Dr. Michael Paulson provides group supervision for the Interns. Dr. Paulson received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Dakota in 1970, completing his doctoral internship at the Norfolk State Hospital and Mental Health Center in Norfolk, NE. Dr. Paulson received post-doctoral training in family therapy at the Philadelphia Child Guidance Clinic. He was a post-doctoral fellow at the Community Mental Health Center of Rutgers Medical School in New Jersey.
Dr. Paulson has extensive training and experience with psychological testing, particularly in personality assessment. He has had training in psychoanalytic therapy, behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, family therapy, marriage therapy, and sex therapy. Dr. Paulson was formerly with the North Dakota Department of Human Services and prior to joining Solutions, he was the Chief Psychologist at Southeast Human Service Center, where he supervised numerous mental health professionals and trained scores of doctoral psychology students and psychiatric residents.
Dr. Paulson is a Licensed Psychologist in both North Dakota and Minnesota, and he is listed in the National Register of Health Service Providers in Psychology.