Michael Taylor, PhD
Kauai School District
Dr. Michael Taylor is the Program Director for the Hawai’i Psychology Internship Consortium. He earned his Ph.D. in clinical psychology from the SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology. He has authored and co-authored a number of articles investigating the neurobehavioral and neuroimaging correlates of substance use and HIV. He also served as Director of the SDSU Psychology Clinic, the primary training site for the SDSU/UC San Diego Joint Doctoral Program in Clinical Psychology for 14 years and was Program Chair for the Association of Psychology Training Clinics for 12 years. Since retiring from San Diego State University, he has worked as a Clinical Psychologist for the Hawaii Department of Education providing psychological treatment and conducting evaluations for School-Based Behavioral Services for the West Complex on Kauai. He also serves as an intern supervisor for HI-PIC. In addition to his work in Kauai’s public schools, he enjoys outdoor activities including snorkeling, paddle-boarding, and hiking.