Throughout this book, examples have been presented to show that the skills learned in professional psychology programs can be transferred to roles in management and leadership. In this chapter, a series of questions were asked of two individuals who were trained as clinical psychologists and now hold leadership positions—Dr. Lesley Graff, whose primary position is a leader of a psychology program and Dr. Patrick Smith, who is the CEO of a not-for-profit national mental health organization. Drs. Graff and Smith participated in interviews and responded to a series questions.
Dr. Lesley Graff
What is/are your role(s)?
I have worked for almost 25 years as a clinical psychologist, researcher, ...