UMass Boston

Meredith Maroney

Counseling & School Psychology
Assistant Professor

Professional Publications & Contributions

Maroney, M. R., Levitt, H.M., & Horne, S.G. (2023). Exploring the efficacy of an online therapy intervention in processing experiences of heterosexism among autistic-LGBQ adults. Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders. Advance online publication.

Puckett, J. A., Dyar, C., Maroney, M. R., Mustanski, B., & Newcomb, M.E. (2023). Daily experiences of minority stress and mental health in transgender and gender diverse individuals. Journal of Psychopathology and Clinical Science. Advance online publication.

Matsuno, E., Hashtpari, H., Domínguez, S., Maroney, M. R., Gonzalez, K.A., & Knutson, D. (2023). "There's no real roadmap that I know of": Experiences of transgender and nonbinary graduate students in counseling psychology programs. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 70(1).

Maroney, M. R. & Horne, S.G. (2022). "Tuned into a different channel": Autistic transgender adults' experiences of intersectional stigma. Journal of Counseling Psychology, 66(6), 761-774.  *Recognized as an Editor’s Choice selection

Additional Information

Meredith Maroney, PhD is an Assistant Professor of Counseling Psychology and licensed psychologist. She conducts social justice-oriented research on sexual and gender minority individuals, with a particular emphasis on the intersection of Autistic and LGBTQ+ identities. Specifically, her research focuses on understanding minority stress and intersectional stigma, promoting well-being, and intervention development. See more about her work here: She frequently collaborates with Drs. Sharon Horne and Heidi Levitt; you can learn more about our collaborative projects at: