DOUG GIRARD, Psy.D.

Clinical Psychologist, License # 05517
NPI # 1023499043
Tax Identification # 47-1812078
APA Trust Sponsored Professional Liability Insurance, Policy # 58G26387905

Psy.D. 2014 – Loyola University Maryland
M.S. 2011 – Loyola University Maryland
B.S.E. 2004 – University of Michigan

WORK EXPERIENCE

Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, Towson, Maryland. 2015 – Present. Short-term and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy.

College Counselor, Goucher College, Towson, Maryland. 2015 – Present. Providing counseling services for undergraduate and graduate students.

Psychology Associate, Private Practice, Lutherville, Maryland. 2014 – 2015. Short-term and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy under the supervision of Dr. Cynthia N. Mendelson, Ph.D.

Predoctoral Intern, Stony Brook University Counseling Center, Stony Brook, New York. 2013 – 2014. Short-term and long-term individual psychodynamic psychotherapy; group psychotherapy; on-call crisis intervention; Assistant Clinical Director rotation.

Predoctoral Extern, Towson University Counseling Center, Towson, Maryland. 2012 – 2013. Short-term and long-term psychotherapy; mindfulness-based group counseling.

Predoctoral Extern, Notre Dame of Maryland University Counseling Center, Baltimore, Maryland. 2011 – 2012. Short-term and long-term psychodynamic psychotherapy; campus outreach.

Predoctoral Extern, Loyola Clinical Centers, Baltimore, Maryland. 2009 – 2011. Long-term individual psychotherapy; interpersonal/process group psychotherapy; intake interviewing; psychodiagnostic and psychoeducational testing; multidisciplinary assessment.

Program Manager, Microsoft Corporation, Redmond, Washington. 2003 – 2007. Managed pre-release customer programs for the company’s distributed composite application platform within the Connected Systems Division.

RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

Research Assistant, Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences, Ettenhofer Lab, 2010 – 2015. Developed computer-based performance tasks for assessment of traumatic brain injury and cognitive effort. Also developed custom data analysis software.

Principal Investigator, Loyola University Maryland, Department of Psychology, 2009 – 2014. Dissertation: Challenging Psychiatric Stigma in Mental Health Professionals.

Research Assistant, New York University, LeDoux Lab, The Center for Neural Science, 2008 – 2009. Investigated the neural basis of punishment learning. Employed techniques of behavioral neuroscience, behavioral pharmacology, in vivo tetrode electrophysiology, and histology.

Research Assistant, University of Washington, Center for Human Developmental Disorders Lab, 2008. Investigated hypotheses regarding the etiology of interpersonal and emotional deficits in autism. Wrote custom software that was needed to record EEG data at extremely high sampling rates.

Research Assistant, University of Washington, Child & Adolescent Adjustment Project, 2007 – 2008. Developed an EEG-based probabilistic learning task in order to investigate the neural basis of error detection deficits in adolescent boys with ADHD.

ARTICLES AND BOOK CHAPTERS

Safford, A., Kegel, J., Hershaw, J., Girard, D., & Ettenhofer, M. (2015). Eye-Tracking Technology for Estimation of Cognitive Load After Traumatic Brain Injury. In D. D. Schmorrow & C. M. Fidopiastis (Eds.) Foundations of Augmented Cognition (pp. 136-143). Springer International Publishing.

CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS

Safford, A., Kegel, J., Hershaw, J., Girard, D., & Ettenhofer, M. (2015, August). Eye-movement Based Detection of Subtle Cognitive Impairment for Enhanced Assessment of Mild Traumatic Brain Injury. Invited paper proposal at HCI International 2015, Los Angeles, CA.

Barry, D., Zeckler, G., Brewer, S., Girard, D., Mirochnitchenko, Reinhardt, L., & Ettenhofer, M. (2012, August). Correlates of a novel eye-tracking assessment: Cognition, depression, traumatic stress, combat exposure, and fatigue. Poster session presented at the 2012 Military Health System Research Symposium, Ft. Lauderdale, FL.

Barry, D., Girard, D., Mirochnitchenko, D., Zeckler, G., Reinhardt, L., Brewer, S., Landenburger, A., & Ettenhofer, M. (2012, May). Development of the Bethesda Eye & Attention Measure (BEAM) to evaluate neurocognitive function. Paper presented at the Uniformed Services University Graduate Programs Research Colloquium, Bethesda, MD.

Barry, D., Girard, D. M, Mirochnitchenko, D., Zeckler, G., Reinhardt, L., & Ettenhofer, M. (2011, December). Eye tracking assessment of mild traumatic brain injury: A pilot study of the Bethesda eye and attention measure (BEAM). Poster session presented at 4th Annual Trauma Spectrum Conference, Bethesda, MD.

Barry, D. M., Girard, D. M., Mirochnitchenko, D. O., & Ettenhofer, M. L. (2011, May). The RETiNA project: Eye tracking assessment of neurocognitive status after mild traumatic brain injury. Poster session presented at Uniformed Services University Research Week, Bethesda, MD.

Johansen, J. P., Girard, D. M., & LeDoux, J. E. (2009, October). Changes in behavioral decision making due to aversive outcomes requires the lateral and basal nuclei of the amygdala. Society for Neuroscience Abstracts, Chicago, IL.

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Affiliate Faculty, Goucher College, Psychological Distress and Disorder. Fall 2017. Teaching a 200-level course on psychopathology to undergraduate students.

Affiliate Faculty, Goucher College, Personality Theory. Spring 2017. Taught a 200-level course on personality to undergraduate students.

Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Advanced Psychopathology. Spring 2017. Teaching an advanced abnormal psychology course to masters students.

Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Introduction to Psychology. Fall 2016. Taught an introductory psychology course to undergraduate students.

Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Advanced Psychopathology. Spring 2016. Taught advanced abnormal psychology to Loyola masters students.

Guest Lecturer, Loyola University Maryland, Clinical Rotation. July 31, 2015. Lectured on attraction in psychotherapy to Loyola doctoral students.

Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Advanced Psychopathology. Spring 2015. Taught advanced abnormal psychology to Loyola doctoral students.

Affiliate Faculty, Loyola University Maryland, Psychopathology. Spring 2015. Taught abnormal psychology to Loyola undergraduates.

Guest Lecturer, Towson University, Lifespan and Development. February 15, 2013. Lectured on social and emotional development in infancy.

Teaching Assistant, Loyola University Maryland, Principles & Practices of Psychotherapy, Spring 2013. Introduced concepts of psychotherapy to Masters-level clinical psychology students.

Teaching Assistant, Loyola University Maryland, Principles & Practices of Psychotherapy, Spring 2013. Introduced concepts of psychotherapy to Masters-level clinical psychology students.

Guest Lecturer, Loyola University Maryland, Introduction to Psychology. September 20, 2012. Lectured on the anatomy and physiology of the nervous system.

Guest Lecturer, Loyola University Maryland, Principles & Practices of Psychotherapy. March 13, 2012. Lectured to Masters-level clinical psychology students on techniques of fostering awareness and interpretation.

Teaching Assistant, Loyola University Maryland, Principles & Practices of Psychotherapy, Spring 2012. Introduced concepts of psychotherapy to Masters-level clinical psychology students.

Teaching Assistant, Loyola University Maryland, Principles & Practices of Psychotherapy, Spring 2011. Introduced concepts of psychotherapy to Masters-level clinical psychology students.