Dr. José Domene, PhD, R.Psych.

Pronouns: He/him
Picture of Jose Domene smiling.

Professor

Werklund School of Education

Media contacts

Clayton MacGillivray
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Email: clmacgil@ucalgary.ca
Twitter: @UCalgaryEduc

Location

Office: EDT632

Background

Educational Background

PhD Measurement, Evaluation, & Research Methodology, University of British Columbia, 2005

MA Counselling Psychology, Trinity Western University, 1998

BSc Psychology, Trent University, 1995

Biography

Dr. José Domene immigrated to Canada with his family when he was a teenager, and has a Mexican and Chinese cultural heritage. José joined the Werklund School of Education at the University of Calgary in 2018, having previously taught at the University of New Brunswick and Trinity Western University in British Columbia. He teaches graduate courses counselling psychology and is a Registered Psychologist in Alberta.

Professional & Community Affiliations

Dr. José Domene is actively involved in numerous national and international professional associations in the fields of counselling psychology and career counselling, including the Asia Pacific Career Development Association, the Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association, the Canadian Psychological Association and the Society for Studies in Emerging Adulthood. He is also serving as the Editor-in-Chief of the Canadian Journal of Counselling and Psychotherapy and as an Associate Editor for the Asia Pacific Career Development Journal.

Research

Areas of Research

Career development in adolescence and emerging adulthood

Dr. Domene's primary research area is young people's career development processes, particularly the relational contexts of their career development (e.g., how couples or families work together to construct and pursue goals for their future work and life together). He also engages in research on how newcomer youth and international students to navigate the transition into the Canadian workforce, as well as adolescent and emerging adult career processes more generally.

Technology, human development and wellbeing

A secondary area of research interest for Dr. Domene is the exploring ways that technology influence human development and ways that technology can be used to enhance people's wellbeing. This research area encompasses the use of technology in conducting qualitative research, negative and positive influences of the internet on young people's wellbeing, and innovative applications of technologies within counselling psychology practice.

Professional issues in counselling / counselling psychology

Dr. Domene also has a tertiary research interest in exploring the professions of counselling therapy and counselling psychology, which encompasses such topics as the historical development of these professions in Canada, approaches to research within these professions, and best practices for preparing students to become competent counselling therapists and counselling psychologists. He is particularly interested in professional issues that relate to his primary and secondary research interests.

Participation in university strategic initiatives

Courses

Course number Course title Semester
EDPS 704 Advanced Research Seminar in Counselling Psychology
EDPS 631 Theories of Career Development
EDPS 614 Ethics in Professional Psychology

Awards

  • Distinguished Member Award, Counselling Psychology Section, Canadian Psychological Association. 2019
  • President’s Award, Asia Pacific Career Development Association. 2018
  • Fellow, Canadian Psychological Association. 2016
  • Lorne Flavell Award for Outstanding Service, Canadian Counselling and Psychotherapy Association. 2016

Publications

  • For an up-to-date list of my publications, please see my Google Scholar or ORCID profile.