Department of Psychiatry

Penn Behavioral Health

Kevin Kuehlwein, PsyD

Staff Psychologist Clinical Instructor

Kevin Kuehlwein, PsyD is a staff psychologist and clinical instructor who obtained his doctorate in Clinical Psychology from Hahnemann University (now part of Drexel University) in 1989. He has been a cognitive therapist in the Department of Psychiatry at the University of Pennsylvania since his post-doctorate year in 1990. As an adjunct associate professor Dr. Kuehlwein taught both undergraduate and graduate classes in cognitive-behavioral therapy approaches at Hahnemann/Drexel University from 1985-2006 and has taught in the graduate nursing program at University of Pennsylvania since 2005.

At various times Dr. Kuehlwein has served as a protocol cognitive therapist for several different research trials. He has co-edited two books: Cognitive Therapies In Action: Evolving Innovative Practice (1993) and Constructing Realities: Meaning-Making Perspectives for Psychotherapists (1996), as well as a special issue on creativity for the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly. He has also authored several chapters in books, as well as scholarly articles for Cognitive & Behavioral Practice and the Journal of Cognitive Psychotherapy: An International Quarterly.

Dr. Kuehlwein has lectured both in the U.S. and abroad on issues such as how to better understand and apply cognitive therapy principles, and to develop greater sensitivity to gay, lesbian, and bisexual issues and clients.

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