Michael Ellis

1A Pine West Plaza
Albany, New York 12205
United States
Office Phone: 5184169500
Member since 2019
Membership Type: IACP


Mental Health Professional, Psychologist, Vocational Counselor
Area(s) of Practice: Dr. MICHAEL V. ELLIS received his Ph.D. from the Ohio State University and a M.S. from the Illinois Institute of Technology. Dr. Ellis is a New York state licensed psychologist, a NY OASAS Approved Provider of Clinical Screening and Assessment Services for Impaired Driver Offenders, a Collaborative Divorce Mental Health Professional, and an Approved Clinical Supervisor (ACS). As a scientist-practitioner, he has over 30 years of experience as a practitioner, clinical supervisor, and supervisor trainer. He maintains a private practice (www.MichaelVEllisPhD.com), working with clients from early adolescents through the elderly representing diverse racial and cultural backgrounds and identities with a wide variety of presenting issues. Although his practice is a general one, Dr. Ellis has particular expertise working with trauma, eating disorders, and medically-related disorders, and works with individuals and couples. As a Professor in the Division of Counseling Psychology at the University at Albany (https://www.albany.edu/education/faculty/michael-v-ellis, )Dr. Ellis has authored numerous articles, book chapters, and monographs, and has served on several peer-reviewed journal editorial boards. He is a Fellow of the American Psychological Association (APA). In 1993, Dr. Ellis was awarded a prestigious Fulbright Scholarship in Trinidad and Tobago. He received the 2010 Distinguished Professional Achievement Award and, along with his co-authors, the Outstanding Publication of the Year Award (2015 and 2016) from the Supervision and Training Section of the Society of Counseling Psychology (Division 17, APA). Viewed through the lens of diversity, oppression, and privilege, his teaching and research interests include clinical supervision, supervisor training, clinical judgment, and research methodology, psychometrics, and statistics. He is an internationally renowned expert in clinical supervision and is frequently called upon to conduct workshops on clinical supervision both nationally and internationally.
License(s): Psychologist, NY

Undergraduate Education

Carson-Newman College, 1977

Postgraduate Education

Illinois Institute of Technology, 1981

Professional Education

The Ohio State University, 1984