Keith K. Ewell, Ph.D.

Dr. Ewell received his Bachelor of Arts from Loyola University Maryland and his Master’s and Ph.D. from the University of Miami in Florida. While in college, Dr. Ewell volunteered, and then later became a substitute teacher at the Children’s Guild, a school for children and adolescents with emotional, behavioral and mental disorders, in Baltimore, Maryland. His time at the Children’s Guild solidified his passion for the field of psychology.Dr. Ewell spent time doing political work at the University of Florida as the Director for an inpatient unit for adolescents with poorly controlled diabetes, which was operated through the Department of Pediatrics and Psychiatry.Upon moving to Virginia, Dr. Ewell worked for the Department of Youth and Family Services doing psychological evaluations for juvenile correction services. He later entered the research side of a federally funded grant pilot project examining the systems of care models and the provision of service to kids with complex needs. Dr. Ewell spends time working with children, adolescents and families. He has a passion for working with teenagers who are dealing with anxiety disorders and conditions such as ADHD and other behavioral disorders. He also has a vast amount of experience working with children who have acute and chronic medical conditions. Dr. Ewell has been with In Step for 15 years, and is also the founder of Harmony Information Systems, which provides technical support for human service agencies (www.harmonyis.com.)