Dr. Jeffrey Kellogg, a clinical child psychologist, received his Psy.D degree from Rutgers University, Graduate School of Applied and Professional Psychology, in 1982. He interned in clinical child psychology at the University of Alabama College of Medicine department of Psychiatry. After directing child, adolescent and family services for a regional mental health clinic in rural Alabama, followed by a position providing cross cultural and mental health services to expat families living in Malaysia, Dr. Kellogg moved to southern Illinois and began to work with children and their families 33 years ago. Before attending Rutgers he served in the US Peace Corps in Jamaica, West Indies training guidance counselors and developing a child psychiatric unit at the national hospital.
In addition to maintaining a full time practice, seeing mostly adolescent clients, Dr. Kellogg has worked closely with regional Headstart programs, The Center Comprehensive Services residential program (adolescence with traumatic brain injuries,) adolescents recovering from burns, and is a consultant with Gateway Foundation (adolescent substance abuse treatment center) , and clinical supervisor for psychological services at Brehm Preparatory School (boarding school for high school students with learning disabilities) . He was a long time member of the advisory board of the Adolescent Health Center, and a current board member of Rainbow Café (a drop in center for GLBTQ youth). He continues to provide expert testimony to regional courts and assist in the training of attorneys in mediation and representing children. He has been an adjunct assistant professor to the psychology department since 1997.
A member of the Illinois Psychological Association since 1984, as of last year Dr. Kellogg became the IPA Council representative for the southern region and recently the IPA rural psychology liaison to the American Psychological Association.