Dr. Eileen Wolkstein

Dr. Eileen Wolkstein completed her PhD and graduate education in Rehabilitation Counseling at New York University, where she’s worked since 1981. For thirty years she was a research scientist and adjunct professor in the Rehabilitation Counseling Department. Her research was funded by agencies such as the New York State Office of Alcohol and Substance Abuse Services, Rehabilitation Services Administration, and NIDRR. Her work experience includes the Division of Rehabilitation Counseling for the State of New Jersey and Director of the Vocational Rehabilitation Department at NY Beth Israel Medical Center where she established the department in the first Methadone Maintenance Treatment Program, working closely with the founders, and the first comprehensive alcohol treatment program. She’s published extensively and been a consultant at the national and state level.