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Milt Becknell, Ph.D.

Professor Emeritus of Psychology


Dr. Becknell joined the faculty of Cedarville University in 2004 following a long career in the military. He served in the Army as a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner before completing his doctorate in psychology, and he spent the remainder of his military career as an Air Force psychologist. Milt is board certified in Clinical Health Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), and he is a licensed psychologist in Ohio. Dr. Becknell maintains a small private practice specializing in clinical health psychology in Centerville, Ohio.

Education and Credentials

  • Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi
  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Clinical Health Psychology, Wilford Hall USAF Medical Center
  • M.S.N., The University of Texas at Austin
  • B.S.N., Texas Christian University
  • B.A., University of North Texas


  • Favorite places to visit: Rocky Mountains in Colorado
  • Hobbies: family, bicycling, running, guitar
  • Why Cedarville: Invigorating blend of psychological science and biblical truth