Board of Directors
Courtney Keim, Ph.D.
Dr. Courtney Keim is an Associate Professor of Psychology at Bellarmine University and Industrial & Organizational Psychologist with over 10 years of teaching and consulting experience. Her research focuses on organizational wellness and psychologically healthy workplace practices, personality, and pedagogical best practices. She has given numerous talks to national and local government agencies, businesses, and professional associations on best practices in workplace wellness. Dr. Keim has consulted with organizations, including departments within Louisville Metro Government, Norton Behavioral Medicine, Maryhurst, and Lantech Corporation. Dr. Keim teaches a variety of psychology courses, supervises psychology internships, advises student theses, and mentors students. She is also a Scientific Affairs Committee Member for the Society of Occupational Health Psychology and a member of the Psychology in the Workplace Collaborative.
Pam Cartor, Ph.D.
Dr. Pam Cartor, Associate Dean of the College of Arts & Sciences at Bellarmine
University, completed her BA in Psychology at Stetson University, her Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology at the University of Tennessee (Knoxville), and her pre-doctoral internship at the Bingham Child Guidance Center in Louisville. She is interested in the impact of student mental health issues in the classroom and ways that administration can support faculty struggling with mental health concerns. She served as President of KPA in 2014.
Rachel E. Buehner, Ph.D.
Dr. Buehner is the former President of the Kentucky Psychological Association, and the current Chair of the KPA Communications Committee. She also serves as a member of the Board of Directors for both the Kentucky Psychological Foundation and FEAT - Families for Effective Autism Treatment of Louisville. Dr. Buehner is the owner of Bring Light Psychology, a private practice in Louisville, Kentucky.
Scott LaJoie, Ph.D.
Walter Malone, Ph.D.
Erin Biesecker, B.A.
Erin (she/they) is a doctoral student at the University of Louisville Counseling Psychology program. She is pursuing a clinical career serving LGBTQ+ clients in session and widely in the community. Their dissertation research focuses on improving minority stress instruments and comparing minority stress across state lines.
James Westphal, M.A.
James is a clinical psychology doctoral student in his third year of study in Spalding University's School of Professional Psychology. He has been a practicum student at Spalding University's Center for Behavioral health and is currently training at CHI Saint Joseph Health Oncology Center in Mount Sterling, Kentucky. James is interested in generational trauma, rural mental health and access to care, substance abuse, and health psychology.
Phillip Moberg, Ph.D.
Dr. Moberg serves as Director of the graduate program in Industrial and Organizational Psychology in the Department of Psychological Science at Northern Kentucky University where he conducts research in workplace abuse, bullying, and aggression; human agency; psychological measurement; and occupational health. He previously served as a counseling psychologist for the State of Indiana and as director of hourly and salaried employment, training, and employee relations for a private sector metal alloys manufacturer.