William Indick, Ph.D.

William Indick earned his bachelors degree in psychology (1993) and masters degree in music therapy (1996) from New York University. After working as a special education teacher and as a creative arts therapist, he earned his Ph.D. in developmental psychology (2001) from Cornell University.

Dr. Indick is an active screenwriter, author, screenwriting consultant, and an Associate Professor of Psychology at William Paterson University in Wayne, New Jersey, where he writes books and teaches courses in the area of media psychology and psychology in film. His other books include Media Environments and Mental Disorder (2021), The Digital God (2015), Ancient Symbology in Fantasy Literature (2012), The Psychology of the Western (2008), Psycho Thrillers (2006), and Movies and the Mind (2004).

You may contact Dr. Indick through his webpage at: https://www.linkedin.com/in/william-indick-12b8b5125/