MICHAEL R. PINKSTON, Ph.D.

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Michael R. Pinkston, Ph.D.
Counseling and Psychological Services
Sonoma State University

Stevenson 1088
Rohnert Park, Ca. 94928
(707) 664-2214
Michael.Pinkston@sonoma.edu

   
         
               
 

FACULTY DUTIES IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (CAPS)

Provide counseling to SSU students experiencing personal concerns or psychological distress
Provide consultation to SSU staff and faculty regarding their concerns related to students
Provide training, workshops, and other outreach activities for the SSU community
Serve as Training Coordinator and supervisor for Ph.D. and MA students in Internship Program

MEMBERSHIP ON CAMPUS COMMITTEES AND FACULTY GOVERNANCE

Academic Senate
Professional Development Committee
Wellness Committee

CURRENT COURSES

Psy 324 -Learning Moments

BIOGRAPHICAL SKETCH

Michael received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from Texas Tech University in 1974. He became licensed as a Psychologist in California in 1976 and has provided counseling, consultation, and training in the following settings: university counseling center, community mental health, medical hospitals and clinics, psychiatric hospitals, Peace Corps Training, and an international exchange student program. He has held teaching positions in undergraduate, graduate, and medical school settings. Michael has been in private practice in Sonoma County since 1981 and has served as President of the Redwood Psychological Association and as a Board Member of the California Psychological Association. His professional interests include psychological assessment, clinical hypnosis, stress management, coping with health concerns, and dealing with life transitions.

LICENSES AND CERTIFICATIONS

Licensed Psychologist #PSY4719 (California 1976)
National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology (1987)
Certification and Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis (American Society of Clinical Hypnosis 1994)
Licensed Psychologist #609 (Hawaii 1997)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS

California Psychological Association (Board Member, Governmental Affairs Committee)
Redwood Psychological Association (Past-President, Ethics Committee Chair)
American Psychological Association
American Society of Clinical Hypnosis

 


 

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