William Reay, PhD

Core Faculty, Practicum and Internships, School of Psychology

Contact:
wreay@ncu.edu

Area of Expertise •Mental Health Law
•Program Evaluation
•Quantitative Research Methods
•Child Custody
•Behavioral Health in Courts
•Evidence-Based Behavioral Health Practice

Education:

• Ph.D. University of Nebraska/Nebraska College of Law (Law/Psychology)
• M.A. University of Nebraska (Qualitative Psychology and Personality)
• B.A. Westminster College (Psychology), A.A. Valley Forge Military College

Dissertation: The Relationship Between Restrictiveness of Care and Behavior Impairment

Selected Publications • “Cuban Public Health: Living the Marxist dream,” American Journal of Orthopsychiatry (2012)
• “Organizational Adaptation: Bridging the Research to Practice Gap” Journal of Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research, (2010)
• “A framework for Measurement Feedback to Improve decision-making in mental health,” Journal of Administration and Policy in Mental Health and Mental Health Services Research (2010)

Professional Experience:
• President and Chief Executive Officer, OMNI Behavioral Health
• Director of Academic Program Development, School of Psychology Northcentral University