Charles R. Kennedy
Charles R. Kennedy, PhD, practices clinical psychology at the Stratton Veterans Administration Medical Center in Albany, New York, where he is the lead psychologist. He is also the post-traumatic stress disorder (PTSD) program coordinator, the clinical supervisor for addiction therapists, and the co-leader of the center’s psychiatric crisis team.
With more than 20 years of clinical and consulting experience, Kennedy is frequently requested to speak about PTSD and group psychotherapy at colleges, universities, and the New York State Police Academy. Recently, Kennedy was invited to appear on Public Health Live, the monthly webinar produced and distributed by the New York State Public Health Department. Kennedy and the PTSD team at the veterans center were invited by the Albany Medical Center and the Capital District Psychiatric Center to present a daylong workshop on the diagnosis and treatment of PTSD.
Kennedy has also pursued ongoing post-doctoral training in research areas that include prolonged exposure to violence, cognitive processing therapy, and Eye Movement Desensitization and Reprocessing (EMDR).
Charles R. Kennedy received the veterans administration’s “Unsung Heroes and Heroines” award in 2007 and the “Distinguished Federal Government Service” award in 2006 and 2007.