Modesto Hevia Modesto Jesus Hevia, PsyD

modesto_hevia@williamjames.edu

Role(s)

  • Full-time Core Faculty, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology

Degrees

  • PsyD, Clinical Psychology (1988)
  • MS, Psychology (1982)
  • BS, Psychology (1977)

Teaching

  • Diversity and Cross-Cultural Psychology
  • Adult Psychopathology
  • Clinical Seminar II
  • Projective Methods
  • College Mental Health Practice

Research and Practice Interests

  • Social justice education
  • Cultural and diversity variables and clinical practice
  • Traditional and short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy
  • Psychological assessment with projective methods
  • Lifespan personality development
  • The psychology of men and masculinity
  • Sport psychology

Professional Licenses and Certifications

  • Licensed Psychologist in Massachusetts and Florida

Publications and Presentations

Publications

(Hevia, M.J., in press): “Surviving and Thriving as a Social Justice Educator: A Developmental Perspective.”  Invited book chapter to appear in upcoming edited volume: Research on University Teaching and Faculty Development: International Perspectives, Olga M. Alegre (Editor). New York: Nova Publishing.

Hevia, M.J. (2012). Designing immersion projects for multicultural education. International  Journal of University Teaching and Faculty Development, Volume 3(1), 59-69.

Presentations

Hevia, M.J.: “Treating personality disorders in the college mental health setting.” In-service training workshop delivered to the staff and trainees of the Center for Counseling & Student Development, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, March 28, 2014.

Hevia, M.J.: “Short-term psychodynamic psychotherapy: Core techniques and applications.”

In-service training workshop delivered to the staff and trainees of the Center for Counseling & Student Development, Roger Williams University, Bristol, RI, March 16, 2013.

Hevia, M.J.: “Treating college men with disorders in the narcissistic spectrum: Theory, technique, and insights from a new psychology of men and masculinity.”  In-service training workshop delivered to the staff and trainees of the Center for Counseling & Student Development, Roger William University, Bristol, RI, September 9, 2012.

Hevia, M.J.: “Experience is the best teacher: Designing immersion projects for multicultural education.” Poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Institute for the Teaching of Psychology, St. Petersburg, FL., January3-6, 2011. 

Current Professional Leadership and/or Concurrent Work Experience

  • Lecturer in Psychology, Harvard Medical School
  • Clinical Supervisor, Cambridge Health Alliance
  • Independent practice

Prior Professional Leadership and/or Work Experience

  • Director, Master’s Programs in Counseling and Forensic Psychology, Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Boston, MA.
  • Director, Counseling Service / University Health Services, University of Massachusetts, Boston.
  • Chief of Psychology, Florida Hospital at Celebration Health Center, Orlando, FL.
  • Program Director, Psy.D. Program in Clinical and Community Psychology, University Of LaVerne, LaVerne, CA.
  • Director, University Counseling Center, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.
  • Staff Psychologist, Massachusetts General Hospital / Chelsea MHC, Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA and Chelsea, MA.
  • Staff Psychologist, Sexual Abuse Treatment Team, Children’s Hospital / Harvard Medical School, Boston, MA.
  • Staff Psychologist, Boston College Counseling Service, Chestnut Hill, MA.
  • Staff Psychologist, Emerson College Counseling Center, Boston, MA.
  • Staff Psychologist, Counseling & Testing Center, University of Central Florida, Orlando, FL.
  • Professor of Psychology, Arizona School of Professional Psychology / Argosy University, Phoenix.
  • Associate Professor of Psychology, University of LaVerne, LaVerne, CA.
  • Assistant Professor of Psychology, Florida Institute of Technology, Melbourne, FL.

Professional Affiliations

  • American Psychological Association

Community Engagement

  • American Cancer Society, Relay for Life, Arlington High School, Arlington, MA
  • ALS / Angel Fund, 100 Innings of Baseball, Quincy, MA
  • Walk for Cancer / Making Strides against Breast Cancer, Boston, MA
  • MSPCA – Walk for Animals, Boston, MA
  • MSPCA – Fast and Furriest, walk/run for animals, Boston, MA