About Denise Bike, Ph.D.
Dr. Bike began studying psychology in 1985. She graduated in 1989 from the University of Dallas. She spent the next two decades in education. She was a certified teacher. Then she wrote textbooks and testing materials. (Harcourt-Brace, McGraw-Hill, the Princeton Review) In her late 30s, Dr. Bike revived her dream of becoming a psychologist. She completed her M.S. at Loyola and earned her Ph.D. at the University of Missouri.
Since 2006, Dr. Denise Bike has conducted individual therapy with adults and assessment with children, adolescents, and adults in a variety of settings. Sheppard and Enoch Pratt Hospital, Boone Hospital’s CBT Program, the Counseling Centers at Mizzou and Ball State, and the Assessment and Consultation Clinic. Most recently, Dr. Bike conducted educational testing in the D.C. Charter Schools and the Chesapeake ADHD Center where she also offered therapy to adults with ADHD. She now practices at Baltimore Minds.
From 2013-2015, Dr. Bike was a full-time faculty member at Loyola University Maryland. She taught graduate-level evaluation and assessment, counseling skills, and diversity courses. She also taught Child Development and Human Development at Notre Dame Maryland. She currently teaches Wellness Management and Diversity courses online for the University of Missouri.
Dr. Bike serves as co-chair on the Maryland Psychological Association's Membership Committee. Her scholarly works have been published in The Journal of Clinical Psychology, Psychotherapy, The APA Handbook, and The SAGE Handbook of Multicultural Counseling.