One thing everyone should know about Dr. Michael A Civin, Ph.D is that he is highly educated. It all started when he received an A.B. Degree cum Laude from Harvard in 1968. A couple years later, he had attended Albert Einstein College of Medicine for a time and earned what would turn out to be his first Master of Arts degree from the University of Oregon. Years later, in 1986, he earned his second M.A., this time in Clinical Psychology from the Gordon F. Derner Institute of Advanced Psychological Studies at Adelphi University. Adelphi also awarded him his Ph.D. in 1988.

Dr. Michael A Civin has also helped others get their education, including turns as a professor, faculty member, and associate professor at several institutions of higher learning and his writing has been published many times, in the form of journal articles and book chapters.