Kyle Suhr, PhD

Assistant Professor, Psychiatry

Kyle Suhr, Ph.D. is a Clinical Assistant Professor at Banner University Medical Center South. He is a Licensed Clinical Psychologist at the Outpatient Psychiatry Clinic. His clinical interests include psychological assessment, chronic pain, anger, and severe mental illness. Dr. Suhr teaches seminars at the Department of Psychiatry and provides consultation and supervision in psychotherapy and assessment to psychiatry residents and psychology interns. He is trained in multiple evidence-based interventions including brief psychotherapy, cognitive-behavioral therapies, and motivational interviewing. He is a published scholar in national journals including Accident Analysis and Prevention, and Transportation Research Part F: Psychology and Behavior. He also co-authored a book chapter in Applied Psychology: Actively Caring for People. Prior to joining Banner University Medical Center, Dr. Suhr taught as an adjunct instructor at multiple community colleges and universities across the country.   

Research Interests: 

Anger, Psychological Assessments, and Program Development

  • B.A. University of Northern Iowa, 2009
  • M.A. University of Northern Iowa, 2011
  • Ph.D. East Tennessee State University, 2017
  • University of Arizona, Department of Psychiatry, 2016 – 2017
  • Kansas City VA Medical Center, 2017 – 2018