teaching in the Psychology Department, Dr. Mayer now acts as the Director of the Master of Science in Applied Psychology program. Dr. Mayer has years of experience practicing as a licensed clinical psychologist providing a wide range of services to children, adolescents and adults. Known in the community as Dr. Will, his true passion is working with children and their families to provide the best atmosphere for children to prosper. In addition, Dr. Mayer also has a specialty in sports psychology, both advocating for the true benefits of youth sports and helping athletes with a variety of performance issues. Dr. Mayer works with athletes of all levels including consultation with the Sacred Heart Athletic Department as well as the United Football League. Dr. Mayer aims to bring his clinical experience into the classroom to highlight the real world application of theory and practice.
Degrees: Psy.D., M.A., California School of Professional Psychology at San Diego; B.A., Colorado State University.


Present Director Master of Science in Applied Psychology (MSAP) Program, Sacred Heart University Psychology Department


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  • Sports Psychology
  • Professional Ethics and Legal Issues in Applied Psychology
  • Multicultural Issues in School, Workplace and Community Settings
  • Foundations of Community and School Counseling
  • Introduction to Psychology
  • Child Development


Psy.D., M.A, California School of Professional Psychology at San Diego
B.A., Colorado State University

Contact Information

Psychology Department
Humanities Center of the Academic Building HC219X
College of Arts and Sciences