Meet the RPS Staff
Stephen W. Buckley, Ph.D.
President and Clinical Director
Dr. Buckley received his doctorate in Developmental Psychology from the Ferkauf Graduate School of Psychology, Yeshiva University: Albert Einstein College of Medicine campus, Bronx, NY. While at Yeshiva, Dr. Buckley published multiple research studies in psychophysiological processes in infant/child development for The Ross Products Division of Abbott Laboratories. Previously, Dr. Buckley graduated magna cum laude from Columbia University, NY, with a Master's Degree in Developmental Psychology. Dr. Buckley received his bachelor's degree in General Psychology, graduating cum laude from Iona College in New Rochelle, NY.
Dr. Buckley became a licensed psychologist in 1999, and has worked with the chronically ill psychiatric population, inpatient substance abuse population, and has maintained an outpatient private practice for the mainstream community for the past sixteen years. Dr. Buckley has served on staff at Yeshiva University as a Clinical Supervisor of graduate students preparing for licensure, and has also served as an adjunct professor of psychology at Ramapo College of New Jersey and Dominican College in NY.
Dr. Buckley provides cognitive behavioral therapy to adolescents, adults, couples and the elderly, in both individual and group treatment. Dr. Buckley specializes in the treatment of psychological trauma: specifically physical and sexual abuse; as well as treating bipolar disorder, addiction, as well as the more profound thought disorder symptoms associated with schizophrenia.
Dr. Buckley is a certified provider for the NYS Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services (OASAS), and performs evaluations for DWI/DUI recipients, as well as court-ordered evaluations for domestic violence, gun permits, and other court-mandated