Thomas S. Krieshok is a licensed psychologist serving as Professor in the Department of Educational Psychology at the University of Kansas. His degrees are from the University of Illinois (B.S., 1974), Bradley University (M.A., 1979) and the University of Missouri-Columbia (Ph.D., 1982). He has served twice as department chair, and once as the director of training for the doctoral program in counseling psychology that is accredited by the American Psychological Association.
He is a Fellow of Division 17 of the American Psychological Association and of the American Educational Research Association, and a founding member of the Society for Vocational Psychology. He is a Kemper Teaching Fellow and a Budig Teaching Professor of Education at the University of Kansas. For eight years he held a joint appointment in the department and in the University Counseling Center, where he directed the Career Resource Center. He has consulted extensively with Veterans Administration medical centers and with state agencies on vocational rehabilitation and counseling.
He teaches graduate courses in career development and vocational psychology, Evidence Based Practice, Diagnosis and Psychopathology, and psychotherapy practica. His teaching and research interests focus on career decision-making, vocational assessment and interventions, and training issues in professional psychology.
Thomas S. Krieshok specializes in vocational psychology theory, assessment, and intervention; personality, decision-making, and mindfulness.
Ph.D., Counseling Psychology (APA accredited program) , University of Missouri
M.A., Counseling and Human Development Services , Bradley University
B.S., Psychology, University of Illinois
Teaches graduate courses in career development (EPSY 846); vocational psychology (EPSY 954); diagnosis & psychopathology (EPSY 890); Evidence Based Practice (EPSY 888); beginning practicum (EPSY 842); and advanced practica in counseling psychology (EPSY 948 & EPSY 949); advises and supervises research of masters and doctoral students in Counseling Psychology programs.
EPSY 842/948:Counseling Practicum
EPSY 846:Career Development
EPSY 890:Diagnosis and Psychopathology
EPSY 896:Seminar in Evidence Based Practice
EPSY 949:Advanced Practicum II
EPSY 954: Vocational Psychology
- Career development
- Vocational psychology
- Counseling practicum
- Evidence based practice
Research in the areas of career development, vocational psychology, and psychologist and counselor training. Specifically, understanding the career decision-making process in light of cognitive science and behavioral economics, and the implications for service delivery.
- Career Development
- Vocational psychology
- Career decision making
- Career counseling
- Vocational assessment
Consults on issues of career services delivery; provides career services to individuals and groups