Dr. Arjan Berkeljon received Master's degrees in both Psychology and Philosophy from the University of Amsterdam, The Netherlands. He worked as a research associate in the Department of Psychology at the University of Amsterdam before starting his Clinical Psychology graduate training at Brigham Young University in Provo, Utah. During his graduate training Dr. Berkeljon specialized in adult psychotherapy, group psychotherapy, and obtained significant experience conducting psychoeducational evaluations and with work in a medication-assisted treatment of opioid dependence. In addition, he devoted significant time to clinical research which culminated in a measurement development study of a well-known clinical outcome measure. He received his Ph.D. in 2012, after completing a predoctoral internship at the University of Rochester's Counseling Center. Following a postdoctoral fellowship at the same site, Dr. Berkeljon joined the faculty of the Counseling Center in September, 2013. He has served on the Board of the Rochester Area Group Psychotherapy Association (RAGPS) since October, 2014.
Dr. Berkeljon's clinical interests include group psychotherapy, psychological assessment, men's work, and psychodynamic and humanistic psychotherapy. He enjoys supervision and teaching, particularly training and guidance of beginning psychotherapists. His research interests include measurement development, psychotherapy outcome research, research in naturalistic settings, and the intersection of psychology and philosophy.