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School of Social and Behavioral Sciences Department of Psychology

Louis Kavar

Core Faculty


  • Doctor of Philosophy
    University of Pittsburgh, 1991
    Major: Psychology in Education
  • Master of Arts
    Duquesne University, 1980
    Major: Formative Spirituality
  • Bachelor of Arts
    Duquesne University, 1979
    Major: Psychology

Licensure & Certificates

  • Nationally Certified Professional Psychologist
  • Certified – Hypnotherapist
  • Certified - Doctoral Addictions Counselor


  • "Spirituality and the Sense of Self: An Inductive Analysis"The Qualitative Report 2015
  • "Stumbling Into Life’s Lessons: Reflections on the Spiritual Journey"iUniverse 2010
  • "The Integrated Self: A Holistic Approach to Spirituality and Mental Health Practice"O Books 2012
  • "Contemporary Churches: Spiritual Transformation of Congregations"CreateSpace 2015
  • "Dynamics of the Culture of Fear: Initial Steps Towards Trust"A Matter of Spirit 2016


  • "The Qualitative Report 11th Annual Conference"The Development and Facilitation of Online Qualitative Research Courses
    Fort Lauderdale, FL. January 2020

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