Dr. Jeff Matranga served as President of the Maine Psychological Association for 2012 and 2013, and is now Past President for 2014 and 2015. He was named Teacher of the Year by the graduating Family Practice Residents from the Maine-Dartmouth Family Medicine Residency program. He has specialized training and extensive experience working with “mind-body” problems -- behavioral medicine/health psychology. This includes a post-doctoral fellowship in Behavioral Medicine at the University of Utah Medical Center followed by 25 years of experience working with patients with those issues. He is board-certified (Diplomate) in Clinical Health Psychology by the American Board of Professional Psychology (ABPP), is a Fellow in and a board member of the American Academy of Health Psychology.
In 2004, Dr. Matranga completed a postdoctoral Master of Science in Clinical Psychopharmacology and passed the national Psychopharmacology Examination for Psychologists (PEP).
He is an adjunct faculty member at the University of Maine at Orono and at the Massachusetts School of Professional Psychology. He served two years on the psychology licensing board in Maine. He was editor of The Tablet, a newsletter reaching 800-1,000 psychologists (at that time) in Division 55 of the American Psychological Association (APA). He has actively participated in other volunteer positions and has spoken for three consecutive years at the national meeting of APA.
He enjoys taking classes from his favorite instructors – his wife, Jeri Wilson, and other teachers at School Street Yoga.