He does this by utilizing specialized training with the best resources in the field. He has trained with many of the best psychologists in the world. He thinks of himself as a lifelong student. He is constantly learning, training, and improving his assessments. He uses the latest tests, and the most cutting edge technology to make evaluations fun, engaging, and as efficient as possible.
Dr. Mulchay is a licensed psychologist in North Carolina, Hawai’i, Arizona, Colorado, Delaware, Georgia, Illinois, Missouri, Nebraska, Nevada, New Hampshire, Oklahoma, Pennsylvania, Texas, Utah, and Virginia. Dr. Mulchay moved to Asheville from Hawai’i, where he completed his postdoctoral fellowship residency in psychological evaluation and psychological assessment. He was one of a small team of three professionals to establish clinics in rural areas of Hawai’i. With one of the world’s most diverse populations, he specialized in conducting psychological assessments.
Before he moved to Hawai’i, Dr. Mulchay worked at a few of the premier residential treatment centers and hospitals in California. He specialized in helping individuals recover from trauma and emotional distress. He has a strong interest in helping to support community change by increasing safety, stability, creativity, and empowerment. He is passionate about helping individuals achieve optimal health, using both creative and research-supported methods.
Dr. Mulchay is honored to serve as president for our local psychological association (the Western North Carolina Psychological Association) and as the regional rep for our state psychological association. He is also proud to be on the board of the International Council of Psychologists.
Outside of work, Dr. Mulchay enjoys spending time with his family and his two Australian Shepherds. He enjoys spending time on the water (surfing, paddling, swimming), hiking in the mountains, or attending a concert.
Simon has lived in Western North Carolina since 2005, and completed his Masters degree in Clinical Psychology from Appalachian State University in 2010. Simon trained at the University Psychology Clinic and the University Counseling Center. He completed his internship administering psychological assessments, co-leading group therapy sessions, and doing individual therapy with adjudicated adolescents at the Swannanoa Valley Youth Development Center near Asheville.
After earning his masters, Simon served in several roles, including Managing Director and therapist at CooperRiis Healing Community in Asheville. Through his work at CoopeRiis, Simon developed a passion for working with people using a strengths-based approach.
Currently, Simon focuses on administering psychological evaluations at Asheville Testing. He also provides therapy services at Asheville Testing and has his own therapy practice.
Outside of work, Simon loves to spend time with his wife and two children. Simon enjoys trail running, hiking, and biking in the beautiful Blue Ridge mountains. Simon also loves skiing in the winter and is an avid soccer player and fan.