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STEPHEN K.L. CHOCK, Ph. D., Neuropsychologist


1989 November Licensed Psychologist, Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (License #2-3764)

1988 June -1989 November Postdoctoral Resident, pre-license requirements supervised by Mary Ellen Hayden, Ph.D., ABPP-Clinical Neuropsychology, at Pate Rehabilitation. Dallas, Texas.

1982 September -1988 June Graduated from an American Psychological Association - Approved graduate training program at Ohio State University in Counseling Psychology. Columbus, Ohio.

1986 September -1987 August Completed a brain injury rehabilitation neuropsychological internship as a graduate assistant at Dodd Hall, Ohio State University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Supervised by John D. Corrigan, Ph.D., ABPP-Rehabilitation Psychology; Neuropsychologist. Columbus, Ohio.

1984 October -1985 September Completed an American Psychological Association - approved pre-doctoral internship at Minneapolis Veterans Administration Medical Center. Minneapolis, Minnesota.


1988 June Ph.D. Psychology, The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.

Area: Counseling Psychology

1984 August M.A. Psychology, The Ohio State University. Columbus, Ohio.

1980 May B.S. Human Development <96> Highest GPA, University of Hawaii. Honolulu, Hawaii.

1973 June Graduate With Honors, Kalani High School, Department of Education. Honolulu, Hawaii.


1995 February - Neuropsychologist, Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation, Dallas, Texas, Traumatic Brain Injury Service. Inpatient and outpatient rehabilitation neurocognitive evaluation and treatment, with emphasis on brain injury. Director of Training: supervision of doctoral students in psychology: August 1996 - 2010: Practicum student coordinator, August 2007 - 2011: Graduate Psychology programs - UT Southwestern Medical School - Clinical Psychology; University of North Texas Psychology - Clinical, Clinical Health Psychology; Texas Woman's University - Counseling Psychology; Argosy University - Clinical Psychology; Walden University - Clinical Psychology. Pre-doctoral Internship Director of Training; August 2008 - 2011: Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC) member, Director of Training.

2003 August - Adjunct Faculty, University of North Texas, Clinical Psychology Program in Health Psychology and Behavioral Medicine. August 1996 - 2011: Site Coordinator and Practicum Supervisor for pre-doctoral students externing at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

2005 August - Adjunct Professor, Dallas Theological Seminary, Department of Biblical Counseling. Courses: Practicum II, Practicum III - Group Supervision courses for externally-placed student counselors-in-training obtaining their Masters Degree.

2005 August - Instructor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center. August 2002 <96> 2010: Site Coordinator and Practicum/Internship Supervisor for pre-doctoral students externing at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation.

1991 August - Associate Pastor (ordained), Grace Community Church of Plano. Pastor of Care and Support Groups, Counseling Center Director, Chaplain to Staff.


2005 May -

2009 June Board President/Member, Saint Timothy Christian Academy. Plano, Texas. Christian school for students with learning differences. Policies & Procedures Committee. Consulted with Paul Warren, M.D., regarding admissions committee on students' testing and criteria for enrolling at the school. October 2006 <96> June 2009: President of the Trustees Board. Led a 12-person board of trustees that oversaw the school, its Headmaster, and faculty.

2001 January -

2003 December Psychologist/Director, Counseling & Life Development Center. Plano, Texas. Planned and opened a counseling center funded by Grace Community Church. Saw clients, led groups, supervised Masters student counselors, supervised church support group leaders on site.

1994 September -

1997 September Contract Psychologist, Senior Psychology Services. Sites: Heritage Place Nursing Home (Mesquite, TX); Silver Leaves Nursing Home (Garland, TX); Heritage Manor Nursing Home (Plano); Heritage Place Nursing Home (Plano). Initial neuropsychological and psychological evaluation and psychotherapy for residents, including individual and group therapies.

1990 July -

1995 February Neuropsychologist/Consultant. Minirth-Meier New Life Clinic. Richardson, Texas. Consulted for psychiatrists and pediatrician Paul Warren, M.D. Neuropsychological, projective, personality, and vocational testing and assessment of inpatients, day hospital, and outpatients in a Christian mental health clinic. Supervised psychologists and counselors for Texas State licensure. Member of the Child & Adolescent Team.

1991 March -

1993 March Rehabilitation Psychology Consultant. North Texas Medical Center - Westpark Campus. McKinney, Texas. 12 bed rehabilitation/sub-acute hospital. Neuropsychological evaluation and consultation.

1989 November -

1990 July Director of Neuropsychological Assessment. Pate Rehabilitation ReEntry program at Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and The Greenery Rehabilitation Center. Dallas, Texas. Mary Ellen Hayden, Ph.D., ABPP-CN, owner. Outpatient comprehensive (full day) neuropsychological evaluation and report writing. Supervision of psychometrists and graduate psychology students.

1988 June -

1989 November Postdoctoral Resident/Neuropsychological Therapist. Baylor Institute for Rehabilitation and Pate Rehabilitation. Dallas, Texas. Supervising Neuropsychologists: Mary Ellen Hayden, Ph.D. ABPP-CN; Tessa Hart, Ph.D. Neurocognitive evaluation and intervention for traumatic brain injury inpatients.

1986 September -

1987 September Psychology Intern/Research Associate. Traumatic Head Injury Unit, Ohio State University Hospital, Department of Physical Medicine and Rehabilitation. Columbus, Ohio. Supervisor: John D. Corrigan, Ph.D., Neuropsychologist. Inpatient traumatic brain injury unit neurocognitive evaluation and treatment. Collected data for developing scale and measurement instruments: Agitated Behavior Scale (ABS) and Orientation Group Monitoring System (OGMS) with Dr. Corrigan.

1985 September -

1986 September Practicum Supervisor, Counseling Psychology. Ohio State University Psychology Department. Columbus, Ohio. Supervised 1st and 2nd year graduate students in training who counseled patients in the department clinic.

1984 October -

1985 September Psychology Intern. Veterans Administration Medical Center. Minneapolis, Minnesota. 1900 hours, APA-approved. Psychologist-in-training at this large medical-surgical VA hospital. Rotations: Geriatric Neuropsychology, Counseling Psychology, Drug Dependency, Epilepsy and Pain Management, Day Hospital, Stop Smoking Clinic.

1984 June -

1984 August Psychology Trainee. Veterans Administration Medical Center. St. Cloud, Minnesota. Summer intern program. Inpatient psychiatric and geriatric unit psychological testing and therapy in a psychiatric VA hospital. Literature review and co-author writing for a book chapter on neuro-geriatric psychological treatments, authored by Norman Bourestom, Ph.D.

1983 June -

1983 August Psychology Trainee. Veterans Administration Medical Center. St. Cloud, Minnesota. Summer intern program. Inpatient geriatric unit psychological testing and therapy in a psychiatric VA hospital.

1983 September -

1984 June;

1987 September -

1988 March Graduate Teaching Associate. Ohio State University Psychology Department. Columbus, Ohio.

Instructor, Psychology 120: The Psychology of Personal Effectiveness. Taught undergraduate psychology course on personal management, study skills training, and academic performance.

1982 September -

1987 August Bible Discussion Group Leader. Great Commission Church of Columbus, Ohio. Off campus ministry to undergraduate and graduate students. Small group discussion, discipleship groups, personal evangelism ministries.

1981 January -

1982 July Young Life Leader. Hilo, Hawaii. Started a program at Waiakea High School to reach non-Christian students. Led Bible Study, small and large group Club time. Worked in conjunction with Hilo Missionary Church with a ministry team of other college athlete-volunteers.

1978 September -

1982 July Counselor Supervisor. Awareness House. Hilo, Hawaii. Outpatient drug and alcohol counseling clinic in a nonprofit United Way agency that served public elementary, middle and high schools.

1976 January -

1978 September Counselor. Awareness House. Hilo, Hawaii. Intake, assessment, education, and counseling with outpatient substance abusers (United Way agency) in public elementary, middle and high schools. (Services rendered prior to counseling being regulated as a professional service by the state of Hawaii).

1976 September -

1982 June Head Track Coach, Head Cross Country Coach. Waiakea High School. Hilo, Hawaii. Initiated Track and Cross Country for boys and girls in a new public high school that opened in 1976 with 9th graders. Big Island Interscholastic Federation championship teams in Boys Cross Country in November 1978 and November 1979; 5th place in Hawaii State - Boys Cross Country, 1978, 1979.

1975 Spring;

1980 Spring Distance Track Coach, Boys and Girls. Kalani High School. Honolulu, Hawaii. Coached events for this large public high school: 880 yards, mile, two mile, mile relay, and distance relays. Commercial (Bus) Driver License for driving the school bus to and from meets.


2011 August Cardio-Pulmonary Resuscitation (CPR) for Hospital Workers (American Red Cross). 3-hour course taken and renewed every 2 years for Baylor hospital employees.

1990, 1991 Rorschach Workshops. John Exner and staff-led training for administering, scoring, and interpreting the Rorschach Technique. Two week-long courses: Basic and Advanced.

1984 General Aptitude Test Battery (GATB). Veterans Administration Medical Center, Minneapolis. Completed the VA training course in administration, scoring, and interpretation of the GATB.

1978 Assessment Interviewing for Treatment Planning. National Institute on Drug Abuse, Hilo, Hawaii. Completed a week-long training course in constructing treatment plans for substance abuse clients.

1976 Peer Counselor/Consultant Training. Counseling and Guidance Department, University of Hawaii. Hilo, Hawaii. Completed a week-long training course in training peer counselors in public schools.


1991 Corrigan, J. D., Mysiw, W. J., Gribble, M. W., & Chock, S. K. L. (1992). Agitation, cognition, and attention during post-traumatic amnesia. Brain Injury, 6, 155-160.

1990 Schmidt, L. & Chock, S. Counseling Psychology at Ohio State University: The first 50 years. Journal of Counseling and Development, 68, 276-281.

1989 Mysiw, W. J., Corrigan, J. D., Carpenter, D., & Chock, S. K. L. (1990). Prospective assessment of post-traumatic amnesia: A comparison of the Galveston Orientation and Amnesia Test and the Orientation Group Monitoring System. Journal of Head Trauma and Rehabilitation, 5, 36-72.

1986 Bourestom, N., Chock, S., & Rosenberg, A. Treament of the elderly neuropsychiatric patient: Psychosociocultural considerations. In F. J. Pirozzolo & G. J. Maletta (Eds.), Assessment and treatment of the elderly neuropsychiatric patient. New York: Praeger


1988 The Ohio State University, Columbus Ohio. Advisor: Lyle D. Schmidt, Ph.D. Dissertation for Ph.D. in Psychology. Social Influence constructs: Inferences from a pain management population. Ohio State University Library OCLC # 20139045. This study used trend analysis to evaluate change in patients' perceptions of clinician expertness, trustworthiness, and attractiveness over the course of their 4-week inpatient pain management treatment. Patients differentially rated their physician, psychologist, and psychology intern with changes consistent with hypothesized trends measured by the Counselor Rating Form-Short form (CRS-F). Perceived expertness and trustworthiness were higher-rated during the early weeks of the treatment course, with perceived attractiveness higher-rated by the end week.

1984 The Ohio State University, Columbus, Ohio. Advisor: Lyle D. Schmidt, Ph.D. Thesis for M.A. in Psychology. Christian counseling: Participants' ratings of interview approaches. Ohio State University Library OCLC # 11798633. This study had participants rate perceived counselor attributes of expertness, trustworthiness, and attractiveness using the Counselor Rating Form-Short form (CRF-S). Three different counselor approaches were used: Nouthetic (Jay Adams), Cognitive (Albert Ellis/Rational Emotive), and Integrative (Christian principles integrated with psychological). Findings were that participants rated the Integrative counselor more positively than the Nouthetic or Cognitive counselor, and anticipated comfort with the Integrative for a wider range of personal issues than Nouthetic or Cognitive.


Certified Brain Injury Specialist, #10064, Academy of Certified Brain Injury Specialists.

Association of Psychology Postdoctoral and Internship Centers (APPIC). Member.

Dallas Psychological Association. Member.

Christian Association for Psychological Studies (CAPS). Member.

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