David McPhee, Ph.D.
Ph. D. University of Minnesota, Counseling and Student Personnel Psychology.
D. Min. (with distinction). Luther-Northwestern, Pastoral Psychology.
M. Div. University of St. Thomas School of Divinity.
M. A. University of St. Thomas, Educational Psychology.
B. A. University of St. Thomas School of Divinity, Philosophy
Arizona Licensed Psychologist (on inactive status since not living in Arizona)
Minnesota Psychologist Emeritus.
Board Member and 2009 President, Association of Family and Conciliation Courts Maricopa County Superior Court Mental Health Committee
Past President, Minnesota State Board of Medical Examiners
Board Member and 2005 President, Arizona Psychological Association
Public Member, Minnesota Board of Nursing
For Arizona Board of Psychologist Examiners (consultant and expert witness)
Archdiocese of Saint Paul and Minneapolis:
Appointed to development board, elected to presbyteral council, elected to pastoral council, appointed to priest personnel board, elected regional dean and senator (deliberative board)
2014 – present: Semi-retired but active
2008 – 2014: Psychologist/Owner, David McPhee Family Forensic Psychology, Phoenix, Arizona. Provided forensic and consultation services statewide. Conducted national and international workshops on Family Forensics and Personality Disorders.
1998 – 2008: Psychologist/Owner, Well Being Systems, Phoenix/Scottsdale Arizona. Provide clinical and forensic services for families.
1997 – 1998: Clinical Director, Desert Vista Hospital and Arizona Psychiatric Affiliates, for Ramsey Health Care International (Arizona division).
1989 – 1997: Owner and Clinical Director, River City Mental Health Clinic, P.A., Saint Paul, Minnesota. Hired and directed a staff of up to 15 senior clinicians. Provided psychotherapy/consultation for children, adolescents, and adults.
to 1989: Senior Pastor, Guardian Angels Church, Saint Paul. Led a diverse 7000-member congregation in transition. Senior Pastor, Corpus Christi Church, Saint Paul. Led a 2000-member University-related parish with a program and school staff of16. Director of Pastoral Care, Saint Joseph’s Hospital, Saint Paul, Minnesota. Established and managed programs of pastoral care and education.
Part-time duties have included serving as Adjunct Professor, University of St. Thomas School of Divinity. (Counseling), Instructor, University of Minnesota Graduate School, Consulting Psychologist, Midwest Spine Institute, Minnesota, Psychologist, Pain Rehabilitation Center, Carondelet Hospitals. Member, Ethics Committee of MPA, Clinical Director, Direct Aid Minnesota, Professional Practice Representative, Treasurer, and President, Arizona Psychological Association, Disaster Mental Health Worker in Puerto Rico for the American Red Cross, host of award-winning Mind Over Matter, weekly psychology show on NewsRadio 620, KTAR, Phoenix, and national lecturer/workshop leader on family forensics and Personality Disorders. Consultant and Teacher at Tumbleweed, Phoenix. Advisor and Webmaster for SE Asia grassroots initiatives.
Regular writer for Quora on psychology since 2017: over 100 million views:
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