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Behavioral and Social Sciences Faculty

Dave Knorr

Dave Knorr, M. S. Ed., LCPC
SIU HealthCare – Quincy Family Medicine Residency

Degree: M.S, Ed. In Counseling from Western Illinois University
Post Graduate Training in Family Systems Therapy: Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic

  • Interests

Clinical Interests:

  • Diagnosis and treatment of child and family problems
  • Early Intervention for mental health issues
  • Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
  • Stress reduction to increase health and wellness
  • Grief and loss
  • Impulse control problems
  • ADHD diagnosis and treatment
  • Self Esteem and its importance regarding mental and physical health
  • PTSD

Teaching Interests:

  • Family Systems and the building of Healthy Families
  • Positive Parenting
  • Strength-Based Therapy
  • Problem Solving, Decision-Making Skills
  • Growth and Development – All ages
  • Family and Community Medicine

Research Interests:

  • Mental Health in the Primary Care Setting
  • Effectiveness of Positive Parenting on Depression in Children
  • Use of Meditation on Anxiety and Depressive Disorders
The mission of the Southern Illinois University School of Medicine is to assist the people of central and southern Illinois in meeting their health care needs through education, patient care, research, and service to the community.

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