Books and Book Chapters


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Edited by Kevin Nadal, Silvia Mazzula and David Rivera

The SAGE Encyclopedia of Psychology and Gender is an innovative exploration of the intersection of gender and psychology—topics that resonate across disciplines and inform our everyday lives. This encyclopedia looks at issues of gender, identity, and psychological processes at the individual as well as the societal level, exploring topics such as how gender intersects with developmental processes both in infancy and childhood and throughout later life stages; the evolution of feminism and the men’s movement; the ways in which gender can affect psychological outcomes and influence behavior; and more. With articles written by experts across a variety of disciplines, this encyclopedia delivers insights on the psychology of gender through the lens of developmental science, social science, clinical and counseling psychology, sociology, and more.

This encyclopedia will provide librarians, students, and professionals with ready access to up-to-date information that informs some of today’s key contemporary issues and debates. These are the sorts of questions we plan for this encyclopedia to address: What is gender nonconformity?  What are some of the evolutionary sex differences between men and women?  How does gender-based workplace harassment affect health outcomes?  How are gender roles viewed in different cultures? What is third-wave feminism?

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Silvia L. Mazzula and Pamela LiVecchi 

Ethics for Counselors: Integrating Counseling and Psychology Standards is the first textbook to integrate both ACA and APA standards of ethics for programs spanning both counseling and psychology disciplines. It provides a clear, comprehensive review of ethical standards and guidelines by the ACA and APA and distills the essence of both to find common ground for counselors and psychologists to understand and engage in ethical decision-making. The text also clarifies legal requirements at state and federal levels, and facilitates critical thinking regarding the complex intersections of legal requirements and ethics codes in a way that is easily understandable.


  • Designed for CACREP and non-CAPREP approved programs staffed by individuals representing both ACA and APA standards
  • Focuses on confidentiality, professional boundaries, competence, social media, and responsibilities to colleagues
  • Offers information on ethics of counselor self-care
  • Includes case vignettes with discussion questions, self-assessment questions, glossary, and Instructor’s Manual
  • Includes an e-book download to the device of your choice — increasing accessibility, portability, and search ability!

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Book Chapters

Screen Shot 2017-08-02 at 8.16.13 PMRivera, D.P., Rangel, R. & Mazzula, S.L. (2017). Psychological Perspectives on Ethnic Minority Physical Health Disparities.  In C. Capodilupo, K. Nadal, D. Rivera, D.W. Sue, & G. Torino (Eds), Microaggressions Theory: Influence and Implications. John Wiley & Sons, Hoboken, NJ.

Mazzula, S.L. & Torres, A. (2017). Latino Trends and Health Policy: From Walking on Screen Shot 2017-03-08 at 2.37.41 PMEggshells to Commitment. Book chapter to appear in L. Benuto and  W. O’ Donohue. (Eds), Enhancing behavioral Health in Hispanic Populations: Eliminating Disparities Through Integrated Behavioral and Primary Care. New York, NY: Springer Publishing Company.

Mazzula, S. L., & Nadal, L. (2015). Racial Microaggressions, Whiteness and Feminist Therapy. In A. Dottolo and E. Kaschak (Eds), Whiteness and White Privilege in Psychotherapy. Routledge  Taylor & Francis Group.

Mazzula, S. L., & Rangel, B. (2014).  Cultural ConsideScreen Shot 2016-05-12 at 2.15.50 PMration for Mental Health Treatment with Women of Color.  In M. Paludi (Ed), Handbook on Women’s Cancers. Praeger Publishers. (Reprinted from Women and Mental Disorders: Treatments and Research, Vol.4, pp. 75-91, by P. Lundberg-Love, K. Nadal, &M. Paludi, Eds. Praeger Publishers).

Screen Shot 2016-05-12 at 2.16.17 PMMazzula, S. L. (2011). Latinas and leadership in a changing cultural context. In M. Paludi & B. Coates (Eds), Women as Transformational Leaders: From Grassroots to Global Interests (Vol. 1, pp. 143-169). Praeger Publishers.

, S. L., & Rangler, B. (2011). Ethnocultural Screen Shot 2016-05-12 at 2.17.04 PMpsychotherapy for women of color. In P. Lundberg-Love, K. Nadal, & M. Paludi (Eds), Women and Mental Disorders (Vol.4, pp. 75-91). Praeger Publishers.


Screen Shot 2016-05-12 at 2.17.28 PMCarter, R. T., Forsyth, J., Mazzula, S. L., & Williams, B. (2005). Racial discrimination and race-based traumatic stress. In Carter, R. T. (Ed.), Handbook of Racial-Cultural Psychology and Counseling: Training and Practice (Vol. 2). New York, NY: Wiley.


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