Kenneth Cunningham, PhD

Class of 2004


An autobiographical approach to the psychological study of hope (2004)

Kenneth Cunningham

​Kenneth Cunningham is in private practice with two psychiatric groups: APEX Behavioral Health in Brownstone, Mich., and Comprehensive Behavioral Health in Maumee, Ohio. He also sees patients in his home office in the Old West End of Toledo, Ohio. Dr. Cunningham is the former director of Lucas County Family Service, a consultant to the Ohio Board of Social Workers, and an adjunct faculty member at the University of Toledo School of Social Work and Owen’s Community College. He recently presented conferences for the Ohio chapter of NASW and the Michigan Conference on Autism, and he has an upcoming presentation at the International Conference on Hope and Resiliency. Dr. Cunningham is expecting his book, Cake and More Cake, A Diet of Hope, to be published in 2009.


  • PhD, Institute for Clinical Social Work