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Community Psychological Service Psychology Faculty

STEVE BOURNE, Ph.D., is a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at UMSL and the Director of the Community Psychological Service – Center for Behavioral Health.  Dr. Bourne provides psychotherapy and assessment supervision to Psychological Trainees in the doctoral program at UMSL, interns, and postdoctoral fellows.  He also provides treatment and assessment services at CPS – Center for Behavioral Health. Dr. Bourne interned in the St. Louis Psychology Internship Consortium. He has worked in inpatient, residential and outpatient settings with children, adolescents, and adults. His clinical interests include psychological assessment, mood disorders in children and adults, trauma-focused therapies, and integrative approaches to psychotherapy.

ASHLEY DARLING, Psy.D., is a staff psychologist at the Community Psychological Service and specializes in psychological assessment.  She earned her MA and PsyD from Xavier University in Cincinnati, Ohio. She completed her pre-doctoral internship at Family Service and Guidance Center in Topeka, Kansas. Dr. Darling has experience completing psychological assessments of children who have been prenatally exposed to substances/alcohol, as well as children with traumatic histories. Her clinical interests include early childhood development and play therapy.

MICHAEL R. LEVEQUE, Psy.D., is a Staff Psychologist and Assistant Director (Therapeutic Services) at the Community Psychological Service – Center for Behavioral Health.  Dr. Leveque provides individual psychotherapy to adults and clinical supervision to Post-Doctoral Residents and Pre-Doctoral Interns.  He received his BA in Psychology from the University of Dayton and earned both his MA and Psy.D. from the Forest Institute of Professional Psychology.  He interned at the APA-accredited Robert J. Murney Clinic, a community mental health center in Springfield, MO.  Dr. Leveque has primarily worked in a private practice setting providing individual psychotherapy to both adolescents and adults with a variety of mood-related disorders and interpersonal difficulties.  His interests include interpersonal, psychodynamic, and emotion-focused approaches to therapy, as well as clinical supervision and psychological assessment.

DEANA L. SMITH, Ph.D., a Clinical Assistant Professor in the Department of Psychology at UMSL, is the Director of Internship Training for the Saint Louis Psychology Internship Consortium and Associate Director of the Community Psychological Service.  Dr. Smith provides psychotherapy and assessment supervision to Psychological Trainees in the doctoral program at UMSL and to interns, teaches undergraduate and doctoral level courses, and conducts psychological evaluations at Community Psychological Service. She received her B.A. (1997) in Psychology from Southern Connecticut State University and her M.A. (2001) and Ph.D. (2005) in Clinical Psychology from UMSL.  Dr. Smith interned in the Department of Psychiatry, Louisiana State University Health Sciences Center at New Orleans.  She has worked in inpatient and outpatient settings with children, adolescents and adults. Clinical interests include psychological assessment, personality disorders, psychology of women, and interpersonal, emotion-focused, and psychodynamic approaches to psychotherapy with individuals and couples.