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PROFESSIONAL LICENSE

Rhode Island Clinical Psychology License: PS01064

 

EDUCATION

Undergraduate         University of Miami (Coral Gables FL)

                              B.A. in Psychology and Sociology [double major] (1993)

                              Phi Beta Kappa, Phi Kappa Phi, National Merit Scholarship, Singer Scholarship, Graduated cum laude

 

Internship                Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health (Fairfax VA)

                              APA Approved Internship in Clinical Psychology (2004)

 

Graduate                The George Washington University (Washington DC)

                              Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology (2005)

                              APA Minority Fellowship Program HIV/AIDS Research Fellow    2001 - 2003

 

POSTGRADUATE TRAINING

Fellowship                Alpert Medical School of Brown University (Providence RI)

                               Clinical Psychology Postdoctoral Fellowship in HIV Prevention and Mental Health    2005 - 2007

 

POSTGRADUATE HONORS AND AWARDS

NIH Loan Repayment Program Awardee, NIH        2006 - 2008

 

ACADEMIC APPOINTMENTS        

Postdoctoral Fellow                                    Brown Medical School    2005 - 2007

 

Investigator in Medicine                               Brown Medical School    2007 - 2008 

 

HOSPITAL APPOINTMENTS           

Research Fellow                                         Rhode Island Hospital    2005 - 2007

 

Research Associate                                    Rhode Island Hospital    2007 - 2008

 

Clinical Research Program Coordinator         Women & Infants Hospital of Rhode Island    2008 - 2011

 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE (in reverse chronological order)

Clinical Psychologist, 2009 - present.  Dove Psychology, LLC.  Providing psychological and behavioral health services to adolescents, adults, and families in a private practice setting.

Therapist, 2006-2007.  Bradley Hospital Outpatient Adolescent Clinic.  Conducted short-term Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for adolescents, primarily to address mood disorders, anxiety, and aggressive behavior.

Interventionist, 2005 - 2008.  Implemented a Motivational Enhancement intervention to reduce alcohol problems among depressed adults and patients with diabetes.  Provided clinical supervision to assessment assistants.  “Brief Alcohol Intervention for Depressed Patients,” and “Brief Alcohol Intervention for Patients with Diabetes,”  (Susan Ramsey, Ph.D. – PI).

Clinical Psychology Intern, 2003-2004.  Woodburn Center for Community Mental Health.  Completed an APA-approved internship.  Conducted long-term integrative psychotherapy and case management for adults, adolescents, and children/families in a community-based setting.  Performed psychoeducational and personality assessments of adults and adolescents in community and forensic settings.  Conducted crisis intervention and emergency referral services in outpatient and in-the-field settings.


Therapy / Assessment Practicum Student and Extern, 1999-2003.  Meltzer Psychological Services Center.  Conducted long-term individual psychotherapy and psychoeducational and personality assessments with university students and adults.


Therapy / Assessment Extern, 2000-2001.  Edgemeade Center for Youth and Family Development.  Conducted psychotherapy, psychoeducational groups,  psychoeducational and personality assessments, case management, and family services for adolescent males in residential and school settings.

Examiner, 1998-1999.  Assessed first and second grade students in District of Columbia Public Schools, for the National Institute of Child Health and Human Development “Early Interventions Project.”

Assessment Practicum Student, 1998-1999.  Clifton T. Perkins Hospital.  Performed personality and psychoeducational assessments for Not-Criminally-Responsible adult inpatients with personality disorders.


PREVENTION EXPERIENCE (in reverse chronological order)

Program Developer, 2009-2011.  Revised and adapted interpersonal psychotherapy intervention for pregnant adolescents designed to prevent post-partum depression.  (Maureen Phipps, MD, MPH – PI.  “Preventing Postpartum Depression in Adolescent Mothers").

Interventionist and Program Developer, 2006-2011.  Implemented an empirically-based sexual risk reduction group intervention for at-risk incarcerated male adolescents.  Oversaw the cultural/contextual tailoring of the HIV prevention intervention. Also developed a psychoeducational intervention about healthy physical activity, nutrition, decision making and development.  (Cynthia Rosengard, Ph.D., MPH – PI.  “Partner-Specific HIV Risk Reduction for Drug Using Incarcerated Adolescents").

Interventionist and Program Developer, 2006-2007.  Implemented an empirically-based partner-specific sexual risk reduction co-ed group intervention for at-risk adolescents at an alternative high school.  Tailored the intervention based on elicitation research.  (Cynthia Rosengard, Ph.D., MPH – PI.  “Project Talkback”).

Program Developer, 2004-2005.  Co-developed health promotion programs for the workplace, designed to help manage stress and anger and to prevent depression, anxiety, and substance abuse.  (Royer F. Cook, Ph.D., – PI.  “Stress and Mood Management”; Rebekah Hersch, Ph.D. – PI.  “Healthy Work Life: A Health Promotion and Risk Prevention Program for Young Adults in the Workplace”).


RESEARCH EXPERIENCE (in reverse chronological order)

Research Consultant, 2014 - present.  Dove Psychology, LLC.  Providing conceptual, methodological, and statistical consultation for psychological and behavioral health research and program evaluation.

Project Director, 2006-2011. "Partner-specific HIV Risk Reduction for Drug Using Incarcerated Adolescents."  (2006-2010).  National Institutes of Health Grant #R01 DA022921.  Directed a multi-site program evaluation study.  Directed a research team that created and piloted a partner-specific sexual risk reduction intervention with at-risk adolescents in a juvenile detention facility and therapeutic community placements.  (Cynthia Rosengard, Ph.D., MPH – PI).

Project Manager, 2005-2008.  Conducted sexual health elicitation research with alternative high school students and juvenile detention residents. Coordinated a research team that piloted a partner-specific sexual risk reduction intervention with at-risk alternative high school students.  Studies include “Adolescents’ Relationships Concepts Project,” “Talkback,” and “Project SPIRITS.”  (Cynthia Rosengard, Ph.D., MPH – PI), K01MH647490.

Research Analyst, 1999-2005.  Institutes for Social Analysis, Alexandria VA.  Developed interventions, contributed to grant proposals, coauthored journal publications, analyzed data, trained research assistants, and served as Acting Director of a multi-site program evaluation study.

Research Assistant, 1999-2005.  “Latino Men’s Research Project.”  Obtained independent funding in 2001 from the American Psychological Association (APA) Minority Fellowship Program for my study in the project. Coauthored a manuscript, posters and presentations on the relations of poverty, social status, and oppression with mental and physical health among HIV-positive Latino men.  (Maria Cecilia Zea, Ph.D. – PI).

Research Consultant, 2002-2003.  Us Helping Us:  People Into Living, Inc., Washington DC.  Conceptualized, completed, and disseminated research for the Mental Health Services branch of a nonprofit HIV/AIDS services organization specializing in African American men who have sex with men. Co-authored a manuscript concerning mental health treatment needs of this subpopulation of men with HIV/AIDS.


ORIGINAL PUBLICATIONS IN PEER-REVIEWED JOURNALS

  1. Crouch, D.J., Cook, R.F., Trudeau, J.V., Dove, D.C., Robinson, J.J., Webster, H.L., & Fatah, A.A. (2001). The detection of drugs-of-abuse in liquid perspiration. Journal of Analytical Toxicology, 25(7), 625-627.
  2. Billings, D.W., Cook, R.F., Hendrickson, A., & Dove, D.C. (2008). A Web-based approach to managing stress and mood disorders in the workforce. Journal of Occupational and Environmental Medicine, 50(8), 960-968. 
  3. Rosengard, C., Tannis, C., Dove, D. C., van den Berg, J., Lopez, R., Morrow, K., & Stein, L. A. R. (2012). Family and other sources of sexual health information, main messages, and sexual behavior of at-risk, urban adolescents. American Journal of Health Education, 43(2), 83-92.


OTHER PUBLICATIONS

  1. Crouch, D.J., Cook, R.F., Dove, D.C., Baudys, J., & Fatah, A.A. (2003). An Evaluation of Innovative Sweat-based Drug Testing Techniques for Use in Criminal Justice Drug Testing. NIJ Report 606-03. Washington, DC: National Institute of Justice.


ABSTRACTS & POSTERS

  1. Dove, D., Wisdom, J., Bellamaric, R., Rohrbeck, C., & Dutton, M.A. (1999, August). Alexithymia and Alcohol Use in a Nonclinical Adolescent Sample. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Boston MA.
  2. Dove, D., Zea, M.C., Echeverry, J.J., Reisen, C.A., & Poppen, P.J. (2001, August). Multiple Social Statuses and Health in HIV-Positive Latino Men. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, San Francisco CA.
  3. Crouch, D.J., Cook, R.F., Dove, D.C., Robinson, J.J., & Baudys, J. (2003, October). The Detection of Drugs-of-Abuse in Liquid Perspiration. Presented at the Society of Forensic Toxicologists Meeting, Portland OR.
  4. Dove, D., & Zea, M.C. (2003, August). Poverty, health, and mental health outcomes among HIV-positive Latino gay men. Paper presenter in The Impact of Poverty on Mental Health, Symposium conducted at the American Psychological Association Convention, Toronto, Ontario, Canada.
  5. Zea, M.C., Bianchi, F.T., Dove, D.C., Reisen, C.A., Poppen, P.J. & Echeverry, J.J. (2004, July). Coping and Oppression:  Experiences of Latino Gay and Bisexual Men. Presented at the American Psychological Association Convention, Honolulu HI.
  6. Dove, D.C., Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., & Stein, M.D. (2006, March). Understanding Reasons for Condom Non-Use among Adolescents Based on Sexual Frequency: A Qualitative Analysis. Presented at the Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting, Boston MA.
  7. Dove, D.C., Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., & Stein, M.D. (2006, April). Understanding Reasons for Condom Non-Use among Adolescents Based on Sexual Frequency: A Qualitative Analysis. Presented at the Brown Medical School Department of Psychiatry and Human Behavior 10th Annual Research Symposium on Mental Health Sciences, Providence RI.
  8. Audet, D. A., Rosengard, C., Dove, D.C., Morrow, K., & Stein, M.D. (2006, May).  Attitudes towards condom use and non-use among adolescents in two-parent families compared to those in other family structures.  Presented at the 2006 National STD Prevention Conference, Jacksonville FL.
  9. Dove, D.C., Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., & Stein, M.D. (2006, June). Understanding Reasons for Condom Non-Use among Adolescents Based on Sexual Frequency: A Qualitative Analysis. Presented at the Brown Medical School Department of Medicine 12th Annual Research Forum, Providence RI.
  10. Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., Dove, D., Lopez, R., Audet, D., & Stein, M. (2007, March).  Adolescents’ perceptions of sexual relationships: Characteristics, motivation, gender, and sexual experience.  Presented at the Society for Adolescent Medicine Annual Meeting, Denver CO.
  11. Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., Dove, D., Stein, L. A. R., Lopez, R., Audet, D., & Stein, M. (2007, April).  Association between substance use and sexual risk among incarcerated adolescents: The role of partner type, relationship stage, and reasons for condom non-use.  Presented at the 2007 Joint Meeting on Adolescent Treatment Effectiveness (JMATE), Washington DC.
  12. Rosengard, C., Tanner, C. S., Dove, D., Morrow, K., Lopez, R., Audet, D., & Stein, M. (2007, July).  Association of family communication about sex with adolescents’ sexual behavior.  Presented at the 2007 NIMH Annual International Research Conference on the Role of Families in Preventing and Adapting to HIV/AIDS, San Francisco, CA.
  13. Dove, D.C., Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., Stein, L.A.R., Lopez, R., Audet, D., & Stein, M.D. (2008, March).  Incarcerated adolescents’ perspectives and experiences of partner communication about sexually transmitted disease / HIV risk.  Presented at the 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago, IL.
  14. Tannis, C., Rosengard, C., Morrow, K., Dove, D.C., Lopez, R., Audet, D., Stein, L.A.R., & Stein, M.D.  (2008, March).  Family communication about sex and adolescents’ sexual behavior: incarcerated males’ and females’ perspectives.  Presented at the 2008 National STD Prevention Conference, Chicago, IL.
  15. van den Berg, J. J., Lopez, R., Dove, D. C., Morrow, K. M., Stein, L. A. R., &      Rosengard, C.  (2009, August).  African American and Latino/a adolescents' sexual relationship perceptions and motivations.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association Conference, Toronto, Canada.
  16. van den Berg, J. J., Lopez, R., Dove, D. C., Morrow, K. M., Stein, L. A. R., & Rosengard, C. (2009, October,). Teenspeak: The language of inner-city adolescents’ sexual behaviors and sexual relationships. Presented at the CFAR Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network National Scientific Meeting, Boston, MA.
  17. van den Berg, J. J., Lopez, R., Dove, D. C., Morrow, K. M., Stein, L. A. R., & Rosengard, C.  (2009, November).  Participant-identified intervention components and facilitator characteristics for an HIV risk reduction program among incarcerated adolescents.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Public Health Association Conference, Philadelphia, PA.
  18. Li, S., Dove, D. C., van den Berg, J. J., Lopez, R., Audet, D., Morrow, K. M., Stein, L. A. R., & Rosengard, C.  (2010, April).  Sexual health learning and partner communication about sexually transmitted disease/HIV risk: Incarcerated adolescents’ perspectives.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Adolescent Medicine, Toronto, Canada.
  19. Lamb, A., Dove, D.C., van den Berg, J.J., Lopez, R., Stein, L.A.R., Rosengard, C. (2011, August). Psychiatric distress, sexual risk behaviors, and substance use among incarcerated adolescents. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC
  20. Rosengard, C., Dove, D.C., van den Berg, J.J., Lamb, A., & Lopez, R. (2011, August). Sexual debut intentions and correlates among male and female alternative high school students. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.
  21. Rosengard, C., Dove, D.C., Lopez, R., Lamb, A., van den Berg, J.J., and Stein, L.A.R.  (2012, April).  Effects of a partner-specific sexual risk reduction intervention on substance-using juvenile justice-involved adolescents’ sexual health attitudes and intentions.  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society for Behavioral Medicine, New Orleans, LA.
  22. Brent Dove, M., Hopps, A., Campion, R., and Dove, D. (2015, April).  Effects of an interdisciplinary group feeding treatment on food interaction among children with Avoidant/Restrictive Food Intake Disorder (ARFID).  Presented at the annual meeting of the Society of Pediatric Psychology, San Diego, CA.

 

INVITED PRESENTATIONS

  1. LeSane, S.F, & Dove, D. (2003, June). HIV, Mental Health, and Black Male Sexuality. Invited Workshop conducted at the District of Columbia Psychological Association Conference, Washington DC.
  2. Rosengard, C., & Dove, D.C.  (2005, November).  Adolescents’ Relationship Concepts (ARC) Project.  Presented to the Metropolitan School Faculty, Providence RI.
  3. Dove, D.C. (2006, October). Cultural Factors in HIV Prevention among Adolescents: Mixed Method Formative Research. Invited presentation to the Center For AIDS Research Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network 1st National Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia PA.
  4. Dove, D.C., Stewart, A., & The Racial and Ethnic Disparities Workgroup. (2006, October). Cultural Experience of Incarceration and HIV Behavioral and Biological Outcomes:  Summary Presentation of the Racial and Ethnic Disparities Workgroup. Presentation to the Center For AIDS Research Social and Behavioral Sciences Research Network 1st National Scientific Meeting, Philadelphia PA.
  5. Dove, D.C. (2007, July). Characterizing Incarcerated Adolescents’ Cultural Contexts to Focus an HIV Prevention Intervention. Invited presentation to the Minority Fellowship Program Psychology Summer Institute, Washington DC.
  6. Dove, D.C. (2009, April).  Adolescent Studies - Research Program Overview.  Presentation to the Women & Infants Hospital Department of Research Staff Meeting, Providence RI.
  7. Dove, D.C. (2011, January).  Invited panelist at a mental illness awareness discussion forum, Johnson & Wales University, Providence RI.
  8. Dove, D.C. (2015, April).  Invited panelist at the International Speaker Series: Mental Health in a Global Context.  Johnson & Wales University, Providence RI.
  9. Dove, D.C. (2017, February). Invited panelist at Movies for Mental Health workshop. Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI.


MEMBERSHIP IN SOCIETIES         

  • Association for Contextual Behavioral Sciences (ACBS) 2011 - present
  • Rhode Island Psychological Association (RIPA) 2009 - present
  • American Psychological Association (APA) 1999 - present
    • APA Child Youth & Family Services (Div. 37) 2005 - 2009
    • APA Division of Psychotherapy (Div 29), Student Member 2002
    • APA Society for the Psychological Study of Ethnic Minority Issues (Div. 45) 2000-2002
  • Society for Adolescent Health and Medicine (SAHM) 2005 - 2011
  • Association for Behavior and Cognitive Therapies (ABCT) 2005 - 2007
  • American Public Health Association (APHA) 2005 - 2007
  

PROFESSIONAL ACTIVITIES   

  • Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Adolescent Health 2007 - 2010
  • Ad hoc Reviewer, AIDS Care 2007
  • Ad hoc Reviewer, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 2005 - 2008
  • Ad hoc Reviewer, Journal of Prevention and Intervention in the Community 2004
  • Human Subjects Protection Committee Member, 2003 - 2005, The ISA Group, 201 N. Union St Alexandria VA
  • Student Editor, Cultural Diversity and Ethnic Minority Psychology 2000 - 2005
  • Clinical Program Representative, GWU Psychology Graduate Student Forum 1999