BA, Magna Cum Laude, University of Pittsburgh, 1964.
MA. & Ph.D. Northwestern University. 1966 & 1968 respectively.
Psychology lnternships: University of Oregon Medical Center, 1966-67; Institute for Juvenile Research, Chicago, 1967-68.

Professional Experience:

Therapist Education & Personal Consultation, 2012-Present

Private Practice of Psychology, 1976-2012. Individual, Group, and Couples Therapy. Workshops in North & South America, Eastern & Western Europe.Therapist Consultation Groups in San Francisco, Sacramento, and Santa Rosa, California.

Professor: Pacific Graduate School of Psychology (PGSP). Palo Alto, CA., 1986-90; University of Oregon, 1968-86, Faculty Chair (1987-89) and Director of Clinical Training (1986-88) at PGSP.


Five books, most of which have been translated into several foreign languages: Character Styles (1994), The Symbiotic Character (1991), Humanizing the Narcissistic Style (1987), Characterological Transformation: The Hard Work Miracle (1985), and First Person Singular (1977). The translations are in Italian, German, Polish, and Czech.

Professional Articles

Journal articles and book chapters on topics of self-control, adjustment to divorce, child-family therapy, and research methodology published in journals such as Journal of Consulting and Clinical Psychology, Developmental Psychology, Child Development, Behavior Therapy, and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis.

Editorial Boards

Journal of Abnormal Child Psychology (1974-78) and Journal of Applied Behavior Analysis (1976-79). Editorial Consultant: Child Development, Psychological Bulletin, Journal of Abnormal Psychology, Journal of Experimental Child Psychology, and Behavior Therapy.