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Kevin L. Keough, Phd.
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Kevin L. Keough, Psy.D. areas of specialisation include police psychology, crisis intervention and family therapy. Drawing on the teaching of mentors such as Chief LongWalker and RD Laing, (for whom he had organsied the Texas leg of Laing's second tour of the US in 1983), Kevin Keough's work is grounded in the principles of 'music, meditation and the martial arts of everyday life', and the spiritual traditions of the people of the first nations. Current areas of research and writing explore therapeutic modalities that develop and enhance patients' relationship to the soul through "The Three M's".

Education

Baylor University, Waco, TX. 7/85-8/89
Doctor of Psychology in Clinical Psychology

University of Delaware, Newark, DE. 9/78-6/82
Honors: Bachelor of Arts in Psychology with Distinction

Pre-Doctoral Internship:

University of Massachusetts Mental Health Division, Amherst, MA.

APA accredited internship in clinical psychology:

Clinical Psychology Intern 8/88-8/89

Duties included screenings, intakes, and referrals. Short and long term individual, group, and family therapy. Psychological assessment and neuropsychological screenings. Behavioral medicine, hypnosis, and biofeedback. Emergency services. Training in psychological assessment, psychopharmacology, individual and group therapy, behavioral medicine, ethics, crisis intervention, hypnosis, minority issues, and brief therapy. Hours/Supervision: 2000 hours with 4-8 hours a week supervision by a licenses psychologist.

Post-Doctoral Employment

Police Psychology Consultation Center, Delaware
Licensed Clinical Psychologist- Director
8/98-present

Pre-employment screenings (sworn police personnel and non-sworn police personnel), fitness-for-duty evaluations, management consultation, traumatic incident consultation, consultation on use of deadly force, specialized training, expert testimony, psychotherapy, ridealongs.

Marriage and Family Center of Delaware
Independent Private Practice, Wilmington, DE 9/93-present

Licensed Psychologist – Director, Affiliate staff at the Medical Center of Delaware and HCA Rockford Center

Individual, group, couples, family therapy. Health Psychology. Psychological assessment. Consultation to business and industry, high schools, state agencies. Teaching at local high school. Prevention programs for community in collaboration with medical center personnel, court testimony.

Department of Services for Child, Youth, and Families; Ferris School 11/90- 2/96
Licensed Psychologist- Consultant

Administrative and front line consultation. Training. Individual and group therapy. Program development. Supervision. Crisis intervention. Assessment.

Associates in Health Psychology, Wilmington, DE 10/91-8/93
Licensed Psychologist

Independent contractor. Individual, couples, family therapy. Consultation

Western State Hospital, Staunton, VA
Staff Psychologist and
Assistant Professor of Behavior Medicine and Psychiatry
Appointment to the University of Virginia Medical School, Charlottesville, Virginia:

Individual, group psychotherapy, and psychological assessment. Supervision of ancillary psychology staff. Developed and supervised a dual diagnosis substance abuse treatment program for mentally ill individuals. Hours/Supervision: 40 hours a week with 2 hours a week supervision by licensed psychologist.

Pre-Doctoral Training and Employment

Baylor University Health and Psychological Services, Waco, TX. 8/87-6/88
Psychology Intern

Screening, and intake interviews. Short and long term individual, couples, family, and group therapy. Teaching and community service. Psychological assessment. Training in psychopharmacology, eating disorders, substance abuse disorders, ethics, and group therapy. Hours/Supervision: 700 hours with 2 hours a week supervision by licensed psychologist.

Veterans Administration Medical Center, Waco, TX
Psychology Intern 7/86-6/87

12 month part-time placement in PSYCHOLOGICAL TESTING SERVICE. Three 4 month rotations on an ALCOHOL REHABILITATION UNIT, MEDICAL UNIT, and GENERAL PSYCHIATRIC UNIT. Psychological testing and neuropsychological screening. Psychotherapy, behavior therapy, and biofeedback with psychiatric, medical, and neurological patients. Teaching and presentations. Hours/Supervision: 1000 hours with 2 hours a week supervision by licensed psychologist.

Mental Health – Mental Retardation Outpatient Program, Waco, TX
Psychology Intern 8/85-7/86

Screenings, intakes, referrals, and emergency services. Brief and extended individual, group, couples, and family therapy. Psychological testing and neuropsychological screening. Police evaluations. Hours/Supervision: 1000 hours a week supervision by licensed psychologist.

Further and Related Professional Experience

The Institute of the Pennsylvania Hospital, Philadelphia, PA.
Psychiatric Technician 4/83-7/84

Co-therapist for residents. Supervision and utilization of the milieu as a treatment modality on a long-term specialty psychiatric unit for young adults. Hours/Supervision: 40 hours a week with supervision by psychiatrists.

Sacred Heart Hospital, Chester, PA.
Mental Health Assistant 8/82-5/84

Ancillary therapist on a 22 bed, acute care psychiatric unit. Secondary individual therapist and co-leader of group therapy. Hours/Supervision: 30 hours a week with supervision by a psychologist.

Delaware County Crisis Intervention-Suicide Prevention, Media, PA.
Crisis Counselor 2/83-7/83

Telephone outreach crisis intervention counseling. Hours/Supervision: 20 hours a week with supervision by a psychologist.

St. Francis Hospital, Wilmington, DE
Psychiatric Aide 5/80-6/82

Ancillary staff on a 27 bed, locked, acute care psychiatric unit. Hours/Supervision: 30-40 hours a week with supervision by psychiatrists and clinical nurse specialist.

Research

Androgyny and Sex Roles- Honor Senior Thesis

Adult Children of Alcoholics- Psy. D. clinical project.

Professional Associations

American Psychological Association

Delaware Psychologists’ Political Action Committee - past Chairman

 


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