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Timothy Coon, M.A. Psychology

Columbus, Ohio

PERSONAL INFORMATION

Born: 9/24/71 Place: Syracuse, New York

EDUCATION

1995 - 1998: Murray State University, Murray, KY, M.A. (Clinical Psychology)

1989 - 1993: Murray State University, Murray, KY, B.A. Magna Cum Laude (Psychology)

1999 - Present The Union Institute, Cincinnati, OH, Ph.D. (Clinical Psychology)

ASSOCIATION MEMBERSHIPS

Psy Chi National Honor Society (Chapter President: 1992 - 1993)

American Psychological Association member

Ohio Psychological Association member

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Assisted in the Administration of the ACT in 1997 at Murray State University. Administered a psychological test battery for Dr. William Friday on a volunteer basis. 

Psychology Assistant at Twin Valley Psychiatric System (7/6/98 to Present) Maintaining a web site for researchers and victims of stalking: www.stalkingbehavior.com

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research assistant to MSU Professor Martin Mitchell, Ph.D., Department of Biology. Fall 1992.

Group research project: The Impact of Coaching Relationship on Perceptions of Power.

Master's Thesis: Predicting Stalking Victim Characteristics

TVPS/OPER Research: The Comparison of Shame Therapy and Loss Therapy in Individuals Who Have Histories of Affective Violence Firearms Risk Management And Psychiatric Care: Innovative Approaches

RESEARCH INTERESTS

Stalking victim prevalence and characteristics. I have broad interests in the consequences of shame and guilt, particularly how they pertain to the obsessional following behavior resulting from relationship dissolution. Specifically, I am interested in the how shame and/or guilt plays a role in stalking behavior and how therapy can act as a prevention or intervention. The Functional Analysis of Individuals Who Engage In Stalking Behavior

CURRENT RESEARCH

Firearms Risk Management And Psychiatric Care: Innovative Approaches Profiles of Inpatient Stalkers

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

1995 - 1996 Observed second-year graduate students provide therapy.

1996 - 1997: Practicum. Client difficulties encountered in therapy were as follows: ADHD, conduct disorder, depression, generalized anxiety disorder, MR/DD, physical abuse, oppositional defiant disorder, PTSD, sexual abuse, schizotypal personality disorder, and social anxiety disorder. Observed a therapy group. Psychological Testing: 16 PF, Adaptive Behavior Scales, ADHD questionnaires, Beck's Depression Inventory, The Bender-Gestalt, CBCL, Conners' Rating Scales, DAP and DAM-W, Goodenough-Harris Drawing Test, Home Situations Questionnaire, ITPA, Incomplete Sentence Blank, K-ABC and K-TEA, MCMI-III, MMPI-2/-A, MDI-C, Mutual Storytelling Technique, NEO-PI-R, Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test-R, Standford-Binet Intelligence Test 4th ed., Stroop Color-Word Interference Test, TAT, Vineland Social Maturity Scale, VMI, WAIS-R, WISC-III, Woodcock-Johnson Tests of Achievement-Revised and Tests of Cognitive Ability-Revised, WRAT-R. 

July 1998 to present: Psychology Assistant at Twin Valley Psychiatric Hospital, which is a 365 bed facility with specialized civil forensic and maximum security forensic assessment and treatment.

The hospital is both JCAHO and Medicare accredited.

CONFERENCES

11/19/98 - "Stalking" (In-service Training)

8/18/00 - "The Stalking Phenomenon" for "A Forensic System Emerging: How Do We Survive In It?

PUBLICATION AND PAPERS

Burns, K.; Ignelzi, J.; Lofton, V.; Raia, J.; Sherman, M.; Stinson, B.; & Toland, D. (2000) Firearms Risk Management And Psychiatric Care: Innovative Approaches. Prepublished manuscript.

Brewer, K.R.; Barreto, L.; & Henson, W.; (1997) From Teammate to Coach: The Impact of Coaching Relationship on Perceptions of Power. Prepublished manuscript.

Coon, D. T. (1998) Predicting Stalking Victim Characteristics. Unpublished manuscript.

Coon, D. T. (1999) The Comparison of Shame Therapy and Loss Therapy in Individuals Who Have Histories of Affective Violence

Coon, D. T. (2000). Characteristics of stalkers in the inpatient population. Prepublished manuscript.

FUTURE GOALS

Short-term goals include gaining clinical and testing experience as a Psychology Intern. I would like to receive a Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology. After receiving a Ph.D., I will continue offering services in the state hospital system as well as provide treatment and services in the community with a focus on stalkers and their victims.