More than 4 decades of experience in behavioral health within outpatient, residential and hospital-based environments. Over 5 years of specialized training in structural and strategic family therapy. Substantial clinical training and experience working with people with complex substance use and co-occurring mental disorders.  . Specialties include addiction and personality disorders, interactional group therapy, structural/strategic family therapy, psychopharmacology of addictions, and clinical supervision on individual, group, and family therapy.  Broad experience providing organizational development, management and/or human resource services within hospital and public health settings. 

Extensive experience instructing undergraduate, graduate and continuing edcuation courses. Course instruction and use of Quality Matters standards to develop courses in abnormal psychology, personality theories, social psychology, introduction to psychology, trauma disorders, addictions, solution-focused therapy, family therapy, crisis intervention, and group therapy.

Degrees

  • Master of Arts in Training and Staff Development from Georgetown University
  • Bachelor of Arts in Organizational Development from Georgetown University

Publications

  • Pociluyko, P.J. & MacMillan, T. (2018). Evolution of addiction terminology. In MacMillan, T., & Sisselman-Borgia, A. (Eds). New Directions in Treatment, Education, and Outreach for Mental Health and Addiction. New York: Springer Publishing.
  • Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 2, Diagnosis of Drug Overuse and Mental Disorder. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, C.K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 10, Major Mental Illnesses Accompanying Drug Use Disorders. In Erickson, C.K, Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 11, Personality Disorders and Drug Use. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 13, Principles of Individual Therapy. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton
  • Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 14, Individual Therapies for Drug Use Disorders. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 15, Principles of Group Therapy. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, Carlton K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 16, Group Therapies for Drug Use Disorders. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton Erickson, C. K. & Pociluyko, P. J. (2011). Chapter 17, Involvement of the Family. In Erickson, C.K Addiction Essentials: The Go–To Guide for Clinicians and Patients. New York; W.W. Norton
  • Over 220 Clinical Viewpoint columns published from 1994 to 2004 for: The Substance Abuse Newsletter, Pace Publications Washington, DC. Topics include:
    • psychopharmacology of various psychoactive drugs.
    • drug interactions.
    • forms of drug tolerance.
    • impact of substance use on families and couples.
    • assessment, co-occurring substance use and mental disorders .
    • psychodynamic views of substance use disorder.
    • individual, family and group therapy with substance using populations.
    • case management.
    • criteria for defining addiction.
  • Pociluyko, P. J. (1979). The Therapist’s Use of Self-Disclosure in Counseling and Psychotherapy. Maryland State Medical Journal. April. Baltimore, Maryland.