College of Social and Behavioral Sciences
School of Psychology
Degree ProgramPh.D. Clinical Psychology
I am a licensed psychologist in both Nebraska and Kansas. My Ph.D. is in counseling psychology but my work has been more what people would traditionally think of as clinical/forensic in nature. I worked at state hospitals doing both clinical and administrative work and am now at a VA hospital. While at the state hospitals, I did a combination of civil and criminal forensic work that involved assessment, court testimony, and treatment. I served as chief psychologists at two state hospitals and as clinical director at one. In addition, I did a large amount of clinical supervision for post-doctoral residents, pre-doctoral interns, practicum students, and masters level practitioners. I have changed jobs several times (at the same VA) from a PTSD specialist to a compensation and pension examiner (back to forensics :), the Veterans Justice Outreach Coordinator. I’ve also been an interim Assistant Chief of Mental Health Service, Acting Chief of Mental Health Service, and Interim Chief of the PTSD program. Currently, I am the Assistant Chief of Mental Health and conduct C&P exams for one day a week.
PhD, University of Southern Mississippi