Paul Margolies, PhD
Assistant Professor of Clinical Psychology
Paul J. Margolies, Ph.D. is Associate Director for Practice Innovation and Implementation, Center for Practice Innovations, Division of Mental Health Services and Policy Research, NYSPI. Dr. Margolies is a licensed psychologist who received his doctoral degree in clinical psychology from the State University of New York at Stony Brook.
Over the course of the past 30 years, he has worked in community and inpatient settings in a variety of clinical, supervisory and administrative roles. He also served for 25 years as a Training Director of an American Psychological Association-accredited psychology internship program and is currently an accreditation site visitor for the American Psychological Association.
He has presented papers and workshops at regional, national and international conferences on topics including cognitive-behavior therapy, psychiatric rehabilitation, transformational leadership, organizational change and evidence-based practices.
My primary focus is on the implementation of a number of evidence-based practices designed for the seriously mentally ill: treatment for Co-Occurring Disorders, the Individual Placement and Support model of supported employment, Assertive Community Treatment, and Wellness Self-Management... I have been involved in the development of Wellness Self-Management, a research informed approach that assists seriously mentally ill adults to manage symptoms and accomplish personally meaningful recovery goals.