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Cynthia T. Fitzgerald

Adjunct Professor
Palo Alto University
United States of America


Dr. Cynthia FitzGerald is an adjunct professor for the Master of Arts in Counseling Psychology Program at Palo Alto University. She teaches courses on child, adolescent, and adult development, and aging and long-term care. Prior to her work at Palo Alto University, she was Dean of Student Services and Dean of Enrollment Management and Student Services at Saybrook University in Kirkland, Washington and San Francisco, California. Dr. FitzGerald also spent over ten years as Director of Educational Support Services and Adjunct Professor at Bethany University in Scotts Valley, California. She has experience as a licensed marriage and family therapist and counseling supervisor, and is skilled in individual, family, and health counseling.

Research Interest

Developmental Psychology, Art Therapy, Adolescent Psychology, Gerontology


  • FitzGerald C (2005) Crossing the border: Mentoring first-generation students. Retention Success Journal.

  • FitzGerald C (2007) Barriers to bridges: Supporting students for success. Retention Success Journal.

  • FitzGerald C (2009) Fostering resilience in Latina students. Student Affairs West NASPA Region VI 29: 3-4.

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