Melanie Cosby, Ph.D.
Melanie joined Temple in September of 2004. She received her Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from West Virginia University and is licensed as a psychologist in Pennsylvania. In her role as Associate Director of Tuttleman Counseling Services, Melanie’s primary responsibility involves ensuring the proper functioning of the department in terms of workflow and accountability in all areas of operation. Along with her administrative responsibilities, Melanie enjoys providing individual and group counseling and therapy to undergraduate, graduate and professional school students at Temple’s branch campuses. Her clinical and research interests include depression, anxiety, self-esteem and racial identity development and she currently holds an adjunct instructor position at LaSalle University where she has taught in the Graduate Clinical Counseling Psychology Program since 2005.
Prior to her work at Temple, Melanie worked in the Counseling Center at Morgan State University in Baltimore, MD where she provided counseling and therapy to students, coordinated the HIV/AIDS Peer Education Program, coordinated Disability Support Services and was a co-founder of Rainbow Soul, a student organization for students identifying as gay, lesbian, or bi-sexual.