About Dr MacHovec

Frank Machovec was a clinical psychologist who worked
30 years in mental health clinics and hospitals and in private
practice. In addition to BA, MA, and PhD degrees, he earned two
post-PhD diplomates and was a certified forensics examiner who
testified as expert witness in civil and criminal cases. A prolific writer, he has authored over 40 books and numerous
magazine and journal articles.

He has spoken at state, national, and international conferences,
was cited in Newsweek, USA Today, and Psychology Today, and was interviewed on local and national TV and National Public
Radio. Training programs he created are the subjects of several
of his books. He taught at various post-secondary institutions.

Dr MacHovec passed away in Florida in 2017


EDUCATION
PhD, Fielding Institute, Santa Barbara CA (Clinical Psychology)
MA, Loyola, Baltimore MD (Educational Psychology)
BA, University College, University of Maryland (General Studies)

LICENSES, DIPLOMATES and POSITIONS HELD
Licensed Clinical psychologist (Virginia, 1982-2002)
Certified Forensics Examiner (Virginia)
Diplomate. American Board of Medical psychotherapy (ABMP)
Diplomate, American board of Psychological Hypnosis (ABPH)

Adjunct Professor, Stetson University, Deland FL
Adjunct Professor, Piedmont Virginia Community College
Instructor, Jefferson Institute for Lifelong Learning, Charlottesville
Visiting Professor, Christopher Newport University, Newport News
Director, Quality Assurance, Virginia Department of Mental Health
Supervising Psychologist, Virginia Dept Youth and Family Services
Director, Psychological Services, S. Va. Mental Health Institute
Unit manager, Alaska Psychiatric Institute, Anchorage, Alaska
Senior Psychologist, Alberta Mental Health Services, Canada
Chief Psychologist, Victoria General Hospital, Winnipeg, Manitoba