Criminal Law, Forensic Psychology


Catresa is a graduate of Temple University School of Law, with a JD and MS in Counseling and Human Relations from Villanova University. She is a member in good standing with the Pennsylvania bar. In additions, she clerked for the Common Pleas Court of Philadelphia – Criminal Division. Most recently, she worked in the private sector in the area of pharmaceutical litigation, while teaching Continuing Legal Education courses in forensic psychology.

Curriculum Vitae

Courses Taught

  • Ethics, Crime and Justice
  • Criminal Behavior
  • The American Jury System
  • American Courts and Criminal Justice
  • Planned Change and Criminal Justice
  • Intro to Criminal Law
  • Intro to Juvenile Justice
  • Psychology and Criminal Justice 
  • Violence Crime and Justice
  • Professional Development in Criminal Justice