Michael Wheaton, Ph.D.
Assistant Professor of Psychology, Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology
Michael Wheaton, Ph.D., is an Assistant Professor of psychology at the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology at Yeshiva University. He received his Ph.D. in Clinical Psychology from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and completed his postdoctoral training in the Anxiety Disorders Clinic at the New York State Psychiatric Institute/Columbia University. Dr. Wheaton's research and clinical interests focus on the psychopathology and treatment of Obsessive-Compulsive Disorder (OCD) and OCD-related disorders. He also trains clinical psychology doctoral students in effective treatments for OCD.
Dr. Wheaton has published more than thirty peer-reviewed journal articles and frequently presents his research at national conferences. He was the recipient of a research grant from the International OCD Foundation and was selected for the Anxiety and Depression Association of America Career Development Leadership Program. He is also a licensed psychologist in New York State, specializing in Exposure and Response Prevention (EX/RP) for OCD.