SONOMA STATE UNIVERSITY FACULTY WEBSITE
Michael R. Pinkston, Ph.D.
FACULTY DUTIES IN COUNSELING AND PSYCHOLOGICAL SERVICES (CAPS)
Provide counseling to SSU students experiencing personal
concerns or psychological distress
MEMBERSHIP ON CAMPUS COMMITTEES AND FACULTY GOVERNANCE
Psy 324 -Learning Moments
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
MEMBERSHIPS IN PROFESSIONAL ASSOCIATIONS
California Psychological Association (Board Member,
Governmental Affairs Committee)