Since 1976, Dr. Thomas A. McElfresh, has worked in community mental health centers, student counseling centers, and in private practice.
For 30+ years, he was a Professor of Human Services and Behavioral Health at Sinclair College in Dayton, Ohio. He is also a Clinical Associate Professor at the School of Professional Psychology at Wright State University.
His specialized training, as a licensed clinical psychologist, has been in Integrative Psychotherapy, Gestalt Therapy, Psychodrama, and Group Psychotherapy. Dr. McElfresh received advanced post-doctoral training at the Institute for Integrative Psychotherapy in New York City. He studied at the International Study Center for Psychoanalytic Self Psychology in Cincinnati and the Gestalt Institute of Cleveland. He is a Board Certified Human Services Practitioner.
He is a member of the American Academy of Psychotherapists and the International Integrative Psychotherapy Association.
Dr. McElfresh addresses community, civic, and professional organizations frequently. His publications include articles in the areas of psychotherapy, education, clinical supervision, and psychotherapy training. He also presents training seminars around the state, across the country, and in Europe.
Specializing in whole person approaches in working with adults and senior adults, Dr. McElfresh provides:
- individual psychotherapy
- group therapy
- psychological testing
- consultation to business & industry
- professional training
- clinical supervision
Areas of Expertise
- victims of trauma
- persons with disabilities and their families
- artists with creative blocks
- recovering alcoholics and addicts
- adults abused or neglected as children
- those with mid-life concerns
- those experiencing grief and loss
- medical & mental health professionals
- members of the clergy
- those who are anxious or depressed
- people who are lost and lonely