Kathleen A. Brehony
Kathleen Brehony is a licensed clinical psychologist and Jungian-oriented psychotherapist. She holds a Ph.D. and M.S. in clinical psychology from Virginia Tech and a B.A. in Sociology from Catholic University. She completed her residency training at the University of Mississippi Medical Center where she served as Chief Resident. She has taught at the university level and been in private practice for over fifteen years specializing in issues related to transitional developmental periods of life, including midlife and death and dying, as well as the relationship between spirituality and psychology. Throughout her career she has conducted hundreds of professional workshops, seminars, and training programs on these and other subjects. She is especially interested in bringing academic and scholarly information to the general public.
Brehony has published extensively in professional journals and books. She is co-editor of Marketing Health Behaviors (Plenum, 1984) and Boston Marriages (The University of Massachusetts Press, 1993). She is the author of Awakening at Midlife (Riverhead Books, 1996).
Brehony served on the charter editorial board of the journal Women and Therapy for seven years and has been guest editor for a number of other professional publications. She has written numerous articles for newspapers and magazines, appeared as a guest on radio and television, and produced and hosted a bi-monthly television interview show, “All About Women.” She has co-produced and served as moderator for several television specials for the Public Broadcasting System. Dr. Brehony was the Director of Marketing and, later, President of The Media Works, an independent video and film production company. In addition to her administrative and creative work, she was the head writer for more than one hundred video and film scripts for industry and training.
Dr. Brehony lives in Norfolk, Virginia where she maintains a private clinical practice.