Dr. Amanda Baden


Counseling and Educational Leadership

Dr. Amanda Baden

Office: University Hall 3211
Phone: (973) 655-7336
Email: badena@mail.montclair.edu




  • PhD University of Michigan
  • MEd University of Georgia
  • BA Pennsylvania State University


Career Appointments 

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Professional Association Memberships

  • American Psychological Association (APA)
  • American Counseling Association (ACA)
  • Donaldson Adoption Institute (Senior Fellow)
  • Society for Adoptee Professionals in Adoption (SAPA)

Reviewer for the following Professional Journals

  • The Counseling Psychologist
  • Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology

Editorial Board Member for the following Professional Journals

  • Adoption Quarterly
  • Journal of Social Distress and the Homeless

Review Member for the additional following Professional Journals

  • Adoption Initiative Biennial Conferences (Conference Proposals)
  • American Psychological Association ( Conference Program Proposals)

Leadership Positions in Professional Organizations

  • New York State Board of Psychology (Board Member)
  • Adoption Initiative Biennial Conferences (Conference Chairperson)
  • Donaldson Adoption Institute (DAI) Senior Fellow
  • Rudd Adoption Research Program Advisory Board for UMass Amherst


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Program of Specialty

  • Counseling

Scholarly Interests and Specialties

  • Adoption Counseling Competency
  • Transracial and international adoption identity
  • Adoption and racial microaggressions
  • Diversity training and multicultural counseling training issues