Thomas Gerard Fearing, Ph.D.
Fayetteville, NC 28306
Licensed as a Clinical Psychologist in the State of Illinois
Illinois Dept. of Financial and Professional Regulation
License #071-006655 (Initial Licensure: 12/2003)
Doctor of Philosophy, Clinical Psychology, 2002
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Program accredited by the American Psychological Association.
Master of Arts, Clinical Psychology, 1999
University of Louisville, Louisville, Kentucky
Bachelor of Arts, Psychology 1996
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, Minnesota
Operational Psychology in Personnel Selection Course (OPPS), Directorate of Psychological Applications, U.S. Army Special Operations Command. 22-26 May, 2017, Fort Bragg NC
Advanced Operational Psychology Assessment (AOPAC), Directorate of Psychological Applications, U.S. Army Special Operations Command. 27 NOV-06 DEC 26, Fort Bragg NC
Neurofeedback 5-Day Training, Stens Corporation, June 2018
QEEG 5-Day Training, Stens Corporation, December 2018
SOCOM Executive Coaching Course, anticipated completion March 2019
PROFESSIONAL WORK EXPERIENCE
Command Psychologist, US Marine Corps Special Operations Command (MARSOC), Camp Lejeune, NC
Dates Employed: 11/2016 – present
Supervisor: CAPT John Lieske M.D., MARSOC Force Surgeon
Duties: Provide leadership and expert consultation in regards to psychological health across the Command. Provide guidance and operating procedures regarding psychological health initiatives. Represent Command at high-level meetings related to psychological health. Participate in assessment and selection of Marines to enter training as Critical Skills Operators and screening of Special Operational Capable Marines. Program Lead for the Command suicide prevention program. Clinical Director of 10 credentialed mental health professionals providing clinical care. Provide oversight of over 30 psychological health professionals providing non-clinical services. Provide clinical mental health care and performance enhancement services to Special Forces Marines and Sailors. Program lead for implementation of neurocognitive surveillance program.
Evidenced-Based Psychotherapy Champion Consultant, Center for Deployment Psychology, Henry M. Jackson Foundation for the Advancement of Military Medicine, 4301 Jones Bridge Road, Bethesda MD 20814
Dates Employed: 02/2015 – 06/2016
Supervisor: Jeffrey Cook, Ph.D. 301-***-****
Duties: Provide expert consultation at Naval Hospital Camp Lejeune to DoD mental health providers for implementation of Evidence-Based Psychotherapies in support of a Joint Incentive Fund project. Mostly provided consultation for Cognitive Processing Therapy and Prolonged Exposure treatments for combat-related PTSD. Additionally provided consultation for Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Insomnia and Cognitive Behavioral Therapy for Depression.
Deployment Health Psychologist, Deployment Health Clinic, Naval Hospital Camp Pendleton, Box 555191, Camp Pendleton CA 92055
1.Employee of OMV Medical, 10/2012 – 09/2014
Supervisor: CDR Delthenia Mahone (Site Supervisor) 850-***-****
Duties: Responsible for clinical assessment and treatment of active duty
Service members with deployment-related psychiatric conditions.
Conduct comprehensive pre- and post- deployment psychological
evaluations. Assigned specifically as embedded provider with the 5th
2.Employee of Department of Navy (GS-13 TERM), 09/2011 – 09/2012
Supervisor: CDR Delthenia Mahone 850-***-****
Duties: (1) Responsible for clinical assessment and treatment of active duty service members with deployment-related psychiatric conditions. Conduct comprehensive pre- and post- deployment psychological evaluations. (2) Provide clinical assessment of students at the US Marine Corps School of Infantry (3) Embedded psychologist with the 5th Marine Regiment.
Clinical Psychologist (GS-13), Warrior Restoration Center, Winn Army Community Hospital, 1601 Harmon St., Ft. Stewart, GA, 31334
Dates Employed: 07/2010 – 09/2011
Supervisor: Major Jessica Parker, Psy.D.
Duties: (1) Staff psychologist. Psychologist in a multidisciplinary
military clinic specializing in the assessment and treatment of
mild Traumatic Brain Injury (MTBI) and deployment related mental
health sequelae in active duty service members. Conduct comprehensive
behavioral health evaluations for service members with complex
psychological-medical presentations. Conduct psychological testing and
neuropsychological screening, as well as neuropsychological testing under
supervision of a Neuropsychologist. Participate in multidiscplinary team
case meetings and provide expert consultation in combat stress injuries.
Provide individual and group psychotherapy for service members with
comorbid combat stress injuries and MTBI.
(2) Director, Intensive Outpatient Program. Developed and
provide ongoing leadership for a two-week intensive outpatient program
for combat-related behavioral health sequelae.
Deployment Health Psychologist, Deployment Health Center, United States Naval Hospital Okinawa, Okinawa, Japan, FPO, AP, 96362
Dates Employed: 9/27/2007 – 07/01/2010
Supervisor: CDR Janet Gehring
Director, Branch Medical Clinics, USNH Okinawa
Duties: Responsible for assessment and treatment of active duty service
members with deployment-related mental health conditions. Interventions
include individual, group, and marital psychotherapy. Conduct
predeployment and postdeployment comprehensive mental health
evaluations. Instituted standardized assessment procedure for research
and program evaluation purposes. Determined procedures for
implementation of neurocognitive screening of active duty service
members on Okinawa. Tasked as primary mental health provider for
assessment of Traumatic Brain Injury and appointed head of hospital-wide
Traumatic Brain Injury Clinical Care Team. Brief area commands on
aspects of deployment-related mental health issues. Provided consultation
to Japanese Defense Force on implementation of combat-operational stress
program. Provided clinical supervision for unlicensed mental health
counselors. Created training program for students from local master’s
degree counseling psychology program.
Instructor, University of Maryland – University College; Okinawa Campus, Okinawa, Japan
Dates Employed: 01/2008-05/2008
Supervisor: Dr. Henry Grubb; do not have current contact information
Duties: Instructor for a graduate-level Group Psychotherapy course for students in a Master’s Level Counseling Psychology Program.
Naval Officer and Clinical Psychologist, United States Navy, Naval Medical Center San Diego, 34800 Bob Wilson Drive, San Diego, CA, 92134
Dates Employed: 01/2004 – 07/2007
Supervisor: Captain Warren Klam, M.D.
Positions and Duties:
(1) Staff Psychologist, Mental Health Unit, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clinic, and Adult Outpatient Clinic, Naval Medical Center San Diego, (03/2004-08/2004; 03/2005-07/2007). Duties: Primary duty was the assessment and treatment of active duty Marines, Sailors, Soldiers, and Coast Guardsmen from a varied catchment area with a range of presenting problems. Due to prior training and experience, was the primary referral source for Marines and Sailors with combat stress injuries.
Assessment of U.S. Marine Corps recruits for fitness for duty. Psychological assessment and treatment of active duty Marines and Sailors from area commands. Primarily assessed and treated service members with combat stress injuries. Command recognized as an expert in combat stress injuries. Performed security clearance evaluations, as well as suitability for duty evaluations for various specialty groups (e.g. Aviators, submariners).
(2) Officer-in-Charge, Combat Stress Platoon, 1St Forces Service Support Group, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force, Camp Falluja, Iraq. (09/2004-03/2005). Duties: Officer in charge of forward-deployed combat stress team attached to a surgical company. Provided clinical and consultative services to members of the 1st Marine Expeditionary Force. Supervised three psychiatric technicians and one post-doctoral, unlicensed psychologist in the assessment and treatment of combat-operational stress. Personally assessed and/or treated over 250 individuals and supervised over 300 additional cases. Briefed over 1000 Marines and Sailors on combat stress, suicide prevention, and redeployment. Trained detention center staff in prevention of prisoner abuse and provided ongoing consultation. Provided psychiatric evaluations of enemy combatants using a translator. Received Letter of Commendation from Commanding General, 1st Marine Expeditionary Force for actions during Operation Al Fajr (assault on Falluja, Iraq in 11/2004).
(3) Head, Mental Health Unit, Marine Corps Recruit Depot Branch Medical Clinic, Naval Medical Center San Diego (06/2005 – 11/2007).
Duties: Manager for a busy outpatient mental health clinic with a catchment of over 40,000 Marines and Sailors. Through effective leadership increased the productivity of the clinic by over 30%, and reduced the clinic no-show rate from over 40% to less than 10%. Provided clinical supervision for postdoctoral unlicensed psychologists. Clinical duties as specified in (1) above.
(4) Head, Special Psychiatric Rapid Intervention Team, Naval Medical Center San Diego, (07/2005 – 11/2006). Duties: Headed a multidisciplinary team providing early intervention services in the aftermath of traumatic events. Team responsible for supporting U.S. Navy assets on West Coast and in the Asia/Pacific region. Upon assuming command of the team changed policies and procedures to reflect recent advances in early intervention.
(5)Faculty Member, Psychology Training Faculty, Naval Medical
Center San Diego (05/2004 – 11/2006). Duties: Faculty member for a predoctoral clinical psychology internship accredited by the American Psychological Association. Provided clinical supervision for interns assessing U.S. Marine Corps Recruits. Provided training and supervision for treatment of combat stress injuries. “Most Outstanding Supervisor” for 2005-06 training year.
Unlicensed Staff Psychologist, Mental Health Care Line, Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3200 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH
Dates Employed: 11/2002 – 12/2003
Supervisor: Danielle Miller, Ph.D.
Duties: Worked as a Staff Psychologist in the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment program as a post-doctoral provider under clinical supervision to obtain licensure hours. Provision of group and individual psychotherapy, as well as psychological and psychiatric assessments with patients in both a residential and outpatient program.
Research Project Professional, Department of Psychiatry, University of
Chicago, 5841 S. Maryland Ave., Chicago, IL, 60637
Dates Employed: 11/2000 – 08/2001.
Supervisor: Francis McMahon, M.D.
Duties: Conducted semi-structured psychiatric interviews 10-24 hours per week with research participants as part of a multi-site investigation of the genetic transmission of bipolar disorders funded by the National Institute of Mental Health.
Clinical Interviewer, HIV Integration Project, Hektoen Research Institute, Cook
County Hospital, 2100 W. Harrison St., Chicago, IL, 60612
Dates Employed: 12/2000 – 08/2001
Supervisors: David deBoer, Ph.D.; phone: 773-***-****
Duties: Conducted psychiatric interviews 28 hour per week with participants for a multi-site study investigating the efficacy of an integrative treatment for HIV patients with both a DSM-IV psychiatric and substance abuse diagnosis Project funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse and the National Institute of Mental Health.
Research Assistant, Minnesota Competence Enhancement Project, University
of Minnesota Hospital, Department of Psychiatry, 2450 Riverside Ave, Minneapolis, MN, 55454
Dates Employed: 01/1995 – 05/1996
Supervisors: Gerald August, Ph.D and Michale Bloomquist, Ph.D.;
Duties: Assisted on prevention research program 20 hours per week with children diagnosed with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder at risk for developing conduct disorder funded by the National Institute of Mental Health. Primary duty was psychiatric interviewing of adult (parent) research participants with the Structured Clinical Interview for DSM-IV. Conducted child assessments, peer assessments, and data entry.
CLINICAL TRAINING EXPERIENCE
Psychology Predoctoral Intern, Psychology Service, Mental Health Care
Line, Cincinnati Veterans Administration Medical Center, 3200 Vine St., Cincinnati, OH
Training Dates: 09/2001 – 09/2002
Supervisors: Rachelle Sekerka, Ph.D., Juris Mezinskis, Ph.D., Paul
Diamond, Ph.D., ABPP, Jonathon Steinberg, Ph.D., Danielle Miller, Ph.D.
Duties: (1) Six-month major rotation (28 hours weekly) with Dual Diagnosis Services. Provision of individual and group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, and case management services to individuals with a co-morbid substance abuse and psychiatric diagnosis on an outpatient basis as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. (2) Six-month major rotation with the Post Traumatic Stress Disorder Treatment program. Provision of group and individual psychotherapy, as well as psychological and psychiatric assessments with patients in both a residential and outpatient program. (3) Twelve-month minor rotation (12 hours weekly) with the Cincinnati Addiction Treatment Center (CinARC) working on research projects funded by the National Institute of Drug Abuse.
Therapist, Psychological Services Center, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Training Dates: 08/1996 – 11/2000
Supervisors: Ann Marie Albano, Ph.D., Janet Woodruff-Borden,
Ph.D., Greg Talliaferro, Ph.D., Stanley Murrell, Ph.D.
Duties: Provision of psychotherapy and psychological assessment services 4-12 hours per week in an outpatient community clinic to children, adolescents, and adults. Treatment approaches included cognitive-behavioral, and interpersonal-psychodynamic. Presenting problems included a range of anxiety, mood, and personality disorders. Psychological assessments included intellectual, academic, personality and diagnostic testing.
Psychology Practicum Student, Outpatient Psychiatric Services, University of
Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, 40204
Training Dates: 08/1999 – 07/2000
Supervisor: Tracy D. Eells, Ph.D., M.B.A.
Duties: Provision of psychotherapy and psychological assessment services 20 hours per week in a high-volume outpatient clinic serving a primarily low-income, adult population. Psychotherapy approaches included cognitive-behavioral and interpersonal-psychodynamic. Presenting problems included a range of mood, anxiety, and personality disorders. Psychological assessments included administration and interpretation of intellectual, neuropsychological, and personality tests. Additionally, conducted personality, intellectual, and neuropsychological assessment for hospital’s inpatient psychiatric unit.
Assistant Instructor, Interviewing Skills Course, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Training Dates: 10/1999 – 03/2000
Supervisor: Paul Salmon, Ph.D,
Duties: Provided intensive supervision and training for first-year
graduate students in clinical psychology in the development of basic
Psychology Practicum Student, Dual Diagnosis Unit, Central State Hospital, 10510 LaGrange Rd, Louisville, KY, 40223
Training Dates: 071998 – 06/1999
Supervisor: John Elliott, Ph.D.
Duties: Provision of individual and group psychotherapy and psychological assessment services 20 hours per week on an inpatient unit treating individuals with comorbid psychiatric disorders and substance dependence as a member of a multi-disciplinary treatment team. Treatment approaches included motivational interviewing, psychoeducation, relapse prevention, 12-step, cognitive-behavioral, and psychodynamic. Assessment duties included conducting initial psychological evaluations of patients within 72 hours of admission and communicating results to treatment team. Also conducted intellectual, cognitive, and personality testing as requested by treatment team.
Research Assistant, Department of Psychological and Brain Sciences, University of Louisville, Louisville, KY, 40292
Training Dates: 08/1997 – 08/1998
Supervisor: Anne Marie Albano Ph.D.
Duties: Research assistant 20 hours per week for multi-site study investigating the efficacy of a school-based cognitive-behavioral intervention with depressed and anxious adolescents funded by the MacArthur Foundation. Conducted psychiatric assessments and cognitive-behavioral group therapy.
Psychology Practicum Student, Bingham Child Guidance Center,
University of Louisville Hospital, Louisville, KY, 40204
Training Dates: 08/1997- 08/1998
Supervisor: Janet Baker, Ph.D.
Duties: Conducted psychological assessments of children and adolescents 6 hours per week. Administered and interpreted intelligence, academic, and objective and projective personality tests.