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Steven James Couvillion, Ph.D., ABPdN
  • Pediatric Clinical Neuropsychologist
  • Clinical and Consulting Psychologist
Indiana University Medical Center; Post Doctoral Training - 9/78 - 4/80
Neuropsychology Post Doctoral Trainee under supervision of Kathleen Fitzhugh-Bell, Ph.D.
Florida State University - 1969 to 1972 Major: Clinical Psychology
Ph.D. March, 1975
  • Dissertation: The Effects of Condition at Birth on Learning in the Newborn Human Infant
  • Teaching Areas: Community Psychology; Mental Retardation
Trinity University - San Antonio, TX 1967 to 1969 Major: Psychology
M.S. Degree, 1969
  • Masters Thesis: Effects of Social Reinforcement on Social Class, Age and Sex in a Serial Learning Task
Immaculate Conception College - Oconomowoc, WI 1963 to 1965 Major: PhilosophyMinor: Languages and History
B.A. Degree, 1965
St. Joseph’s College - Edgerton, WI 1960 to 1962
A.A. Degree - Liberal Arts
1980 to Present Private Practice in Psychology - Clinical and Consulting
10293 N. Meridian St., Suite 375 - Indianapolis, IN 46290
Founded a group practice of psychologists to provide high quality outpatient and consulting services to Central Indiana. Personally provides psychological testing, consultation and therapy for children, adolescents and adults in behavioral and cognitive modalities for psychological and health related problems. Provides emotional, neuropsychological, developmental, and learning disability assessments for all age groups. Serves as consultant to schools, facilities, organizations, and attorneys throughout Indiana. Provides evaluations of State Police and Municipal police candidates. Workshops presented on professional issues to other Health professionals, schools, parent organizations, and treatment facilities. Serves as executive coach to professional and executive managers.
1990 to 1993 Psychology Consultant - Arbor Hospital
11130 Pennsylvania - Carmel, IN 46232
Consultant - served as chief psychologist to 80-bed inpatient facility; supervised staff, presented workshops, supervised psychological testing, provided administrative consultation.
1989 to 1995 Adolescent Inpatient Unit - Community Hospital North
Indianapolis, IN 46232
Group Therapist – served as primary group therapist and trainer to adolescent inpatient group three times weekly; Supervised nurses and ward staff in group therapy and served as Ward Behavior Management Consultant.
1978 to 1980 Post Doctoral Trainee - Neuropsychology
IU Medical Center - Riley Hospital - Neuropsychology Lab - 1100 West Michigan Street - Indianapolis, IN 46223
Postdoctoral study and training in Neuropsychology including Testing, Interpreting and Report Writing from Neuropsychology Tests, inpatients and outpatients (adults and children). Data collection and research, training of interns (pre and post doctoral) and initial training and ongoing monitoring of technicians in administering, scoring and data reporting.

Served as special psychologist consultant to Jackson Clinic, Anderson, Indiana, Carmel Special Services Co-op in Carmel, Indiana, and Tri-County Mental Health Center in Noblesville, Indiana.

Supervisor: Kathleen B. Fitzhugh-Bell, Ph.D., Director, Neuropsychology Laboratory.
03/78 to 07/78 Private Practice Psychologist
706 East Walcott Street - Thomasville, Georgia 31792
Independent practice in Thomasville, Georgia. Consultation to systems and clinics, diagnostics, workshops, individual and family therapy. Consultant to Dougherty County, (Albany, GA), Developmental Disabilities Center for assessment, individual programs and management.
03/75 to 03/78 Program Director, Child and Adolescent Program; Associate Director of Community Mental Health Center - Archibald Hospital CMHC
P.O. Box 1028 - Thomasville, Georgia 31792
Served as Program Director of child and adolescent services (outpatient and in-patient) for six-county Southwest Georgia CMHC. Program development, hiring teaching and supervising staff, budget direction and planning were main administrative aspects. Clinical functions included inpatient and out-patient evaluation, family and group therapy, consultation with all agencies involved with children in area including staff development for CMHC and other social agencies, including schools, welfare departments, police, sheriff and juvenile agencies and public health facilities.

Supervisor: M.G. Middleton, M.D.
02/74 to 03/75 Parent Education Program Coordinator - Riley Hospital for Children
Child Development Center, I.U. Medical Center - 1100 West Michigan Street - Indianapolis, IN 46202
Established innovative family therapy program for families of children (ages birth to 16) with emotional, behavioral or developmental problems. Consultation and education, work with community schools and resources; program development and direction; teaching, training and supervision of staff, psychology interns and students, medical residents and other students; community relations and speaking.

Supervisor: Maury Greene, M.D.
09/73 to 01/74 Staff Research Assistant - LaRue D. Carter Memorial Hospital
1315 West 10th Street - Indianapolis, IN 46223
Contacted and interviewed former in-patients at Carter for follow-up research, rating scale assessment of each patient and data coding.

Supervisor: Paul J. Martin, Ph.D.
09/72 to 08/73 Clinical Psychology Intern - LaRue D. Carter Memorial Hospital
1315 West 10th Street - Indianapolis, IN 46223
Team member of adolescent in-patient and outpatient teams at Carter. Work included psychological evaluations, individual, family and group therapy, and ward direction.

Supervisor: George A. Karwisch, Ph.D.
08/70 to 08/71 Behavioral Specialist - Sunland Hospital for the Mentally Retarded
2323 Phillips Road - Tallahassee, FL
Department Head for Behavioral Programs and Psychology Department in a 500 bed hospital for multiple handicapped, retarded persons. Directed and supervised 32 employees in initiating and upgrading programs for self-help skills, disciplinary problems and community activity. Also wrote grants, supervised students, counseled parents, and participated in hospital policy-making board.

Supervisor: Tom Dillon, Ph.D.
08/71 to 08/72 Director of Psychology and Behavioral Programs - Sunland Hospital for the Mentally Retarded
2323 Phillips Road - Tallahassee, FL
Assistant to Department Head for half of 500 bed hospital. Supervise and directed nine persons in establishing, maintaining and upgrading self-help and self-discipline programs for younger handicapped-retarded persons. Also carried on routine psychological evaluations for in-patient unit.

Supervisor: Michael David, Ph.D.
09/69 to 06/70 National Institute of Mental Health Student Grantee - Florida State University Department of Psychology
Tallahassee, FL
Clinical Student Evaluator for five months at Federal Correctional Institute in Tallahassee, FL performing initial and parole evaluations on prisoners; student extern at Chatanochee State Hospital, performing testing and ward behavioral programs. Research assistant, grading papers, tutored undergraduate students and occasionally taught courses.

Supervisor: Jack G. May, Jr. Ph.D.
06/69 to 09/69 Work Samples Evaluator - Goodwill Industries
San Antonio, TX
Administered work sample battery, wrote reports and made specific vocational recommendations for clients. Helped develop and standardize new tests, worked with persons with all types of handicaps.

Supervisor: Jim Coots, M.S.
09/68 to 06/69 Psychometricianfont style='font-style:normal; font-weight:normal;'> - Trinity University Counseling Center
715 Stadium Drive - San Antonio, TX
Administered, corrected and reported on a wide variety of tests given to both college students and V.A. clients.

Supervisor: Robert Brauchle, Ed.D.
01/68 to 08/68 Juvenile Project Counselor - SANYO
2800 West Zarzamora Street - San Antonio, TX
Counselor and Probation Consultant to 35 juveniles (ages 14-18) involved in Work Training/Academic Remediation Program in CAP Agency. Duties included individual counseling, work evaluation and follow-up, social training and occasional refereeing of fights along with community job placement and consultation with probation officers.

Supervisor: Juan De LaRosa.
* Participated in two field research projects involving in-depth interviewing:

Marriage Communications Project

Spring, 1973
Indiana Medical Center - Long Hospital Annex
Project Director: James Hawkins, Ph.D.

Alcoholic Survey Project

Spring/Summer, 1969
Georgetown University Sponsorship - San Antonio, TX
Local Director: Frank Emmett, M.S.
Professional Memberships:
  • American Psychological Association Member
    • Div.22 - Rehabilitation Psychology
    • Div.40 - Neuropsychology
    • Div.41 - Psychology and Law
    • Div.42 - Independent Practice
    • Div.47 - Exercise and Sports Psychology
  • National Association of Neuropsychology - August 1983 to Present
  • Private Practice License in Psychology, Indiana - 1978 to Present
  • Indiana Psychological Association, member -1978 to Present
  • Allied Health Staff, Community North Hospital - 1988 to Present
  • Allied Staff Member, St. Vincent Hospital Psychiatric Staff - 1982 to Present
  • Social Security Disability Examiner, Georgia - 1977 to 1978
  • Vocational Rehabilitation Approved Examiner, Georgia - 1977 to 1978
Consultation Services:
  • Washington Township Schools, Lawrence Township Schools, Noblesville Schools, Cathedral High School, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1982 to Present
  • Indiana State Police - Testing and evaluation of candidates for recruit classes - 1990 to Present
  • Indiana State Police - Conduct "Fitness for Duty" evaluations for Indiana State Police - 2005 to Present
  • Arbor Hospital - Director of Psychological Services and Administrative Consultant, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1989 to 1993
  • Thomas Lunsford, M.D., Private Neurologist, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1981 to 1992
  • Carmel Special Services Co-op, Carmel, Indiana - 1979 to 1981
  • Tri-County Mental Health Center, Noblesville, Indiana - 1978 to 1980
  • Paul Stewart, M.D., Private Psychiatrist, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1983 to Present
  • Jackson Adult & Child Psychiatric Center, Anderson, Indiana - 1979 to 1981
  • Noblesville Family Physicians, Noblesville, Indiana - 1979 to 1981
  • Blakely Georgia Youth Detention Center, Blakely, Georgia - 1975 to 1977
  • Albany Georgia Area MHC, Child & Adolescent Program - 1977 to 1978
  • Dougherty Co., Georgia, MR Training Center - 1977 to 1978
  • Mitchell/Baker Co., MR Training - 1977 to 1978
  • Decatur Co. Georgia Schools - 1975 to 1976
  • Child Development Centers, Southwest Georgia Region - 1975 to 1976
  • Lutherwood Residential Child Care Center, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1974
  • R.M. Pierce, M.D., Private Psychiatrist, Indianapolis, Indiana - 1974
  • Community North Hospital of Indianapolis, Group therapy leader for inpatient adolescent groups - 1989 to 1992
Workshop Presentations (Partial List):
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “Innovative Methods for Managing Childhood Disorders Utilizing Brain-Based Research” - May 14, 2004
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “The Brain, Learning and the Use of Children’s Learning Styles in Therapy” - June 13, 2003
  • Eli Lilly, Inc. - ADHD Parent Support Group - “ADHD, The Brain and the Use of Non-Verbal Focus Techniques” - July 23, 2003
  • Cathedral High School Teachers & Staff - “The Brain, Learning and Children’s Learning Styles” - January 29, 2003
  • Cathedral High School Parent LD Support Group - “Students’ Learning Differences: A Guide to Students’ Studying and Parents’ Survival - A Five-Part Workshop for Parents’ Sanity” - Feb. 12, Feb. 26, March 12, March 26 & April 9, 2003
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “Psychcotherapy Learning Styles and Psycho-educational Testing” - October 19, 2001
  • Indiana School Psychologists - “Student Evaluations: Beyond Statistical Data” - October 15, 2001
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “Dealing with Attorneys - 101” - Fall Meeting November 10, 2000
  • Indiana Dyslexia Association - “Behavioral Interventions for Children with ADHD” - March 1999
  • Indiana Brain Injury Association - “Behavioral and Academic Learning in Children - Post Head Injury” - September 9, 1999
  • Lawrence Township Parent Action Council - “Manifestations of Depression in Children” - September 2, 1999
  • Indiana School for the Blind - Staff Training /Workshop Series (4 workshops on management) - “Student Behavior Management” - School year 1998/99
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “Community Resources and Treatment for Families and Students with ADHD” - Spring Meeting, April 1998
  • Hasten Hebrew Academy - Prospective in Parenting Program “Living With an Academically Talented Child” - March 3, 1998
  • American United Life - Wellness Lecture Series “Combatting Negative Thinking” - April 17, 1997
  • Adoption Support Center - Broad Ripple Library - “Adoptive Parent Seminar - Effective Parenting” (2 Hrs.) - January 28, 1997
  • Metropolitan School District of Wayne Township - Nurses Continuing Education “Conduct Disorders in Children” - December 11, 1996
  • Tri County Opportunity Center - Noblesville, In. - “Behavior Management of Children and Adolescents With Special Needs” - October 17, 1996
  • Indiana University School of Medicine/Psychiatry Department - Richter Conference - Indianapolis, Indiana - “Assessment & Diagnosis in Selecting Treatment Modality” - 1996
  • Noblesville Elementary Schools Parent Group - Blue Ribbon Parenting, “Value Based Parenting: Raising Responsible Children” - November 9, 1995
  • College Park Christian Church - “Value-Based Parenting: Teaching Children Family Values Through Loving Discipline” - 5 Sessions (3hrs. each)
  • Indiana Psychological Association - “HMO’s Impact on the Psychologists Practice” - 1993
  • Community Workshop Presentation by Professional Psychological Services - “Recognizing Learning Disabilities/Differences: Assessment and Intervention” - March 12, 1993
  • Adoption Support Group of Indiana - “Parental Bonding and Adoption: A Developmental and Behavioral Approach” - June 1992
  • Indiana Public School Psychologists and General Public - Arbor Hospital - Indianapolis, In. - “Behavior Management and Techniques for Anger Control in Children” - December 11, 1992
  • Community Mental Health Worker’s Forum with Attorney Firm Kreig, DeValt, Alexander & Capehart (Attorney Firm) - “Taking Care of Business,” “Classic Malpractice Scenarios” - November 18, 1992
  • Community Mental Health Worker’s Forum with Attorney Firm Kreig, DeValt, Alexander & Capehart (Attorney Firm) - “Child Custody Evaluations,” “How Therapists Can Cope With the Legal System” - March 28, 1990
  • Bell Laboratory Staff - “Sexual Harassment in the Workplace” - 1988
  • DFCS Workers Staff - Walker City, GA., “Exceptional Child Workshop” - 1977
  • Douglas Middle School Faculty, Thomasville, Georgia - “Drug Usage and Detection in Adolescents” - 1977
  • Georgia Child & Adolescent Workers Continuing Education Program - Athens, Georgia - 1977
  • Bainbridge Junior College - Daycare Workers and Child Management - 1976
  • Blakely Youth Development Center - Blakely, Ga. - Youth Development Staff - “Emotional and Behavioral Aspect of First Time Adolescent Offenders: Diagnostic and Management Issues” - October 20 & 21, 1975
  • Indiana Association for Child Care Facilities - Indianapolis, Indiana - “Behavioral Management of Developing Children,” 1974
  • Diplomate of the American Board of Pediatric Neuropsychology - 2006
  • Indiana Psychological Association - Board Member and Executive Board Member - 2002 to 2003
  • Indiana Psychological Association - Membership Chairman - 2003 to 2006
  • Indiana Society for Legislative Action for Psychologists - Chairman - 2001 to Present
  • Brain Injury Association of Indiana - Board of Directors Member - 2004 to Present
  • Business of Psychology Network - Indiana Representative to American Psychological Association - 1998 to Present
  • Indiana Alzheimer’s Association - Medical Advisor Board - 1999 to Present
  • State Mental Health Advisory Council (one of 10 statewide members appointed by Governor Bayh) - 1992 to 1996
  • Indiana Psychological Association Consumer Education Subcommittee - 1998 to 1999
  • National Neuropsychiatric Research Foundation - President of Board of Directors - 1986 to 1990
  • Broad Ripple/Haverford Little League Board of Directors - Sponsor/Coordinator - 1990 to 1995
  • Broad Ripple/Haverford Little League - Coach of Little League and Senior League teams - 1982 to 1996
  • Indiana Psychological Association - Committee Chairman - Psychologist and the Media - 1982 to 1983
  • Service Award: Indianapolis (IN) Public Schools - Community Representation to IPS
  • Indianapolis Public Schools: System Evaluation Committee and Teacher Contract Negotiation Committee - 1988 to 1991
  • Tabernacle Methodist Church Youth Sports Leagues - Service Awards: for coaching soccer and basketball - 1979 to 1980
  • Broad Ripple High School - Indianapolis, Indiana - PTA Co-President - 1989 to 1990
  • Bingam Elementary School #84 - Indianapolis, Indiana - PTA Co-President - 1984 to 1985
  • Indianapolis Public School #84 - Service Award: for volunteer work with problem students - May, 1980
  • Chapter National Foundation March of Dimes - Sowega Chapter, Georgia - Executive Committee Member - Service Award - 1976 to 1978
  • Decatur County Georgia Schools - Board of Review Member - 1977 to 1978
  • Camp Arrow (for multi-handicapped children) - Thomasville, Georgia - Board of Directors - 1976 to 1978
  • Blakely Georgia Regional Youth Development Center - Appreciation Award: for writing center guidelines, staff development and professional consultation - 1976
  • Council for Community Agencies, Decatur County, Georgia - Vice President - 1975-1976
  • Jaycees - Bainbridge/Decatur County, Georgia - “Jaycee of the Year Award” - 1976
  • Association for Retarded Citizens - Leon County, Florida - Distinctive Service Appreciation Award - 1972
  • APA Convention, Miami, Florida - “Setting Up a Community Mental Health Program” - panel participant - 1970
  • Leon County Association for Retarded Citizens - Tallahassee, Florida - Board of Directors - 1970 to 1972
  • Leon Youth Association for Retarded Citizens - Tallahassee, Florida - Advisor - 1970 to 1972
  • FSU - Elected Graduate representative to Psychology Faculty-Student Committee - 1969 to 1971
  • Raymond W. Horn, Ph.D.
    10293 N. Meridian Street, Suite 350
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46290
    (317) 581-2292


  • Richard Grana, Ph.D.
    9240 N. Meridian Street, Suite 292
    Indianapolis, Indiana 46260
    (317) 844-7489


  • Dr. Tom Ryan, Special Education Director
    Noblesville Schools
    1775 Field Drive
    Noblesville, Indiana 46060
    (317) 773-3171


  • Earnie Smith, M.D.
    8945 N. Meridian
    Indianapolis, IN 46260
    (317)569-1650


  • Melody Dilk, Ph.D., J.D.
    10293 N. Meridian
    Suite #375
    Indianapolis, IN 46290
    (317) 581-2295


  • John Courtney, Psy. D.
    Child Development Center
    3570 Blackthorn Ct. #2
    South Bend, IN 46628
    (219) 232-4453