Timothy Legg, Ph.D., Psy.D., M.S.N., M.P.A., M.Sc. P.M.H.N.P.-B.C.
P.M.H.N.P. Track Director and Clinical Assistant Professor
Tim has worked extensively in both inpatient and outpatient psychiatry. His experience encompasses the areas of addictions/dual diagnosis, neurodevelopmental disorders, and geropsychiatric care. He worked for several years in a Comprehensive Psychiatric Emergency Program in upstate New York. He has taught nurse practitioner students for the past 20 years and served on the faculty of the State University of New York Upstate Medical University, Syracuse, New York, where he taught third year medical students in their psychiatry rotation at the Binghamton Clinical Campus, Binghamton, New York.
Tim’s current work includes private practice in the upstate New York area where he works with those who struggle with addictive disorders, dual diagnosis, and a wide variety of psychiatric and mental health issues. He also maintains employed practice with Dr. Matthew Berger, MD, in Moosic, Pennsylvania where he provides psychiatric care and services to individuals with substance use disorders/dual diagnosis as well as those with neurodevelopmental disorders. Tim also offers services to individuals in remote areas of North Dakota via telepsychiatry.
In addition to his clinical work, Tim serves as a member of the editorial board for The Carlat Addiction Treatment Report, a peer-reviewed publication for addictions professionals, and is also a member of the editorial review board for the behavioral health section of the American Journal of Recreation Therapy as well as the Psi Chi Journal of Psychological Research.
Areas of Expertise
- Addictive Disorders
- Psychological Trauma
Fauci, S., Dasgupta, R., & Legg, T. J. (2020, August 18). Healthline Media. Panelist. COVID-19 from a Mental Health Perspective. Facebook broadcast. https://www.healthline.com/health/healthline-live-town-hall-featuring-dr-anthony-fauci#2
Legg, T. J. (June 2020). Geropsychiatry: Caring for trauma- survivors in older adulthood. American Association of Nurse Practitioners, Annual Conference, New Orleans, LA (original venue) then changed to Webinar due to COVID-19.
Legg, T. J. (2020, May 1). Red-Talks COVID-19. Expert Panel Discussion. Red Ventures, San Francisco, California.
Legg, T. J. (2020, April 24). COVID-19 and persons in recovery: The clinician’s role. California Southern University Alumni Lecture Series.
Legg, T. J. (2020, April 3). The impact of disaster on recovery: The clinician’s role. National Association for Alcohol and Drug Abuse Counselors.
Legg, T. J. (2019, November 21, 23, and December 3). Culturally competent, trauma-informed care: Is your facility ready to meet the new requirements? Legg Consulting Services, LLC. Exton, PA; Pittsburgh (Mars), PA; State College, PA.
Legg, T. J. (2018, November 13). Substance use disorders in older adults: Don’t stop believin’ that you can make a difference! 2018 PHCA Annual Convention at the Valley Forge Casino Resort in King of Prussia, PA.
Legg, T. J. (2020). Integrating Psychoanalytic Principles in Addiction Counseling: An Idea Whose Time Has Come, Again. Advances in Addiction and Recovery, Accepted for publication.
Legg, T. J. (2019). An old treatment for an even older problem: Does psychoanalysis have a role in the treatment of addictive disorders? Journal of Addictions Nursing, 30 (1), 4-13.
Legg, T. J. & Bernstein, M. (2014). Health promotion for older adults (invited chapter). In M. Bernstein & A. Schmidt Luggen (eds.), Geriatric nutrition, (2nd Edition). Sudbury, MA: Jones & Bartlett.
Legg, T. J. (2014, October). Bath Salts: Another new drug of abuse. The Pennsylvania Nurse, 4-11.
Legg, T. J. (2014, January 20). Reducing antipsychotic drug use in elders with dementia. Advance for Nurses, 14(1), 10-11; 14.
Legg, T. J. (2013). My life collage. In R. Krider & K. Grote (Eds.), Behavioral health protocols for recreational therapy (2nd ed.). Enumclaw, WA: Idyll Arbor
Adelman, D. S., Raymond, A., & Legg, T. (2013). Promoting faculty development through writing groups in online universities. In National League for Nursing, Innovation in nursing education: Leading the future of nursing. Philadelphia, PA: Lippincott Williams & Wilkins.
Legg, T. J. (2012). Oral care in older adults with dementia: Challenges and approaches. Journal of Gerontological Nursing, 38(8), 10-13.
Adelman, D. S. & Legg, T. J. (2008). Disaster nursing: A handbook for practice. Jones and Bartlett. https://www.jblearning.com/catalog/productdetails/9780763758448