Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences
Full Time Faculty
Viktoriya Magid, Ph.D.
Viktoriya Magid PhD, was born and raised in Ukraine. She graduated with a BA in psychology from Buffalo State College and completed her doctoral degree in Clinical Psychology at the University at Buffalo in New York. After completing her psychology internship at the Medical University of South Carolina, she joined the faculty in The Department of Psychiatry and Behavioral Sciences as an Assistant Professor in 2009. Her clinical and research interests include the etiology, prevention, and treatment of substance use and co-occurring disorders in adolescents and young adults. Dr. Magid provides and supervises individual and group psychotherapy to adolescents and adults through the Center for Drug and Alcohol Programs outpatient clinic and the Institute of Psychiatry inpatient units. She is the Associate Director of the inpatient services CIPS and the Founding Director of a substance use adolescent outpatient program, “ASSET” that provides individual, family, and group psychotherapy for teens with substance use problems. Dr. Magid delivers talks and workshops about addiction and adolescent substance use trends to mental health professionals, interns, residents, and local schools in the area. She has been featured in the news and local newspapers, raising awareness about the dangers of adolescent substance use and encouraging the community to take an active role in reducing substance use among teens. Treatment and prevention of substance abuse among adolescents is her passion.
|Clinical and/or Research Expertise|
substance use, adolescents, co-occurring disorders, treatment, prevention