Department of Psychiatry Faculty
Michelle R. Kees, Ph.D.
Phone: (734) 764-7328
- Postdoctoral Fellowship: Center on Child Abuse and Neglect, University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (2001-2003)
- Clinical Internship: Children’s Memorial Hospital; Chicago, IL (2000-2001)
- Ph.D., Clinical Psychology: State University of New York, Stony Brook (2001)
- M.A., Psychology: State University of New York, Stony Brook (1997)
- B.S., Psychology: Arizona State University (1994)
- Women, parenting, and family transitions
- Childhood trauma and anxiety disorders
- Parent guidance and behavior management strategies
- Risk and resiliency in military families
- Evidence-based interventions for military spouses/partners and their children
- The impact of parent trauma on parenting and child adjustment
- Community dissemination of effective treatments
- Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry, University of Michigan Medical School
- Adjunct Professor, Department of Psychology, University of Michigan
Recent or Representative Publications:
- Dalack, G.W., Blow, A. J., Valenstein, M., Gorman, L., Spinner, J., Marcus, S., Kees, M., McDonough, S., Greden, J. F., Ames, B., Francisco, B., Anderson, J. R., Bartolacci, J., & Lagrou, R. (2010). Public-Academic Partnerships: Working Together to Meet the Needs of Army National Guard Soldiers: An Academic-Military Partnership. Psychiatric Services, 61, 1069-1071
- Greden, J. F., Valenstein, M., Spinner, J., Blow, A., Gorman, L. A., Dalack, G. W., Marcus, S. & Kees, M. (2010), Buddy-to-Buddy, a citizen soldier peer support program to counteract stigma, PTSD, depression, and suicide. Annals of the New York Academy of Sciences, 1208, 90-97.
- Gurwitch. R.H., Kees, M., & Becker, S.M. (2003). In the face of tragedy: Placing children's reactions to trauma in a new context. Cognitive and Behavioral Practice, 9(4), 286-295.
- Gurwitch, R.H., Kees, M., Becker, S.M., Schreiber, M., Pfefferbaum, B., & Diamond, D. (Jan-March 2004). When disaster strikes: Responding to the needs of children, Prehospital and Disaster Medicine 19, 21-28.