Dr. Casey Calhoun
Ph.D., Licensed Psychologist
Dr. Calhoun received his training at top-ranked psychology training programs, obtaining his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill in 2016 and completing his internship and a postdoctoral fellowship at the Medical University of South Carolina. Prior to joining One80, Dr. Calhoun worked as a Clinical Assistant Professor in the UNC School of Medicine, where he served as the attending psychologist on the Child and Adolescent Inpatient Program in the Department of Psychiatry. He has also served as an Assistant Professor in the National Crime Victims Research and Treatment Center at the Medical University of South Carolina, where he contributed to research and clinical training that centered on investigating and treating psychological trauma from childhood through adulthood.
Dr. Calhoun provides individual and family therapy services to children ages 8+, adolescents, and adults, and he is skilled in research-informed therapeutic strategies for a wide range of psychological symptoms/disorders such as:
· Mood (depression, anger management, bipolar disorder, suicidal thoughts)
· Anxiety (social anxiety, general anxiety, phobia, selective mutism)
· Stress (work, school, relationships, changes to family structure or living situations)
· Trauma (early intervention for recent trauma, posttraumatic stress disorder)
· Grief (general grief support, complicated/prolonged bereavement)
· Habits and compulsory behavior (obsessive-compulsive disorder, Tourette’s, trichotillomania, excoriation, hoarding, impulse control)
· Lifestyle and health (support for developing healthy habits; body image; eating disorders)
· Behavioral problems (ADHD, ODD, Intermittent Explosive Disorder)
· Social skills deficits (general social skills development; social skills in individuals with mild-moderate Autism Spectrum or other developmental disorder)
· Difficulty setting goals for oneself and pursuing a values-driven life
Dr. Calhoun’s therapy services are rooted in developing a meaningful relationship with each client – one that is built on trust, respect, honesty, and collaboration. In this space, Dr. Calhoun helps individuals and families better understand the nature of their difficulties, identify sources of motivation and support that will provide a foundation for growth, and learn new skills that will promote self-sufficiency. Dr. Calhoun has a deep knowledge of psychological theory and research, and he shares this information using common, everyday language so that his clients can fully engage in collaborative development of a treatment plan that will work best for them.
Dr. Calhoun references cognitive, behavioral, and interpersonal theory in his conceptualization and treatment of mental health concerns. He is skilled in various cognitive-behavioral therapies including traditional CBT, Dialectical Behavior Therapy (DBT), Acceptance and Commitment Therapy (ACT), Trauma-Focused CBT (TF-CBT), Prolonged Exposure, Cognitive Processing Therapy (CPT), CBT for Insomnia (CBTi), Exposure and Response Prevention (ERP), Habit Reversal Training (HRT). He also practices Behavior/Contingency Management, Behavioral Parent Training, Interpersonal Therapy, and Family Therapy. Dr. Calhoun frequently references values-based/goal-oriented living and uses this framework (along with Motivational Interviewing, when needed) to establish goals for therapy.
In addition to offering therapy and assessment services at One80, Dr. Calhoun maintains a role as Adjunct Faculty in the Department of Psychology and Neuroscience where he teaches graduate-level courses and provides clinical supervision to students enrolled in the Clinical Psychology doctoral program. He also serves as a consultant to a local school district, where he provides clinical trainings for school staff and mental health support services for students, parents, and teachers.