Dr. Paulson is an Associate Professor in the Department of Psychology and Director of the OLDeR Lab at the University of Central Florida. His primary clinical and research interests include late-life depression and interventions for caregivers of older adults with Alzheimer’s disease and other life-limiting disorders.
He completed his Bachelor’s degree in psychology at Virginia Tech in 2002, Master’s degree in Psychological Sciences from James Madison University in 2005, and PhD in Clinical Psychology at Wayne State University. He went on to complete the Charleston Consortium Internship Training Program in South Carolina before moving to Orlando in 2013. At UCF, Dr. Paulson teaches graduate coursework in the APA-Accredited Clinical Psychology PhD program, and is developing interdisciplinary collaborations for both research and clinical practice.