Dr. Kurt Holzhausen has been a professor of psychology at UMFK for 25 years. He has also taught at Claflin University in South Carolina. He earned his BS in Psychology and Biology from Hope College in Michigan and his Ph.D. in Social Psychology from Texas Tech University. Dr. Holzhausen is a member of Phi Beta Kappa and in his spare time, he enjoys woodworking and hiking.
Lisa Lavoie has been an adjunct lecturer at UMFK for 10 years and was recently hired as an Assistant Professor of Behavioral Science. She graduated from UMFK in May 2007 with a Bachelor of Arts in English and a minor in Behavioral Science. In May 2015, she earned her Master of Arts in Interdisciplinary Studies (MAIS). In December 2019, she graduated from USM in December 2019 with a Master of Science is Clinical Rehabilitation Counseling (CLRC).Lisa is an avid reader; her favorite genres are murder mystery and police procedurals. A lifelong learner who enjoys spending time with her family, she can frequently be found outside enjoying the beauty of Maine.
Shawn Graham, LCPC/CADC, has served as a faculty member and program coordinator for the Behavioral Science program for the last five years. He has worked in the behavioral health field for over 25 years and continues to maintain a small practice working as a mental health and substance abuse counselor.
Mr. Graham earned his BS in Social Science from UMFK and then earned his Master of Science in Counseling Rehabilitation from USM. He is currently pursuing his doctorate in Counselor Education and Supervision, from the University of the Cumberlands in Kentucky.
Mr. Graham holds several licenses in the State of Maine; Licensed Clinical Professional Counselor; Certified Alcohol and Drug Counselor License; Mental Health Rehabilitation Technician - Community; Certified Trainer for the Maine Youth Suicide Prevention Program; and Disaster Behavioral Health Responder.
When not working on his doctorate or a myriad of other things, Mr. Graham enjoys hiking, biking, fishing, and snowmobiling.