Dr. Ken Carpenter
Dr. Ken Carpenter is a clinical research scientist and clinician who has received federal and private foundation grant money for investigating the psychological, behavioral, and neurobiological factors associated with addictive behaviors and their treatment. Dr. Carpenter has over 15 years of experience developing, implementing, and evaluating evidence-based motivational and cognitive-behavioral strategies for facilitating important lifestyle changes. He holds an academic appointment in Columbia University’s Department of Psychiatry and is a Research Scientist in the Division on Substance Abuse and the Substance Treatment and Research Services (S.T.A.R.S.) at the New York State Psychiatric Institute. He is also a clinical psychologist at the Center for Motivation and Change (CMC) in NYC and the Director of Training at the CMC:Foundation for Change.