PhD, Walden University; MSW, University of Michigan; BA, Michigan State University

Research Interests 

Psychotherapy processes and outcomes; social cognition theory; evolutionary psychology; the empirical examination of psychodynamic constructs; eating disorders; the assessment and treatment of ADHD


Dr. Ford holds a PhD in Clinical Psychology and an M.S.W. in Social Group Work. He is licensed in psychology and in clinical and macro social work. In addition to teaching at Walden since 2002, Dr. Ford has taught and consulted at Wayne State University’s schools of Social Work and Behavioral Medicine. Dr. Ford has more than 35 years of experience in clinical practice and in the education of mental health practitioners.