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About Me
 
 

I am an experienced Clinical Practitioner, Administrator, Professional Writer, and Lecturer. I consult to attorneys, business, industry, educational and healthcare facilities and have the ability to work independently or with a team when consulting.

 
 
 
  Educational Background  
 

University of Oklahoma Norman, OK

  • Ph.D. in Psychology 1968
  • Master of Science in Psychology 1965
  • Bachelor of Arts in Psychology 1963

Baylor University Waco, TX

  • Certification as a Graduate Specialist in Clinical Gerontology 1997

Licensure

  • Texas (#439) 1970
  • National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology 1975 
 
  Academic Appointments  
 
  • Adjunct Professor (1995 - Present)
    Baylor University Institute of Gerontology Waco, TX
     
  • Adjunct Professor (1991 - 1996)
    Baylor University Educational Psychology Department Waco, TX
     
  • Clinical Assistant Professor (1990 - Present)
    Southwestern Medical Center, The University of Texas at Dallas
     
  • Coordinator of Behavioral Medicine (1990 - Present)
    Family Practice Center Waco, TX
    [Affiliated with Soutwestern Medical School]
     
  • Adjunct Professor (1979 - 1983)
    International College of the Cayman Islands British West Indies
     
  • Clinical Associate (1976 - Present)
    Baylor University Psychology Department Waco, TX
     
  • Teaching Chief of Behavior Medicine (1978 - 1990)
    Family Practice Clinic Waco, TX
    [Affiliated with Baylor College of Medicine - Houston] 
 
  Professional Appointments  
 
  • Private Clinical Practice (1971 - Present)
     
  • Executive Director (1984 - Present)
    Lake Shore Center for Psychological Services PC Waco, TX
     
  • Publisher - CEO and President (1979 - Present)
    Self Control Systems
     
  • Consulting/Seminars - CEO and President (1979 - Present)
    Institute for teh Study of Stress and The Family
     
  • DePaul Center Waco, TX - Hospital Staff (1977 - Present)
     
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center Waco, TX - Hospital Staff (1979 - Present)
     
  • Providence Health Center Waco, TX - Hospital Staff (1977 - Present)
     
  • Baylor University - School of Education Advisory Board (1994 - 1996)
     
  • Junior League of Waco - Community Advisor (1986 - 1992)
     
  • Texas State Board of Examiners of Psychologists (1986 - 1991) 
 
  Consulting Experience  
 
  • www.seniors-site.com Weed, CA
    Wesite for Senior Citizens and Adults (1998 - Present)
     
  • Waco Independent School District Waco, TX
    Teacher/Counselor Education & Training (1992 - Present)
     
  • Department of Special Education Waco, TX
    Connally / La Vega Cooperative (1982 - 1983)
     
  • Department of Special Education/Counselor Education and Training Waco, TX
    Rio Brazos Educational Cooperative (1982 - Present)
     
  • Counselor education and training Copperas Cove, TX
    Copperas Cove Independent School District (1996 - Present)
     
  • Counselor education and training Groesbeck, TX
    Groesbeck Educational Cooperative (1999 - Present)
     
  • Counselor education and training Hillsboro, TX
    Hill County Enrichment Program (1999 - Present)
     
  • Department of Special Education Waco, TX
    McLennan County Cooperative (1982 - 1992)
     
  • Special Education Corsicana, TX
    Corsicana Independent School District (1982 - 1993)
     
  • Department of Special Education Marlin, TX
    Falls County Special Education Cooperative (1983 - 1990)
     
  • Department of Special Education (1983 - 1990 )
 
  Professional Affiliations  
 
  • Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine (1979)
     
  • Advancement of Associate of Behavioral Therapy (1979)
     
  • American Pain Society (1979)
     
  • Rocky Mountain Neurosurgical Society (1979)
     
  • Biofeedback Certification Institute of America (1976)
     
  • International Society of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis (1976)
     
  • Society of Clinical & Experimental Hypnosis (1976)
     
  • International Association for the Study of Pain (1975)
     
  • American Psychological Association (1974)
     
  • International Academy of Forensic Psychology (1973)
     
  • Texas Psychological Association (1972)
     
  • McLennan County Psychological Association (1970)
     
  • The National Association of Science Writers (1999)
 
  Articles Published  
 
  • "Psychology and You,"Waco Tribune Herald - Sunday Column; [Carried by Cox & New York Times Wire Services], (October 1983 - Present)
     
  • "Psychology and You,"www.here2listen.com, (April 2000)
     
  • A Total Wellness@ Bi-Monthly Newsletter - Rutherford Publishing Co. (1998 - Present)
     
  • A Tyme Management@ Bi-Monthly Newsletter - Rutherford Publishing Co. (1998 - Present)
     
  • "Change, A Part of Life!," Gusher, The Magazine of the Junior League of Tulsa, Inc., (April/May 1989)
     
  • "Youth in Crisis," Focus on Youth, Junior League of Waco, (1988)
     
  • "Make It Happen: Successful Living Through Healthy Lifestyles," Self Control Systems, Inc., (1985)
     
  • "Children Experience Stress Too," today's Catholic, (February 1984)
     
  • "Burnout, Burnout, Burnout, Burnout...," Today's Catholic, (December 1983)
     
  • "Stress: Public Enemy Number One," Christian Bookseller and Librarian, (July 1983)
     
  • "Coping with Stress," Christian Life, (May 1983)
     
  • "Coping with Stress," Running & Fitness, (December 1981)
     
  • "Parting with Pain," Self-Control Systems, Inc., (1979)
     
  • "Striking Out at Stress," Self-Control Systems, Inc., (1979)
 
  Selected Lectures & Presentations  
 
  • The Institute for the Study of Stress and the Family ,Stress and the Family, - - First Annual Conference Grand Cayman Island, British West Indies, November 1981
     
  • Executive Roundtable, Baron & Choice Executive Search Consultants, Managing An Organization Under Economic Stress, June 1983
  • Coping with Stress, Burnout, Relaxation and Self-Hypnosis - American Floral Association, Keynote Speaker, Annual Meeting, the Love Boat - Acapulco Mexico, Los Angeles, CA; April 1984
     
  • Surviving in Your Profession, National Association of Rehabilitation Counselor in the Private Sector, Keynote Speaker,  April 1986
  • Chemical Dependency in the Workplace, Waco Management & Personnel Association, November 1989
     
  • Hixon Lectures, Baylor University School of Education, Understanding and Dealing with Today's Adolescent, February 1994
  • Association of Hospital Chaplains, Texas Hospital Association Annual Meeting, Transitions In Pastoral Care, June 1995
  • American Society on Aging 43rd Annual Meeting, Will the Real Gerontological Counselor Please Stand Up? Common Ground and Turfism among Licensed Professional Counselor, Social Workers and Psychologists, March 1997 
  • Richer High School Crisis Intervention in Schools January 1999
  • Regis/St. Elizabeth Centers Staff Conflict Resolution the Workplace ,February 1999
     
  • Waco Independent School District, Stress Management, March 1999
     
  • Central Texas Singles Conference, What Makes A Healthy Marriage, April 1999
     
  • Central Texas Nurse Practitioners, Psychological Approaches to Issues of Aging, April 1999
     
  • Heart of Texas Chapter of The Society The Human Resource Manager - A Catalyst For Human Resource Management for Embracing the Challenges of the Next Century, May 1999
     
  • Northwest Kiwanis, Mid-Life Crisis June 1999
     
  • Cargill, Inc., Stress Seminar August 1999
     
  • Hillcrest Baptist Medical Center, Burnout Prevention Seminar Social Work Seminar Series, August 1999
     
  • Rio Brazos Educational Co-Op, Prevention of School Violence, September 1999
     
  • Town Hall Meeting Recognition and Prevention of Factors in Waco Independent School District School Violence October 1999
     
  • St. Paul’s Episcopal Church Optimal Aging (October 1999)
     
  • LaVega Independent School District, Dealing With Bullies, October 1999
     
  • Regis/St. Elizabeth Centers Staff Burnout Prevention Seminar October 1999
     
  • Baylor University School of Business, Prevention of Workplace Violence, November 1999
     
  • Waco Independent School District , Helping Children/Adolescents Deal with Anger, November 1999
  • Burnout and Stress Management, Social Work Conference, Hillcrest Baptist Hospital,
  • August, 2000
  • Quality Care Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Successful Aging, , March 2001
  • Clifton Lutheran Sunset Home, Caregiver Stress, , July 2001 
  • First Presbyterian Church, Effective Parenting, October 2001
  • Region 12 Education Service Center, Resiliency in Children and Adolescents, September, 2002
  • Region 12 Education Service Center, Bipolar Illness In Children And Adolescence, November 2002
  • Syzygy Corporation Dealing With Change and Building Resiliency, May 2003
  • Region 12 Education Service Center, Gender Identity Issues In Children and Adolescents, December, 2003
  • Society Of Human Resource Mangers, Substance Abuse In The Workplace, March 2004.
  • Forum Study Group, Interesting Experiences from Two Decades of Writing A Newspaper Column, April 2004
  • Providence Healthcare System, Solving Problems and Conflict between Professional Caregivers, 2004
  • Lakeshore Village Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Professional Ethics In Long Term Care Settings, February 2005
  • Care Inn Nursing And Rehabilitation Center, Dealing With Change In The Workplace, September, 2005
  • West Rest Haven Nursing and Rehabilitation Center, Dealing With Difficult Residents, October 2005
  • Baylor University School of Education National Honor Society, Unique Issues in Counseling Older Adults,  April 2006
  • Hospice Foundation of America, Pain Management at the End of Life, April 2006
  • Central Texas Literacy Coalition, Volunteerism And Generativity In Reading Assistance Programs, June 2006
  • Baylor University School of Social Work, Ethics and Decision Making, September 2006
 
  Honors Received  
 
  • Mental Health Association Texas Media Award for Psychology and You newspaper column given by the Mental Health Association in Texas, an affiliate of the National Mental Health Association - 1993, 1994, 1995, 1997, 1999, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2005
  • Texas Psychological Association 2006 Outstanding Media Coverage Award for Psychology and You newspaper column given by the Texas Psychological Association - 2006
 
 
© 2006 Harold H. LeCrone