Catherine  Hanrahan

Catherine Hanrahan, M.A., PPS

Adjunct Faculty, Counseling Psychology

Catherine Hanrahan is an Adjunct Professor at the University of San Francisco in the Graduate School of Counseling. She received her B.S. from Northeastern University (Criminal Justice and Sociology) and her M.A. from the University of San Francisco (Counseling Psychology). Catherine has been a school counselor with SFUSD for 13 years. Her interests include mentoring new counselors and making the National Counseling Standards a reality for all school counselors. She is a member of the American School Counselors Association and the California Coalition for Counselor Licensure. She is also a member of the SFUSD school counselor advisory board and serves on the board of directors of GLO (Growth and Learning Opportunities) a private non-profit community based organization that provides before and afterschool care to seven public schools in San Francisco. She holds a PPS credential as well an Administrative Services credential.


M.A., Counseling Psychology, University of San Francisco, CA

Research Areas

Mentoring new counselors; National Counseling Standards.

Courses Offered
  • PPS Internship
  • Fieldwork Practicum
  • PPS Traineeship