William D Bloem, PhD
Clinical Assistant Professor, Department of Psychiatry
1000 Oakland Drive
Kalamazoo, MI 49008
William Bloem, PhD, is a licensed psychologist with the Battle Creek VA Medical Center in Battle Creek, Michigan. He is a graduate of Calvin College in Grand Rapids, Michigan. He earned both a master's degree in theology and a doctorate in clinical psychology from Fuller Theological Seminary in Pasadena, California.
Dr. Bloem is currently the chief of the psychology service at the Battle Creek VAMC. In that role, he is responsible for the operations of the service, including all staff in residential rehabilitation programs and specialty outpatient mental health clinics in PTSD, substance abuse, neuropsychology, and integrated care.
Dr. Bloem has research interest in PTSD and interpersonal problem-solving skills.
- American Board of Professional Psychology (Clinical Psychology)
Education and Training
- PhD 1984, Clinical Psychology, Fuller Theological Seminary in California
- MA 1982, Theology, Fuller Theological Seminary in California
- BA 1978, Psychology, Calvin College
- Clinical Psychology
DeViva J., Bloem W. Symptom Exaggeration and Compensation Seeking Among Combat Veterans with Posttraumatic Stress Disorder Journal of Traumatic Stress. 2003;16:503-507. doi: 10.1023/A:1025766713188.
Trent C.R., Rushlau M.G., Munley P.H., Bloem W., Driesenga S. An ethnocultural study of posttraumatic stress disorder in African-American and White American Vietnam War Veterans Psychological Reports. 2000;87:585-592. doi: 10.2466/pr0.87.6.585-592.
Munley P., Bains D., Bloem W., Busby R. Post-traumatic stress disorder and the MMPI-2 Journal of Traumatic Stress. 1995;8:171-178. doi: 10.1007/BF02105415.
Munley P.H., Bains D.S., Bloem W.D., Busby R.M., Pendziszewski S. Posttraumatic stress disorder and the MCMI-II. Psychological reports. 1995;76:939-944. doi: 10.2466/pr0.19184.108.40.2069.
Munley P., Bains D., Bloem W. F Scale elevation and PTSD MMPI profiles. Psychological reports. 1993;73:363-370. doi: 10.2466/pr0.19220.127.116.113.
Donahoe C., Carter M., Bloem W., Hirsch G., Laasi N., Wallace C. Assessment of Interpersonal Problem-Solving Skills Psychiatry (New York). 1990;53:329-339. doi: 10.1521/00332747.1990.11024517.