Victor W. Barr, PH.D.

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Dr. Barr, a licensed psychologist, graduated from North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 1989.  He interned at Iowa State University Counseling Center. In 1992 he moved to Knoxville and began his career at the University of Tennessee Counseling Center. He served in almost every clinical and administrative position including 10 years as the Director.  These roles included being a trainer and supervisor of psychologist-in-training from their first clinical experience through their post-doctoral supervision just prior to full licensure. He also serves as adjunct faculty in both Psychology and Education.   He presented at national and international conferences on issues related to college counseling centers. He retired from UT in 2015 and began his practice with BMI in 2016.  He has trained extensively in cognitive behavioral models and many of the evidence based treatments.  He provides individual psychotherapy to adults and adolescents. His practice at the counseling center while generalist in nature was heavily dominated by clients with OCD, Bipolar, trauma, abuse, depression, and anxiety. He has significant experience in particular with either a complex presentation of psychological symptoms or a mix of psychological and physical symptomology.

C. Keith Hulse, Ph.D., MSCP, D,ABSM

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Dr. Hulse, a Psychologist, obtained his Ph.D. in clinical psychology in 1985 from Bowling Green State University. He interned at Harvard Medical School, Massachusetts General Hospital, completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at Dartmouth Medical School, and then earned a Postdoctoral Masters degree in clinical psychopharmacology.  He is past director of behavioral medicine at Patricia Neal Rehabilitation Center in Knoxville. Since 1990, Dr. Hulse has been in practice at the Behavioral Medicine Institute in Knoxville, which he founded. He has earned Diplomates from the American Board of Sleep Medicine and from the American Academy of Pain Management.  He is the recipient of a Presidential Citation from the American Psychological Association and of Outstanding Contributions to Psychology awards from APA Division 55 and the Tennessee Psychological Association.  He is a past President of TPA, and currently serves as their Director of State Legislative Affairs.

Denise Tope Stillman, Ph.D.

Dr. Stillman, a Psychologist, earned her doctorate in clinical psychology from Vanderbilt University in 1990 with a specialization in health psychology, then completed a postdoctoral fellowship in behavioral medicine at Dartmouth Medical School. Following a year as staff psychologist at University of Nebraska Medical Center, she returned to Dartmouth Medical School as Assistant Professor of Psychiatry and as a clinician in the Behavioral Medicine Section and the Anxiety Disorders Service. She has been with BMI since 1994. Dr. Stillman specializes in time-limited, cognitive-behavioral treatment of medically-oriented problems, chronic pain and headache, and women’s health issues. She also has particular expertise in the cognitive-behavioral treatment of depression and anxiety disorders.