About Me

Barry Dauphin, Ph.D. is an assistant professor of psychology at UDM. He received his B.S. in psychology from Tulane University, New Orleans, LA in 1981 and Ph.D. in Psychology from Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY in 1988. He completed his predoctoral internship at Yale Medical School, New Haven, CT where he worked in the Substance Abuse Treatment Program and the Partial Hospitalization Program. He completed a two year postdoctoral program in psychoanalytic psychotherapy at the Detroit Psychiatric Institute through the Wayne State School of Medicine (1988-90).

Dr. Dauphin received his Michigan Licensure in 1991. After working for a few years at the Wyandotte Health Center outpatient clinic, he joined Professional Resources, an interdisciplinary team that focused on evaluation and interventions for children referred for problems interfering with successful schoolwork. He primarily performed assessments and psychotherapy for children and adolescents. He entered solo private practice in 2000 and continues to perform psychological assessments and psychotherapy with children, adolescents and adults.

He joined the psychology faculty at UDM as an instructor in 2004 and was appointed to a position as assistant professor in 2005. Dr. Dauphin teaches graduate and undergraduate courses in psychology, including Psychological Assessment I & II, Individual Child Psychotherapy, Principles of Psychotherapy, Introductory Psychology and Abnormal Psychology. Dr. Dauphin works primarily in the Master’s program in clinical psychology. His scholarly interests include research into perception & personality, the psychological effects of living in contemporary American society, psychoanalysis, philosophy & psychology as well as professional education and professional development.

Dr. Dauphin has long been involved in professional psychological organizations. He is the former editor of the Michigan Society for Psychoanalytic Psychology (MSPP) Newsletter and has served as President of MSPP (1997-99, 2003-5, 2005-7). He is the President (2006-8) of Section IV (Local Chapters) of Division 39 (Psychoanalysis) of the American Psychological Association (APA). He is also a member of the Michigan Psychological Association, the International Federation for Psychoanalytic Education (IFPE) and is a Diplomate of the American Psychotherapy Association (DAPA).