Dr. Michael Keesler, PHD

Dr. Michael Keesler, PHD

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Age 34
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Dr. Michael Keesler, PHD is a neuropsychologist in Philadelphia, PA and has been practicing for 2 years. He graduated from Drexel University in 2014 and specializes in neuropsychology, forensic psychology, and more.Read his story

8400 Roosevelt Blvd

Philadelphia, PA 19152

Contact Information

(215) 867-9654

Insurance Accepted

  • Aetna
  • Amerihealth
  • Blue Cross Blue Shield
  • Independence Blue Cross

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Dr. Keesler's bio

This content was provided by Dr. Keesler "I consider myself as a man of varied heritage, interests, and experiences. I was raised in the Southern United States, attended college in Los Angeles, then graduate school in the greater Philadelphia area where I now make my home. In that time I have visited four continents, speak slivers of several languages, and met some amazing people who have helped shape my worldview. I believe people have the ability to shape their lives and destinies by the choices they make, but recognize the world is an inherently unequal place. I also believe that most people are generally doing the best they can most of the time, doing what they think is right for themselves and the people they care about. Of course, we can all use a little help sometimes, whether it's from an afterschool tutor, a good optometrist, a personal trainer at the gym, or a mental health professional. Toward that end, I believe in the collective effects of small tweaks to produce big changes."
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Care Philosophy

This content was provided by Dr. Keesler "Conducting psychological or neuropsychological assessment, I emphasize the biopsychosocial model of case conceptualization. This means a shared attention - in no particular order of emphasis - to biological factors (e.g., genetic, neurodevelopmental, medical), psychological factors (e.g., mood, personality, and behavior), and social factors (e.g., family, culture, socioeconomic status). Individuals are not simply their chronic illness, their traumatic event, or their education level. Nothing exists in a vacuum. Only by trying to understand all the complementary and competing forces can we truly begin to understand an individual's areas of function and dysfunction.

Providing therapy, rehabilitation, or other intervention, I strive toward goal-oriented work backed by research supporting its effectiveness. I am also a strong advocate of non-pharmacological intervention as a first-line treatment (except in severe cases), which may include a mixture of talk therapy and lifestyle changes. "

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3  Specialties

  • Neuropsychology
  • Clinical Neuropsychology
  • Forensic Psychology

0  Board Certifications

Dr. Keesler does not have any board certifications listed.

7  Conditions Treated

  • Acute Stress Disorder (ASD)
  • Adjustment Disorder
  • Mood and Adjustment Disorder
  • Mood Disorders
  • Phobia
  • Post-Traumatic Stress Disorder (PTSD)
  • Social Phobia

6  Procedures

  • Independent Forensic Evaluation
  • Individual Adult Psychotherapy
  • Individual Therapy
  • Neuropsychological Testing
  • Psychological Evaluation
  • Psychological Testing

Background Check

Malpractice Claims not available

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0 Sanctions

No sanctions history found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

0 Board Actions

No board actions found for the years that Healthgrades collects data.

Education

  • University Of California, Los Angeles. (UCLA)
    Undergraduate School | Graduated 2006
  • Drexel University
    Medical School | Graduated 2014
  • University Of North Carolina At Chapel Hill
    Internship Hospital | Completed 2014
  • University Of Pennsylvania Health System
    Fellowship Hospital | Completed 2016
  • Villanova University School Of Law
    Other Education | Completed 2011

Awards & Recognition

Awards & Honors

Dr. Keesler has no awards or honors listed.

Media & Publications

Dr. Keesler has no media or publications listed.

Languages Spoken

  • English

Memberships & Professional Affiliations

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Dr. Keesler's Reviews

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Dr. Keesler's Performance

  • Trustworthiness

    EXCELLENT
  • Explains condition(s) well

    EXCELLENT
  • Answers questions

    EXCELLENT
  • Time well spent

    EXCELLENT

Office & Staff Performance

  • Scheduling

    EXCELLENT
  • Office environment

    EXCELLENT
  • Staff friendliness

    EXCELLENT
  • Average wait time

    Under 10 minutes

Patient Comments (1)

He was pretty usefull to me while I was trying to overcome my debilitating social anxiety disorder. Would recomend.
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