Mike Greenwald

FOX CHAPEL, OAKLAND & DOWNTOWN OFFICES

EDUCATION

Mike Greenwald, Ph.D. received his undergraduate degree from Ohio State University and and his graduate degrees from the University of Cincinnati and the University of Wisconsin Rehabilitation Psychology Program. He completed an APA-approved Internship in Clinical Psychology at Mendota Mental Health Institute in Madison, Wisconsin. He also has an M.S. in Information Science from the University of Pittsburgh.

CREDENTIALS/PROFESSIONAL BACKGROUND

Dr. Greenwald is a Founding Fellow and Certified Trainer and Supervisor in the Academy of Cognitive Therapy. He trained psychologists and counselors as an Assistant Professor at the University of Pittsburgh from 1978-1989; served as an Adjunct Assistant Professor throughout the 90's, and was involved in health promotion and substance abuse prevention research and cognitive therapy research in anxiety, depression, traumatic grief, and cocaine abuse. He served on the clinical faculty of the Cognitive Therapy Training Program at UPMC and holds consulting staff privileges at UPMC Shadyside. He is a founding partner of AMHA.

BOARD CERTIFICATIONS

Dr. Greenwald is listed in the National Register of Healthcare Providers in Psychology, and is a Founding Fellow and Certified Trainer and Supervisor in the  Academy of Cognitive Therapy.

SPECIAL INTERESTS

Treatment of anxiety disorders, including panic and generalized anxiety; depression; adjustment to disability. Mindfulness-based cognitive therapy, positive psychology, ACT. Training counselors and psychologists.

MOST IMPORTANT CAREER MOMENTS

Founding a successful behavioral health group practice. Receiving a Model Project award from NIH for developing a Health Promotion Curriculum. Helping to create an APA-approved Counseling Psychology Program at the Unviersity of Pittsburgh. Participating in major cognitive therapy research protocols at the University of Pittsburgh Medical Center for over 20 years. Receiving training and supervision from the Center for Cognitive Therapy in Philadelphia. Mindfulness training at the Omega Institute.

THINGS YOU WOULD FIND ME DOING ON THE WEEKENDS

Exercising, biking, reading, cooking, listening to music, meditating, photography, taiji, tinkering with computers, stereo gear, gaming or home projects.