Michael Kerner PhD

Michael J. Kerner, PhD

EPPP 4-Day Workshop & CPLEE Workshop Instructor


Dr. Michael J. Kerner has been a psychologist in private practice in Santa Clara County, California since 1986. Currently, he serves on the Board of Directors for Palo Alto University and is the Educational Director and Lead Lecturer at the Association for Advanced Training in the Behavioral Sciences. Previously, he was an adjunct faculty member at Santa Clara University, and an Assessment Coordinator and Director of Training in the Department of Psychiatry at Stanford University and a Family Emergency Counselor and Police Liaison at the Emergency Treatment Center of the Mental Research Institute in Palo Alto. Dr. Kerner's long list of community service engagements include consulting and training roles with the San Jose Police and Fire Departments and Stanford University Medical Center. Dr. Kerner received his BA degree Magna Cum Laude from SUNY Cortland in 1975 and his MS and PhD from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology in 1982 and 1985, respectively. His awards include Alumnus of the Year (1991) and the Kantor Medal for Professional Community Service (2004) from Pacific Graduate School of Psychology, Distinguished Alumni of the Year (2013 and 2017) from Palo Alto University, Forensic Psychologist of the Year (2014) for Santa Clara County, and the California Psychological Association’s Distinguished Contribution to Psychology award (2017).

This Instructor Teaches the following workshops:

  • EPPP Live 4-Day Workshop
  • CPLEE Workshop

AATBS provided me a reasonable and comprehensible path to getting through the EPPP. Simply put, it worked; I'm in tremendous appreciation of your company. I want to specifically thank your curriculum organizers and writers for explaining the content and concepts in an entirely accessible fashion. I would also like to voice my enthusiastic endorsement of Dr. Michael Kerner and his teaching prowess. You are lucky to have him and your customers are lucky to have all of you at AATBS helping them get through a very tough process.

Matthew MetzgerPhD