Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, Ph.D.?
Update this Profile
Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, Ph.D., Psychologist
We verify the medical license of each FindaTopDoc Verified Doctor to ensure that their license is active and they are in good medical standing.

Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, Ph.D.

Psychologist | Clinical

17336 W 12 Mile Rd Suite 101 Southfield MI, 48076

About

Dr. Gordon MacKinnon is a psychologist practicing in Southfield, MI. Dr. MacKinnon specializes in the treatment of health mental problems, and helps people to cope with their mental illnesses. As a psychologist, Dr. MacKinnon evaluates and treats patients through a variety of methods, most typically being psychotherapy or talk therapy. Patients usually visit Dr. MacKinnon because they have been experiencing depression, anxiety, stress or anger for a significant period of time and are seeking help. Psychologists may perform a variety of exams and assessments to diagnose a mental condition.

Education and Training

Rochester University 0

Provider Details

MaleEnglish

Professional Memberships

  • American Psychological Association, the Michigan Psychological Association, the National Council on Family Relations, and the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology  

Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, Ph.D.'s Practice location

MacKinnon Psychological Associates & Rochester University

17336 W 12 Mile Rd Suite 101 -
Southfield, MI 48076
Get Direction
New patients: 248-214-9587, 248-583-9362
Fax: 248-879-6774

Rochester University

800 W Avon Rd -
Rochester Hills, MI 48307
Get Direction
New patients: 248-218-2122
rochesteru.edu

Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, Ph.D.'s reviews

(0)
Write Review

Media Releases

Get to know Psychologist Dr. Gordon E. MacKinnon, who serves patients throughout the State of Michigan.

An experienced psychologist, Dr. MacKinnon is the Clinical Director of his private practice, MacKinnon Psychological Associates, and serves as a Professor of Psychology, former Chair of the Department of Psychology and Behavioral Sciences, and Clinical Director of the Psychology and Counseling Clinic at Rochester University.

Having maintained a private practice in clinical psychology, he has proudly been serving children, adolescents, families, and adults in Southeast Michigan. He brings a total of over 35 years of professional experience in psychiatric hospitals and outpatient psychotherapy clinics, which have included behavioral and neuropsychological evaluations, marital and family therapy, and adolescent residential treatment.

Throughout his academic career, Dr. MacKinnon completed his undergraduate education at Rochester University with his Bachelor of Science degree in Religious Education in 1981, followed by an additional Bachelor of Science degree in Human Resources Development at Oakland University. He then went on to receive his Master of Arts degree in Marital and Family Therapy at Wayne State University in 1984. With a commitment to excellence, he obtained his Doctor of Philosophy degree in Clinical Psychology from the University of Detroit, Mercy in 1997.

Remaining abreast of the latest advancements in his field, he maintains active memberships with the American Psychological Association, the Michigan Psychological Association, the National Council on Family Relations, and the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology, and has received certifications from the American College of Forensic Examiners, and the American Board of Certification in Homeland Security. He also serves as a Member and Vice-President at the Academy for the Psychoanalytic Arts.,, and is a former  Fellow of the American Psychotherapy Association (FAPA).

Psychology is the science of behavior and mind. It includes the study of conscious and unconscious phenomena, as well as feeling and thought. It is an academic discipline of immense scope. Psychologists assess, diagnose, and treat the psychological problems and behavioral dysfunctions resulting from, or related to, physical and mental health. In addition, they play a major role in the promotion of healthy behavior, preventing diseases and improving patients’ quality of life.

On a more personal note, Dr. MacKinnon is married to Nancy Keller-MacKinnon, who teaches as an Adjunct Professor of Social Work and Early Education at Rochester College. They have a daughter, Ashley, who is a 2009 graduate of Rochester University. In his spare time, he enjoys the magical arts and the psychology of magic. He owns an “old world” letterpress printing press manufactured in 1886 and revived his interest in printing after many years, when his daughter asked him to print her wedding invitations.

Recommended Articles

  • How Rumination Is Linked to Anxiety and Depression

    What is rumination?According to various research studies, one of the important factors or causes of depression and anxiety is rumination.When people ruminate, they continually contemplate about certain problems or thoughts without end. Most of the time, individuals who are depressed have episodes of...

  • Everything You Need to Know About Anxiety Disorder

    It’s quite normal to feel nervous and have butterflies in your stomach before going to a job interview, a blind date or making an important decision. This anxiousness is body’s natural response to stress and danger. It is an automatic alarm that rings when you feel threatened, under pressure, or...

  • What to Expect During Cognitive Behavioral Therapy

    What does CBT involve?The CBT sessionsThere are individual and group sessions. Some sessions are on hand books or even computer programs. Nowadays, you can connect to a therapist online.If you opt for individual CBT:...

  • What Is Emotional Eating?

    There may be times that an individual will turn to junk food to deal with emotional stress. This habit of eating comfort foods to satisfy a feeling or an emotion is referred to as emotional eating. When an individual turns to emotional eating, he or she may over eat to try to combat strained...

  • The Most Common Psychological Disorders

    Common mental health disorders are often associated with a variety of symptoms, which can lead to significant disability or impairment for the patient and those around them.  Below are some of the more common psychological disorders:DepressionDepression or major depressive disorder is a serious...

  • Autism: Why It's Important to Consider Identity-First Language

    When discussing autism, it’s easy to get caught up in conversations about genetics and DNA that can often feel detached from the everyday experiences of people with autism. The research being done in these areas and the discussions that surround them are undoubtedly important. New studies and data...

Nearby Providers

Nearest Hospitals

PROVIDENCE - PROVIDENCE PARK HOSPITALl

16001 W NINE MILE RD SOUTHFIELD MI 48075

Head east on West 12 Mile Road 4081 ft
Turn right onto Greenfield Road 3.0 mi
Turn right onto West 9 Mile Road 1546 ft
Turn left onto Providence Drive 662 ft
Make a U-turn onto Providence Drive 158 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, ROYAL OAKl

3601 W THIRTEEN MILE RD ROYAL OAK MI 48073

Head east on West 12 Mile Road 4081 ft
Turn left onto Greenfield Road 1.0 mi
Turn right onto West 13 Mile Road 2138 ft
Turn right 280 ft
Continue straight onto John B. Poole Drive 927 ft
Turn left 965 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the left

OAKLAND REGIONAL HOSPITALl

22401 FOSTER WINTER DRIVE SOUTHFIELD MI 48075

Head east on West 12 Mile Road 4081 ft
Turn right onto Greenfield Road 3.0 mi
Turn right onto West 9 Mile Road 408 ft
Turn left onto Foster Winter Drive 604 ft
You have arrived at your destination, on the right

ST JOSEPH MERCY OAKLANDl

44405 WOODWARD AVE PONTIAC MI 48341

800 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, USA
Head northwest toward W Avon Rd
0.2 mi
Turn right
0.1 mi
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
72 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
177 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
66 ft
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
125 ft
Turn right onto W Avon Rd
2.5 mi
Turn left onto S Adams Rd
1.3 mi
Turn right to merge onto M-59 W toward Pontiac
2.4 mi
Take exit 40A to merge onto I-75 S toward Detroit
1.3 mi
Take exit 75 toward I-75BL
1.2 mi
Continue onto I-75BL
0.2 mi
Keep left to continue on I-75BL N
1.2 mi
Turn right onto I-75BL N/Woodward Ave
0.8 mi
Turn left onto Bassett St
0.2 mi
Turn right
0.1 mi
Turn right
108 ft
Turn left
249 ft
44405 Woodward Ave, Pontiac, MI 48341, USA

CRITTENTON HOSPITAL MEDICAL CENTERl

1101 W UNIVERSITY DRIVE ROCHESTER MI 48307

800 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, USA
Head northwest toward W Avon Rd
0.2 mi
Turn right
0.1 mi
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
72 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
177 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
66 ft
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
125 ft
Turn right onto W Avon Rd
0.5 mi
Turn right onto S Livernois Rd
1.1 mi
Turn right onto Walton Blvd
0.2 mi
Turn right
292 ft
Turn left
144 ft
Slight rightDestination will be on the right
115 ft
1101 W University Dr, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, USA

BEAUMONT HOSPITAL, TROYl

44201 DEQUINDRE ROAD TROY MI 48085

800 W Avon Rd, Rochester Hills, MI 48307, USA
Head northwest toward W Avon Rd
0.2 mi
Turn right
0.1 mi
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
72 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
177 ft
Turn left toward W Avon Rd
66 ft
Turn right toward W Avon Rd
125 ft
Turn left onto W Avon Rd
1.6 mi
Turn right onto John R Rd
3.0 mi
Turn left onto E South Blvd
1.0 mi
Turn right onto Dequindre Rd
0.3 mi
Turn right at the 1st cross street
167 ft
Turn left
0.1 mi
Turn rightDestination will be on the left
262 ft
44201 Dequindre Rd, Troy, MI 48085, USA