(p. xvii) About the Editors
Gerald P. Koocher, Ph.D., ABPP, is professor of psychology and dean of the College of Science and Health at DePaul University in Chicago. He also serves as a senior lecturer at Harvard Medical School. He holds diplomas from the American Board of Professional Psychology in clinical, clinical child and adolescent, health, couple and family, and forensic psychology. Dr. Koocher formerly served as editor of the Journal of Pediatric Psychology and The Clinical Psychologist, and he currently serves on the editorial boards of several scholarly journals and edits the journal Ethics & Behavior. A past president of the Massachusetts and New England Psychological Associations as well as four divisions of the American Psychological Association (APA), he served as APA President in 2006. Dr. Koocher is the author or coauthor of more than 230 articles and chapters, in addition to 15 books. His text (with Patricia Keith-Spiegel) Ethics in Psychology: Professional Standards and Cases is the best-selling textbook in its field. He has won research grant support from federal and foundation sources totaling more than $4 million.
John C. Norcross, Ph.D., ABPP, is professor of psychology and distinguished university fellow at the University of Scranton, adjunct professor of psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University, editor of the Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session, and a clinical psychologist in part-time independent practice. Author of 300\+ scholarly publications, Dr. Norcross has cowritten or edited 20 books, most recently Psychotherapy Relationships That Work, Self-Help That Works, Clinician’s Guide to Evidence-Based Practices in Mental Health, Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical and Counseling Psychology, and Systems of Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Analysis, now in its eighth edition. He has served on the editorial board of a dozen journals and has served as president of the APA Society of Clinical Psychology and the APA Division of Psychotherapy. Among Dr. Norcross’s awards are the Pennsylvania Professor of the Year from the Carnegie Foundation, the Distinguished Career Contributions to Education and Training from the American Psychological Association, and election to the National Academies of Practice.
Beverly A. Greene, Ph.D., ABPP, is professor of psychology at St. John’s University in New York and a practicing clinical psychologist in Brooklyn, New York. She is a fellow of seven divisions of the APA as well as an active member of the APA governance. Author of over 100 publications, Dr. Greene served as (p. xviii) founding coeditor of the APA Society for the Psychological Study of Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender Issues Book Series, and she serves on the editorial boards of numerous scholarly journals. Twelve of her publications have received national awards that include APA Society for the Psychology of Women Psychotherapy with Women Research Award, Association for Women in Psychology Distinguished Publication Award, and Women of Color Psychologies Publication Award for their contributions to the psychological literature on women, women of color, sexual minorities, and African American families. She is also the recipient of numerous other national awards, including the Carolyn Wood Sherif Award and the APA Distinguished Contributions to Psychology in the Public Interest Senior Career Award. She most recently coedited A Minyan of Women: Family Dynamics, Jewish Identity, and Psychotherapy Practice, recipient of the 2012 Association for Women in Psychology’s Jewish Women’s Caucus Award for Scholarship.