Kenneth Drude, Ph.D. has a doctorate in counseling psychology from the University of Illinois. He provides outpatient psychological services in a general private practice near Dayton, Ohio. Dr. Drude has clinical and administrative experience in providing mental health services in small and large mental health centers, a nursing home facility, children and adult hospitals and the education and training of psychology graduate students.
Dr. Drude is a past president of Ohio Board of Psychology, a past president and finance officer of the Ohio Psychological Association (OPA) and served on the OPA board for 28 years. Dr. Drude chaired the OPA committee that developed the first state psychological association telepsychology guidelines adopted in 2008. He served on task forces that developed the American Telemedicine Association telemental health guidelines and that drafted the Association for State and Provincial Psychology Boards’ interjurisdictional compact for telepsychology.
His major areas of professional interests are in telemental health policy, regulation, training and practice. He is an active member in the Coalition for Technology in Behavioral Science, American Psychological Association, American Telemedicine Association and the Association of State and Provincial Psychology Boards.
Dr. Drude was interviewed for this Ohio Psychological Association Oral History Project on October 12, 2012: OPA Oral History Project: Kenneth Drude, PhD 2015.