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Marcus K. Kilian

Adjunct Professor, Human Services

Marcus Kilian has been teaching online graduate counseling courses since 2009 and undergrad online psychology courses since 2007. He is a licensed psychologist in Minnesota and Wisconsin and a certified clinical trauma professional (IATP). He and his wife have founded a Christian counseling clinic where he treats adults, adolescents, couples, and performs individual and group therapy with chemical dependency clients at Minnesota Adult & Teen Challenge (contracted psychologist). In addition, he is working part time at an outpatient treatment center in St. Paul, Minnesota, where he conducts group and individual therapy with male sex offenders. He is a member of the Christian Association of Psychological Studies and member of the International Association of Trauma Professionals.

Specialty Area(s)

  • Clinical society
  • Spiritual formation

Academic Credentials

Psy.D., Regent University (Virginia)
Certificate of Advanced Graduate Studies (Organizational Leadership), Regent University
M.Div., Pentecostal Theological Seminary

Professional Accomplishments

PUBLICATIONS

  • Kilian, M., & Parker, S. (2003). "A Wesleyan Spirituality: Implications for Clinical Practice". In Mark McMinn and Todd Hall (eds), Spiritual Formation, Counseling, and Psychotherapy. New York: Nova Science Publishers.
  • Burchard, G., Yarhouse, M. A., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barry, J. W., Cantor, D., & Kilian, M.K. (2003). "A Study of Two Marital Enrichment Programs and Couples’ Quality of Life". Journal of Psychology and Theology, 31(3), 240–252.
  • Hill, P.C., & Kilian, M.K. (2003). "Assessing clinically significant religious impairment in clients: Applications from measures in the psychology of religion and spirituality". Mental Health, Religion & Culture, 6(2), 149–160.
  • Kilian, M., & Parker, S. (2001). "A Wesleyan Spirituality: Implications for clinical practice". Journal of Psychology and Theology, 29, 72–80.

PRESENTATIONS

  • Kilian, M.K. (2003). “The effects of narcissism, hardiness, and sources of power on transformational leadership”. International Leadership Association Conference, Guadalajara, Mexico, November 2003.
  • Burchard, G., Yarhouse, M. A., Worthington, E. L., Jr., Barry, J. W., Cantor, D., & Kilian, M. (2001, March). “A study of two marital enrichment programs and couples’ quality of life” Poster presented at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies International Conference, Richmond, Virginia, March 24, 2001.
  • Kilian, M., & Parker, S. (2000). “A Wesleyan spirituality: Implications for clinical practice” Presented at the Christian Association for Psychological Studies Regional Conference, Ladore Lodge, PA, November, 2000.

RESEARCH

  • Ph.D. Fellowship: Psychological Dynamics in Leadership (focus on individual and systemic leadership dynamics). Led by Dr. Karin Klenke, Professor, School of Leadership Studies, Regent University 2/2000–6/2002
  • Member of a research group that focuses on psychology of religion issues. Led by Dr. Bill Hathaway, Psy.D. Program Director and Professor of Psychology, School of Psychology and Counseling, Regent University 8/1999–12/2001
  • Research Coordinator for the Newlywed Research Project. Duties: Trained 14 practica students in assessment for two manualized marriage enrichment protocols, assigned practica students to assessments and marriage enrichment sessions with couples, responsible for gathering data, organized confidential files, assessed couples. 6/1999–6/2001

CONTACT INFORMATION
Office Location: N4122
E-mail: mkkilian@unwsp.edu