MICHAEL R. PINKSTON, Ph.D.

SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY WEBSITE

   

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

 

EDUCATION

1974 Ph.D. Texas Tech University
Major: Clinical Psychology (APA-Accredited Training Program)
Minor: Special Education

1968 M.A. Texas Tech University
Major: Clinical Psychology
Minor: Special Education

1966 B.A. Texas Tech University
Major: Psychology
Minor: History

PROFESSIONAL CERTIFICATIONS

- Psychologist License #PSY4719 (California)
- National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology
- Certification and Approved Consultant in Clinical Hypnosis (American Society of Clinical Hypnosis)
- Psychologist License #609 (Hawaii)

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL POSITIONS

- Counselor Faculty /Internship Training Coordinator – Sonoma State University (Rohnert Park, CA)
- Clinical Psychologist – Private Practice (Santa Rosa, CA)

MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

- American Psychological Association
- American Society of Clinical Hypnosis
- California Psychological Association
- Redwood Psychological Association

CURRENT PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTED OFFICES

- Executive Board Member, Ethics Committee Chair - Redwood Psychological Association
- Board Member - California Psychological Association

PREVIOUS PROFESSIONAL APPOINTMENTS AND ELECTED OFFICES

- President - Redwood Psychological Association
- Chief of Psychology - CPC Redwoods Psychiatric Hospital
- Vice President of Professional Staff - CPC Redwoods Psychiatric Hospital
- Oral Examiner - Board of Psychology (California)

PREVIOUS CLINICAL EXPERIENCE

- Director of Counseling and Psychological Services - Copper Towers Medical Center (Cloverdale, Ca.)
- Clinical Psychologist - Behavioral Medicine Associates (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Clinical Supervisor - Interlogue Counseling Center (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Clinical Supervisor/Co-Director - Explorations Counseling Center (Santa Rosa, CA)
- Clinical Supervisor/Psychologist - St. Johns Hospital APA-Accredited Internship (Santa Monica, CA)
- Clinical Psychologist - San Joaquin County Mental Health (Stockton, CA)
- Crisis Counselor - Children's Hospital Adolescent Hotline (Los Angeles,CA)
- Clinical Psychology Intern (APA-Accredited Internship) - St. Johns Hospital (Santa Monica, CA)
- Crisis Counselor - Suicide Prevention Center (Los Angeles, CA)
- Clinical Psychology Intern - Terrell State Mental Hospital (Terrell, TX)

PREVIOUS TEACHING EXPERIENCE

- Adjunct Faculty - California School of Professional Psychology (Alameda, CA)
- Instructor - The Professional School of Psychology (San Francisco, CA)
- Assistant Clinical Professor - UC San Francisco Medical School, Family Medicine (Santa Rosa, CA)

PREVIOUS CONSULTING AND TRAINING EXPERIENCE

- Training Consultant/Counselor - Youth For Understanding International Student Exchange Program
- Training Consultant - U.S. Peace Corps (USA and Brazil.)
- Consulting Psychologist - San Joaquin County Mental Health (Stockton,CA)

 

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