Viktoriya Magid, PhD, is a licensed clinical psychologist, a life coach, and a keynote speaker. Her top specialties include substance use and addiction, anxiety, depression, relationship issues, effective parenting, and the study of happiness and self-actualization.
She graduated from the University at Buffalo with her doctorate in clinical psychology in 2009, and subsequently worked at the Medical University of South Carolina (MUSC) for 8 years as an assistant professor, focusing on studying and treating substance use disorders and related issues. She is an author of peer-reviewed publications and funded grants and was the founding director of the adolescent substance use prevention and treatment program at MUSC. After the birth of her third child, she decided to leave the academic world and started her own private practice in Charleston, SC, where she delivers evidence-based psychotherapy and life coaching to her clients. Dr. Magid has extensive experience delivering talks, seminars, and training sessions within her community and nationwide to a variety of audiences, such as professors and medical staff, college students, attorneys and judges, executives, NFL athletes, and law enforcement.