Dr. Malachy Bishop


Malachy Bishop,  Ph.D., CRC

Department of Early Childhood, Special Education and Rehabilitation Counseling
208A Taylor Education Building
(859) 257-4291

Malachy Bishop, Ph.D. (Rehabilitation Psychology, University of Wisconsin-Madison) is a professor in the Rehabilitation Counseling Program and Coordinator of the Rehabilitation Counseling Doctoral Program. He also serves as Director of Development and Research for the University of Kentucky’s University Center for Excellence in Developmental Disabilities, the Human Development Institute. Dr. Bishop’s clinical background includes rehabilitation counseling, rehabilitation psychology and neuropsychology in physical medicine and rehabilitation and other health care settings, and vocational assessment.

Dr. Bishop has authored over 100 journal articles and book chapters in health care and rehabilitation counseling. He conducts research in psychosocial and employment-related aspects of chronic neurological conditions, including epilepsy, multiple sclerosis, and brain injury; quality of life and adaptation to disability; self-management; and developmental disabilities. Dr. Bishop is a five-time recipient of the American Rehabilitation Counseling Association’s Research Award, and the 2015 recipient of the National Council on Rehabilitation Education Researcher of the Year award.

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Research categories: Rehabilitation Counseling, Disabilities