Keri Barnett, Ph.D.
Assoc. Professor of Psychology
location: 405 - Carpenter Hall
phone: (585) 594-6943
fax: (585) 594-6124
email: barnett_keri@roberts.edu

Courses Taught

Graduate courses: PSY/EDC 504 Counseling Theories & Practicum, PSY/EDC 664 Group Dynamics & Counseling, EDC 715 Counseling Supervision, and EDC/SWK 735 Conflict Management.

Undergraduate course: PSY/SOC 308 Counseling Theory & Practice. 

Education

2004 Ph.D. Clinical Psychology


ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
Biola University, La Mirada, California
(APA Accredited)

2001 M.A. Clinical Psychology
ROSEMEAD SCHOOL OF PSYCHOLOGY
Biola University, La Mirada, California
(APA Accredited)
1999 B.A. Psychology
HOUGHTON COLLEGE
Houghton, New York

Bio

LICENSURE:  New York State, Licensed Psychologist

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Associate Professor of Psychology July 12 to present
Assistant Professor of Psychology  
July 07 to July 12 
Department of Psychology , Roberts Wesleyan College

  • Tenure-track faculty appointment that includes teaching clinical courses in both the graduate and undergraduate psychology programs.

Co-Instructor Sept 04 to May 05
Clinical Issues Seminar, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

Graduate Teaching Assistant/Clinical Supervisor  Sept 02 to May 03 
Psychodynamic Therapy Lab I & II , Rosemead School of Psychology, La Mirada, CA

Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Psychology, Biola University, 2000

Teaching Assistant, 1997-1998 Statistics,Experimental Methods, & Social Psychology 
Houghton College

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Staff Counselor Sept 08 to Present
College Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY

  • Provide time-limited individual and group psychotherapy in a college counseling center to undergraduate and graduate students from diverse backgrounds.

Primary Therapist  June 05 to July 07
St. Mary’s Mental Health Clinic, Unity Health System, Rochester, NY

  • Provided time-limited and long-term individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, and process-oriented group psychotherapy in a community mental health clinic, serving a predominantly minority indigent population.
  • Participated on the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) treatment team.

Postdoctoral Fellow in College Mental Health Aug 04 to June 05
Predoctoral Clinical Psychology Intern (APA Accredited)  
Aug 03 to July 04 University Counseling Center
University of Rochester, Rochester, NY

  • Psychotherapy/Counseling: Diagnosed and treated ethnically diverse adults (undergraduate, graduate, and medical students) exhibiting a variety of psychiatric conditions. Provided time-limited and long-term individual psychotherapy, couples therapy, and process-oriented group psychotherapy. Participated on the Dialectical Behavioral Therapy (DBT) treatment team. Provided university-wide on-call crisis coverage on a rotating basis. Conducted mental health assessments in hospital-based psychiatric emergency department.
  • Consultant Experience: Offered consultation and training on mental health issues to the Sexual Assault Response Team, Health Promotions Office, and Eastman School of Music, including managing the counseling center’s satellite office at Eastman. Provided consultation to residential life staff on mental health issues, including taking part in initial training. Organized and conducted the Resident Assistant training program at Eastman School of Music.
  • Supervisory Experience: Provided individual clinical supervision to graduate students with varying levels of clinical experience.

Psychological Assessment Assistant Sept 02 to Jun 03
Augustus F. Hawkins Comprehensive Community Mental Health Center
Martin Luther King Jr./Charles Drew Medical Center, Los Angeles, CA

  • Conducted psychodiagnostic assessments to adult inpatients and outpatients at a community-based university medical center, serving a predominantly minority indigent population.
  • Administered and interpreted assessment instruments to address referral questions that included issues of differential diagnosis, malingering, psychological assets and liabilities, and neurocognitive resources and deficits.

Psychotherapist Sept 01 to May 03
Biola Counseling Center, Biola University, La Mirada, CA 

  • Provided individual and couples psychotherapy in a college counseling center/community 
    clinic to undergraduates, graduate students, and community clients from diverse backgrounds.
  • Administrated psychological assessments, wrote psychological reports, and offered feedback 
    to clients about their assessment results.
  • Offered university-wide on-call crisis coverage on a rotating basis.

Psychometrist/Child & Adolescent Therapist  Sept 00 to May 01
Norwalk-La Mirada Unified School District 
Norwalk High School; D.D. Johnston Elementary School, Norwalk, CA 

  • Conducted intellectual, achievement, and perceptual assessments to ethnically diverse students in grades K-12 with disorders that included learning disabilities and mental retardation.
  • Offered individual psychotherapy with adolescents and play therapy with children.
  • Participated in Student Study Team meetings and Individual Educational Planning meetings.

Psychotherapist Jan 00 to May 00
Biola Counseling Center, Biola University, La Mirada, CA 

  • Provided intensely supervised individual psychotherapy within a university-based population.

Psychology Trainee Jan 99 to May 99
Allegany County Community Organization, Wellsville, NY

Psychology Trainee Sept 98 to Dec 98
Buffalo Psychiatric Center, Buffalo, NY

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Technical Editor Sept 01 to June 03
Journal of Psychology and Theology, Rosemead School of Psychology, La Mirada, CA

  • Edited scholarly articles accepted by a panel of reviewers for publication in the areas of research, clinical practice, and theory in compliance with the American Psychological Association publication guidelines.
  • Authorized final approval of all articles, book reviews, and other journal sections prior to quarterly printing and distribution.

Research Assistant  Sept 97 to May 99, Houghton College, Houghton, NY

PUBLICATIONS

Barnett, K. L., Bassett, R. L., Grimm, J. P., & Repass, C. L. (2012). Revisiting the issue of influential sources of integration of psychology and theology: Are we there yet? Journal of Psychology and Theology, 40(2), 93-101.

Grimm, J. P., Barnett, K. L., Bassett, R. L., Pearson, S. M., Cornell, A., Morton, S., Scott, K., & Stevenson, P. (in press). Revisiting the issue of influential sources in the integration of psychology and theology: More than a decade summary. Journal of Psychology and Theology.

Barnett, K. L., Duvall, N. S., Edwards, K. J., & Hall, M. E. L. (2005). Psychological and spiritual predictors of domains of functioning and effectiveness of short-term missionariesJournal of Psychology and Theology, 33, 27-40.

PROFESSIONAL PRESENTATIONS

Barnett, K. L. (2009, November). Dialectical behavior therapy: Treating pervasive emotional dysregulation. Paper presented at the Christian Association of Psychological Studies East Conference, Chambersburg, PA.

Bassett, R., Grimm, J. P., Altman, J., & Barnett, K. L. (2009, April). Seeking forgiveness and new ways of thinking about remorse. Paper presented at the annual meeting of the Christian Association for Psychological Studies, Orlando, FL.

Willis, L. K., & Barnett, K. L. Psychological effects of career issues on musicians. (2004, October). S. Raeburn (Chair), Mental health issues and music students.Symposium conducted at Health Promotions in Schools of Music Conference, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas.

COMMUNITY PRESENTATIONS

Healing of Mental Health Disorders Through the Church in Post-Civil War Central Africa. Presentation with Norman Wetterau, MD at the Healing Ministry Through the Majority World Church, A National Free Methodist Mission Conference, Rochester, NY, September 2012.

Letters to Congress: Advocacy for Social Justice
. Presentation at Gatumba Memorial Gathering, Gatumba Refugee Survivors Foundation, Syracuse, NY, August 2011.

Importance of the Relationship and Emotions in Pastoral Care. Presentation to pastoral staff, New Hope Free Methodist Church, Rochester, NY, June 2011.

Biblical Understanding of Emotions. Presentation at Pastoral Counseling Seminar, Wesleyan Bible Institute, Phnom Pehn, Cambodia, July 2010. 

Conflict & Forgiveness. Presentation at Pastoral Counseling Seminar, Wesleyan Bible Institute, Phnom Pehn, Cambodia, July 2010.

Encountering Mental Health Concerns in a Church Setting. Presentation at Embracing Life: A Conference on Ministry & Mental Health, New Hope Free Methodist Church, Rochester, NY, October 2009. 

PREP Marriage Seminar. Presentation to couples at a weekend marriage workshop, MarinersChurch, Irvine, CA, March 2002.

Emotional I.Q. and Empathy. Presentation to Single Parents’ Fellowship, Mariners Church, Irvine, CA, June 2000. 

CAMPUS PRESENTATIONS/ GUEST LECTURER

Practicing Forgiveness: The REACH Model. Chapel speaker at the Faith Integration Friday Chapel, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, February 2012.

Communication Skills in Practice. Chapel speaker and practice group coordinator for the Faith Integration Friday Chapel, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, November 2011.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Guest lecture and teaching demonstration to the graduate interns at the Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, October 2011.

Life Lessons Learned from Haiti and Cambodia. Chapel speaker at the Social Sciences and General Education Divisional Chapel, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, April 2011.

Group Counseling Recruitment & Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Guest lecture and teaching demonstration to the graduate interns at the Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, January 2011.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Guest lecture and teaching demonstration to the graduate interns at the Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, January 2010.

Mentoring Matters. Panel discussion leader for Faith Integration Friday, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, October 2009.

Dialectical Behavior Therapy. Guest lecture and teaching demonstration to the graduate interns at the Counseling Center, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, October 2008.

Graduate Psychology Programs. Presentation to the students in the Psychology Club, Roberts Wesleyan College, Rochester, NY, November 2007.

A Psychology Major: Life After College. Guest Speaker at the Psychology Club Annual 
Banquet, Houghton College, Houghton, NY, April 2006. 

Mental Health Issues in Music Students. Presentation to faculty, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, April 2005.

The Role of a Psychologist in Treating Trauma. Presentation to students in the Rochester Scholars Program, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, March 2005.

Conversational Leadership. Guest lecture and teaching demonstration to the Peer Health Advocacy class, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, November 2004.

Sexual Assault Prevention. Presentation to sorority members, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, April 2004. 

Stress Management. Guest Lecture to the Peer Health Advocacy class, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, March 2004.

Stress Management. Presentation to dorm residents, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, November 2003.

Take Back Your Time (Stress Management). Guest lecture to the Keys to Healthy Music class, Eastman School of Music, Rochester, NY, November 2003 and October 2004.

Sexual Assault and Trauma. Guest lecture to the Peer Health Advocacy class, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, October 2003 and November 2004.

Adjusting to a Cross-Cultural Setting. Presentation to students in study abroad programs, University of Rochester, Rochester, NY, Fall 2003 and Spring 2004.

PROFESSIONAL AWARDS

Who’s Who Among Students in American Universities and Colleges 2003
Certificate of Recognition, Rosemead School of Psychology  2002
Honors in Psychology, Houghton College 1999
Summa Cum Laude, Houghton College 1999
President’s List, Houghton College 1996-1999
Dean’s List, Houghton College 1995-1999

PROFESSIONAL AFFILIATIONS

American Psychological Association  2002-Present
Christian Association of Psychological Studies 2007-PresentGenesee Valley Psychological Association  2007-Present
National Association of School Psychologists  2007-Present