University at Buffalo

Scott T. Meier

Scott T. Meier



Specialty/Research Focus

Assessment; Clinical and Career Counseling; Mental Health; Measurements; Psychometrics; Research Methods

Contact Information
417 Baldy Hall
North Campus
Phone: (716) 645-1121

Education and Training:
  • PhD, Southern Illinois University
  • Meier, S., & Davis, S. (2019). Elements of Counseling (8th ed.). Long Grove, IL: Waveland Press.
  • Meier, S. (2015) Incorporating progress monitoring and outcome assessment into counseling and psychotherapy: A primer. Oxford, UK: Oxford University Press.
Edited Book:
  • Meier, S. (2016). Narrative therapy: Language and stories in counseling and psychotherapy. In H. E. A. Tinsley, S. Lease, and N. Wiersma (Eds.), Contemporary theory and practice in counseling and psychotherapy (pp. 381-404). Thousand Oaks, CA: Sage.
Journal Article:
  • Chen, C., & Meier, S. (2019). Selecting the best instruments to measure family perceptions of end-of-life communication in Intensive Care Units. American Journal of Hospice & Palliative Medicine, 36, 1-7.
  • Huston, J., Meier, S. T., Faith, M., & Reynolds, A. (2019). Exploratory study of automated linguistic analysis for progress monitoring and outcome assessment. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research. doi: 10.1002/capr.12219
  • Meier, S. T. (2019). Elevated trait anxiety: Obstacle to progress with female clients? Professional Psychology: Research and Practice, 50, 33-38. doi: 10.1037/pro0000211
  • Brier, J.M., Meier, S. T., Kerr, C. W., Wright, S. T., Grant, P. C., & Depner, R. M. (2018). Screening for delirium: Development and validation of the Buffalo Delirium Scale for use in a home-based hospice setting. American Journal of Hospice and Palliative Medicine, 35, 794-798. doi: 10.1177/1049909117739386
  • Meier, S. T. (2018). Is it possible to integrate psychotherapy theory on the basis of empirical findings? The disruptive role of method effects. Journal of Psychotherapy Integration, 28, 114-124 doi: 10.1037/int0000064
  • Altabef, D., Meier, S., Reynolds, A., & Delucia, J. (2017). Therapist responses to a distressed client: Differences in active listening and changes in negative affect. Counselling and Psychotherapy Research, doi: 10.1002/capr.12124
  • Smyth, A., & Meier, S. T. (2016). Evaluating the psychometric properties of the Conners’ Adult ADHD Rating Scale. Journal of Attention Disorders. DOI: 10.1177/1087054715624230
  • Hawkins, R., & Meier, S. (2015). Psychotherapeutic theories of change and measurement: An integrative model. Journal of Unified Psychotherapy and Clinical Science, 3, 80-119.
  • Meier, S. T., Somova, M., Akin, D., & Altabef, D. (2015). Evidence for rapid decrease in self-reported psychological distress during initial phase of psychotherapy. Journal of Psychology and Behavioral Science, 3, 37-43.
  • Meier, S. T. (2014). Rediscovering the role of avoidance in counseling and psychotherapy. Professional Psychology, 45, 212-217.
  • Meier, S. T. (2017). Technical manual for the Depression/Anxiety Negative Affect (DANA) Scale. APA PsycTESTS. doi: 10.1037/t25540-000
  • Chen, C., & Meier, S. (2019). Select the best instruments to measure family perceptions communication in the Intensive Care Unit. Celebration of Student Academic Excellence, University at Buffalo. [Won Sigma Xi Research Award.];
  • Andrzejewski, J., & Meier, S. T.(2017). Student learning outcomes in a graduate practicum course about clinical assessment. Paper presented at University at Buffalo Assessment 5.0 Continuous Improvement Conference, Buffalo, NY.;
  • McDougal, J., Meier, S., & Snyder, J. (2017). Is it working? The use of change-sensitive measures to evaluate school-based models of behavioral support. Paper presented at the 22nd Annual Conference on School Mental Health, Washington, DC.;
  • McDougal, J., & Meier, S. T. (September, 2014). Advances in assessment: Comprehensive change-sensitive measures to evaluate intervention and school-based mental health services for students with behavioral, social, and psycho-emotional concerns. Paper presented at the 19th Annual Conference on School Mental Health, Pittsburgh, PA.;
  • Meier, S. T., & McDougal, J. (September, 2014). Progress monitoring with children and adolescents. Workshop presented at the 19th Annual Conference on School Mental Health, Pittsburgh, PA.;
Professional Service:
  • Evaluation of the Educational Psychology program at SUNY Albany.

    Contact Information

    417 Baldy Hall
    North Campus
    Phone: (716) 645-1121