Modesto Jesus Hevia, PsyD
- Full-time Core Faculty, PsyD Program in Clinical Psychology
- PsyD, Clinical Psychology (1988)
- MS, Psychology (1982)
- BS, Psychology (1977)
- 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
(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.
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.
- American Psychological Association
- 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