Kimberly L. Brunt, Ph.D., H.S.P.P.

Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology

Psychology Internship Coordinator, Westville Campus

Licensed Clinical Psychologist (Anxiety & OCD Behavioral Health Center, Munster, IN)

Introduction

Dr. Brunt is a Clinical Assistant Professor of Psychology and Psychology Internship Coordinator in Westville. Dr. Brunt is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist who sees patients at AOBHC in Munster, IN

Research Overview

Dr. Brunt’s research focuses on the Scholarship of Teaching and Learning (SOTL) with specific emphasis on teaching efficacy and student outcomes. Her current research assesses the impact that bringing psychology graduates working in the field back to speak with current students has on current student interest in pursuing careers in psychology. She has presented her research at MPA in Chicago, IL.

I love teaching at PNW and enjoy mentoring our diverse and hard-working students. It is my goal to create a positive, safe, and supportive environment in which all students feel welcome and valued. Many of my classroom activities are meant to encourage teamwork, problem-solving, and self-reflection in fun and creative ways.

Publications

Brunt, K., DeLeon, C., Jordan, J., (2020). Utilizing psychology graduates as motivators for current psychology majors. Poster accepted for presentation at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Society for the Teaching of Psychology Program at MPA, April 2020, Chicago, IL

Brunt, K., DeLeon, C., Ordziejewski, A. & Keen, K. (2019). Assessing the impact of prerequisites on psychology internship preparation. Poster presented at the Annual Meeting of the Midwestern Psychological Association, Society for the Teaching of Psychology Program at MPA, April 2019, Chicago, IL

Teaching Focus

Her teaching focus are Abnormal Psychology, Professional and Ethical Issues in Psychology, and Internship training.

Kimberly Brunt

Contact

(219) 989-5251

kbrunt@pnw.edu

Office Location:

Schwarz Hall 30G

Education

  • 1996 Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology Finch University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL (Now named Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science) APA- Accredited Clinical Psychology Program
  • 1993 M.S. in Clinical Psychology Finch University of Health Sciences/ The Chicago Medical School, North Chicago, IL (Now named Rosalind Franklin University of Medicine & Science)
  • 1989 Bachelor of Arts, Psychology, With Highest Distinction Purdue University, West Lafayette, IN

Areas of Expertise

  • Assessment, Diagnosis, and Treatment of Mental Health Disorders
  • Abnormal Psychology Professional and Ethical Issues in Psychology

Credentials, Accreditations & Awards

  • January 2019 to Present: Certified Digital Learning Instructor (PNW) December 1998 to Present: Licensed Clinical Psychologist State of Indiana Psychology License # 20041373A
  • February 1999 to Present: Health Service Provider in Psychology (H.S.P.P.) State of Indiana

Curriculum Vitae