Steven D. Graham, PhD, DMin 

Steven D. Graham, PhD, DMin 

Licensed Psychologist and Certified Psychoanalyst

Contact me at 813-732-6717. For a more immediate response,

call my office manager, Renée, at 813-785-6172.


I Provide the Following Professional Services:

My Specialized Psychotherapy Experience with

Individuals and Couples:

  • Relational issues (including conflict, communication difficulties, challenges from before the relationship began, financial challenges, previous relationships, family-of-origin relationships, in-laws/friend-related concerns, parenting issues, etc.)
  • Mood-related concerns (depression, bipolar disorder, etc.)
  • Life transitions (including job loss, grief, marital separation, divorce, etc.)
  • Spiritual matters (doubt, guilt, shame, fear, wounding by spiritual leader, experience of God, etc.)
  • Trauma (from childhood and/or adulthood, ongoing pain)
  • Identity challenges, self-esteem
  • ADHD and learning disabilities, especially the impact on relationships and self-esteem
  • Anxiety in all its forms

My Specialized Assessment Experience:

My Educational Background:

  • Certified Psychoanalytic Training, Tampa Bay Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies
  • Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology, Biola University, La Mirada, CA
  • M.A. in Clinical Psychology, Rosemead School of Psychology
  • M.A. in Mental Health Counseling, Reformed Theological Seminary, Orlando, FL
  • D.Min. (Doctor of Ministry), Fuller Theological Seminary, Pasadena, CA
  • M.Div. (Master of Divinity), Cincinnati Christian University, Cincinnati, OH
  • M.A. in Practical Theology, Cincinnati Christian University

The psychological/mental health training and theological/pastoral education have been a helpful blend of approaches toward working with the whole person.

My Clinical Experience:

These opportunities have given me both a broad range of experience with a wide variety of psychological disorders and populations as well as an indepth level of training regarding relationships, the impact of spirituality, and emotional suffering.

  • Psychoanalytic Clinical Psychologist, Private Practice, South Tampa, FL
  • Clinical Psychologist, Life Connections Counseling Center, Tampa, FL
  • Residency, Life Connections Counseling Center, Tampa, FL
  • Internship, University of South Florida's Counseling Center for Human Development, 

              Tampa, FL

  • Staff Therapist, Biola Counseling Center, La Mirada, CA
  • Assessment Externship, Los Angeles County/University of Southern California, Ingleside Hospital, Los Angeles, CA
  • Child Assessment and Psychotherapy, Rosita School, Garden Grove, CA
  • Supervised Psychotherapist, Florida Counseling Foundation, Casselberry, FL
  • Psychotherapist Trainee, Northland Counseling Center, Longwood, FL

Professional Associations:

  • APA (American Psychological Association)
  • APA, Division 39 (Psychoanalysis)
  • CAPS (Christian Association for Psychological Studies)
  • Tampa Bay Psychoanalytic Society
  • Tampa Bay Institute for Psychoanalytic Studies

Previous Pastoral Experience:

  • Pastor, Lake Mary, FL
  • Seminary Professor, Cincinnati, OH
  • Associate Pastor, Cincinnati, OH
  • Pastor, Danville, KY
  • ​Pastor, Atlanta, GA