Author Bio

John C. Norcross, Ph.D.

An internationally recognized authority on behavior change and psychotherapy, John C. Norcross is Distinguished Professor of Psychology at the University of Scranton, Adjunct Professor of Psychiatry at SUNY Upstate Medical University, and a board-certified clinical psychologist. Author of more than 400 publications, Dr. Norcross has co-written or edited 22 books, including "Psychotherapy Relationships that Work," "Handbook of Psychotherapy Integration," "Leaving It at the Office: Psychotherapist Self-Care," "Insider’s Guide to Graduate Programs in Clinical & Counseling Psychology," and "Systems of Psychotherapy: A Transtheoretical Analysis," now in its 9th edition. Dr. Norcross has been elected president of several APA divisions, the International Society of Clinical Psychology, and the Society for the Exploration of Psychotherapy Integration. He has served on the Board of Directors of the National Register of Health Service Psychologists as well as on APA’s governing Council of Representatives. Dr. Norcross edited the Journal of Clinical Psychology: In Session for a decade and has been on the editorial boards of a dozen journals. An engaging teacher and clinician, John has conducted workshops and lectures in 30 countries. He lives in the northeast Pennsylvania with his wife, two grown children, and their two grand-kids.

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