In addition to psychotherapy, classes, and coaching, Dr. Singley is involved in psychological research. A selected list of his projects and publications is included below.

Fatherhood Research

Dr. Singley leads a research team conducting ongoing research projects aimed at more clearly understanding the factors most central to new fathers. Data collection for our next study exploring how men make the transition to new fatherhood will begin once it has gained approval from the Institutional Review Board, any information regarding how to participate will be included on this page.

Select Publications

Singley, D.B., Cole, B.P., Hammer, J., Molloy, S., Rowell, A., Isacco, A.J. (2017). Development and Psychometric Evaluation of the Paternal Involvement with Infants Scale. Psychology of Men & Masculinity,

Singley, D.B. & Edwards, L. (2017). Perinatal Mental Health in Military Fathers. The Handbook of Perinatal Mental Health and the Military Family. (Ed. Thiam, M.). Taylor & Francis,  New York NY.

Singley, D.B. & Edwards, L. (2015). Men’s Perinatal Mental Health in the Transition to Fatherhood. Professional Psychology Research and Practice, (46)5, 309-316.

Singley, D.B. & Cole, B.P. (2014) Beyond Vader: A Strengths-Based Approach to Fatherhood. Positive Psychology Theory and Application, 2(1). 16-19.

Singley, D.B. (2014). And Daddy Makes Three: Spotlight on Men’s Peripartum Mental Health. International Journal of Childbirth Education, 30 (1). 19-24.

Singley, D.B. (2014). Men’s peripartum mental health -Yes, it actually exists. The California Psychologist, 47 (4), 20-22.

Gregerson, M., Singley, D.B., Nisenbaum, S. (2014). Designing media programs for military new fathers to facilitate synchronous family systems. The Amplifier, official news magazine (e-zine) of the American Psychological Association Division 46 Society for Media Psychology and Technology.

Singley, D.B. (2014). Men’s Peripartum Mental Health: Issues and Interventions. Children Youth and Families, official newsletter of the American Psychological Association.

Singley, D. (2014). Men’s Peripartum Mental Health during the Transition to New Fatherhood. The San Diego Psychologist, 11, 1.

Singley, D. (2012). Toward a Whole-Family Perspective on Reproductive Mental Health: Paternal Postpartum Depression. The San Diego Psychologist, 9,2.

Singley, D.B., and Hurst, C.H. (2011). Comparing E-Learning, Tele-Classes, and Live Trainings: An Analysis of Cost and Training Effectiveness [White paper developed for Essential Learning, LLC].

Singley, D.B., Lent, R.W., & Sheu, H.B. (2010). Fostering academic engagement and performance over time: A longitudinal model of social cognitive well-being. Journal of Career Assessment, 18, 133-146.

Lent, R.W., Taveira, M., Sheu, H., & Singley, D. (2009). Social cognitive predictors of academic adjustment and life satisfaction in Portuguese college students: A longitudinal analysis. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 74, 190-198.

Singley, D.B. & Sedlacek, W.E. (2009). Differences in Universal-Diverse Orientation by Race and Gender. Journal of Counseling and Development, 4, 404-411.

Singley, D.B., Jones, J., & Lazar, J. (2008) Looking for Love in all the Wrong Chatrooms: Men, Intimacy, and Technology. The San Diego Psychologist, 3,1.

Lent, R.W., Sheu, H.B., Singley, D.B., Schmidt, J., Schmidt, L.C., & Gloster, C. (2008). Longitudinal relations of self-efficacy to outcome expectations, interests, and major choice goals in engineering students. Journal of Vocational Behavior, 2, 328-335.

Lent, R.W., Singley, D.B., Sheu, H.B., Schmidt, J., & Schmidt, L. (2007). Test of a social cognitive model of academic satisfaction in engineering students. Journal of Career Assessment 15, 1 1-11.

Singley, D. (2007). Basic Training for New Dads: The Cord’s Cut, Now What? The San Diego Psychologist, 2,2.