Dr. Kenneth A. Larsen is a Clinical Psychologist in the Department of Medicine at New England Baptist Hospital (NEBH). In this role he provides consultation services for patients, and serves as sports psychologist, working with elite athletes including members of the Boston Celtics organization. In addition, Dr. Larsen is also the Director of Clinical Pastoral Education and Counseling at NEBH.
Dr. Larsen has held teaching appointments as Clinical Instructor in Medicine at Harvard Medical School, Adjunct Professor of Psychopharmacology at Mass School of Professional Psychology and is a Member of the American Psychological Association and has served on the Board of Directors of the Massachusetts Psychological Association. He is board certified in medical psychology and clinical hypnotherapy. In addition he is a Diplomate-Fellow in the American Association of Pastoral Counseling.
Dr. Larsen has a Doctorate in Clinical Psychology (D.Min.) from the Andover Newton Theological School in Newton, Massachusetts and a Doctorate in Clinical Hypnotherapy (PhD) from American Pacific University. He also studied at the CG Jung Institute in Zurich, Switzerland.
He is the author of numerous papers, has participated in numerous clinical conferences and is active in research. Dr. Larsen was awarded a Dlin/Fischer Clinical Research Award from the Academy of Psychosomatic Medicine in 2008 for a double blind, placebo controlled study of perioperative administration of olanzapine to prevent postoperative delirium in joint replacement patients.
For the past twenty years Dr. Larsen has utilized innovative treatment approaches in caring for patients suffering from catastrophic occupational injuries and workplace violence, as well as in the nonpharmacologic management of chronic pain.
Clinical Instructor: Harvard Medical School, Medicine
Professor: Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology, Psychology
American Board of Medical Psychology