Updated: August 2019

EDUCATION

George Fox University

Doctoral Candidate (PsyD), Graduate Department of Clinical Psychology

Kyler Shumway at Doctoral Hooding Ceremony

August 2014 — June 2019

  • Award-winning research on the effects of psychotherapy for competition anxiety on brain activation.
  • Relevant coursework included: Integrated Care Psychology, Neuropsychological Assessment, Consultation, Psychopharmacology, Supervision.
  • Internship at Baylor Scott & White Healthcare in Temple, Texas

M.A. Clinical Psychology

August 2014 — April 2016

  • Passed SFE qualifying exam to enter doctoral program.
  • Relevant coursework included: Ethics, Cognitive Assessment, Personality Assessment, Cognitive Behavioral Therapy, Interpersonal and Psychodynamic Therapy, Multicultural Diversity.

Duke University

B.A. Psychology, Certificate in Human Development

August 2010 — May 2014

  • Full-ride scholarship, 4-year Varsity Track and Field athlete.
  • Graduation with Distinction with a 3.64 GPA, thesis on Social Exchange Rules.
  • Relevant coursework included: Advanced Abnormal Psychology, Human Development, Aging and Adulthood, Cognitive Psychology, Psychopathology and Psychotherapy.

RESEARCH

Chapin, C., Shumway, K. T., Andrews, G. (2019).  Connections Between Frontal Lobe Activity and Anxiety in Collegiate Athletes.  Presented at the annual meeting of the International Neuroscience Society (NAN), Rio de Genaro, Brazil.   

Mara, T.,Shumway, K. T., Andrews, G. (2019).  Benefits of Solution Focused Therapy for Collegiate Athletes.  Presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuroscience, San Diego, CA.

Shumway, K. T., Peterson, M., Foster, L. (2018).  High Stakes: Training your team for suicidality and psychosis risk management. Presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association, Rochester, NY.

Shumway, K. T., Wendler, D., Robison, M. (2018).  Sleep, Stress, Social Connectedness, and Program Satisfaction in Graduate School. Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. 

Peterson, M.,Shumway, K. T., Drake, G, Paxton, J. (2018).  Exploratory Leadership Factors in a Graduate Clinical Psychology Program.  Presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, San Francisco, CA. 

Shumway, K.T. (submitted for publication). Does Therapy Change Brainwave Activity in Collegiate Athletes: An Intervention Study.  Clinical Psychology: Science and Practice. 

Spromberg, C. Shumway, K. T.,Andrews, G., Robison, M. (2017).  Differences in Social Function Among Children Diagnosed with Disorders of the Corpus Callosum.  A poster presented at the annual meeting of the National Academy of Neuroscience. 

Shumway, K. T., Dix, R. (2017). Resilience-based intervention for integrated medical care teams.   A poster presented at the annual meeting of the Collaborative Family Healthcare Association.

Shumway, K. T.,Hamilton, E. Harris, H. & Gathercoal, K. (2017). Class-wide socioemotional education in rural schools: An intervention study.  A poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Andrews, G., Shumway, K. T.,Robison, M., & Spromberg, C. (2017). ADHD and Controls: Adolescents and Executive Functioning Performance Tasks.  A poster presented at the annual meeting of the American Psychological Association, Washington, DC.

Shumway, K. T.,Robison, M., Wendler, D. (2017). Sleep, Stress, Social Connectedness, and Cohort Satisfaction in Graduate School.  Presented to the George Fox University GDCP Student Council and Faculty Board for APA Self-Study 2017.

Shumway, K. T.,Foster, L., & Wendler D. (2016). Suicidality, Psychopathology, and Emergency Department Use for Crisis in Rural Communities.  BHCCT Training 2016 Orientation. 

Leary, M. K., Shumway, K. T.(2014). Developmental Factors that Relate to Social Exchange Rules. Distinction thesis not submitted. 

CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

Behavioral Health Consultant, Resident Intern

Baylor Scott & White Healthcare, Temple TX

June 2018 – July 2019

Setting: Integrated Care, Outpatient, Hospital

APA Accredited Internship

  • Supervisors–David Blackburn, PhD; Jessica Crespo, PsyD; Louis Gamino, PhD
  • Intervention– Individual, couples, and family outpatient therapy, individual and family inpatient therapy for medical patients, individual and group therapy for inpatient psychiatry patients,case management
  • Assessment –Prebariatric surgery evaluations, heart transplant evaluations, kidney transplant evaluations, suicide and psychosis risk assessments, full team consultation with the transplant staff, palliative care, case management

Behavioral Health Consultant, Team Coordinator

Behavioral Health Crisis Consultation Team, YCMH

January 2016 – May 2018

Setting:Willamette Valley and Providence Newberg ED, ICU, and Medical Surgery Units

  • Supervisors– Mary Peterson, PhD, Joel Gregor, PsyD, Luann Foster, PsyD, and William Buhrow, PsyD.
  • BHC Duties– Risk assessment (psychosis, suicidality, and homicidality), case management, and consultation with patient, family, medical staff, law enforcement, and inpatient care coordinators.
  • Team Coordinator Duties – Training new staff to conduct risk assessment and provide consultation, addressing systemic concerns, consultation with supervisory psychologist team.

Practicum Therapist

Health and Counseling Center, George Fox University

August 2017– May 2018

Setting: University Counseling Center

  • Supervisor– William Buhrow, PsyD.
  • Duties– Individual therapy, outreach, and assessment for undergraduate students at a private university.

Assistant Practicum Director

Rural Counseling and Psychological Services

August 2017– May 2018

Setting: School Based Behavioral Health

  • Supervisor– Elizabeth Hamilton, PhD.
  • Duties– Director of rural behavioral health practice, providing supervision to students, assessment (IEP) review, and systems coordination for two school districts in Yamhill County.

Behavioral Health Consultant, Practicum Therapist

Willamette Family Medical Center

July 2016– July 2017

Setting: Co-located Primary Care and Community Mental Health

  • Supervisor– Ross Bartlett, PsyD.
  • BHC Duties– Case consultation, patient warm handoffs, brief assessment and treatment.
  • Therapist Duties– Long-term therapy (6-20+ sessions), assessment, coordinated care, and billing.

Integrated Assessment

Behavioral Health Center

July 2016– January 2017

Setting: Community Mental Health Center

  • Supervisor– Joel Gregor, PsyD.
  • Duties– Assessment administration, report writing, and providing feedback to clients in CMH setting.

Practicum Therapist

School Based Behavioral Health, St. Paul Middle / High School

August 2015 – June 2016

Setting: Public School District

  • Supervisor– Elizabeth Hamilton, PhD.
  • Duties– IEP assessment, individual therapy, group therapy, and school staff consultation.

Pre-Practicum Therapist

George Fox University, Graduate Dept. of Clinical Psychology

January 2015 – May 2015

Setting: University

  • Supervisor– Glena Andrews, PhD.
  • Duties– Individual psychotherapy, case management, and electronic record keeping.

PUBLICATIONS IN PRINT

Shumway, K.T. (2018).  The Friendship Formula: How to Say Goodbye to Loneliness and Find Deeper Connection.  Self-published.  Amazon.com.

McMinn, M., Shumway, K. T., Rabie, A., & Rose, A. (2016). Use of Technology in Psychological Practice.  Elsevier Science.

Shumway, K.T.,Andrews, G. (2016).  GDCP Neuropsychology Lab Manual.  George Fox University PsyD Resources.

Shumway, K.T.(2016).  Surviving the Cogpocalypse: A Student Manual for Learning Cognitive Assessment.  George Fox University PsyD Resources.

ONLINE PUBLICATIONS

Shumway, K.T. (2019). Seven Beliefs that Keep All of Us (Autistic and Allistic Alike) from Making Friends. LoveAndAutism.com.

Shumway, K.T. (2019). Friend or Foe? How to Recognize an Unhealthy Friendship. LearnFromAutistics.com

Shumway, K.T. (2019). Hot Off the Press: Your First Book. Time2Track.

Shumway, K.T. (2018). Help Your Child Shake Back-to-School Jitters. Scrubbing.in.

Shumway, K.T. (2018).  The Socioemotional Benefits of Health-Focused Summer Camp. Scrubbing.in.

Shumway, K.T.  (2018). 4 Things Your Supervisee Wants to Hear from You. CFHA.

Shumway, K. T. (2017). Communicating with Medical Staff as a BHC. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T. (2016). When Your Client is Suicidal: 5 Things You Should Know. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T. (2016). Political Therapy: How to Talk About Politics with Clients. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T. (2015).KylerShumway.com: A Public Outreach and Awareness Website.

Shumway, K. T. (2016).WritingForTherapists.org.

Shumway, K. T. (2016). Developing a Better Reputation in Grad School. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T. (2016). Your Guide to Organizing Your Life as a Grad Student in Behavioral Health. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T.(2015). How to Start Your Own Student Interest Group. Time2Track.

Shumway, K. T.(2015) Improve Your Sleep Hygiene. Time2Track.

LEADERSHIP

Baylor Scott & White Diversity Committee, BSWH Mental Health Clinic

July 2018 – June 2019

Team Coordinator, Behavioral Health Crisis Consultation Team

August 2016 – May 2018

Program Admissions Committee Student Advisor, George Fox University

August 2017 – May 2018

Student Council Vice President, George Fox University

March 2016 – May 2017

Admissions Committee, George Fox University

August 2016 – May 2017

Student Council Member-at-Large, George Fox University

August 2015 – May 2017

Student Interest Group (SIG) Coordinator, George Fox University

August 2015 – May 2017

GDCP SIG Program Creator, George Fox University

August 2015

Neuropsychology Lab Coordinator, George Fox University

Jan 2015 – July 2018

Professional Development SIG Founder, George Fox University

April 2015 – July 201

Health Psychology SIG, Member, George Fox University

April 2015 – July 2018

Gender and Sexuality Diversity Committee, Member, George Fox University

January 2015 – July 2018

Multicultural Diversity Committee, Member, George Fox University

January 2015 – July 2018

Student House Representative, Duke University

2010 – 2011

SPEAKING

Paid Speaker, “Supercharge Your Presence: Becoming a Public Speaker”
American Psychological Association National Convention 
August 2019

Guest Speaker, “How to Write Excellent Content for Your Therapy Website”
Brighter Vision 
August 2019

Guest Speaker, “How I (Barely) Survived Bullying
Testify
July 2019

Guest Speaker, “Bullying in 2019: What Psychologists Need to Know”
Baylor Scott & White Health 
June 2019

Paid Webinar Speaker “Supercharge Your Presence: How to Write Your First Book”
American Psychological Association
May 2019

Breakout Speaker, “Dare to Be Different: Stories from Our Neurodiverse Friendship”
Advance LA Conference
May 2019

Paid Webinar Speaker “Supercharge Your Presence: Public Speaking”
American Psychological Association
March 2019

Plenary Speaker, “Neurodiversity and Making Friends Across the Spectrum”
Southern Maine Autism Conference
March 2019

Plenary Speaker, “The Modern Bully: What Autistic Kids and Families Need to Know”
Southern Maine Autism Conference
March 2019

Breakout Speaker, “Hurt People Hurt People: How to Help Survivors and Enactors of Bullying”
Matthew Reardon National Autism Conference
February 2019

News Health Provider Interview, “The Health Benefits of Pets”
NBC Channel 6 – KCEN Central Texas News
February 2019

Workshop Speaker, “Weight Loss & Wellness: From How to Now”
Westfield Clinic, BSWH
February 2019

Workshop Speaker, “Motivation and Overcoming Health Barriers”
Temple Community Clinic
January 2019

Interviewee, “SEO and Writing for the Web”
APA Monitor
December 2018

Paid Webinar Speaker, “Writing for the Web as a Mental Health Professional”
American Psychological Association
December 2018

News Health Provider Interview, “Healthy Ways to Address Family Conflict”
NBC Channel 6 – KCEN Central Texas News
December 2018

News Health Provider Interview, “Gratitude and Thanksgiving”
NBC Channel 6 – KCEN Central Texas News
November 2018

News Health Provider Interview, “Mindfulness and Your Health”
NBC Channel 6 – KCEN Central Texas News
November 2018

Paid Speaker, “Stories from our Neurodiverse Friendship”
Love and Autism National Conference
October 2018

Live Television Expert, “Back-to-School and Bullying”
KXXV – Central Texas News
September 2018

Paid Webinar Speaker, “Supercharging Your Online Presence”
American Psychological Association
July 2018

Guest Speaker, “How Therapy Can Reduce Athletic Performance Anxiety”
Athletic Department, George Fox University
April 2018

Paid Speaker, “You Belong”
Love and Autism National Conference
October 2017

Guest Speaker, “Is it ADHD: Differential Diagnosis for Physicians”
WFMC Provider Didactic
April 2017

Guest Lecturer, “Acceptance and Commitment Therapy and Health”
Health Week, GFU Physical Therapy Department
March 2017

Guest Lecturer, “Christianity and Mormonism”
Graduate Dept. of Clinical Psychology, GFU
January 2017

Guest Lecturer, “Depression and Self-Care”
Mothers of Preschoolers, Salem, Oregon
January 2016

AFFILIATIONS

Collaborative Family Healthcare Association (CFHA)

American Psychological Association

APA Division 38 Association for Health Psychology

Psi Chi, George Fox University GDCP Chapter

American Psychological Association of Graduate Students

RELATED WORK EXPERIENCE

Graduate Assistant, Neurophysiology Lab
George Fox University, Dr. Glena Andrews
2015 – 2018

Graduate Assistant, Cognitive Assessment Course
George Fox University, Dr. Celeste Flachsbart-Jones
Fall Term 2017

Teaching Assistant, Child and Adolescent Assessment Course
George Fox University, Dr. Elizabeth Hamilton
Summer Term 2017

Teaching Assistant, Relational Psychodynamic Theory Course
George Fox University, Dr. Nancy Thurston
Spring Term 2017

Teaching Assistant, Cognitive Assessment Course
George Fox University, Dr. Celeste Flachsbart
Fall Term 2016

Teaching Assistant, Child and Adolescent Assessment Course
George Fox University, Dr. Elizabeth Hamilton
Summer Term 2016

Research Assistant, Social Psychology Research Lab
Dr. Mark Leary,Duke University
August 2013 — May 2014

Emergency Responder, Peer 4 You
Student Outreach Program, Duke University
August 2012 — May 2014

Activity Coordinator/Facilitator
Hillcrest Convalescent Center, Durham NC
January 2013 — May 2014

OTHER WORK EXPERIENCE

SEO Content Director

MarketingForTherapists.org

November 2015 – Present

Director of SEO Marketing services for MarketingForTherapists.org.  Use of SEO content writing, backlinking, and web design to improve websites for mental health professionals from all over the world.  Training and coordination for a writing team of graduate students.

Assistant Track and Field Coach

George Fox University Track and Field

August 2014 — May 2015

Volunteer Strength and Conditioning Coach

Prairie High School, Cottonwood Idaho

June 2012 — August 2014

AWARDS

  • The Outstanding Dissertation Award, George Fox University
  • National Register of Health Service Psychologists – Student Scholar Grant Recipient
  • Student Presentation Award, American Psychological Association 2017 Convention
  • George Fox University GDCP Student Commendation 2017
  • Duke University Dean’s List, 2013 and 2014
  • 3x All-ACC Academic Champion
  • Duke University Varsity Letter
  • Duke Track and Field Team Leadership Award, 2014
  • Eagle Scout Award, Boy Scouts of America