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Adam GonzalezDirector of Behavioral Health; Founding Director of the Mind-Body Clinical Research Center; Associate Professor of Psychiatry & Behavioral HealthPsychiatryRenaissance School of Medicine


Adam Gonzalez is a licensed clinical psychologist and the Founding Director of the Mind-Body Clinical Research Center. He is an expert in cognitive behavioral treatment for mood and anxiety disorders, dialectical behavior therapy, relaxation/mindfulness-based treatments and behavioral medicine. His program of research focuses on understanding the interplay of cognitive, emotional and behavioral health factors that may affect physical and mental health, as well as evaluating stress management and resilience training programs.

In addition to his responsibilities with the Mind-Body Clinical Research Center, Dr. Gonzalez is also the Co-Director of the Stony Brook University Consortium Pre- and Post-Doctoral Training programs in clinical psychology; the Chair of the Stony Brook Medicine Faculty Diversity Ambassadors Council and Co-Chair of the Stony Brook Medicine LGBTQ* Commitee.


  • PhD, University of Vermont
  • Post-Doctoral Fellowship, Massachusetts General Hospital/Harvard Medical School