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Alex Kwee, Psy.D.

Assistant Professor, Practicum Supervisor

  • Biography

    • 2009-Present: Assistant Professor of Counselling Psychology, TWU; Program Psychologist, Back in Motion Rehab, Inc.
    • 2008-2009: Clinical Supervisor, DuPage Community Clinic Mental Health Program, Wheaton, IL
    • 2006-2008: Joint Appointment: Postdoctoral Therapy Fellow and Director, Sexual Health Program, Meier Clinic Foundation, Wheaton, IL
    • 2005-2006: Pre-Doctoral Intern, Meier Clinics, Wheaton, IL
    • 2002-2005: Completed practica and clerkship through Will County Health Department, Joilet, IL, and Wheaton College Counseling Center, Wheaton, IL

    Psychologist Licensure and Registration

    • Province of British Columbia: Full Register (CPBC#1903)
    • State of Illinois: Active (071-007590)
    • State of Washington: Retired Active (PY-60102437)
  • Education

    • 2006 - PsyD in Clinical Psychology; Wheaton College
    • 2003 - MA in Clinical Psychology; Wheaton College
    • 1996 - BS in Business Administration; Summa Cum Laude; University of Southern California

    Clinical Interests

    • Treatment of addictions--substance abuse and "process" addictions (gambling, sex etc.);
    • Health psychology; pain management;
    • Ethnic minority counselling and identity formation
  • Recent Publications

    Rahman, Q., Jones, S. L., & Kwee, A. W. (2010). Is homosexuality biologically based? In B. Slife (Ed.), Taking sides: Clashing views on psychological issues (16th ed.) (pp. 89-108). New York: McGraw-Hill.

    Kwee, A. W., Kwee, J. L., & Komuro-Venovic, E. (2009). Treatment implications from etiological and diagnostic considerations of Internet addiction: Cautions with the boot camp approach. Proceedings of the e- CASE 2009 Global Conference, Singapore, January 8-10, 2009, 1459-1476.

    Kwee, A. W., & Hoover, D. C. (2008). Theologically-informed education about masturbation: A male sexual health perspective. Journal of Psychology and Theology, 36(4), 258-269.

    Kwee, A. W. (2007). Constructing addiction from experience and context: Peele and Brodsky's Love and Addiction revisited. Sexual Addiction & Compulsivity: Journal of Treatment and Prevention, 14(3), 221-237.

    Kwee, A. W., Dominguez, A. W., & Ferrell, D. (2007). Sexual addiction and Christian college men: Conceptual, assessment, and treatment challenges. Journal of Psychology and Christianity, 26(1), 3-13.

    Jones, S. L., & Kwee, A. W. (2005). Scientific research, homosexuality, and the Church's moral debate: An update. Journal of Psychology and Chrisitanity, 24(4), 304-316.

    La Hoz, A. E., Caceres, J., Komuro-Venovic, E., & Kwee, A. W. (2005, October). Risk and protective factors impacting healthy marriage and family formation among Latinos in the United States. Wheaton, IL: Meier Clinics Foundation. (Study funded by a grant from the Annie E. Casey Foundation, Baltimore, MD.)

School of Graduate Studies

Department or Program:

MA Counselling Psychology
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