- Ph.D. University of Miami
- M.A. Southern Methodist University
Thomas D. Kennedy, Ph.D., is a Visiting Professor in the College of Psychology at Nova Southeastern University. He received his Ph.D. in Counseling Psychology from the University of Miami and his M.A. in Clinical Psychology, specializing in neuropsychology, from Southern Methodist University. He has served as faculty at NSU for ten years and has developed and taught multiple courses including: Methods of Inquiry, Statistics, Mixed Methods, Program Evaluation, Survey and Measurement and Testing. His clinical experience consists of providing neuropsychological assessments, behavioral medicine interventions, and child and adolescent therapy in inpatient and outpatient settings including: the University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center, UM Mailman Center for Child Development, Jackson Memorial Hospital, UM Institute for Individual and Family Therapy, and the Dallas County Jail.
Before coming to NSU, he spent five years at the Mailman Center for Child Development, where he trained and supervised school psychologists and assessed children throughout Miami-Dade County Schools. He is Board Certified in Biofeedback (BFB). His research interests include two convergent tracks, one focused on at-risk children and adolescents, and the other more applied, exploring biofeedback and other complementary and alternative medicine interventions. He has procured grant funding and served as lead evaluator for multiple organizations including Catholic Charities, Miami Dade-Schools Police, and national Bullying programs. He has published books and book chapters, and written articles for peer reviewed journals in the areas of juvenile crime, bullying, psychophysiology and research design.
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