Faculty

Richard O-neill, Ph.D., ABPP, CGP

Richard M. O'Neill is a Fellow of American Board of Professional Psychology, Associate Professor and Director of Systems-Centered ® Training at SUNY Upstate, and the Director of Research Emeritus for the Systems-Centered Training and Research Institute . He has long-standing interests in the psychology of creating health, happiness, and success, and communicating about these issues to the public in person and through the media. As President of the New York State Psychological Association, his groundbreaking initiative to deal with the problems of managed care for psychology was featured on the front-page of the New York Times. He has 300+ television appearances, a weekly psychology spot on WSTM’s Weekend News with Laura Hand (Saturday 9 AM), a “Checkup from the Neckup” segment on Upstate’s™ HealthLink On Air Sunday morning radio show (WSYR, 106.9 FM), and a 1976 Student Academy Award for the documentary What The Notes Say. His work focuses now on Systems-Centered consulting, training, and research with individuals, partners, and groups to create health, happiness, and success.

Usha Satish Ph.D

Usha Satish Ph.D is a Professor in the Department of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University. Her work is centered on the application of simulation technology to assess “how” people make decisions and in enhancing the quality of critical thinking. She directs the Strategic Management Simulation laboratories at SUNY Upstate Medical University which focuses on developing simulation based learning tools for leadership development in executives, physicians and military personnel among other areas. She is regarded as an international expert in complexity theory and leadership development. She has several original publications in peer reviewed journals and contributed to several books in the field. She has numerous grants from federal and other organizations for her research.