Fred E.W. Peipman, Ph.D.

Licensed Psychologist

 

EDUCATION

Ph.D.               Counseling Psychology (APA Accredited), 2002

                       University of Miami, Department of Educational Psychology      

 

M.S.                 Mental Health Counseling & Human Resources, 1997

                         University of Bridgeport; Bridgeport, Connecticut

                         Department of Counseling and Human Resources

                                

B.A.                 Music, Psychology, 1994

                         Yale University; New Haven, Connecticut        

              

PROFESSIONAL CREDENTIALS

        Licensed Psychologist, California (#26578)

         Licensed Psychologist, Utah (expired) (#7594724-2501)

         Licensed Psychologist, Colorado (#3004)

         ASPPB Certificate of Professional Qualification (CPQ)

         Licensed Psychologist (expired), Florida (#PY6856)

         Licensed Professional Counselor (expired), Connecticut (#225)

        Licensed Professional Counselor (expired),  New Mexico (#4238)

        AASI Certified Snowboard Instructor

 

PROFESSIONAL AND RESEARCH EXPERIENCE

 

March 2010-                 Open Sky Wilderness Therapy

November 2013            Durango, Colorado

-Psychologist/Clinical Therapist with adolescents age 13-17, young adults, and their families.

-Clinical team leader for adolescent girls group.

-Provided wilderness-based therapy, assessment, treatment planning.

-Family therapy and consultation with parents, home therapists, educational consultants.

-Utilized motivational interviewing, cognitive-behavioral, and dialectic behavior therapies.

-Developed and presented in-service and staff training on topics including metaphors in therapy, technology and wilderness therapy, motivational interviewing, family dynamics, mindfulness and psychotherapy.

-Supervision of master’s and doctoral level clinicians, interns, residents.

 

November 2010                     Durango Mountain Resort

-  December 2014                   Snowboard Instructor (AASI Certified)

-Part-time Adult and Teen snowboard instructor.

-Provide private and group instruction to individuals and families.

-Teach lessons in Spanish, Italian.

-Received excellent performance reviews (copies available upon request)

 

 

February 2004               Fred Peipman, Ph.D., P.A.

-March 2010                   Adult, Adolescent, & Family Psychology

-Solution-focused individual, group, & family psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults.

-Motivational Interviewing for substance abuse and other behavioral changes.

-Couples, pre-commitment, parenting counseling, compatibility assessment & personality testing.

-Cognitive-behavioral approach integrated with mindfulness and contextual therapies.

-Educational, Vocational, and Psychological assessment for learning disorders, AD/HD, vocational and career exploration, substance abuse.

-Guest lectures and presentations on Personality Types and Relationships, Acceptance and Commitment Therapy, Mindfulness, Parenting, Communication Skills, Internet Safety, Online Social Networking.

 

 

 June 2004                    Kevin Lapinski, Ph.D., PA

- March 2010              Adult & Geriatric Neuropsychology

                                        Fort Lauderdale, Florida

-Neuropsychological and psychological assessment of adolescent, adult, and geriatric patients.

-Assessments for determination of appropriate housing and healthcare facility placement.

-Evaluations conducted in patient homes and at assisted living facilities.

Inpatient psychological and neuropsychological assessments at Imperial Point Medical Center.

-FAA mandated neuropsychological assessment of cockpit and cabin crew.

 

 

December 2008             Snowboard Instructor (AASI Certified)

-  March 2010                 Vail Snowsports School

-Part-time Adult and Teen snowboard instructor.

-Provided private and group instruction to individuals and families.

 

June 2005                    Neuroscience Center of Boca Raton

- May 2009                 Geriatric Neuropsychology

                                        Boca Raton, Florida   

-Neuropsychological assessment of geriatric patients.

-Assessments for determination of appropriate housing and healthcare facility placement.

-Assessment of dementia, cognitive impairment, and memory impairment.

 

February 2004        Staff Psychologist

- August 2008          Sarita R. Schapiro, Ph.D., PA

                                     Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychology

                                     Boca Raton, Florida

-Individual, group, family, and couples psychotherapy with children, adolescents, families.

Educational, vocational, and psychological assessment.

- Academic and study skills training.

 - Coaching for AD/HD, parenting, academic, work-related, emotional, and interpersonal issues.

Supervision of interns and post-doctoral fellows.

 

August 2002 -           College and Guidance Counselor

August 2004               Pine Crest School

                                       Fort Lauderdale, Florida

- Guidance Counselor for grades 9, 10 and 11; College Counselor for grades 11 and 12.

- Provided personal and academic counseling and short-term counseling.

- Assisted in coordinating evening college programs and college visits.

- Developed and implemented employee evaluation and feedback programming.

- Met with parents and students regarding academic, college, and personal issues and concerns.

- Signed and reviewed progress reports and report cards for grades 10 and 11.

- Interpreted achievement, psychological, and placement tests.

Assisted students with college applications, coordinating visits, and writing recommendations.

 

August 1998 -           Graduate Research Assistant

July 2001                   University of Miami

                                     Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences

- Conducted psychosexual, HIV risk, psychiatric, and substance abuse assessments with severely mentally ill substance abusers and adolescents involved in the juvenile justice system.

- Developed and implemented HIV and health promotion behavioral health interventions.

- Primary interventionist for the above behavioral interventions.

- Trained other mental health professionals in the implementation of clinical health promotion and HIV prevention interventions.

- Analyzed and conducted outcome and quality assurance procedures on project data using SPSS and AMOS, including structural equation modeling, and traditional multivariate analyses.

- Assisted with writing and editing of federal grant applications.

- Compiled research findings for professional publication and presentations.

 

May 1996 -               Counselor/Case Manager

July 1998                   University of New Mexico Mental Health Center

                                     Continuing Care Programs

                                     Albuquerque, New Mexico

- Worked with severely mentally ill adult and adolescent substance abusers, facilitating client access to social services, securing housing, health care, education, and mental health treatment.

- Coordinated the transition from hospital to home care, hospice, and assisted living facilities.

- Provided assessment and triage of patients in Psychiatric Emergency Services and in Acute Care Center.

- Provided assessment and individual therapy for patients with cancer, HIV and substance dependence. 

- Served as patient advocate and expert witness in forensic settings.

- Developed and implemented psycho-educational health care groups for patients and training programs and didactic presentations for health care providers.

 

 

January 1995 -         Case Manager

May 1996                  Regional Network of Programs

                                     Supervised Apartments

                                     Bridgeport, Connecticut

- Case manager for mentally ill adults in transition from hospitalization to community living.

- Assisted clients with money management, securing employment, medication management, assessment of psychosocial needs, securing social service benefits.

Conducted educational groups on HIV and STD prevention, symptom management, and other health related topics for patients and staff.

Worked as team leader for case management and therapy service providers, presenting workshops and serving as liaison ombudsman for management and professional staff.

 

 

September 1994 -          International Admissions & Academic Counselor

September 1996             University of Bridgeport

                                            Bridgeport, Connecticut

Recruited and interviewed foreign students in the U.S. and overseas in Asia and South America.

Evaluated international student applications and transcripts. 

- Served as INS campus liaison for issuance of student visas.

-  Provided academic advisement and counseling for international students.

-Worked with admissions and advisement staff providing group training in management and effectiveness related to multicultural issues.

 

SUPERVISED CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

 

August 2002-                 Post-Doctoral Psychology Resident

December 2003             Sarita R. Schapiro, Ph.D.

                                            Child, Adolescent and Adult Psychology

                                           Boca Raton, Florida

                                    Total Hours: 2000

- Individual psychotherapy with children, adolescents, adults.

Educational and Psychological assessment.

- Weekly supervision with licensed clinical psychologist.

- Formulation of treatment plans and coaching interventions.

Academic and study skills training.

 

August 2001 –               Psychology Intern

August 2002                  Southwest Consortium Predoctoral Psychology Internship (APA Accredited)

                                        New Mexico Veterans Affairs Health Care System

University of New Mexico Health Sciences Center

Albuquerque, New Mexico

Total Hours: 2000

 

August 2001 –               Behavioral Medicine Rotation

February 2002               Albuquerque V.A. Health Center

- Consultation service to medical service providing range of treatment interventions to medical patients, including individual and family therapy, behavioral management of medical illness, compensatory strategies for cognitive impairment, pain management;

- Developed and provided group treatment for CPAP desensitization, Healthy Lifestyles (weight management), Smoking Cessation, and Pain Management.

- Assessment duties, including clinical interviews, cognitive screening, semi-structured interviews for specific diseases, objective psychodiagnostic evaluations.

- Consulted with physicians and other health care providers

 

August 2001 –               Consultation and Liaison Psychiatry Service

February 2002               University of New Mexico Hospital

- Completed consultations for psychiatric patients in significant distress due to  medical conditions.

- Evaluated and treated medical in-patients, including assessment of suicidality, decisional capacity, grief counseling, mental status assessment, psychiatric hospitalization, and chronic and acute illness issues.

- Evaluated and developed understanding of the use of psychotropic medications, laboratory and diagnostic findings, including interactions between medical and psychological issues.

- Assessed patients from wide range of cultural backgrounds (including Anglo, various Native American, and Hispanic populations) with appropriate referrals, recommendations, and follow-up options, including evaluations of Spanish speaking patients.

-  Completed clinical interviews and assessments of patients electing to undergo gastric bypass surgery.

 

February 2002 -             Psychosocial Rehabilitation Rotation

May 2002                      Albuquerque V.A. Health Center

Conducted clinical interviews and psychological assessments for residential treatment program serving homeless veterans and Day Treatment program for severely mentally ill veterans.

Completed full psychological and cognitive assessments and reports for VA Regional Office Department of Vocational Rehabilitation.

Provided group and individual psychotherapy and psycho-educational interventions.

Developed and administered Communication and Social Skills group for day treatment program.

- Administered, scored, and interpreted cognitive, neuropsychological, vocational, and personality tests.

 

 

May 2002 -                    Mental Health Center Psychotherapy Services Rotation

August 2002                  University of New Mexico Health Sciences: Mental Health Center

 

Provided time-limited individual therapy to 18 dually-diagnosed and severely and chronically mentally ill adolescents using motivational interviewing and cognitive behavioral modalities.

Lead psycho-educational and motivational enhancement groups for substance abusers, those with anxiety and depressive disorders, and patients with chronic medical problems.

Developed  Spanish language psycho-educational group for women with depression and anxiety.

Prepared and facilitated psychotherapy groups on inpatient and partial hospitalization wards.

Evaluated psychotherapy outcomes from individual and group interventions.

Used desensitization for trauma and basic relaxation protocols with adolescent substance abusers.

Consulted with social workers, mental health counselors, and psychiatrists to coordinate care.

 

August 1999 -                Clinical Practicum Intern

June 2000                      University of Miami Sylvester Comprehensive Cancer                                           Center- Courtelis Center for Psychosocial Oncology

- Conducted psychological evaluations and psychosocial assessments.

- Provided individual and family therapy with cancer patients and family members.

- Used hypnosis, relaxation techniques, and cognitive behavioral treatment for management of symptoms, side effects of treatment, pain, and stress.

- Conducted leukemia patient support group.

- Assisted with transitions to hospice services for patients and families.

- Provided crisis management of psychosocial issues related to treatment.

 

 

Fall 1999 -                  Staff Therapist Practicum Intern

Spring 2000             University of Miami

                                     Institute for Family Living

- Conducted long-term and brief psychotherapy with individuals, couples, and families.

- Provided Spanish language therapy to individuals and couples.

 -Developed and presented community workshops for clients and other mental health professionals in the areas of preventive health care, behavioral management in the workplace, and understanding cultural differences at work.

 

September 1995 -          Counseling Practicum Intern

March 1996                     Greater Bridgeport Community Mental Health Center

- Provided supervised individual therapy to adult and adolescent psychiatric patients in inpatient and outpatient programs.

Conducted supervised assessments in psychiatric emergency services.

- Co-facilitated therapy groups in partial hospitalization and day treatment programs. 

Worked closely with medical staff in providing social work services for medical patients and their families at Bridgeport Hospital.

 

Summer 1995          Practicum Intern

                                    University of Bridgeport Student Counseling Services

- Provided individual and group counseling to college undergraduate students.

- Developed and ran psycho-educational groups on HIV and STD prevention, drug and alcohol abuse awareness, student mental health strategies, and sex, dating, and relationships.

Worked with student services to provide crisis care services for students and staff.

·         Conducted group workshops for professional staff addressing understanding of cultural differences among students and effective management of such issues.

 

Spring 1995                   Bereavement Counseling Practicum Intern

                                     Connecticut Hospice

                                     Branford, Connecticut

 

- Co-led groups for patients with cancer and HIV diseases and support groups for grieving families and friends.

- Implemented pain management protocols involving therapeutic interventions such as counseling, hypnosis, guided imagery, and relaxation.

- Worked closely with families and patients to coordinate hospice services.

 
PUBLICATIONS AND MANUSCRIPTS

Malow, R.M, Dévieux, J., Martinez, L., Lucenko, B., Peipman, F., & Kalichman, S. (In Press). History of traumatic Abuse and HIV risk behaviors in severely mentally ill substance abusing adults. Journal of Family Violence.

Kalichman, S.C., Malow, R.M. Dévieux, J.G., Stein, J.A., & Peipman, F.E.W. (2005). HIV risk reduction for substance abusing seriously mentally ill adults: Test of the information-motivation- behavior skills (IMB) model. Community Mental Health Journal 41, (3): 277-290.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2002) Gender role orientation, self-efficacy for safer sex, and HIV risk among severely mentally ill women. Dissertation-Abstracts-International:-Section-B:-The-Sciences-and-Engineering 63(6-B): 3020.

Malow, R.M., McMahon, R.C., Peipman, F.E.W., & Jennings, T.E. (2002). Mediators of HIV risk among African-American men. Journal of Articles in Support of the Null Hypothesis 1, (1): 8-14

Peipman, F.E.W, (1995). Business, The World, And You. [Electronic version] Unification News. http://www.tparents.org/unews/unws9503/bridgpt.htm.

Peipman, F.E.W, (1995). A Future in Music at the University of Bridgeport. [Electronic version] Unification News. http://www.tparents.org/unews/unws9503/bridgpt.htm.

Peipman, F.E.W, (1996, March). The Importance of the Graduate Admissions Essay. USCampus.com. http://www.uscampus.com/get_help/library/library_admmajor/article_graessays.htm

PRESENTATIONS, LECTURES, AND WORKSHOPS

Peipman, F.E.W. (2013).  Feeling Everything and Nothing at Once: Understanding clients with Borderline Personality Disorder. Workshop presented at International Educational Consultant Annual Fall Conference. November 2013. San Diego, CA.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2013).  Motivational Interviewing. Workshop presented at Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council’s Wilderness Therapy Symposium. September 2013. Boulder, CO.

Peipman, F.E.W., & Gilbert, M. (2013).  The World Wide Wilderness: Social media, cyber-psychology, and the wilderness therapy community. Workshop presented at Outdoor Behavioral Healthcare Council’s Wilderness Therapy Symposium. September 2013. Boulder, CO.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2013).  Motivational Interviewing. Workshop presented at International Educational Consultant Annual Spring Conference. April 2013. Chicago, IL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2012).  What You Need To Know About Adolescents Online. Lecture at the National Association of Therapeutic Schools and Programs annual conference. February 2012. Orlando, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2011).  The New AOL: Adolescents Online-Further Understanding the Online Lives of Teens. Workshop presented at International Educational Consultant Annual Fall Conference. November 2011.Dallas, TX.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2011).  The Painful Price of Living in the Shadow of a False Sense of Self-Addictions, Fame, and the Digital Divide. Lecture at the Foundations Recovery Network Symposium. September 2011. Palm Bach, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2010).  Cyber Psychology and Adolescent Online Behaviors. Workshop presented at International Educational Consultant Annual Fall Conference. Cincinnati, OH.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2009).  Cyber Psychology and Online Identity Management. Workshop presented to psychology interns at The Center for Group Counseling. Boca Raton, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2009). Online Safety: What Middle School Parents Should Know. Lecture presented at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Middle School, Boca Raton, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2009).  Staying Safe Online: Social Networking and Safety for High School Students. Lecture presented at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Upper School. Boca Raton, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2009). Mindful Parenting. Lecture presented at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Middle School, Boca Raton, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2008). Online Safety: What Middle School Parents Should Know. Lecture presented at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Middle School, Boca Raton, FL.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2008). An Introduction to Personality Types, Personality Types and Relationships.  Enrichment Lectures for Royal Caribbean International, Explorer of the Seas, Southern Caribbean.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2008). Online Social Networking, Cyber Bullying, and Internet Safety, What Every Parent Should Know. Lecture and workshop presented at the Young Presidents Organization, Bahamas Chapter 2008 Abaco Retreat, Abaco, Bahamas.

Peipman, F.E.W. (2008). Internet Safety & Cyber Bullying Prevention, for Parents of Middle School Children. Donna Klein Jewish Academy, Boca Raton, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2009). Mindful Parenting. Lecture presented at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Middle School, Boca Raton, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2007). Personality Types and Parenting. Workshop presented at Young Presidents Organization, Spouse Forum Retreat, Vail, CO.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2007). Online Social Networking and Internet Safety, What Every Parent Should Know. Lecture and workshop presented at the Young Presidents Organization, 2007 Family Conference, Orlando, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2007). Personality Types and Relationships.  Enrichment Lecture on Norwegian Cruise Lines America, Pride of America, HI.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2007). Understanding Personality Types.  Enrichment Lecture on Norwegian Cruise Lines America, Pride of America, HI.

 Peipman, F.E.W., & Schapiro, S.R (2006). Overprotective Parenting: How Much Is Too Much? Presentation at St. Andrew’s Preparatory School, Boca Raton, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2005). The Worst Mistakes Parents Make (and how to fix them). Lecture presented to the Pembroke Pines Elementary Parent Teacher Association, Pembroke Pines, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2005). Cutting the Cords: Fostering Integrity and Independence in Children and Adolescents. Workshop presented to the Broward Parent Coalition, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2004). The Transition from High School to College: A Primer for Counselors, Parents, and Students. Workshop presented at the Southern Association of College Admissions Counselors 39th Annual Conference, Savannah, GA.

 Schapiro, S.R., & Peipman, F.E.W. (2003). Attention Problems: Helping Our Children Succeed. Workshop presented at the 14th Annual Family Central Education Conference, Fort Lauderdale, FL.

 Peipman, F.E.W., Dévieux, J.G., Malow, R.M., Lucenko, B.A., & Kalichman, S.C. (2001). An Effective HIV Risk Reduction Intervention among Severely Mentally Ill (SMI), Alcohol and Other Drug (AOD) Abusers. Poster presented at American Public Health Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 Peipman, F.E.W., Dévieux, J.G., Lucenko, B.A., Malow, R.M., Feaster, D.J., & Kalichman, S.C. (2001). Condom Use Skills and Social Context in HIV Risk Reduction for SMI Alcohol or Other Drug (AOD) Abusers. Poster presented at American Public Health Annual Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 Peipman, F.E.W., Dévieux, J.G., Malow, R.M., Lucenko, B.A., & Kalichman, S.C. (2001). An Evaluation of the Information, Motivation, and Behavior (IMB) Model Among Severely Mentally Ill Substance Abusers. Poster presented at Centers for Disease Control Annual HIV/AIDS Prevention Conference, Atlanta, GA.

 Peipman, F.E.W. (2001). Acceptance and commitment in relationships. Lecture and group workshop presented at the University of Miami, Institute for Family Living.

 Peipman, F.E.W., McMahon, R.C., Malow, R.M., Jennings, T.E., Clews, N.E.S., Owens, J. & Chizan-Pluta, A.M.  (2000). Mediators of HIV risk among African-American women.  Poster presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 Gomez, C.J., McMahon, R.C., Malow, R.M., Clews, N.E.S., Jennings, T.E., Peipman, F.E.W., Martinez, L.M., Victorson, D. & Dévieux, J. (2000).  Post-treatment HIV risk outcomes for AOD abusing women. Poster presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 Peipman, F.E.W., Jennings, T.E., McMahon, R.C., Malow, R.M., Clews, N.E.S., Owens, J., Gomez, C. & Martinez, L.L. (2000).  Subgroups of HIV risk among African American women. Poster presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 Clews, N.E.S., McMahon, R.C., Malow, R. M., Jennings, T.E., Owens, J. Peipman, F.E. W. & Victorson, D. (2000).  Prediction of HIV risk behaviors among African American women. Poster presented at the 108th Annual Convention of the American Psychological Association, Washington, D.C.

 McMahon, R.C., Gomez, C.J., Jennings, T.E., Malow, R.M, & Peipman, F.E.W (1999).

Stability and Change in HIV Risk Attitudes. Poster Presented at the American Psychological Association, 107th Annual Convention, Boston.

 McMahon, R.C., Malow, R.M, Jennings, T.E., Peipman, F.E.W, Gomez, C.J., & Clews, N.E.S. (1999). HIV Risk Among Non-Injection Drug Users. Poster Presented at the American Psychological Association, 107th Annual Convention, Boston.

 Jennings, T.E., Peipman, F.E.W., McMahon, R.C., & Malow, R.M. (1999). Psychosocial Predictors of HIV Risk Behavior among Pregnant Substance Abusers. Poster Presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

  McMahon, R.C., Jennings, T.E., Malow, R.M, & Peipman, F.E.W, (1999). Prediction of HIV Sexual Risk Behavior Among Adolescent Substance Abusers. Poster Presented at the Society for Behavioral Medicine, Annual Conference, San Diego, CA.

 McMahon, R.C., Loewinger, L., Malow, R.M., Jennings, T.E., & Peipman, F.E.W, (1999). Substance abuse related problems in MCMI-II personality clusters. Poster Presented at the American Psychological Association, 107th Annual Convention, Boston.

 

AWARDS AND HONORS

         1995           Professors’ World Peace Academy graduate study grant.

         1997           University of Bridgeport, award for outstanding thesis.

         1997           Phi Kappa Phi Graduate Honor Society.

         1998           University of Miami Student Research & Creativity Forum: 2nd place.

        2000           Phi Delta Kappa Men & Women in Education Scholarship Award.

 

COMMUNITY SERVICE

1991 - 1992        Music therapy assistant, Ben Haven home for autistic                                             children.

1994 - 1995          Student AIDS Educator, Yale University Student Services.

1995 - 1997          Group Facilitator, Cancer Survivors,  Bridgeport C.M.H.C.

1997 – 1998          Volunteer Counseling Coordinator, Outward Bound.

1998- 2008           Group facilitator, Leukemia and Lymphoma Society of                                          America.

2005-present        Volunteer for Wings Foundation at American Airlines.

2015- present        Golden Gate Men's Chorus-President

 

 PROFESSIONAL MEMBERSHIPS

American Psychological Association

National Association of College Admissions Counselors

American Association of Snowboard Instructors (National and Rocky Mountain divisions)

 

LANGUAGES

Spanish (written and spoken) Conducted assessments and individual therapy in Spanish.

Italian (written and spoken)

 

PERSONAL INTERESTS

Snowboarding, scuba diving, sailing, mountain-biking, hiking.

 Personal health and fitness, travel, singing, cooking.

 

 

                             References  Available Upon Request