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Keith Lahikainen

Professor of Psychology

(434) 592-7840
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  • Psy. D. in Clinical Psychology, William James College
  • M.S. in Counseling, Fitchburg State University
  • A.B. in Sociology, Assumption College
  • A.S. in Criminal Justice, Mount Washusett Community College

Courses Taught

  • PSYC 305: Overview of Substance Abuse
  • PSYC 421: Psychological Measurements
  • PSYD Courses


Dr. Lahikainen is a licensed psychologist and credentialed Health Service Provider from the state of Massachusetts. Over the years he has taught a variety of undergraduate and graduate courses in human services, psychology, school counseling, and rehabilitation counseling programs.

In addition to his teaching, Dr. Lahikainen worked for fifteen years in a range of clinical and practical settings providing psychotherapy, assessment, and consultation for a diverse array of client populations. These settings include inpatient psychiatric care, college counseling centers, community mental health centers, and corporations. Specializing in human motivation and leadership, his professional focus has been on teaching and applying such concepts to prepare people for making a positive change in their lives.

His research interests include the areas of positive psychology, leadership, mindfulness, motivation, and spirituality.

In addition to his position as a faculty member, he is pursuing a Master of Divinity Degree here at Liberty.

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