Sally Hage, Director of the PsyD Program
  • Doctor of Philosophy, University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1998
  • Master of Divinity, University of Notre Dame, Notre Dame, Ind., 1988
  • Bachelor of Arts, University of St. Thomas, St. Paul, Minn., 1985

Sally Hage, PhD, joined the faculty at Springfield College in 2012. Her research interests include prevention, social justice, interpersonal violence prevention, spirituality, and multicultural psychology and training. She has published in The Counseling Psychologist, The Journal of Primary Prevention, the Journal of Counseling and Development, Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, and the Journal for Specialists in Group Work.

Courses Taught

  • Group Counseling
  • Ethical Issues in Professional Psychology
  • Research Practicum
  • Multicultural Counseling
  • Qualitative Research
  • Theory and Practice of Counseling and Therapy

Selected Works


  • Hage, S. M., McLaughlin, K., & Murray, M. (2014). Foundation chapter: Emotional Disorders: A social justice approach to primary prevention. In Gulotta, T. & Bloom, M. (Eds.). The encyclopedia of primary prevention and health promotion, 2nd Ed. Springer Press.
  • Hage, S. M. & Romano, J. (2013). Best practices in prevention. Sage Publications.
  • Hage, S.M., Schwartz, J., & Murray, M. (2013). Best practice guidelines on prevention: Improving the well-being of individuals and communities. In E. Vera (Ed.). Handbook of Prevention in Counseling Psychology, Oxford University Press.
  • Schwartz, J. & Hage, S. M. (2013). Ethical principles for the practice of prevention. In E. Vera (Ed.).Handbook of Prevention in Counseling Psychology, Oxford University Press.
  • Hage, S. M. & Romano, J. (2013). Best practices in prevention. Sage Publications.
  • Hage, S. M., Ring, E. & Lanz, M. (2011). Social justice theory. In R.J.R. Levesque (Ed.) Encyclopedia of Adolescence(pp. 2794-2801). Springer Press.
  • Hage, S. M., Mason, M. & Kim, J. (2011). Social justice Groups. In R. Conyne (Ed.). Oxford handbook of group counseling (pp.102-117). (Oxford Library of Psychology Series). New York: Oxford University Press.
  • Hage, S. M. (2010). Caring and Letting Go: Balancing both sides of the Turtle. In M. Trotter, J. Koch, S. Sanger, & T. Skovholt, (Eds.), Voices from the field: Defining moments in counselor development (pp. 182-185), New York, NY: Routledge Press.
  • Conyne, R. K., & Hage, S. M. (2009). Prevention groups. In B. T. Erford (Ed.) American Counseling Associationencyclopedia of counseling (pp. 406-408), Alexandria, VA: American Counseling Association.
  • Hage, S.M., & Kenny, M. (2009). Promoting a social justice approach to prevention: Future directions for training, practice, and research. Journal of Primary Prevention, 30, 75-87.
  • Kenny, M. & Hage, S. M. (2009). The next frontier: Prevention as an instrument of social justice.Journal of Primary Prevention, 30, 1-10.
  • Hage, S., & Romano, J. (2010). History of prevention and prevention groups: Legacy for the 21st century. Group Dynamics: Theory, Research and Practice, 14, 199-210.
  • Hage, S. M., Romano, J. L., Conyne, R. K., Kenny, M., Matthews, C., Schwartz, J.P., & Waldo, M. (2007). Best practices guidelines on prevention practice, research, training, and social advocacy for psychologists. The Counseling Psychologist, 35, 493 - 566.
  • Hage, S., Romano, J., Conyne, R., Kenny, M. Schwartz, J. & Waldo, M. (2007). Walking the Talk: Implementing the Prevention Guidelines and Transforming the Profession of Psychology, The Counseling Psychologist.
  • Constantine, M., Hage, S., Kindaichi, M., Bryant, R. M., & McLean, R. (2007). Social justice and multicultural issues: Implications for the practice and training of counseling psychologistsJournal of Counseling & Development.
  • Hage, S., Hopson, A., Siegel, M., Payton, G., & DeFanti, E. (2006). Multicultural Training in Spirituality: An Interdisciplinary ReviewCounseling and Values, 50, 217-234.
  • Hage, S., (2006). A closer look at the role of spirituality in psychology training programs. Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 37, 303-310.
  • Hage, S. (2006). Profiles of Women Survivors: The Development of Agency in Abusive RelationshipsJournal of Counseling & Development, 84, 83-94.
  • Hage, S. (2005). Future considerations for fostering multicultural competence in mental health and educational settings: social justice implications, In M. Constantine & D. W. Sue, Strategies for building multicultural competence in mental health and educational settings (Wiley & Sons).
  • Hage, S. (2003). Reaffirming the Unique Identity of Counseling Psychology: Opting for the “Road Less Traveled By”. The Counseling Psychologist, 31, 555-563.
  • Romano, J. L., & Hage, S. (2000). Prevention and Counseling Psychology: Revitalizing Commitments for the 21st Century. The Counseling Psychologist, 28, 733-763.
  • Romano, J. L., & Hage, S. (2000). Prevention: A Call to Action. The Counseling Psychologist, 28, 854-856.
  • Hage, S. (2000). The role of counseling psychology in preventing male violence against female partners. The Counseling Psychologist, 28, 797-828