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Michael Civin, Ph.D. Believes Psychology Requires Education, as Well as Practice

April 26, 2019

Dr. Michael Civin has been a practicing psychologist for more than three decades, so far. Before he embarked on his career, he made sure he had a great education; one that would mark him as a high-quality psychologist. Dr. Michael Civin still spends considerable time in the academic world. He has served as a full professor, an associate professor and as a faculty member in many institutions of higher learning over the years. His fondness for education has led him to published many scholarly articles in medical journals and to author chapters in very important books on psychology.

Michael Civin, Ph.D.

Michael Civin, Ph.D. started his educational pursuits by earning an A.B. degree with cum laude honors from Harvard in 1968 and followed that by getting his medical education from the Albert Einstein College of Medicine in 1968 and 1969. In 1970, he was awarded his first Masters of Arts degree from the University of Oregon, and he was awarded a second M.A., from the Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. A few years later, he officially became Michael A. Civin, Ph.D., when he earned his doctorate from Adelphi, which also awarded him a Postdoctoral Certificate in Psychoanalysis and Psychotherapy in 1993.