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Richard ReillyRichard Reilly, PhD

Core Faculty, Clinical Mental Health Counseling MA Program

Ph.D. Adelphi University, Derner Institute for Advanced Psychological Studies

Dr. Reilly is a clinical psychologist and core faculty member in the Counseling Department at William James College. He received his BA from the University of California, Berkeley; his MA at California State University Sonoma; and his PhD from Adelphi University. He completed clinical internships at The Institute for Labor and Mental Health and at McLean Hospital, where he also completed a fellowship on the Adolescent and Family Treatment Unit. During his time at McLean, he also received extensive training in substance abuse treatment and in group therapy. In addition, Dr. Reilly completed training at the University of Massachusetts Medical School’s Mindfulness-Based Stress Reduction Program.

His current areas of clinical interest include: the application of mindfulness to teaching and to psychotherapy practice; the development of integrative, emotion-focused and time-sensitive therapeutic models of care; and the role of social class and culture in psychological theory and practice.

At William James College, Dr. Reilly presently teaches First and Second Year Clinical Seminars, Theories of Counseling & Psychotherapy, Substance Abuse Evaluation and Treatment and Group Counseling and Psychotherapy.

In addition to his work at William James College, Dr. Reilly maintains a private practice in Cambridge, MA, where he works with individuals, couples and groups.