Paul C. Abney , PhD
Professor, Behavioral Sciences; Senior Director, Academic Examinations and Scheduling; NBME Executive Chief Proctor
Paul C. Abney, PhD, has extensive experience working as an educator, researcher, consultant and clinician. His background includes many years as a university professor, and serving as a consultant to education and community human services agencies. Additionally, Dr. Abney has more than two decades of clinical training and experience as a mental health practitioner and addictions counselor.
In addition to being a Licensed Professional Counselor (LPC) and Nationally Certified Counselor (NCC), Dr. Abney has received extensive recognition as a national and international author and presenter. His research has been published in the Journal of Counseling and Development, Journal of Technology in Counseling, Journal of Technology in Human Services, Integrating Technology in Higher Education (University Press of America), and Traumatology. He has presented at numerous medical conferences, including the Society for Information Technology and Teacher Education, the International Meeting on Education and Thinking, the World Conference of the American Counseling Association, the Association for Specialists in Group Work, the Association for Adult Development and Aging, the International Congress on Constructivism and Psychotherapy, the Work-Scholar Panel at Esalen Institute, and the American Association of Counselor Education and Supervision.
Dr. Abney’s research interests and presentations include his personally developed dialogical approach to medical interviewing, consulting, coaching and counseling entitled: "RESOURCERY (Reiteratively Expressed Self-in-Relation Orientations Utilizing Reality Constructs Exhibiting Relational Yields): A Meaning Practice for a Practice Full of Meaning."