Local psychologist elected to state post

SIOUX CITY | Brenda Crawford has been elected president-elect of the Iowa Psychological Association (IPA). Dr. Crawford took office Jan. 1 and will serve IPA through 2015, advancing to the president and past president positions before her term of service is complete.

IPA is the state affiliate of the American Psychological Association, serving licensed psychologists and embracing the mission of the advancement of psychology in Iowa as a science and as a profession.

Crawford is a licensed psychologist currently in practice at Parkview Psychological Services P.C., in Sioux City. She received her B.S. in psychology, her M.S. in psychology, and her PhD in counseling psychology, all from Iowa State University. She completed her predoctoral internship at the University of Iowa’s University Counseling Service. She was staff psychologist and coordinator of the Eating Disorders Treatment Program at Eastern Illinois University from 2004-2005. She joined the staff at Morningside College in 2005 and began her employment at Parkview Psychological Services in January 2013.

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